State of the Pit

Wednesday night March 13th, 2019 at the iconic Cipriani Wall Street, Literacy Partners hosted its annual Evening of Readings & Gala Dinner Dance and raised $1.1M to further its mission to end illiteracy, with a focus on serving parents of young children. The publishing world came out in full force for the black-tie event that…

SeeMe Artist of the Month

Tom Potisit’s says his background in art and photograph was quite small, he says, “Got a degree in Business in University in Bangkok and after that I graduated with yet another design degree from an Italian Institute.” Tom says that in Thailand you are taught to follow the textbook from a very young age despite…

State of the Pit

It’s been said so often that it has now become a cliché – by it I mean that’s it’s better to be weird than normal. But in all seriousness it really is true. Weird people make life more fun. Everyone is weird, but the amount of weirdness per individual is what varies. Psychologists have known…

State of the Pit

This past winter the current generation was introduced to the magical and often unbelievable and these days controversial P.T. Barnum. For those who still don’t know who Barnum was, he was an American showman, politician, and businessman remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus, as well as P. T.…

Nora’s Deities

1. MUUN basket bag 2. Visit: Havana, Cuba 3. Villeroy & Boch Palermo set 4. Food for Thought: Gallagher’s 5. Cartier Tank 6. Meow Wolf, Santa Fe 7. Formafantasma Studio 8. Queen of Hearts Company XIV 9. Laura Garcia Collection dress

TARTARUS MAGAZINE VOLUME 16 available NOW!

Dear friends,While working on Tartarus Volume 16: Prosopagnosia I started thinking about different ways of visualization of Prosopagnosia, of course the first thing that came to mind are twins. People that share a face yet others are unable to recognize them. Looking into the faces of twins or people that share similar features are the…

State of the Pit

An Interview with Indira Cesarine – What is your background? I was born in the Midwest – in Iowa to be precise. I moved to New York when I was 14 years old to study at Parson’s for their summer painting program for high school students. I feel in love with NYC and convinced my…

State of the Pit

  Photo by Mathew Guido. We’ve all been to that dinner party. There’s always that one person that is keeping the room captivated by telling endless hilarious stories or fascinating tidbits about everything in sight. And you’re just standing there essentially with a dick in your hand wracking your brain for something interesting to say.…

SeeMe Artist of the Month

Interview with Stefanie Langenhovoven Stefanie studied communication design, fine art, and photography at The Open Window School of Visual Communication, Pretoria (1999 – 2001). With a special interest in photography, she furthered her studies at the National College of Photography in Pretoria, where she graduated with a joint best portfolio award, (2004). After her studies,…

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  INDIRA CESARINE x NEON A Solo Exhibition Curated by Jenny Muskin Goldman OPENING RECEPTION February 14 // 5pm-8pm Le Board is pleased to present, “INDIRA CESARINE x NEON” a solo exhibition of works by artist Indira Cesarine, curated by Jenny Muskin Goldman of Kin + Gold, opening February 14, 2019, and on view through April 13,…

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    Photo by Marta Syrko. Per Wikipedia, the avant-garde is derived from French, “advance guard” or “vanguard”, or literally “fore-guard” are people or works that are experimental or innovative, particularly with respect to fashion, art, lifestyle or culture. The avant-garde pushes the boundaries of what is accepted as the norm or the status quo.…

Nora’s Deities

1. Hanky Panky lingerie 2. Visit: Tulum, Mexico 3. Guerlain face cream 4. Food for Thought: Gray’s Papaya 5. Neha Dani jewelry 6. Studio 54 Book 7. Charles Trevelyan Fuse 8. KGB Spy Museum 9. Dolce and Gabbana cape

State of the Pit

Up the elevators, through the storied halls and past the grand gilded moldings we invite you to withdraw from the modern era, out of space and time to a celebration and evolution of three previous musical decades. Within the regal and lavishly ornamented Grand Ballroom, drink your fill and dance the night away to the…

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The Untitled Space gallery is pleased to present, “Thoughts and Prayers,” a first United States solo exhibition of works by award-winning British visual artist Sarah Maple. Curated by gallery director Indira Cesarine, “Thoughts and Prayers” opens on January 22nd, 2019, and is view through February 3rd, 2019. Maple’s exhibition will be the first of a series of solo exhibitions presented…

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The series PERMAID is a collaborative project between Aeschleah DeMartino and Nicolette Mishkan. The project was born in May of 2014 when Aeschleah and Nicolette took their first photograph of Permaid in Malibu, CA. Together, they create the story of a mermaid found washed ashore in Malibu and adopted by a Persian family. Permaid’s fish…

SEEME Artist of the Month

An exclusive interview with Art Takes Miami Winner Bogdan Luca. -Tell us a bit about yourself. Born in 1978 Bucharest Romania, Bogdan showed an early interest in painting and was fortunate to have artistic mentors who helped him develop the focus, skills and curiosity that continue to sustain his artistic practice today. He moved to…

Nora’s Deities

1. Nancy Gonzalez Lily bag 2. Visit: Amangiri 3. Wildchilds novel 4. Food for Thought: Caviar Russe 5. Fondue set 6. SoJo Spa 7. Sterling Ruby art 8. Grounds for Sculpture 9. Akris punto coat

State of the Pit

#1. German born artist Damun Jawanrudi has been a multifaceted painter since the age of five when he first picked up the paint brush while a student at art school. Raised in Cologne, Germany – a child of political refugees who emigrated from Iran, Jawanrudi’s works span landscape paintings, sketches, and vibrant abstract works full of…