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The Smile. | Jean Jullien.

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[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]W[/su_dropcap]e recently discovered Jean Jullien‘s The Smile. The quaint little resin based figure is a result of Jullien combining his illustration talents with the skill of sculptor Salão Coboi. Hairless and simply dressed, the figure takes emotional matters into his own hands by drawing an optimistic smile on his face. The Smile is currently available in limited numbers, get …

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We Like 50. | Alina Negoita.

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[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]F[/su_dropcap]or us, a good photographer is someone with the ability capture a moment in time. But London based photographer Alina Negoita is more than good. Looking through Negoita’s portfolio, you cannot help but be romanced by intimacy and candidness of it all. Her memories become your memories. And just when you think she is getting a bit too sentimental, …

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Fascination Anxiety. | Alisa Minyukova.

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[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]B[/su_dropcap]orn in Russia and raised in the Lower East Side, artist Alisa Minyukova has used her bi-cultural influences to cultivate a creative vision that is currently manifesting itself in the form of enchanting jewelry. Teaming up with fellow artist Zoya Levinshteyn and Yuri Kolesov, Minyukova is one of the three brilliant forces behind Fascination Anxiety, a jewelry line that “aims …

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Pocket Full of New Dough. | Peter Nudo.

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[dropcap]M[/dropcap]erging the worlds of collage and design, Peter Nudo engages in a surreal reworking of perception and the human form. Nudo, a Cali native who works and lives San Francisco, seductively warps reality into whimsical portraits of color and off-kilter fashion. His work looks to be heavily influenced by romance and timeless vogue. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online …

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“Outta of Love” | Shan Vincent de Paul. | @Shanvdp #Sideways #SVDP

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[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none” parallax=”true” bg_image=”65539″][vc_column width=”1/1″][text_output] “Shan lets a few verses fly over a hotbed of rhythm in this new tune.” [/text_output][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px” border=”none”][vc_column width=”1/1″][text_output] [su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]S[/su_dropcap]han Vincent de Paul recently released a new single titled, “Outta Love.” Shan, with some vocal assistance from singer, Jayme, lets a few verses fly over a hotbed of rhythm in this new …

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“THE HOLE PUNCHER” | HAYLEY MCCULLOCH.

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[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]he hole puncher was a heavy steel manually operated thing, lacquered in flashy red enamel. I sometimes preferred it to toys. Maybe it was reminiscent of a mini Ferrari, a glossy candy apple, the made up lips of a Hollywood starlet. Cast ergonomically, it provided a satisfying fit in the palm when cradled in the hand. It was made to remove two …

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VIDEO PREMIERE | “When the Innocents Go to War” | Marilyn Carino.

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[dropcap size=small]M[/dropcap]usician Marilyn Carino‘s journey somewhat goes in the way of the prodigal son. A Bensonhurst native, Carino left the Big Apple as soon as she could—the week after she graduated high school, to be exact—and didn’t return until 1998. Since then, Carino has dedicated her time and talents to becoming the quintessential musician that makes this city worth living in. Her …

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Wings, Wounds and Whimsy. | Roberto Ferri.

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[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]traddling the line between new age Caravaggism and the occult, Italian painter Roberto Ferri uses the aesthetics of the Old Masters as a brilliant front for his surrealistic agenda. Ferri flirts with appropriation but stops short of being gimmicky. His style is dramatic, symbolic and marinated in bitter violence and sweet romance. Ferri’s use of a mythological concepts furthers …

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“Flowers” (Feat. SKRD) | Elbows.

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[dropcap size=small]N[/dropcap]ewcomer Max Schieble, performing under the lovable moniker, Elbows, gets in the swing of spring with his newest single, “Flowers.” Featuring rapper SKRD, “Flowers” is a delightful tune that rhythmically meanders its way to your ears, blossoming with warm vocals and a jazzy melody. Word around the water cooler is that he working on his debut project tentatively titled, Home. …

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In Private Moments. | Nakeya Brown.

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[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]e are happy to hear that Nakeya Brown will be presenting a brand new solo exhibition at Five Myles gallery! In Private Moments is set to debut on Friday April 1oth and will feature photographic and installation works by the young photographer. The exhibition will also include an artist talk moderated by “Black Contemporary Art” founder Kimberly Drew on April 12th at …

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Naturel. |x| Franklin & Marshall. | Capsule Collection.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]rtist Naturel has teamed with up Franklin & Marshall to create an awesome capsule collection. The collaboration features lightweight cotton sweaters with Naturel’s artwork beautifully embroidered on the front and loose fitting tees also featuring the artist’s cubist styled pieces. Shop it NOW!   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of …

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Sex. | Hansol Choi.

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Hansol Choi, affectionately known as Rala, is a Korean photographer with an eye for a raw but ethereal aesthetic. Sex, one of the newest additions to Choi’s ongoing mori seriese, is glamorously grotesque. The portrait—in its own clever way—comments on the hypersexualization of the female form.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects …

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New Confetti. | Andrea Castro.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]ndrea Castro‘s most recent works sees the artist further incorporating mixed media into her paintings. While Castro is still sticking to some signature aesthetics and techniques, which include a brilliant bleeding of color and obstructing the view of the subject, the presence of various reveals an evolution in the artist’s conceptual outlook. Even the titles have taken a turn …

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I Consume You. | Pandagunda.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]shraf Khoffash creates bouquets of distortion in his latest series, I Consume You. There is volatile poetry in these pieces. Khoffash isolates the chaos by placing it in a slightly warped, but minimalistic, environment thus cultivating a conceptual contrast.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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Be Nice. | Agni Zotis.

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[dropcap size=small]B[/dropcap]e Nice. It sounds like a simple suggestion but the root of the concept runs far deeper than you would expect. Agni Zotis, a Queens native of Greek descent, has cultivated an enrapturing balance within her work; it is truly free from boundaries. The pieces featured in her latest solo exhibition evince the restless interminglings of life’s extremes, marrying …

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Bubble Wrap—Not Your Typical ‘Pop’ Art. | Bradley Hart “Descendants” at Anna Zorina Gallery.

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[dropcap size=small]B[/dropcap]ubble wrap owes its proliferation to the computer industry. Initially it was designed as a type of funky wallpaper which nobody in the Eisenhower era wanted to buy. But in 1959, after lying dormant for a few years, it was realized that this would be the most effective protection for the transportation of computers—especially the IBM 1401 variable wordlength. As folks who …

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“W.T.F.” | Salomon Faye. | (VIDEO)

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[dropcap size=small]R[/dropcap]apper Salomon Faye recently dropped visuals for his single, “W.T.F.” Faye’s sound takes a rowdy turn this go around. His sound and tone has been somewhat mellow as of late but Faye takes this opportunity to mob out and turn up. “W.T.F.” has a raw black and white aesthetic that it is foaming at the mouth.   Quiet LunchQuiet …