Month: June 2019

Mexico accuses Carolina Herrera fashion house of cultural appropriation

The Mexican government has accused American fashion house Carolina Herrera of “cultural appropriation,” claiming its latest collection used designs created by the country’s indigenous communities. Mexico’s Culture Ministry said the designs used in the Resort 2020 collection held personal meaning to some indigenous people, in a letter sent to the company’s founder, Herrera, and its

Russian revolutionary? Natalia Goncharova at Tate Modern

“I shake the dust from my feet and leave the west, considering its vulgarising significance trivial and insignificant. My path is towards the source of all art, the east. The west has taught me one thing: everything it has is from the east!” That was the war-cry of ambitious young Russian painter Natalia Goncharova in