Premiering at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Thierry Mugler: Couturissime brings together more than 140 garments made between 1973 and 2001, most of which are being shown for the first time, as well as a wealth of unpublished archival documents and sketches. One hundred or so photographs by such world-renowned fashion photographers as Helmut Newton, Sarah Moon, Pierre et Gilles, David LaChapelle, Paolo Roversi, Herb Ritts, Dominique Issermann, Guy Bourdin and Richard Avedon, Austin Young to name a few, round out the show.
Upcoming and past exhibitions by Austin Young
and Fallen Fruit (artist duo Austin Young and David Allen Burns)
Fallen Fruit (David Allen Burns and Austin Young) art installation at Kunsthall 3.14
Kunsthall 3.14 is a non-profit art institution centrally located in the heart of Bergen, Norway, almost exclusively working with international exhibitions and partnerships, with an emphasis on contemporary art beyond the western discourse.
3.14 is committed to knowledge production, presentation and interpretation of the work of innovative artists in all media, promoting creativity and artistic exploration.
Fotografie, sfondi, oggetti di uso quotidiano e video che esplorano il nostro rapporto con la natura e le interazioni fra mondo vegetale e umano. Austin Young , fotografo e creatore di immagini, è co-fondatore di Fallen Fruit, collettivo di arte contemporanea che utilizza la frutta come materiale per progetti che indagano il reale. Dalle 19 Claudio Gulli condurrà il talk con l’artista e verranno proiettate le sue opere con il djset di Studio 4 di Stefania Pia
Austin Young, Portrait of Anyone Who Shows Up In Drag, Los Angeles Edition, 2016 and Brief History of Drag
Austin Young, Portrait of Anyone Who Shows Up In Drag, Los Angeles Edition, 2016
A participatory artwork by Austin Young-
Calling all Drag Artists! YOU ARE INVITED!
Historic Group Photo of Los Angeles/WeHo Drag Artists by Austin Young
ONE NIGHT ONLY
Saturday, March 5, 7 p.m.
West Hollywood Library
625 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
HISTORIC GROUP PHOTO OF DRAG ARTISTS IN LOS ANGELES: We invite all drag artists of today and yesterday to come to the West Hollywood Library for a historic group photo. Special gifts will be presented to all participating drag artists. We invite LA-based drag performers and drag enthusiasts to join us, in drag, at 7 p.m. sharp for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a part of the biggest, most fabulous photo ever of people in drag in Los Angeles. The resulting photo, to be taken by famed photographer Austin Young, will hang in the West Hollywood Library for the run of A Brief History of Drag in LA. All participants will receive two complimentary tickets to Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The 20th Century Abridged on March 12 at Royce Hall (see below), plus a special goodie bag and a copy of the group photo by Austin Young. RSVP today to guarantee your spot in this historic photo.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF DRAG EXHIBITION:
This exhibit at the WeHo Arts library exhibition spaces is an overview of the history of drag in Los
Angeles County, and describes the importance of ‘drag queens’ and others in the early LGBTQ rights
movement. The exhibit consists of photographs drawn from both the ONE Archives and taken by
photographer Austin Young. Curated by Katie Poltz and Jessica Fowler of the LA LGBT Center and
David Attyah of Glendale Community College, the exhibition is a result of collaboration between the
City of West Hollywood, LA LGBT Center, and Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA.
Check website for exhibit days and hours.
625 N. San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069 United States + Google Map
YOUR FACE HERE- BY AUSTIN YOUNG
CURATED BY LENORA CLAIRE
YOU BECOME THE SUBJECT OF MY SOLO PORTRAIT EXHIBITION. YOUR FACE HERE WAS A SOLO EXHIBITION BY ARTIST AUSTIN YOUNG THAT CHALLENGED THE NORMATIVE CONDITIONS IN WHICH PORTRAITS ARE PRODUCED AND EXHIBITED. YOUNG IS A CELEBRATED PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND ARTIST, WHOSE WORKS BLURS THE LINES, AND TRANSCENDS THE DISTINCTIONS, BETWEEN FASHION, PORTRAITURE, AND GENDER. FOR THIS EXHIBITION YOUNG OPENED HIS LENS ONTO THE PUBLIC.