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Constance Edwards Scopelitis Embraces The “Tech Effect”

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“I have returned to the scene of the crime, as I call it… That’s Indianapolis, Indiana. But I’ve lived in New York, California, London… I’ve ventured out a lot.” Constance Edwards Scopelitis.  Though Scopelitis finds the political climate in Indiana, where she grew up (“I mean hello, we gave you Pence”) really interesting to “rub up against,” especially from, as …

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another Gallery Presents ‘Fugue’ Inaugural Exhibition

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On the evening of November 29, 2018, an enthusiastic gathering of artists, curators, and collectors came out to celebrate the launch of another Gallery. Opened under the premise that New York doesn’t necessarily need “another gallery”, its ironic name plays off the concept of creating something very unusual or significant, while merely referencing it as “another”. Promising a robust curatorial …

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THE FEMOCRATS, ABOUT FACE – An Exploration of Feminism, Intersectionality and Gender Politics

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Brooklyn based artists Eva Mueller and Jana Astanov have partnered to form The Femocrats and will present About Face at Satellite Art Show in Miami, December 2018. The Femocrats, About Face is a three-part, truck-gallery installation which includes a dynamic portrait series on which the two artists collaborated as well as an individual project from each. The portraits, shot by Mueller, were inspired by a series of interviews, …

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Postcards from Miami Art Week 2018: Day 2

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The 17th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach kicked off yesterday with its super exclusive VIP preview. Benefiting from a revamped  and expanded venue (the brand new Miami Beach Convention Center) the largest contemporary art fair in the country was today in full swing yet less chaotic and easier to navigate. Art Basel Miami Beach  remains one of the best art fairs …

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Making Space: Politics of Space A Triumph by Long Island City Artists and Sculptors Guild

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Space can be a fraught term: as both abstract concept and concrete marker, space delineates a potentiality waiting to be made manifest. It can be argued that the exhibit “politics of space” achieved just this goal for contemporary sculpture. The exhibition, on view at Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City through Dec 2, 2018, featured works by participating artists drawn …

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Postcards from Miami Art Week 2018: Day 1

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December 2018- Quiet Lunch returns to Art Basel Miami Beach. Watch for our daily offerings of top gallery exhibits, satellite shows and the hottest parties in town. Every day we’ll present a special envoy pop-up blog brought to you by Curator and Arts Writer, Eva Zenardi, who’ll be carefully selecting the very best out from the myriad of events happening …

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Incubus’ Brandon Boyd Teams Up with The Surf Lodge at Art Basel Miami Beach

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Brandon Boyd, the multi-talented Incubus frontman, whose artistic (image making) output has run parallel to-if not fully integrated with-his musical offerings for more than two decades, is taking over the Surf Lodge bungalow at The Confidante Miami Beach Hotel for this year’s larger Art Basel circus on December 6th & 7th. On Thursday evening, Boyd will host an intimate dinner for …

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Bronx Native Plots World Domination From “El Bronx”

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Amuarys and Roselyn Grullon are proud children of the Bronx. Their remarkable clothing brand, “Bronx Native”, is an homage to their hometown. I spoke with Amaurys about the initial concept for Bronx Native, the ideas behind their iconic clothing line, and the future of the Boogie-Down (Bronx) in general. DB: Let me get right to it. What got you started …

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Get into the LOOP with who's who in TIME BASED MEDIA

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This is the best fair I have ever been to. Staged across three floors of the Almanac Hotel, LOOP Barcelona Fair (20-22 November) sits within the context of LOOP Festival which takes place across multiple venues (Galleries, Foundations, Museums) throughout the city 12 – 22 November. Established in 2003 at the dawn of hyper-connectivity (two years before YouTube), this is …

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The Art of Bansky – An Unauthorized Exhibition – Miami 2018

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“The Art of Banksy” Dec. 1 – Feb. 28 Noon to 10 p.m. daily at Magic City Studios 6301 NE Fourth Ave., Miami. General Admission:$35-$50 Tickets can be purchased at Unauthorized is key here. Bansky never gave his permission to showcase any of the eighty, original works on view at this blockbuster-size exhibition. Curated by Bansky’s former manager of 12 years, Steve Lazarides, and co-produced by the promoters behind Live Nation and Starvox Exhibits, “The Art of Banksy,” opened at Miami’s Magic City studios on Dec. 1 to much fanfare. It is a highly controversial exhibition because of its …