Sunday, June 26, 2011

Lady Gaga Covers Madame Figaro in Mercura Sunglasses hits NYC News Stands This Week GLAMOROUS PEOPLE, ART COLLECTORS & CHIC FASHION LOVERS LOVE LOVE LOVE MERCURA NYC ORIGINAL EYEWEAR & BODY ART MOST COPIED SUNGLASSES, JEWELRY, EYEWEAR, IN THE WORLD


Mercura Sunglasses The beautiful Lady Gaga in our lattice & tassel Mercura Sunglasses on the cover of Madame Figaro is arriving at International news stands in the U.S. this week! On Line for $26 delivered or at the news Stands for $7
We in New York are sOOOoo extremely excited !!!!
Word is also out the Mercura Eyewear with the Irina Shaposhnikova dress will be featured in the August, 2011 edition of Fashion Magazine, Canada!♡♡
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Elton John covers POP Magazine in Mercura Sunglasses on NYC Newstands

GLAMOROUS PEOPLE, ART COLLECTORS & CHIC FASHION LOVERS LOVE LOVE LOVE MERCURA NYC Made in Manhattan, EYEWEAR & BODY ART & CROWNS MOST COPIED ORIGINAL SUNGLASSES, JEWELRY, EYEWEAR, CROWNS IN THE WORLDCurtis Eberhardt Photo mg-5mg-6 MERCURA NYC: THE ORIGINAL PICASSOS OF EYE AND BODY SCULPTURE & CROWNS ......poetic justice at the hotel chelsea Elton John Covers POP Magazine in Mercura Sunglasses at NYC News Stands GLAMOROUS PEOPLE, ART COLLECTORS & CHIC FASHION LOVERS LOVE LOVE LOVE MERCURA NYC ORIGINAL EYEWEAR & BODY ART MOST COPIED SUNGLASSES, JEWELRY, EYEWEAR, IN THE WORLD

GLAMOROUS PEOPLE, ART COLLECTORS & CHIC FASHION LOVERS LOVE LOVE LOVE MERCURA NYC Made in Manhattan, EYEWEAR & BODY ART & CROWNS MOST COPIED ORIGINAL SUNGLASSES, JEWELRY, EYEWEAR, CROWNS IN THE WORLDCurtis Eberhardt Photo mg-5mg-6 MERCURA NYC: THE ORIGINAL PICASSOS OF EYE AND BODY SCULPTURE & CROWNS ......poetic justice at the hotel chelsea INSPIRATIONS and RESPONSES PLEASE BLOG US COMMENTS futuristic ultra rare visionary collector's pieces touched born only by the designers themselves going around the curves and swirls of time peeking into the past and experiencing the future through flexible images to make life personal and unforgettable in any millennium Anyone in MERCURA NYC can become a personality, be unforgettable in the experience, made for the person who dresses without fear and likes to be seen in the crowd and elegant expressionistic ultra art time travel....post modern, post surreal, inspired by all art and yet creates a feeling of its own, made by two sisters dubbed original Picassos of Eyewear (2006). Catch the light, become the ultra mystery Check this history of the work of two sisters as MERCURA NYC, a collector's paradise Rachel Cohen-Lunning and Merrilee Lichtenstein Cohen work together as MERCURA NYC. Together they designed metal body sculptures and art at the Hotel Chelsea in the mid 1970's. Artwork included unique fantasy pieces: metal dresses, metal bustiers, gauntlet cuffs, headdresses, crowns, metal hoods, and eyewear, cigarette holders, head ornaments, boxes and paintings and table mounted sculptures. They originated the round pot pearl sunglass, the sunglass leash going directly across the frame and/or with multiple extensions, the first frames with large solid brass details sculpted and or/in multi-media on eyewear, sculpted cat ears, wirework sculptures worked into eyewear and many more. They continue to have their design studio at the Chelsea and at a large work loft in the Flatiron Neighborhood; MERCURA NYC is and was worn by art lovers, celebrities, artists and intellectuals, from writers and art curators such as Danielle Steel, Linda Drabova, Natalie Angier, Stacy Engman, Elle Madrona to film makers such as Robert Dernhelm , Abel Ferrara and Shirley Clarke to photographers such as Greg Kitchen, Ellen von Unwerth, Mark Sink and Catherine Leroy to present day rising stars as the New Kids on the Block, and established celebrities such as Drew Barrymore, STEPHANIE SEYMOUR, HILLARY RHODA, CHARLOTTE FREE, GREGORY DELLICARPINI, STACY ENGMAN, JOY ADAEZE, Debbie Gibson, Ivana Trump, Candice Bergen, Avian, Daniela Wong, Belquiys Rodriguez Hirsch, Barbra Streisand, Joan Collins, Maria Snyder, Tisch, Grace Jones, Cher, B, David Bowie, GIRLS, SOLANGE KNOWLES, AFRIKA BAMBAATA Stella Tennant, Nicki Minaj, Macy Gray, Jason Derulo, Marianne Fox, Monsta Villa and Liv, Sara Ashley Longshore, Gucci Mane, Joan Collins, Bobbie Brown, Tyra Banks, Gina Davis, MACY GRAY, Lady Gaga, Khloe Kardashian, SHARON NEEDLES, Cindy Crawford, Victoria Justice, Neon Hitch, Rihanna, Kyreayshawn, Natalia Kills, Carmen Electra, Lil Chuckee, Kat Graham, Nicki Minaj, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Charlotte Free, Rita Ora,Vali Meyers, Christina Aguilera, Candi Lynn, Chloe Grace Moretz, Sophia Amoruso, Alice Glass,KELLY OSBURNE, Wild Belle, Harper and Blynn Hannelore Knuts, Dree Hemingway, Cole Mohr, Lake Bell, Cara Delevingne, Alexandra Richards, Stephanie Seymour, Hillary Rhoda, Diandra Forrest, Shaun Ross, Hannah Holman, Wyclef Jean, Tyra Banks, Jessica Hart, Lil Debbie, Annasophia Robb, Xosha Rockstar, Grace Moretz, Amber Rose, Nancy Glass, Don Majic Juan, Terence Koh, Haluk Akace, Philip Tracy, Tim William, Santigold, Taylor Swift, Greta Gerwig, Jazmine Sullivan, Kia, Mila Jam, Bebe Rexha, JONZU, Carla Bruni, Lena Dunham, Tia Carrere, Nina Sky, Moxiie, Chelsea Leland, Joy Adaeze, Tiffany Foxx, Paola Wong, Troy Artis, Rocky Hes, Iman,Sylvia Miles, Sean O'Pry, Leebo Freeman,Paula Abdul, SKY FERREIRA, Kelly Lebrock, Sharon Stone, DEAP VALLY, CANDY BROOKE, Elton John, Geena Davis,Vali Myers, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Taylor Mead, Derek Warburton Jamie Lee Curtis, Lil Kim,Greg Ellis, Rinko KiKuchi , Al Roker, Jay-Z, Christy Turlington, Naomi CampbellSolange Knowles, Madison Mobley, Kate Nash, Ivete Sangalo, Goldie Hawn, to name a few on the endless list.Some of these wearers are from the Hotel Chelsea, others were magnetized by MERUCURA NYC'S work in New York to Shang Hai to Tokyo, Paris, Milan, Mexico City, Dubai, New Dehli, Rio, Bangkok in unique museum shops, optical shops and fashion shows around the world. Greg Kitchen Portrait of Susan in MERCURA NYC EYEWEAR 2008 MERCURA NYC has been featured in gallery shows at the NOW Gallery NYC, Stuart Gallery NYC, EM Donahue Galleries (presently called Proposition Gallery) NYC, The Museum at FIT Splash exhibit NYC, the MICRO Gallery,the Puppenhaus Museum Basil Switzerland, the University of London Galleries, the Chocolate Trail Thailand, Room Service NYC Show, The National Arts Club Gallery, The Metropolitan Musem of Art Fashion Institute show of 1999 and permanent collection, and museum shops as the Guggenheim Museum Store, the Store Next Door(at the Whitney), the Puppenhaus Museum Shop, the Albright Knox Museum Shop, the Chocolate Show, the New Museum, the Dublin Museum of Optometry. For their Clearly recognizable by intense unique visionary qualities in well balanced expressionistic designs Rachel Cohen-Lunning and Merrilee Lichtenstein Cohen, Derek Warburton dubbed the "Picassos of NYC Eye and Body Sculptures." MERCURA NYC makes Body Sculptures and Eyewear of sculpted silver, brass or gold painted with jewelers' enamels or molten combinations of metals, or brass veined with silve r and/or bent, twisted, scrunched solid brass in signature museum pieces. Sunglasses are as armatures for MERCURA NYC who surround them with sculptures which act playfully with the face. Their eye art is made of an endless variety of materials. warhol Greg Kitchen copyright photo Andy Warhol posed portrait before Andy said "I love them, make them twenty feet high and put big ropes where there are fine wires" of MERCURA NYC ermission Big metal wraps and dresses by MERCURA NYC shown with Giorgio Sant Angelo Couturier American Council of Fashion Design Award winner Collection of 1987 and in a 1999 show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art fashion Institute are presently in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Fashion Institute Collection. above two hand cut brass pieces of MERCURA NYC in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Fashion Institute Collection, on dresses as worn on Giorgio Sant Angelo catwalk 1987 MERCURA NYC works featured in Giorgio Sant Angelo Collections from 1975 to 1989 on the runway, and in magazines such as Interview and the Cover of British Vogue, also through time our pieces on the covers of print magazines including Vanity Fair, TATLER Style, Lula, POP Africana, several Nylon Mexico Magazines, Elle, Cosmopolitan Magazine, The Untitled Magazine, Details, Detour, Hollywood Weekly, New York Magazine several times, multiples of TYRA Magazine, ACCENT, Numero Russia, FASHION Collection Magazine, The Official Tribute Issue Nicki Minaj, Minnie's ABC, Masquerade, XEX, W25 Magazine, W27 Magazine, Newsweek, FRESH Magazine, several New York Big City Style, Nicotine Magazine, The DAILY Front Row, The DAILY Dan, POP Magazine, Oyster, W27, W25, Derek Loves Shopping,Boutique Magazine, Ghubar, Essence, PushIt, ROUGE, NO Magazine, BG Magazine, Factoria, Portfolio Magazine, WestEast, Umbigo, multiple THE L Magazines, Eyequest, multiple Accessories Market Place Magazines, Tantalum, INFASHION, Fault Magazine, Papercut Magazine, IN-Magazine, POPAfricana, XEX Magazines, The Los Angeles Times Fashion, METRO UK, WWD Accessories, Madame Figaro, S STYLE Magazine of South China Post, etc. etc. etc. also on the covers of books including DAMES by Eric Boman, Dress Codes by Ruth Rubenstein;VOLCANO by Jamila Garrett ; sold most of all eyewear books, EYEWEAR RETROSPECTIVE: WHERE FASHION MEETS SCIENCE by Nancy Schiffer: and were also sketched into Betty and Veronica Comic books by Daryl Edelman, on billboards by Antonio Soares Portugal, featured in Diana Marye fine art illustrations, McAlpine Miller paintings Scotland, in the latest hot fashion book by Katie Baron, STYLISTS: New Fashion Visionaries, Jeffrey Williams illustrations, Pat Boone illustrations and the amazing multi media paintings from New Orleans by Sara Ashley Longshore. MERCURA NYC also participated in the Club Art and club Fashion Shows, pieces were hung in group shows with John Cage works at the Famous NYC Mudd Club, with Richard Hamilton works at Kamikazi, presented at the Limelight with Valentino's Clothes, another show at the Limelight featured MERCURA NYC on models in black tights(show also featured Robert Lee Morris Jewelry). MERCURA NYC was given full solo shows in New York City at the Roxy, the Society Club, the World, Club USA, the Limelight, the Underground, the World, MK's, The Palladium, The Mike Todd Room and, of course, shown at the National Arts Club, where big multi media paintings and Body and Eye Sculptures were celebrated and hung on the National Arts Club NYC walls through winter-spring of 2000. Most recently at Toshi's NYC with International Fashionistas celebrating Mercura NYC for their 2013 publishing Anniversary. MERCURA NYC went on the runways with many couturier fashion collections including Valaya (The King of Couture INDIA), Falguni and Shane Peacock, Giulietta NYC, Pink Magnolia, Giorgio Sant Angelo, Carlos Luna, Indashio, Oscar de la Renta, David Leigh, Curly Vee Velasquez, Oriett Domenech, Nasty Habits, Mary McFadden, Vera Wang, Vivienne Westwood, Michael Forrest Furs, Barbie's 50th Anniversary International Designer Show, Grosvenor Furs, Zandra Rhodes, Mia Grau Productions, Anna Molinari, Blumarine, Heatherette 2008 collection. MERCURA NYC is also styled into American and International movies, magazines and runways under our own name or clothing designer labels most recent certain have their shows still up on Vogue, Vogue Italia, Vogue Mexico, Vogue UK, Vogue India, Elle Mexico, MTV, Elle Italia . MERCURA NYC has been styled and published with famous designers clothing from Gaultier to Yves St Laurent to Calvin Klein to Gucci, to Donna Karan, Celine, Moschino, Chanel, Blue Marine, Victor and Rolf, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, Valaya, Shane & Peacock, Dolce and Gabana, Sonia Rykiel, Eric Bowman, Lanvin, Zandra Rhodes, Alberta Ferretti, Giulietta NYC, Giambatista Valli, Valentino, Louis Vuitton, more, more, more, more, more.............to new young rising designers as Soyoon Elly Park, Tanuka Ghosh and Andy Starkweather, also featured with precious jewels from Van Cleef ad Arpels ,David Webb, Harry Winston,Cartier and Bulgari, Tiffany's, Chaumet Chanel Joaillerie, Schlumberger,Buccellati. ,Boucheron, Ralph Lauren Joaillerie Fortunoff, Louis Vitton .... . We were most inspired by meetings with Charles James, who never showed on the runway but is known as America's first and most influential couturier designer. barbora_final_s.jpg 639K View Download Curtis Eberhardt photosstyled by David Widjaja Writers we inspired included Judith Gould star character in their novel Forever,wearing our crystal sunglasses to look enticing and Jill Neimark's Bloodsong character who wears our alligator sunglasses as part of her personality in her acclaimed novel Bloodsong. PLD1112_110_0013BIS.jpg 31K View Download Peter Lindbergh photographer image for Italian Vogue styled by Patti Wilson model Bela Luogosia sunglass blocker by Mercura NYC for Mercura Sunglasses Photos published of MERCURA NYC include those by Helmut Newton, Tom Munro, Ellen Von Unwerth, Peter Lindbergh, Greg Kitchen, Curtis Eberhardt, Ron Contarsy, Indira Cesarine, Gary Lupton, Frank Franca, Peter Lindbergh, Patrick Demarchelier, Anna Donovan, Oroma Elewa,Michael Comte, Eric Boman, Jack Pedota, Robert Dernhelm, Tim Francais, George Chinsee, Kristina Wilson, Gloria Nicola, Seth Sabal, Spiros Poros,oRachel Cohen-Lunning, Merrilee Lichtenstein Cohen, Luca Babina, Annie Lebowitz, Eric Martin,Amy Arbus and many many many more. We have magazine covers and pages from around the world that pasted together would be much taller than a one hundred foot high sculpture. Is this foreshadowing? Opticians accross America tell us the newspapers and local film makers love MERCURA NYC! Video music stars such as Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera, Rita Ora, Lil Chuckee, Gucci Mane, Macy Gray, Jazmine Sullivan, Kia, Mila Jam,Wild Belle, Bobbie Brown, Neon Hitch, wear them in their top rated videos, and Tyra Banks wears them in several of her Shows. black and white above, Gary Lupton Photos, Styled by Linda Drabova featured in Inspire Magazine Petite blonde famous French Photographer, Catherine Leroy, at Hotel Chelsea Party wearing MERCURA NYC Clbutter hand cut brass as pieces of MERCURA NYC in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Fashion Institute Collection, on dresses as worn on Giorgio Sant Angelo catwalk 1987 Mccl_1 Clnorm We initially created believing and still do believe certain pieces will be used as models for buildings and fenestration for windows. Any Warhol suggested we make them all tCatherine LeRoy took these photos below of Rachel Cohen-Lunning and Merrilee Lichtenstein Cohen, at their studio at the Hotel Chelsea in 1985,wearing their body sculpture creations, for an article that appeared in Italian, French, Japanese and German Magazines Italrach Italml_1 high. Robert Rauschenberg admired Catherine LeRoy took these photos of Rachel Cohen-Lunning and Merrilee Lichtenstein Cohen, at their studio at the Hotel Chelsea in 1985,wearing their body sculpture creations, for an article that appeared in Italian, French, Japanese and German Magazines in hand cut brass as pieces of MERCURANYC in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Fashion Institute Collection, on dresses as worn on Giorgio Sant Angelo catwalk 1987 8 attachments — Download all attachments View all images Gary Lupton styled by Linda Drabova SHOT_01-000049.jpg 234K View Download SHOT_03-000072.jpg 244K View Download SHOT_02-000146.jpg 207K View Download SHOT_04-000179.jpg 197K View Download below urls photos of Naima Mora by Eric Martin, styled by Marc Sifieuentes http://all-antm.net/displayimage.php?album=244&pos=50 http://all-antm.net/displayimage.php?album=244&pos=51 below are urls of Tom Munro photos, styled by Patti Wilson, in Japanese Vogue and Numero http://www.tommunro.com/#m:content(fashion/japanese-vogue-07-oct/012.JPG) http://www.tommunro.com/#m:content(fashion/numero-07/001.JPG) Hello Beautiful Urls photos by Eric Martin, written by Madison Mobley http://hellobeautiful.blackplanet.com/your-glam/a-little-shady/ http://hellobeautiful.blackplanet.com/your-glam/qa-merilee-and-rachel-founders-of-mercura-eyewear/ http://www.now-gallery.com/ (some people we have shown with) http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/the_costume_institute/giorgio_di_sant_angelo/objectview_enlarge.aspx?page=95&sort=2&sortdir=desc&keyword=&fp=1&dd1=8&dd2=0&vw=0&collID=8&oID=80016083&vT=1 http://www.dripbook.com/eric_martin/book/mercurany/#107068 photos by Eric Martin http://www.popafricana.com/issue1/#beaute photos by Elewa Oroma http://www.covermagazine.biz/ please sign in to Cover Magazine archive #39, takes a few seconds, styled by Linda Drabova, photos Kristina Wilson book , available at Barnes & Noble Eyeglass Retrospective: Where Fashion Meets Science by NANCY SCHIFFER, cover photo of MERCURA NYC by Greg Kitchen Schiffer Publications http://susanolmetti.com/image/mercura/index.htm Special thanks from MERCURA NYC to Andre Leon Talley, Peter Lindbergh, Greg Kitchen, Linda Drabova, Natalie Angier, Elle Madrona CEO of International Fashionistas, Patti Wilson, Kyle Luu, Michael Kozak, Indira Cesarine, Tom Munro, Catherine Leroy, Italian Vogue, Taylor Kim, Andy Warhol, Christina Wilson, Gary Lupton, Curtis Eberhardt, Nancy Schiffer, Rick Caldwell, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ellen Von Unwerth, Eric Martin, Richard Martin, Mark Sifieuentes, David Widjaja and Madison Mobley for their wonderful part. 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Elton John covers Collector's Issue of POP Magazine in Mercura Sunglasses

WOW< these issues are still on the News Stand. In conversation with a stylist yesterday, TK
did say, "That is a BIG cover" and we have found this is also a "BIG" issue, full of splendid art and fabulous appreciation of new stars and established stars. Inside the Guggenheim Edition are amazing interviews, including super interview by Louise Gannon with Elton John, and an amazing spread of the new Belnciaga line on a living doll with masks.
On the net they are $45 delivered, at the news stands $15.95
31K View Download Peter Lindbergh photographer image for Italian Vogue styled by Patti Wilson model Bela Luogosia sunglass blocker by Mercura NYC for Mercura Sunglasses also featured in best seller Stylists: New Fashion Visionaries recently by Katie Baron
Vogue features Mercura NYC floral crown in Pink Magnolia Fiesta s/s MBFWMx 17 https://lnkd.in/eT3PkKU