Bright and vibrant color schemes, mid-century fashion, and imagism that takes elements from the architectural-style best associated with Palm Springs. Photographer, Monica Orozco’s, Mid-Century Modern exhibition manages to capture all of these elements and more in her own carefully crafted self-portraits.
Palm Springs, California’s Modernism Week, taking place February 16 through February 26, 2017 aims to “celebrate and foster appreciation of midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in the greater Palm Springs area.” The display of the Modernism-themed show at Ted Casablanca Gallery by Roger Groth titled, “Modernography,” will coincide with the celebration.
It’s 1974 — all over again.
If you haven’t noticed, the ’70s are hot. In fact, the decade that gave birth to modern liberation movements, from gay rights to women’s equality; relaxed and au natural beauty; and adventurous sexual expression has been the rage for a while. It’s influenced today’s artists and tastemakers alike, American Hustle-ing its way onto The Big Screen and rock ‘n’ rolling down the runways of Saint Laurent, Gucci and Roberto Cavalli.