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Dusala’s handwoven shawls blend pashmina on one side and zari on the other. For the pashmina to be woven, the weaver works like a pianist working simultaneously with his feet and hands. The surface techniques on the shawls show Amit Aggarwal’s rectilinear use of metallic polymer in a beautiful juxtaposition with biotic Indian embroidery and…

UNDER THE INFLUENCE & NOEMIFICATION by Nicolas Guerin

UNDER THE INFLUENCE& NOEMIFICATIONby Nicolas Guerin A retrospective in 3 volumes. Limited Edition. – The first volume (UNDER THE INFLUENCE, Volume A) is dedicated to the years spent photographing his wife, Sheri, from 2010 to 2017, mainly in the studio in Montreuil, and in the places where they stay during their travels, but also his…

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Cultures change, laws change, generations come and go, but the Word of God is as relevant today as it was when it was first written. Or is it? The Bible is not a history book, a psychology text, or a scientific journal. The Bible is the description God gave us about who He is, and…

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The Untitled Space is pleased to present the debut U.S. solo exhibition of Italian photographic artist Giulia Grillo aka Petite Doll, opening on November 4th and on view through November 19th, 2022. Curated by Indira Cesarine, the self-titled exhibition showcases a range of artworks that highlight the artist’s surreal performance-based photography. A number of works…

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The Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) will return to the David H. KochTheater at Lincoln Center for its highly-anticipated New York City Season from November 1 to November 13, 2022. Billed as “Taylor: A New Era,” the Season will include World Premieres by newly-appointed Resident Choreographer Lauren Lovette and Taylor Commissioned Choreographer Amy Hall Garner,…

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Art Basel Season Kicks Off in Miami Beach: Lady Liberty – A Bonnie Lautenberg Retrospective at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU Powerful Images of Women Championing Freedom from Two Decades of Art by Bonnie LautenbergOpens November 16 through March 26 The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU kicks off Art Basel Season in Miami Beach with the premiere of the…

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Our culture has an angel problem. People talk about angels incessantly. Angels appear in cinema and on TV shows. Angels are regular features in all manner of popular culture, both high and low brows. You hear about them sometimes in sermons. And all of this chatter is, almost without exception, contrary to the picture of…

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The Untitled Space is pleased to present The “REBEL” Exhibition, a group show presented in collaboration with The Untitled Magazine’s 10th Anniversary “REBEL Issue,” opening on September 29th and on view through October 27th, 2022. Curated by gallery founder Indira Cesarine, The “REBEL” Exhibition celebrates art activists and creative game changers that are inspiring positive…

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Almine Rech and Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso para el Arte (FABA) are delighted to announce Hymn, Gerasimos Floratos first solo exhibition taking place in Picasso’s historic studio at Boisgeloup (Gisors, France). Adjacent to Floratos’ Brussels show, the Boisgeloup exhibition includes many sculptures which relate to a selection of paintings. The title of the exhibition, Hymn, might…

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SERAFINA launches NEW fast-casual concept – SERAFINA EXPRESS   Last night, Vittorio Assaf & Fabio Granato hosted a giant pasta ribbon cutting, Grand Opening Ceremony to celebrate the launch of their new portfolio addition and new fast-casual concept, Serafina Express    Serafina Express was created to meet the needs of those on the go, who refuse to sacrifice quality, even when pressed…

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Close Enough: New Perspectives from 12 Women Photographers of Magnum On View September 30, 2022 – January 9, 2023 Close Enough: New Perspectives from 12 Women Photographers of Magnum presents pivotal projects in the careers of 12 contemporary women photographers of Magnum Photos, the pioneering photography collective. Each of the photographers narrates their creative journey, providing…

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The Brooklyn-based AsaseYaa Cultural Arts Foundation held its 20th anniversary celebration, It Was All a Dream: A Musical, on August 20, 2022 at 7pm at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, following several COVID-related postponements. The event commemorated twenty years of dance, education, and services to local youth and Brooklyn community members. It Was All a…

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Throughout human history, intentional application of poison has been used as a method of murder, pest-control, suicide, and execution. In Medieval Europe, it was common for monarchs to employ personal food tasters to thwart royal assassination, in the dawning age of the Apothecary. Many recipes for medicines included herbs, minerals, and pieces of animals (meats,…

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The jardin à la française evolved from the French Renaissance garden, a style that was inspired by the Italian Renaissance garden at the beginning of the 16th century. The Italian Renaissance garden, typified by the Boboli Gardens in Florence and the Villa Medici in Fiesole, was characterized by planting beds, or parterres, created in geometric…

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Historically the quest for beauty has oftentimes led to pain and sometimes-even death. But one mustn’t forget that beauty is indeed pain.  In 1903, Mary Halliday’s autopsy revealed that she had two pieces of corset whalebone in her heart. As strange as this may sound, she was not the only woman to fall victim to…

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There is a dark romance in danger. Or perhaps there’s danger in the dark romance. The term “Romanticism” originates from a Latin word called “romant”, which means “in the Roman Manner.” Not only has it become an iconic style of art, but also had an affect on literature, music and fashion. It was driven on…

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Like moths to a flame, men are drawn to the Dangerous Woman — no matter how badly the burn will hurt. She is raw and unruly, bound only by her whims. She’s a closed book about her personal life, adding to her peculiar mystique. While she might be physically dangerous, the true power — and threat —…

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