KRISTEN MUELLER | DATE 7/16/2019
On Sunday, July 21, join author Clarence Ruth for an exciting afternoon of coloring, art, story-time and a chance to pick up signed copies of Ruth's children's book, Colors De La Runway! Ruth will present a story-time at 12:30 and 3 PM, and a community coloring activity throughout the day. The event, held in the MoMA PS1 Book Space, is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-order copies with free shipping in the continental United States.
Colors De La Runway is a children's book that teaches the colors of the rainbow in both English and French. Each expressive line drawing illustrates a unique look from a major designer or brand that has graced the most prestigious runways. The vibrant hues and dynamic clothing sketches will delight both kids and adults who love color, pattern, fashion and design.
Clarence Ruth was born in New York in 1981. As a young man in elementary school, Ruth established success as an artist by winning a number of first place in art contest and fares along with one of his pieces being bought by JC Penny’s in which it still today hangs on the department store walls. After earning a degree in fashion design, Ruth went on to work for Andrew Buckler, Ralph Lauren, Tom Ford, and GQ. Ruth's debut line, Modern Chimp, was carried in the world famous Bergdorf Goodman. In Fall-Winter of 2012, Ruth launched his denim-based brand Cotte D’Armes. More recently Ruth has partnered up with the city of Xiqiao and the Chinese government as Creative Director to develop collections that showcase China’s denim materials and technique.
Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore
Sunday, July 21: 12:30–5 PM
22-25 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY
22-25 Jackson Ave (at 46th Ave.)
Long Island City, NY 11101
From the E/V/M train:
Get off at the 23rd St/Ely Ave stop. While still in the station, follow signs to the 7 train to exit onto Jackson Avenue. Walk right one block to 46th Avenue.
From the 7 train:
Get off at 45th Rd/Courthouse Square. Exit onto Jackson Avenue and walk right one block to 46th Avenue.
From the G train:
Get off at the 21st St/Van Alst stop. MoMA PS1 is the large brick building across the street.
The Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore is located on the first floor of the museum, beside M. Wells' Dinette.
The Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Magazine Store is located just inside the new entrance to the museum at Jackson and 46th Avenues.