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Delivering Good’s Annual Gala Raises Over $1.8 Million Dollars Delivering Good (formerly known as K.I.D.S/Fashion Delivers), the charity of choice for new product donations made by companies in the fashion, home and children’s industries, held its annual gala fundraiser last on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. This year’s gala, “Our Children, Our Future”, raised an impressive…

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The FourthAnnual Golden Fleece Gala took place on October 30st, 2018. The venue for the magnificent affair was the enchanting Neue Galerie. Neue is a museum devoted to early twentieth-century German and Austrian art and design, displayed on two exhibition floors. The collection features art from Vienna circa 1900, exploring the special relationship that existed…

SEE.ME LAUNCHES CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN TO CREATE A MORE GLOBALLY INCLUSIVE ART COMMUNITY Further evolving the business of art to a more equitable and productive model for all, SeeMe has launched a crowdfunding campaign through First Democracy VC, a registered funding portal formed via a partnership between MicroVentures, Inc. and Indiegogo. This investment opportunity allows artists…

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1. Mizuki fresh water pearl earrings 2. Visit: Glass House New Canaan CT 3. Monse half and half coat 4. Food for Thought: Flora Bar 5. LUST Alternative Thanksgiving 6. Ludvig Mies van de Rohe Barcelona couch 7. Parade Balloon inflation 8. Fendi Western boots 9. Illma Gore Louis Vuitton toilet

SEEME Artist of the Month

Q&A with Bita Cuartas SEE|ME artist of the Month. 1. Please provide a biography. Fashion photographer from Medellín – Colombia. With more than 9 years of experience in photography and 5 years specialized in fashion photography I am worked on photographic projects in Colombia, Argentina, Peru and Cuba. From my beginnings in photography he can…

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On Tuesday, October 23rd 2018, the 35th annual Alzheimer’s Association Rita Hayworth Gala, held at Cipriani 42nd Street, raised $1.6 million for critical Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. More than 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Willie Geist, host…

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Leading Young Friends of Save Venice into a new era of charitable giving is philanthropist and activist Lizzie da Trindade-Asher who chaired Let’s Spritz! at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery. Supporting one of the top charities in New York City, Lizzie Asher helped to relaunch the Young Friends of Save Venice Initiative, determined to unite a…

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  Renowned Artists Sergio Arau & Chloe Trujillo Collaborate on Limited Edition Apparel, DESMODER             “Art NacoChido” By Sergio Arau     Music, fashion, and art come together in perfect synchronicity with the new apparel brand Desmoder, in limited edition T-Shirts designed by the renowned Mexican artist Sergio Arau and…

SeeMe: Competition 3 Winner Kaya Deckelbaum

SEEME and Tartarus Magazine IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE ART TAKES SOHO WINNER: KAYA DECKELBAUM Kaya Deckelbaum integrates wire-mesh sculptures and unique lighting to create living shadows adding a fourth dimension to her works. One really looks at two images, the sculpture itself and the riveting shadow created behind. Kaya’s work evokes the inherent coexistence…

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By Sean Kushner  FF-1051 Gallery is pleased to present MAD X SICK, curated by gallery owner Holly Purcell an exhibition of new works by internationally renowned Los Angeles-based artists Nick Van Hofwegen and Sean Kushner. The exhibition features new acrylic-on-canvas paintings, imaginative hand-finished skate decks, hand-embellished guitars and found objects. Creatively playful, with strokes of the…

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1. Vintage Kelly Bag 2. Show to Watch: Harry Potter: History of Magic 3. Michael Kors Collection tartan wool cape 4. Food for Thought: Felix Restaurant 5. Place to visit: Rome, Italy 6. ZigZag chair by Gerrit Reitveld 7. Jump into the Light: Virtual Reality Hub 8. Deceptive Desserts: A Lady’s Guide to Baking Bad…

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David Gamble is a multidisciplinary artist from London, now based in New Orleans. His body of work consists of paintings, works on paper, and photographs, all of which have been exhibited globally. Born in March 1953, in his youth he was a member of a number of bands in the Cambridge rock scene in the…

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  For the past 25 years, Canadian photographer Raphael Mazzucco has garnered acclaim from the international fashion community for his notable portraits of celebrities and models shot for leading brands, publications, and campaigns including Victoria’s Secret, Guess Jeans, Ralph Lauren, and Bergdorf Goodman, among others. Since foraying his talents into a fine art career, Mazzucco’s…

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Merideth Grinnell muses on our love of supernatural, for full story visit Tartarus Volume 13: Folklore. We live in the age when one supernatural obsession succeeds another one within a matter of months. Early and mid 00s were marked by our fascination with vampires. TrueBlood, Twilight, Vampire Diaries, there was enough bloodsuckers to satisfy every blood…

Tartarus Volume 14: Apoptosis Available NOW!

Apoptosis is the death of cells that occurs as a normal and controlled part of an organism’s growth or development. That is the theme of this book, however there’s a catch. What if one thing has gone wrong? Just one cell has died that shouldn’t have died. What would happen then? I was curious to…

SEEME Artist of the Month

Who are you? My name is Darrin Hartman and I am a 51 year old male artist from Saskatoon Saskatchewan, now living and painting in Calgary Alberta Canada! Why do you do what you do? I think that we all have inherent predispositions that draw us to our passions and professions. I feel fortunate that…

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1. The Row resin inrou tassel bag 2. Shows to Watch: Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder Georgine Museum of Math NYC Paris, France Myla London Abyss table A.Human Louis Vuitton Nice case

Photo by Pierre Sage. Jen Ruane breaks down the history of witchcraft. For full story visit Tartarus Volume 13: Folklore. The concept of witchcraft and the belief in its existence have persisted throughout recorded history. They have been present or central at various times and in many diverse forms among cultures and religions worldwide, including…

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ADDIS FINE ART + PRIVATE VIEW NEW YORK WITHOUT QUALITIES Tariku Shiferaw | Luam Melake    1 – 31 May 2018             Addis Fine Art of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and London, and Private View (a new private loft showroom in Soho) are pleased to announce the inaugural exhibition of Private View, New York, “Without Qualities”…