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OUT Magazine April 20, 2015 House of Larréon: The Fabulous Fashion of Larry Krone A fixture of the Downtown New York performance scene, Larry Krone is best known as Bridget Everett’s costume designer. Together they created House of Larréon, a couture label with extraordinary gowns and tear-aways worthy of Everett’s beavertails –and the big heart beneath. But … Continue reading “House of Larréon: The Fabulous Fashion of Larry Krone” Out Magazine, April 20, 2015
HUFFPOST Gay Voices House of Larréon’s Larry Krone Gears Up For ‘Look Book’ Spotlighting Costumes And Couture The Huffington Post | By Curtis M. Wong Posted: 04/16/2015 4:00 pm EDT New York comedian and cabaret star Bridget Everett has been praised for her “dark, savage humor” and “outsize attitude,” but critical to her devil-may-care persona … Continue reading “House of Larréon’s Larry Krone Gears Up For ‘Look Book’ Spotlighting Costumes And Couture” by Curtis Wong, The Huffington Post
kathleenhanna.com ARTIST OF THE WEEK LARRY KRONE September 3, 2014 Larry Krone does it all. Fine art, set design, installations made out of mylar, songwriting and one off fashion masterpieces made from thrown away bits of quilts. He is currently collaborating with the ever so wonderful Todd Oldham on a LOOKBOOK of his fashion work. … Continue reading kathleenhanna.com: “Artist of the Week Larry Krone”
The New York Times ART & DESIGN ‘Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community’ Art in Review By HOLLAND COTTER Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 26 Wooster Street, near Grand Street, SoHo Through March 16 “Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community” takes you places that you and your sewing never thought to go. … Continue reading ‘Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community’ by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, February 21, 2014
Art In America INTERVIEWS DEC. 30, 2013 Country Time: Larry Krone – by Jane Harris Larry Krone’s devotion to the art and craft of Americana, from etched shot glasses and intricate beadwork to Dolly Parton song lyrics spelled out in hair, has remained constant for over 20 years. His love of all things Country & … Continue reading “Country Time: Larry Krone” by Jane Harris, Art in America, December 30, 2013
Visit us at www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. JOE’S PUB AT THE PUBLIC PRESENTS LARRY KRONE BRAND & HOUSE OF LARRÉON’S LOOK BOOK, SEPTEMBER 2-25 A Special Exhibition Featuring Photos by Todd Oldham In Conjunction with The Public Theater’s Rock Bottom New York, NY – August 6, 2014 – As part of … Continue reading Exhibition of Todd Oldham’s House of Larréon/Larry Krone BRAND LOOK BOOK Photos
It’s ironic that making this work separated me so much from the art world, because its content is really about collaboration and coming together.
Much in the tradition of Pop Art, Krone has a way of taking something commonplace, like a beer logo, and transforming it in unexpected ways while still maintaining its identity as a mass culture object.
…the image is at once rawly vulnerable and defiantly artificial…
As in much of his art Mr. Krone makes the piece both a tender joke and more than that: an expression of manufactured pop emotion taken seriously.
LK: Making that work felt like I feel onstage, like I am at least mostly in control of how much of myself I am revealing. But I wasn’t really in control at all.
Krone’s rugged Nashville look belies his methods
What makes his work so moving and affective, however, is that the fictional
persona is virtually identical to Krone. Only the fuzzy edges distinguish the
creation from the real.
In Krone’s world, the most basic materials (including strands of hair and toenail clippings) communicate the most fundamental and complicated components of consciousness and parcel out secrets from the shadowy world of dreams.
Drawing’s potential for intimacy and self-revelation — perhaps it’s most appealing function — is nicely touched on in Larry Krone’s two contributions.
Fine Art and Outsiders: Attacking the Barriers There’s something to be said for an exhibition that bites off more than it can possibly chew, even when it grabs from as many different plates as “A Labor of Love,” the latest exegesis in museological chaos from the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Organized by Marcia Tucker, … Continue reading Roberta Smith, The New York Times, Feb 9, 1996
Larry Krone’s beaded dolls with painted faces on wisdom teeth are, he says in an artist’statement, “in the tradition of clothespin, wooden spoon, and wrinkly-apple-head dolls.
Larry Krone’s work is permeated with a homespun esthetic of alcoholic Americana.
Off the top of his head, Larry Krone creates a deep-rooted look at country music culture at the Forum for Contemporary Art.