Thursday, 16 February 2012

Wear it or hang it?

Check out Nicholas Ruiz’s bow tie collection. Ruiz, who works for MoMa in New York City, first created a guitar pick neckpiece to commemorate the museum’s exhibit titled Picasso: Guitar 1912-1914. Over the course of the year, Ruiz created 11 bow ties, one for every event hosted by MoMA.

Do you wear it or hang it?” asks MoMA. “The choice is really yours,” says Ruiz who was sporting his Lego bow tie during the interview. In fact, when the Bow Tie Collection is exhibited later this spring, it is planned for each piece to be framed with a special back panel allowing for easy removal. Click here to read the article.

1. The Armory Show, assembled in March 2011 / 2. Picasso Guitars 1912-1914, assembled in February 2011 / 3. Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Object, assembled in September 2011

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