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The Dallas Contemporary is evolving into an art exhibition space by way of designer showroom. Last year saw the fabulous Walter Van Beirendonck Lust Never Sleeps-Silent Secrets show (Beirendonck is part of the Antwerp Six school of renowned designers) and currently on view is Lavish: Design in Dallas.
Among the Dallas-based artists and designers featured are Megan Adams Brooks, Josephine Durkin, Sue Gragg, Nicole Musselman, Joy O. Ude and Angela Scott. The latter designer's installation is a shoe-stopper called Danging By a Shoe String.
"The interactive work of art challenges the line between admiring and having a sense of humor with luxury goods," says Scott, whose glorious footwear hovers around a $500 price point. "The installation features a range of beautifully crafted shoes strung by brightly colored bungee cords...Touch them, bounce them, wiggle them, swing them, make them twerk or just admire them," she encourages.
· Dallas Contemporary [Official Site]
· The Office of Angela Scott [Official Site]