Kirk Maxson was recently interviewed by Fashion Magazine about his work with Victoria Secret.
For the 2017 Victoria’s Secret show in Shanghai, there were 55 models from 20 different countries participating in the biggest catwalk the lingerie company has produced in its 22-year show history. There were 88 looks and 38 sets of wings, including the five created by Maxson.
Read the full article here
Kirk Maxson’s remarkable work with foliage and flowers is apart of Shelburne Museum’s exhibition ‘In the Garden’. His piece, Gwen, is an homage to the late LGBTQ Gwen Amber Rose Araujo who was killed for being transgender.
“Eighty percent of Earth’s plants produce eye-catching, fragrant flowers to attract insects, which in turn act as pollinators. Over the course of millennia, these symbiotic relationships have resulted in the evolution of an endless array of colors and shapes of both flowers and insects. Featuring fine art, textiles, jewelry, and the bodies of actual insects, this exhibition explores the various ways flowers and bugs have captivated artists’ imaginations over the last five centuries.”
Read more about the exhibition and how to visit here: https://shelburnemuseum.org/exhibition/in-the-garden/
Kirk Maxson on NBC Bay Area, intalling his exhibition “Gardens of Paradise” at Eleanor Harwood Gallery
NBC Bay Area
Wealthy San Francisco Couple Helping to Solve City’s Art Crisis (web link here)
March 25, 2016
The din of last-minute construction echoed through the 100 thousand square foot building — creating an industrial soundtrack for pieces of fine art already hanging on the walls of the cavernous new art gallery called the Minnesota Street Project in San Francisco’s historic Dogpatch neighborhood.
Joe Rosato Jr. reports.