I recently did a post on his work via Eric Firestone Gallery (http://artandfashionsalon.blogspot.com/2014/11/best-art-fashion-mix-in-east-village.html) where you can read more about him, like how this father of five with new twins awakes at 4 a.m. to begin his art session is his basement before heading to work in Manhattan.
In this collaboration Robertson and well known luxury designer, Ross pair to create a limited edition collection of handbags that doubles as wearable art. The bags are made in several materials including python, leather, and wax-coated canvas and are available in a broad range of prices beginning around $395 and up into the thousands. Each bag is one-of-a-kind and is hand painted and signed by Donald. Kara launched the collection earlier this week at her location at 655 Madison Avenue, simultaneously with the unveiling of the store’s holiday windows, a whimsical 3-D collage of Donald’s art and Kara’s handbags and jewelry. Have a look at the display, the art and the live, in-store creating....
Kara Ross and Donald Robertson
For more information visit Donald on his Instagram at @donalddrawbertson and for Kara Ross (to view the bags or purchase), look here: http://www.kararossny.com.
See the bags at her boutique, 655 Madison/60th St., NYC. Heading to Art Basel Miami Beach? Be sure to keep your eyes open for the Smashbox Art Car!