What: Beauty Shop Culture, an exhibition by Candacy Taylor
When: Opening reception on Friday, April 2 from 7pm to 9pm. Artist talk from 6:30pm to 7pm
Exhibition dates: Friday April 2 through Saturday April 24, 2010.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Friday 12pm to 7pm, Saturday 12pm to 5pm
Award-winning photographer, writer and cultural critic Candacy A. Taylor’s exhibition features photographs, installation and sculpture to explore the contemporary manifestations of beauty shops as a form of community space, and to highlight traditions and history of hair, hair care products, potions and pomades from various cultures throughout the world beginning in the sixteenth century.
“Hairstorian” Jeff Hafler’s amazing collection of beauty shop antiques including vintage hairdryers, a perm machine used by Veronica Lake in the 1940s, curling iron ovens from the turn of the century!
The opening will also featuring Kitchen Beautician Barbara Dundy. She will be giving old school press & curls! Click here for more information about the exhibition and related events.