Museum of Art and Design (MAD)

MAD Visionary Awards to Celebrate Victoire de Castellane, Craig Leavitt, Etc.

Coral brooch by de Castellane

New York—They have a vision in design, art and even fashion. And come next Tuesday, Nov. 3, the Museum of Arts and Design's highly … [Read more...]

MAD Celebrates Ralph Pucci and Fashion Mannequins in New Exhibit

Birdland, 1988: Inspired by surrealism and Alexander Calder, this half-bird, half-woman form was created by Pucci's longtime collaborator Ruben Toledo. It was originally made for jewelry and stood twenty-four inches tall, but was reimagined by Pucci as a full-size form for handbags and other accessories.

New York—They may be the quietest fixtures in the entire fashion industry. Now mannequins are getting their just desserts in a new … [Read more...]

MAD Ball to Honor Four Tonight with Visionaries Awards

Visionaries Gala 2013 at Pier Sixty

New York—Its all about being MAD this evening. But before you get all hot under the collar, MAD stands for Museum of Arts and … [Read more...]

50 Jewelry Artists from 22 Countries Featured In LOOT 2014


New York—The Museum of Arts and Design is pleased to present LOOT: MAD About Jewelry, its annual exhibition and sale featuring a … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Web Articles Not to Miss


New York—The really big news in fashion all seemed to be coming out of Paris this week. Looking fresh on the runways were new … [Read more...]

Mad About Jewelry? Don’t Miss LOOT at the Museum of Arts and Design

LOOT 2013

New York, NY–Mad about jewelry? Well, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is the place for you this week.Beginning tomorrow … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News to Know

Phillip Lim, winner of the CFDA Accessory Designer of the Year Award, and actress Rose Byrne at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on June 3, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

New York--It was a week for looking ahead but also reviewing the past. For forward thinkers, there's our upcoming Spring/Summer … [Read more...]

Meet Int’l Jewelry Designers at MAD Museum’s LOOT Sale

Brussel-based artist Cecile Betrand's silk fabric necklace

New York—Love contemporary, artisan studio jewelry? Want to meet renowned international designers as you try on (and buy) their … [Read more...]

“Hanging Around” Exhibit Makes Statement with Statement Necklaces


New York—With neck collars a hot item in jewelry today, you won't want to miss “Hanging Around: Neckpieces from the MAD … [Read more...]

Check out the “LOOT” at MAD Museum Oct. 11

From left to right: jewelry designs by Bona Ha, Yoon Ah Paik, Inhwa Yu, and Jina Lee, all 2011 graduates of the undergraduate studio jewelry program in Pratt's department of fine arts. Photo credits from left to right: Bona Ha, Timothy McMahon (top) and David Butler (bottom), Jun Lee, and Seung hoon Cha.

New York--If you're a fan of admiring, and purchasing, contemporary, one-of-a-kind museum-worthy jewelry, check out LOOT 2011: MAD … [Read more...]

MAD Museum Airs Fashion In Film Series During Fashion Week

Scene from "Eyes of Laura Mars"

New York—Want even more fashion during Fashion Week? Visit the Museum of Art and Design for its “Fashion in Film” … [Read more...]

MAD Museum Exhibits Porcelain Jewelry Interpretations

MAD Museum Exhibits Porcelain Jewelry

New York—This isn’t your grandmother’s porcelain dishware."A Bit of Clay on the Skin: New Ceramic Jewelry," on view at the … [Read more...]