EDGE Radar

Fashion for the Soul | EDGE Talks to Maital Levitan

Soul – the Dictionary definition is an emotional or intellectual energy or intensity, especially as revealed in a work of art or an artistic performance. Maital Levitan personifies this artistic practice with a body of work that reveals an emotionally charged narrative.  She is a fearless storyteller producing bold designs that are relevant with a […]

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Art and Its Magical Therapy | EDGE Talks to Susan Tancer

Brain cancer survivor, Susan Tancer, creates one-of-a-kind functional art. Painting became a therapeutic escape from cancer treatment.  After being diagnosed with brain cancer in 2004, this former marketing and public relations professional developed a passion for painting.  Suffering from the effects of chemotherapy, painting seemed the one thing to take her mind off of it.  This […]

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EDGE Cosmo

The Parallels of Fashion Design and Art

There is a strong parallel between the fashion industry and the art world. Emerging fashion designers and up-and-coming artists are mixing up the game and clearing the way for a new set of standards, aesthetics, and innovation. They are as significant as their established counterparts in making an impact to culture and history as those […]

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EDGE Cosmo

The Oxymoron in “China: Through the Looking Glass”

As an artist slowly venturing herself into the mystical energy of Yin and Yang, the dualities of life and fascinating traditions of calligraphy and ink painting, I can’t help but to use this lens to analyze the latest exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum in NYC on China. The Met’s “China: Through the Looking Glass” should […]

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EDGExposition

Fashion Beyond the Art Form | Part III

EDGE champions the gallery and museum venue as a new era of exposition for emerging designers. Fashion is an expression and designers are artists. Shows can be curated with a collective vision of both a historical context and a relevance to contemporary culture. The Met and V&A are landmark institutions that exhibit fashion, but the […]

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EDGExposition

Fashion Beyond the Art Form | Part II

EDGE champions the gallery and museum venue as a new era of exposition for emerging designers.  Fashion designers are artists.  Shows can be curated with a collective vision of both a historical context and a relevance to contemporary culture. How does this transform? Emerging designers lack exposure and distribution to the local and international communities. […]

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EDGExposition

Fashion Beyond The Art Form | Part I

The power of fashion lies in its power to transform identity and culture. There is a global phenomenon of fashion exhibitions at elite institutions the likes of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and Victoria and Albert Museum in London. As crowds, who appreciate and are fascinated with fashion, pour into museums and […]

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