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AUTHOR FRAN LEBOWITZ DISSES HALSTON, STRAIGHT PEOPLE, AND MEN IN SHORTS

The author, satirist, and professional talker Fran Lebowitz visited FIT last Friday. She submitted, if that’s the right word, to an on-stage interview with Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of The Museum at FIT, as part of a symposium, … Continue reading

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ARTIST WILLIAM WEGMAN VISITS FIT, UNLEASHES HIS IDEAS

The artist William Wegman came to FIT last night, bringing engaging slides of his work but, alas, none of the Weimaraner dogs he’s so famous for photographing. Wegman visited as part of a series organized by the college’s photography department, … Continue reading

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AMC STUDENTS GET COMEDIANS TO “STAND UP” FOR A CAUSE

In June, an FIT class in Media Buying and Planning created a situation analysis and media plan for Armor of Light, a store in Point Pleasant, New Jersey that sells “cause-related merchandise”—products whose sale price includes a percentage donated to … Continue reading

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LATE FIT FACULTY MEMBER WORKED WITH EDITH HEAD, JOAN CRAWFORD, OTHER FABULOUS PEOPLE

Hue is sad to report that James Daugherty, who taught Fashion Design-Art and in the Saturday Live program at FIT, died last month. According to Women’s Wear Daily, he was one of the first African-American designers to have his own … Continue reading

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MORE STUPENDOUS WORK BY FIT STUDENTS

A public service announcement from Hue: Anyone who hasn’t seen the Art & Design Graduating Student Exhibition is missing out. But if you are missing it, or if you did miss it (it closes May 23), then here is your … Continue reading

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