Celebrating NYC Art Week with Junk Food Art House at the Carlton Hotel

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Junk Food hosted a private event showcasing their series of t-shirts with graphics from avant garde artists including the late neo-expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and muralist Keith Haring, along with musical performance by Lily Lane. It happened at the Carlton hotel, a popular gathering place for New York artists in the 1920s, and will be feature exploded art and images from Junk Food’s Spring 2014 catalog.  Carlton is also home to Caravan Stylist Studio which runs a program to help introduce emerging designers to talent and is a catalyst for an assortment of events throughout the year at the hotel.

Mike Palermo, Creative Director of Junk Food Clothing Co. Says, “From its roots, Junk Food has always considered itself an Art House.  We fill our building with incredibly talented artists and our canvas is a t-shirt.  We are excited to share our canvas with some of the most influential artists of our time to tell their stories and emphasize our passion to our craft.”

Lily Lane, performed her  hit “Nothin’ But Trouble” has been featured numerous times throughout the fourth season of ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars.

Caravan had a great time glamming up the lovely Lily Lane for her performance that evening. Thanks to the amazing makeup from Kryolan Profesional Makeup , Lily looked stunning and her makeup never budged even her red lipstick stayed perfect all night long. Lily’s hair was old Hollywood glam and with the help of Sexy Hair products this style was a breeze to create and capture that style that lasts all night long.

Nails are always fun to create when you have such a great theme to work from. With these Basquiat inspired fingers who could go wrong. These nails were hand painted with Zoya Nail Polish to resemble mini versions of Basquiat paintings

The evening was filled with fun sweets with So Delicious,  Offering an array of delicious dairy-free delights you can feel good about. Belvoir Elderflowers Press Lemonade An exquisitely scented blend of freshly picked elderflowers, fresh lemon juice and sparkling water from the Belvoir springs. Volvic Water is deep in the heart of France and comes from a chain of ancient volcanos, a gigantic natural filter from which springs Volvic water.

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