new york: rock on mars

designer stephen sprouse [1953-2004] fused punk-rock, pop and graffiti with fashion, pioneering a trend that's still alive today. the rock on mars retrospective opens fri - jan 9 and introduces a series of his rock-influenced paintings, 50 of his most influential fashion looks, a selection of videoworks he made for his runway shows plus fabric and furniture designs for knoll. in conjunction with the show, marc jacobs has designed a collection for louis vuitton, inspired by sprouse’s collab with the brand in 2001. this new limited-edition collection will be available at vuitton stores worldwide from jan 9, the opening date of the exhibition. vuitton's soho flagship will be temporarily transformed into a fitting showcase, featuring a light installation by the designer. gallery location: 18 wooster street [soho]. store location: 116 greene street [soho].