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Form and Void. | Mirawek Wolff.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]irawek Wolff creates Baroque style collages that bear a strong resemblance to classic paintings by the Old Masters, but with an obvious surrealistic tilt. Form and Void, featured below, is a fine example as to how Wolff bends your perception of what shapes reality while still keeping a footing in the traditional realm of fine arts.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is …

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Answering the Call of Duty. | Keith Negley.

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[dropcap size=small]F[/dropcap]or a documentative artist like Keith Negley, capturing the peculiar aspects of his life, and even ours, is second nature. Aside from his brilliantly offbeat aesthetic, Negley’s subject matters is what really pokes a conceptual finger in the mind’s eye. Whether he is humorously illustrating the extracurricular activities of a gamer, revamping the god Anubis or lamenting over the …

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Torso. | Anders Krisár.

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[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]itled Torso, Anders Krisár‘s latest sculptures expound upon on immaculate intimacy. The sculptures’ aesthetic suggest perfection, unaffectedness but their arrangement tell a story love and emotional vulnerability.   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 …

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Do Not Disturb. | Cristina Coral.

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[dropcap size=small]H[/dropcap]uman beings are social creatures but every now again we just want to be left alone. Strangely, the same goes for the environment that surrounds us. In Do Not Disturb, photographer Cristina Coral explores the idealistic concept of something and/or something remaining unchanged and untouched.       Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote …

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Color Study. | Klas Ernflo.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]weet, vibrant and minimal, Klas Ernflo‘s Color Study is a library of hues packaged in casual drips. Ernflo even throws us for a loop by including plaids. 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 …

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Smuggler’s Blues. | Chapter 8: City of Death.

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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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Spangler’s Banner. | Tyler Spangler.

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[dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]t’s hard to determine whether or not Tyler Spangler is living in reality. For an artist who is constantly producing such enrapturing surrealism, there is no way Spangler cannot become engulfed in his own conceptual quicksand. He has created his own realm, his creative providence where he bends the laws of pattern, color and form.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch …

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Phantom Menaces. | Martine Johanna.

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]ith the exception of her latest piece, “Boys Don’t Cry,” Matrine Johanna‘s work puts a latent focus on extremities, both existing and non-existing. Her aesthetic is heavy with emotion, cloaked in deep, rich color and skewed with accents of surrealism. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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Scramz LIVE at House of Vans.

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[dropcap size=small]B[/dropcap]AFhouse chief Scramuel L. Packson, Scramz for short, recently tore it down during his performance at House of Vans’ “Open House.” Scramz wasted no time in getting the crowd amped and by the end of his performance he was slinging bars like a man possessed. Word on the street is that the Brooklyn rapper is currently working on a …

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Magic Garden at Munch Gallery. | Bubi Canal.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]panish artist Bubi Canal recently debuted his solo show at Munch Gallery this past weekend. His second exhibition with the gallery, Magic Garden features all new photography and sculptures from Canal that further adds to his enchanting lexicon of colorful imagery and abstract cheer. It also included a captivating video installation. Opening night saw a throng of supporters and curious passersby. …

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700 Fill. | RATKING.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]pring is at our doorstep but RATKING’s winter inspired 700-Fill may have you far too entranced to answer its knock. The trio took part in the growing tradition of “taking them by surprise,” and decided to ambush their listeners with their latest EP. Despite my occupational obligation to keep my nose in everything, I had no idea about 700-Fill. …

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Witch Way Did She Go? | Camille Chew.

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[dropcap size=small]C[/dropcap]amille Chew stirs a cauldron of patterns and symbols in her series, Witches. Chew concocts a delicious brew out of minimalism and the occult, and the overall aesthetic has us under her spell. She even goes as far as to add an extra dose of charm in the form of modern wardrobe selections. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online …

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Carousel. | Chris Moon.

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[dropcap size=small]C[/dropcap]hris Moon recently debuted his solo exhibition, Carousel, in Chelsea. Not a lot of artists have got the bullocks to debut during Armory Week but Moon, a British painter with brilliant creative ability and an infectious demeanor, slew nearly every giant in the valley with a luminous display of bleeding colors and resilient silhouettes. Housed in an old building that …

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Fragilely Woven. | Michelle Taylor.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]ichelle Taylor‘s ceramic pieces are comparable to a silent scream. The aesthetics are relatively muted but the concept howls with a great contrast that makes her pieces the picture perfect portrait of delicate violence. 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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The Unknowing and The Knowing. | Paul Kaptein.

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Sculptor Paul Kaptein pulls a conceptual switcheroo in his two most recent series, The Unknowing and The Knowing. Kaptein is known for warping wood into awe inspiring pieces that toy with the perception of the audience. The Unknowing. (2015) The Knowing. (2015) Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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Broken. | Pieter van den Heuvel.

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[dropcap size=small]P[/dropcap]ieter van den Heuvel‘s Broken is an amusing series with some dark twists and turns. The Amsterdam based illustrator is playful at first but by the time the book ends, you learn the meaning of being broken—both literally and figuratively.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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The Return of Rap. | Kane Mayfield.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap] sentient fit of sweet jazz, poignant poetry and terse streetlore, Kane Mayfield’s debut album, Return of Rap, is perhaps the most genuine project I have heard in a long time. The title, ambitious and gallant, makes a confident promise. For those who are fans of the music, this title means salvation, redemption. Rap, subjectivity withstanding, isn’t quite the raw art …

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Canis Major I-I. | Gregor Gaida.

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[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he fractal nature of Gregor Gaida‘s Canis Major I-I is beyond intriguing, it is a metaphorically sound sculpture that illustrates the willingness of human perception. Gaida leaves bits and pieces missing, prompting our brains fill in the holes. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but …

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Sem título. | Angelo Venosa.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]ngelo Venosa‘s Sem título is a winding, twisting sculpture with a hypnotizing aesthetic. Living and working in São Paulo, Brazil, the sculptor’s cultural surroundings has definitely had a pleasing influence on his work. 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 …

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Smuggler’s Blues. | Chapter 7: Flower of Bekaa.

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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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Seeing the (un)SCENE.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]rmory Week was an edifying blur. Between Scope, Volta, Pulse and the actual Armory Show, this year’s fair goers were being pulled in all sorts of directions. But while these staple fairs strove, there were some newcomers that made some unique noise of their own. (un)SCENE, a young fair located just a few blocks from the Armory Show, was …

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The Grey Area. | Sarah Sofie Nørbo.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]arah Sofie Nørbo addresses ageism and more specifically the taboo of getting old in her series, The Grey Area. In an accompanying statement, Nørbo points out that a recent test showed that the average person in Denmark thinks that one must only call a person old, when the person is 75 or older. Nørbo also brilliantly highlights the fact that 75 also happens …

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The Armory Show. | Day 2.

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[dropcap size=small]D[/dropcap]espite Mother Nature’s dandruff, the Armory Show still managed to pull in a huge crowd of art enthusiasts who refused to a little “bad weather” keep them away one of the most anticipated art fairs in New York City. Those were willing to trudge through the snow found the trip to well worth it. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a …

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The Armory Show. | Day 1.

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]hile the last weeks of winter has New York City in a deep freeze, Armory Week is just getting warmed up. Located at Pier 92/94 in Hell’s Kitchen, the Armory Show is host to a slew of galleries and artist eager to show New York what they are made of. Below are some of the standout pieces we encountered …

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Death Under Glass at Barts Pathology Museum.

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[dropcap size=small]L[/dropcap]ondon is in for quite a treat today. Created and curated by Marianne Hamel, a forensic pathologist, and Nikki Johnson, a forensic photographer, Death Under Glass is a raw, almost violent—but beautiful—portrait of the body’s inner workings. Extreme close-ups of gunshot wounds and tattoo ink trapped in the dermis create a sense of molecular intimacy. Hamel and Johnson then cleverly reappropriate …

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Chic Shit. | Modern Vice.

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[dropcap size=small]L[/dropcap]oafer season is almost here and we have our eyes and hearts set on Modern Vice’s Chic Shit Velvet Loafers. Brash and stylish, these shoes are handmade using soft, rich Italian velvet. 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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Rémy Zaugg at Brooke Alexander.

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[dropcap size=small]R[/dropcap]émy Zaugg’s work is barely noticeable. Zaugg was critical to the construction and observation of contemporary culture, yet you can still walk past his contributions as if they never existed. Zaugg’s work is not here. But you can find his work at the Brooke Alexander Gallery. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects …