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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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Pho­tog­ra­ph­er Angus Stew­art spent ten years back­stage with London’s bur­lesque com­mu­ni­ty, get­ting to know the per­form­ers and doc­u­ment­ing their shared world to cre­ate what he calls ​‘a fam­i­ly album’. From the begin­ning, Angus’s focus was on the per­son­al­i­ties, rather than the per­for­mances. He delib­er­ate­ly eschews the ​‘big reveal’. Instead, his pho­tographs cap­ture the friend­ships, the…

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Bonnie Lautenberg: Art Meets HollywoodOn view now at the Boca Raton Museum of Art until August 21st The new exhibition “Art Meets Hollywood” is the museum premiere of Bonnie Lautenberg’s new series of digital collages, 28 diptychs pairing scenes from famous films alongside iconic works of art. Lautenberg’s only rule for her experimental process is…

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Most of us are acquainted with the foremost Olympian Gods and Goddesses of Greek mythology. Many of the allegories center around these major deities, but there is a lot more to the Greek mythologies than that. Achlys is an example of a goddess that few know about, but she does have a place in legends.…

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The tempo of the heartbeat, those drops of pitter-patter sweat, and those eyes, open wide and clear, to all that is morbid, curious, peculiar and macabre… There are some things in this world that we do not wish to see but are drawn to nevertheless, like moths to a flame. Crime scene photographs, serial killers,…

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Some of us live with the fear of failure and that causes us to not go for it. For others, it may be fear of rejection or worrying about what others may think of us. Just think for a minute of all the things you would have done, places you would have gone if you hadn’t…

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Ladies Luncheon honored Dr. Andrew Jacono, and featured a live fashion show from the house of Ungaro, designed by Kobi Halperin Heritage Auctions collaborated with the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation for the Luncheon’s First Live Auction More than 200 people attended the sold out, 9th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Ladies Luncheon benefitting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation…

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“As a photographer I’m a late bloomer. Despite photographing since my 20’s, I never took it seriously while I was mainly focused on my other professional career (I have a Degree in Economics and an MBA in Marketing, and I’ve worked in the financial industry in Europe and Africa for more than 31 years. Currently…