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[Jackie Kennedy walks along the C&O Canal in Georgetown. Photo by Mark Shaw, 1959.]
Everyone loves a good instagram, but even better than one instagram is a whole account full of them, especially if they make DC look good. These accounts have perfected the art of the Insta in the District. Click through to learn about out favorites (and don't forget to follow @GofGDC!):
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Do you hit lots of events, and do you often get your photo taken only to never see it again? Here is our guide to striking it rich with photographers, society glossies and blogs. You'll be a social on all the right lists faster than you can say "cheese!"
New York Fashion Week was launched in 1943 as the first-ever, organized fashion week. It was an attempt to draw the attention away from the French fashion industry during the height of World War II, when industry insiders were prohibited from traveling to Paris. During the early years, the events were only for the press, and buyers were not granted access. In 1994, the event moved to Bryant Park, and in 2009, it was branded Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Click through to see some of fashion's familiar faces enjoying Fashion Week through the last 70 years.
The International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition photo l.a. kicked off its 22nd year with a benefit gala at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium last night. A reception that featured music by the Allah-las, food by L.A. chef Fred Eric, and yes, even tequila, helped to celebrate and honor legendary photographers Phil Stern and Bill Eppridge and launch the annual art fair.
Despite the heat, it's beginning to feel like fall, and although we'll never give up our lace tanks and sheer tops, we're already beginning to stock our closets with layered tees and the like. In fact, we're so into the layered effect that we figured we might as well give our walls, laptops, and other tech accessories some cool-weather coverage, too! Okay, so it isn't as if Siri is begging us for a new seasonal wardrobe, but we promise that your rooms and accessories will at least look cooler after a look through the following websites. More»
They say if you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere. This is the mecca for any dreamer - especially for young aspiring artists. Check out these young photographers who have made a name for themselves in the cut-throat photography world in NYC. More»
Meet Miss Subways: she was once touted as smart, attractive, and driven. She may have been an aspiring actress, a hard-working student, a stewardess or secretary. And now, thirty or so years since she won her title, she and her fellow beauty queens will star in a forthcoming book and exhibition at the NYC Transit Museum. More»
Joel Holland, founder and CEO of Videoblocks.com, passed along to GofG a handful of photographs taken from his apartment atop the Turnberry Tower in Rosslyn during the June 29th derecho. The storm pummeled DC with wind, rain and lightning that left millions in the area without power. More»
Inspired by Don Draper's advertising genius and a love for all things vintage, we've tracked down some popular advertisements from yesteryear to get you in the spirit of summer. Although these dated ads are fun to flip through, we'll leave it up to you to decide whether you want to take any of their advice. More»
Monday, May 20
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.