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Win Lunch with an Icon Contest on Instagram.

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Do you think you’re an icon? Then this contest is for you. In 2015, make a resolution with iconic32—the brand for creative rebels, misfits and visionaries—and take the Pledge to Creativity for a chance to win an invite-only NYC lunch with Vernon Turner, played by actor Malik Yoba, of Empire! Quiet Lunch + iconic32 are teaming up for a contest …

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Mc². | Salomon Faye at SOMETHIN’ Jazz Club.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]alomon Faye will be performing at SOMETHIN’ Jazz Club on Saturday, January 31st. Faye can get rowdy but when he gets mellow, it’s something to see. And he won’t be alone, others act include the Onyx Collective Quintet, Julian B. Soto and Luke Taro. MORE INFO. Courtesy of Michael Della Polla | Quiet Lunch Magazine. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot …

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Smuggler’s Blues | Chapter 4: Top of the World.

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An award winning writer and filmmaker, former Editor-in-Chief at High Times, former drug kingpin, outlaw and ex-con, Richard Stratton continues to lead a very colorful life. Quiet Lunch along with Bodega de la Haba and Big House Productions present a suspenseful e-serialization of Stratton’s newest book Smuggler’s Blues: A True Story of the Hippie Mafia. Smuggler’s Blues, part one in a tell-all …

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On the Fence. | Tim Lahan.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]rtist Tim Lahan has an even tempered aesthetic that is not without an edge. The look of Lahan’s work seems friendly but the subject matter lends to an opposing sentiment. Or maybe he is just finding quaint beauty in all the so called junk.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects …

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A Slice of Pie: New York City in Pictures and Paint, Circa 1955. | Works by Arthur King and Joann Gedney.

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Opening Reception Brunch with live jazz by the Bob DeMeo Trio this Sunday! January 25th, 1-3pm The Yard, Lincoln Square 157 Columbus Avenue (at 67th street) New York, NY 10023 Curated by Gregory de la Haba [dropcap size=small]N[/dropcap]ew York City circa 1955 was a thriving hotbed of creativity. In the downtown art scene, cooperative galleries on or near Tenth Street like Tanager, Brata …

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Flatbush Zombies Flee Market at REED SPACE.

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[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]oday is the last day of the Flatbush Zombies Flee Market at Reed Space. The pop up flee market has been on display since Friday and Zombie fans have been lining up on Orchard Street, braving the cold to get their hands on new exclusive merch. Flatbush Zombies member Meechy Darko even paid a visit, greeting shoppers as they …

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Björk Announces Intimate Tour Dates. | @Bjork #Vulnicura

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[dropcap size=small]F[/dropcap]ollowing the news of her forthcoming album Vulnicura and a retrospective exhibition at the MoMA, Björk announces some intimate shows this spring at Carnegie Hall on March 7 and 14 and at City Center March 25 and 28 and April 1 and 4. The series of shows culminates with a performance at the Governors Ball music festival in New York this …

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“Snow Beach” | RATKING. | VIDEO.

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]e’ve been knee deep in new music videos this week. So much so that we almost forgot to show you these visuals for RATKING‘s “Snow Beach.” The trio never seems to disappoint when it comes to keeping it simple. Genuine, organic and dedicated the art, they can never lose. For true hip-hop heads, “Snow Beach,” directed by Ari Marcopoulos, …

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Back In Line. | Thom Simpson.

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]e haven’t raved over an artist’s linework in awhile, so it is only right that we heap praise onto these illustration by Thom Simpson. Simpson is prone to drawing woodland creatures. His work has a rustic bite but his technique appears to be patient, gentle even. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various …

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Atelier Stella Vases. | Stella Baggott.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]ade and glazed in Portugal, these Atelier Stella vases can the perfect amount of characters to any home. The terracotta vases are designed by Stella Baggot, a London based designer who admits to being heavily influenced by Cornish, Italian and Swedish potters from the 50’s and 60’s. Shop → HERE! ← Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to …

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Même. | SS2015 Lookbook.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]ême is turning heads at breakneck speed with their SS2015 lookbook. The brand is known for creating stylish, modern clothing for children, clothing that grows with the child. Même is elevating the playing field one garment at a time, not just through fashion but also through cause. Teaming up with Seattle based non-profit, Art with Heart, Même contributes 10% of …

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“Move” | Lady Moon & The Eclipse.

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[dropcap size=small]L[/dropcap]ady Moon & The Eclipse just released a brand new single simply titled, “Move.” The song is a crowd favorite during their live sets, so the fact that they finally released an official recording is a delight to many. “Move” gets the blood pumping, making it the perfect song for the winter season. MOVE by Lady Moon & The …

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Paper Wave. | Richard Sweeney.

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[dropcap size=small]C[/dropcap]rafted from watercolor paper, Richard Sweeney‘s Motion Forms is an elegant series of sculptures that emphasize the transmutation of material. While the contours and textures of the pieces remain a prominent feature, there is a latent awe that surrounds the actual composition of the material being used. With each fold, Sweeney almost turns paper into porcelain.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch …

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“All of You” | Betty Who. | VIDEO.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]inger Betty Who recently dropped a video for her single, “All of You.” Directed by Steven Taylor, the video features two friends enacting a woman’s scorn through a mini-crime spree. Who, as talented and photogenic as she wants to be, plays her role well and seems to be at home in the midst of drop-top convertibles, avant garde ski-masks and …

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Identity Obscured. | ADAMÉ.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]DAMÉ refuses to be categorized—and rightfully so. Even when it comes to his own identity, ADAMÉ espouses an ambiguity that allows him to break free and own his very existence.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative …

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“Loveblood” | Sundara Karma.

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[dropcap size=small]R[/dropcap]umbling and tumbling through your ear canal, Sundara Karma‘s newest single, “Loveblood,” is a complete melody that thrashes about with endearing fervor. The Reading quartet has been moving up the ranks, making them a current band to watch. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, …

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The New Heavy. | Caroline Morin.

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[dropcap size=small]C[/dropcap]aroline Morin has a clean, light aesthetic that still weighs heavy on the heart. Morin has a quaint way of capturing intense sentiment and cleverly hushing that sentiment through a lens of nonchalance.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. …

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Violently Good. | Valentino.

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[dropcap size=small]C[/dropcap]hanneling some ancient energy from the future, Milan based illustrator Valentino skillfully cultivates his own brand of cryptic pointillism.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Minimum. | Whitley Jacket.

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[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]emperatures may be frigid now but it doesn’t mean you can’t start mapping out your spring wardrobe. The Whitley Jacket by Danish label Minimum is a crisp, lightweight jacket with a simple color block design; a great starter piece for those thinking ahead. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life …

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Noir Comme La Mort. | Damien Tran.

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[dropcap size=small]D[/dropcap]amien Tran‘s latest book, Noir comme la mort, is a collection of patterns and texture that leap right off the page. The book includes 16 colors and comes in a limited run of 77. Available here.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational …

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Socioreligious. | Carlo Fantin.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]ddressing the exaltation of social media, Carlo Fantin‘s paper pieces provide conceptual commentary that cut deep. Fantin pieces, etched with beautiful detail, resemble artwork found in stain glass windows. The similarity in aesthetic is purposeful, giving his work a sharp, sarcastic quality. The concept also encourages us to reexamine our relationship with—and reliance on—social media. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is …

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“Luv” | Salomon Faye. | VIDEO.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]lways ahead of his time, Saint Valentine’s Day has come early for rapper Salomon Faye. Faye recently released visuals for his single, “Luv”, featuring fellow newcomer Raveena. Directed by Baldomero Fernandez and Vincent Oshin, the visuals for “Luv” are almost as tender and endearing as its lyrics. The song will be included on Faye’s highly anticipated STIMULATION EP. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is …

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A Lush for Color. | Jack Vanzet.

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[dropcap size=small]H[/dropcap]ailing from Melbourne, artist Jack Vanzet groovy aesthetic reminds us of a lush LSD trip—not that we have ever gone anywhere near that stuff. Vanzet, who is also a music producer, melting and moving colors, creating various textures and irregular patterns. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture …

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Light Lines. | Carlo Bernardini.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]prawling in all their glory, Carlo Bernardini‘s light sculptures invoke a majestic awe that is usually reserved for Hallie’s Comet or the aurora borealis. Bernardini uses precise angles to create illuminated geometric displays, displays that can be installed anywhere from indoor spaces like common galleries to outdoor space like the Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi in Milano.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is …

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Hidden Gems. | Ramon Todo.

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[dropcap size=small]R[/dropcap]ecent works by Ramon Todo play heavily on contrast, displaying two different aesthetics in one bipolarized sculpture. The Tokyo born artist takes sections of glimmering glass and inserts them into far more lackluster objects like a stone or a book.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, …

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Matthew Chambers. | Zach Feuer Gallery.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]atthew Chambers’ solo exhibition recently debuted at Zach Freuer this week. The show features two sets of distinct pieces and a series of books from Chambers, a painter who was born in Boise but now lives and works in sunny Los Angeles. Showcased below are some of our favorite pieces that we urge you to visit and see for …

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Film Noir. | Beauty Editorial x Mia Morgan.

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Credits: Photography | Caroline Knopf | carolineknopf.com. Art Direction | Motion Mark Stetler. Retouching Camera Works, Inc. New York. Styling | Mia Morgan | miamorgan.com. Hair | Cecelia Romero using Rene Furter at Art Department. Make Up | Itsuki for Chanel at Wall Group. Models | Jenna and Marinet from DNA Models. Casting | Alina Zaikate. Manicurist | Gerry Holford using Chanel at ArtMix Beauty. …

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Odd Things. | Erika Sanada.

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Erika Sanada‘s work is adorably grotesque. She seems to be conducting a conceptual crossbreeding between canines and marsupials, creating these lovable hairless pups and putting them in precarious positions—usually with invasive fledglings. Sanada’s pieces have a morbid, anxious appeal that makes them vulnerable and endearing. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of …

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Pieces of Her. | Marie-Florentine Geoffroy.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]arie-Florentine Geoffroy‘s work seems to come in pieces. The sectioning off has an ironic togetherness and the geometric framing brings an abstract authenticity that resembles something from an Earth Science textbook.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we …

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SOMEWEAR. | Lucia Fainzilber.

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[dropcap size=small]L[/dropcap]ife is all about patterns. These patterns may not exactly match or mesh with one another but if you consider the bigger picture, it all makes sense. In the series Somewear, Lucia Fainzilber not only examines these patterns, she focuses how on the concept of “self” can become lost in them. Is it possible to isolate our more pure self …

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In There Somewhere. | Justine Khamara.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]elbourne born, Justine Khamara conjures up her own mixture of sculpture and collage—and even cubism—in her latest works. Made from UV prints and laser cut ply wood, her pieces are capable capturing one’s attention for more than a little while.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture …

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A Piece of the Sky. | Eric Cahan.

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The weather outside is frightening and stopping to enjoy the beautiful hues that mother nature painted in the sky is considered to be suicide by frostbite. Eric Cahan‘s sky sculptures remind us of a season when higher temperatures were the norm and stopping to ogle at the wondrous gradient in the sky didn’t result in pneumonia or hypothermia. The sculptures …

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Pulp Ficticious. | Blaze Benjamin Brooks.

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[dropcap size=small]B[/dropcap]laze Benjamin Brooks recently offered a beautiful ode to the cult classic film, Pulp Fiction. Pulp Ficticious features some of the film’s most recognizable characters submerged in Brooks’ signature aesthetic. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we …

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Top 10 of 2014.

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Welcome back and Happy New Year Quiet Lunchers. Here are some of your favorite posts from yesteryear! [su_row] [su_column size=”1/2″] [su_heading size=”22″ margin=”0″]No. 1[/su_heading] [/su_column] [su_column size=”1/2″] [su_heading size=”22″ margin=”0″]No. 2[/su_heading]  [/su_column] [/su_row] [su_custom_gallery source=”media: 61716,60042″ link=”custom” target=”blank width=”550″ height=”365″ target=”_blank”]   [su_row] [su_column size=”1/2″] [su_heading size=”22″ margin=”0″]No. 3[/su_heading] [/su_column] [su_column size=”1/2″] [su_heading size=”22″ margin=”0″]No. 4[/su_heading]  [/su_column] [/su_row] [su_custom_gallery source=”media: 59381,56619,” link=”custom” target=”blank width=”550″ height=”365″ target=”_blank”] …