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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…

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New York City Opera Presents Summer 2022 Season part of Bryant Park’s Picnic Performances New York City Opera will present a season of four free, live performances this summer as part of their Park Series in Bryant Park’s Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America. Each performance features City Opera’s brightest stars as well as members…

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TRUE STORIES Group Show EXHIBITION ON VIEWApril 9 – May 27, 2022 THE UNTITLED SPACE45 Lispenard Street, NYC 10013 Currently on view at The Untitled Space: “TRUE STORIES” group show through May 27th, 2022. Curated by Indira Cesarine, the exhibition features over 30 contemporary artists whose work addresses storytelling through narrative painting, drawing, or portraiture. Check out…

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We have all wondered this. We dreamed about it. Read about it. Hoped and longed for it. Were terrified at the prospect. We have all asked this: what happens after we die? Theists generally believe some afterlife awaits people when they die. According to various ideas about the afterlife, the essential aspect of the individual…

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Vestholm Secrets Danish photographic partnership, Vestholm – Marianne Vesterled and Tue Holmgaard – make their publishing debut with Secrets, offering a series of ‘scenes’ in which their erotic narrative is underscored by dark humour and elements of the surreal. ‘It is our hope that Secrets will give rise to reflection and questions. That the boundaries…

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LITERACY PARTNERS “AN EVENING OF READINGS” GALA DREW BIG NAMES FROM PUBLISHING, MEDIA, AND LITERARY WORLDS April 11 th In-Person Gathering Attendees Included: Lesley Stahl, Harry Smith, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Sheila Nevins, Zibby Owens, Mahogany L. Brown, Perri Pelz, Sophia Chang, Nora Kobrenik, Joni Evans, Marie Brenner, and more. On Monday, April 11 th ,…

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C1760 TO PRESENT RARE ARTWORKS BY GETULIOALVIANI ALONGSIDE ANCIENT MASTERS NEW YORK, NY— C1760 is pleased to present “AlvianiX Ancient,” a new exhibition featuring adazzling display of abstract art and jewelry byGetulioAlviani(1939-2018), a key figure in Zero,Optical, and other global art movements, in dialogue with antiquities from three millennia. Themost exclusive of Alviani’s works will…

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The Untitled Space is pleased to present “TRUE STORIES” group show opening on April 9th and on view through May 27th, 2022. Curated by Indira Cesarine, the exhibition features over 30 contemporary artists whose work addresses storytelling through narrative painting, drawing, or portraiture. “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Storytelling through art is historically one…

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From The Nightmare Before Christmas to Sweeney Todd, his films have encouraged those who have felt like outcasts to embrace their misfit status, weirdness and flaws. Whether you have scars, skin so pale you look dead or you just enjoy a spot of taxidermy, Tim Burton has taught us to take pride in who we…

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RIDE THE TIGER Colleen Barry and Will St. John Partners in life, painting, and parenthood, the Brooklyn-based artist’s Colleen Barry and Will St. John will each be sharing a selection of figurative paintings at Caelum Gallery in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, in a joint exhibition hosted by their long-time friends, Adam Driver and Joanne…

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Tomas Urbelionis was born in Lithuania, which was then part of Soviet Union. He lived in an industrial city and his parents were factory workers. He’s been playing basketball since he was a teenager and his only dream was to become professional player. And actually this dream almost came true – he was very good…

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Le papier à l’œuvre  February 17th – March 12th 2022Clavé Fine Art 10 bis rue Roger – Paris 14e Almost a year after its inauguration with its opening exhibition Small is Beautiful, Clavé Fine Art is organising a new exhibition featuring the great masters of the 20th century. This time on the theme of works…

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Kat Toronto, aka ‘Miss Meatface’, is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in performance-based photography. She uses her often unsettling and surreal Polaroid images to explore the cultural ideals of feminine beauty and the objectification of women in a feminist society by toying with the push and pull of dominance and submission, and the act of…

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NEW YORK CITY OPERA’sPRODUCTION OFRICKY IAN GORDON’S “THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS” Libretto by MICHAEL KORIEBased on the novel by GIORGIO BASSANIProduction Concept by RICHARD STAFFORD Directed by MICHAEL CAPASSO and RICHARD STAFFORDA co-production with NATIONAL YIDDISH THEATRE FOLKSBIENE On January 27, 2022 New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director)…

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CHANEL has just launched an innovative and eco-responsible approach to beauty combining skincare, makeup and a fragrance mist: N°1 de CHANEL.Its formulas honor ingredients of natural origin that are renewable and have reduced environmental impact. They contain up to 97% ingredients of natural origin*** without compromising effectiveness, safety or sensory quality. The eco-design packaging includes…

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PMA, Reykjavík Art Museum, and Bildmuseet announce artists forNorth Atlantic Triennial: Down Иorth Featuring both emerging and more established artists living today, the exhibition presents 21st-century art from an unprecedented cross-section of artists living in Maine, the Canadian Maritimes, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Faroe Islands, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark as well as Indigenous Nations throughout the…