First Ever Solo Exhibition for Drag Provocateur

Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)
POV
Queer Maximalism X Machine Dazzle is the debut solo exhibition for the extravagant fashion/set designer and performer, known for his collaborations with the likes of Spiegleworld, Taylor Mac and Justin Vivian Bond. The dazzling multimedia presentation includes more than two dozen show-stealing costumes.
Queer Maximalism X Machine Dazzle is the debut solo exhibition for the extravagant fashion/set designer and performer, known for his collaborations with the likes of Spiegleworld, Taylor Mac and Justin Vivian Bond. The dazzling multimedia presentation includes more than two dozen show-stealing costumes.
DETAILS
Columbus Circle, NYC Until February 19, 2023 Hours Tue - Sun 10AM - 6PM
ABOUT
Queer Maximalism x Machine Dazzle is the first solo exhibition dedicated to the genre-defying artist Matthew Flower (US, b. 1972), better known as Machine Dazzle. A provocateur commanding an expanding repertoire of stagecraft, design, performance, and music, Machine Dazzle is a virtuoso practitioner of queer maximalism’s aesthetic language of gay liberation. The exhibition brings together more than 80 of the artist’s creations for stage, spectacles, and street theater, alongside a variety of environments, ephemera, material samples, photography, and video. Together they chronicle the metamorphosis of Flower, a closeted suburban kid from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, into “Machine Dazzle,” the queer experimental theater genius. - MAD
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