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M.I.A. was right – bad girls do it right. By “it” I mean everything. They also say that good girls seldom make history. That is also true. Betty Goody-Two-Shoes is not remembered by the masses long after she’s dead but Madame Du Barry is. You see there is absolutely nothing memorable about the girl who…

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“Create a vision and never let the environment, other people’s beliefs, or the limits of what has been done in the past shape your decisions.” This quote by Tony Robbins is Beau Dunn’s favorite. Dunn considers herself a contemporary conceptual mixed-media artist. Before she begins creating a piece, she thinks about what she wants to…

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“Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself”. – Virginia Wolf – that’s Diogo Duarte’s favorite quote. “Anything that is hidden inspires and excites me. The absurdity and contradictions of human behavior fascinate me. That is fundamentally the one thing that inspires me because every time I experience it, every time I catch a…

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La MaMa, in association with Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre and NODA・MAP, presents the U.S. Premiere of One Green Bottle from February 29 through March 8, 2020 at The Ellen Stewart Theatre, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, 66 E. 4th Street, NYC. An absurdist gender-bending farce, One Green Bottle artfully illustrates our current selfie society’s relationship with consumerism and modern…

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Water is a transparent, tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless chemical substance, which is the main constituent of Earth’s streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms. It is vital for all known forms of life, even though it provides no calories or organic nutrients. From a biological standpoint, water has many distinct…

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David Krut Projects, New York is pleased to present SEED, the gallery’s first solo exhibition with artist Judi Harvest. The exhibition features a selection of large-scale oil paintings and sculptures created in collaboration with master Murano glassmakers. After learning about the global disappearance of honeybees and the vital role they play in the pollination of our…

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Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide, including the Near East, Europe, Asia, and Africa. In folklore, a mermaid is an aquatic creature with the head and upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish. The first stories appeared in ancient Assyria, in which the goddess Atargatis transformed herself…

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(NEW YORK, NY — January 29, 2020) — Last night, January 28, the Whitney Museum of American Art hosted its annual Art Party with co-chairs Olivia Palermo, Nigel Sylvester, Michael Carl, Micaela Erlanger, and artist Jamian Juliano-Villani. Art Party proceeds benefit the Whitney’s Independent Study Program and other education initiatives. Sponsored by Tod’s, the 2020…

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Shanghai Ballet and China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd. presened Derek Deane’s Grand Swan Lake from January 17-19, 2020 at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. Shanghai Ballet came to the David H. Koch Theater with its internationally prominent and critically acclaimed Grand Swan Lake. With 48…

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Our relatively recent ancestor Lucy had both apelike and human characteristics, and paleontologists have found many more examples going back hundreds of millions of years. One of the most dramatic was announced in 2006: an ancient fishlike creature dubbed Tiktaalik. Dating back some 375 million years, it had gills, scales and a mostly fishy body.…

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2019 Met Gala was as usual a fashion event of the year however there was one stand out that really left us shook. No, I don’t mean Jared Leto and his extra head – I’m talking about Kim Kardashian West in the custom Thierry Mugler. It’s the first piece that designer Manfred Thierry Mugler has…

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Dances Patrelle presented The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 13-15, 2019 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. This year marks the 24th anniversary of The Yorkville Nutcracker, set in 1895, which includes lavish sets and costumes and takes the audience on a tour through Olde New York’s most beloved landmarks, including a holiday party at Gracie…

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Most shunga are a type of ukiyo-e, usually executed in woodblock print format. While rare, there are extant erotic painted handscrolls which predate ukiyo-e. Translated literally, the Japanese word shunga means picture of spring; “spring” is a common euphemism for sex. Shunga itself of course is a Japanese term for erotic art. The ukiyo-e movement…

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ISABELLA INNIS In her paintings on paper and canvas, Isabella Innis explores her relationship with childhood scenes, motifs and emotions. Isabella represents a variety of nostalgic modes, at times sentimental, at times playful, yet often evoking both the joy and grief of passing time. As the viewer progresses through the exhibit, lyrical color gradients juxtapose…

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