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Rising to prominence during the 1970s, Lee Quiñones is considered by many to be the single most influential artist that ever emerged from the NYC metro train art movement. A contemporary of Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Quiñones was known for being one of the first street artists to spray paint full subway cars. When asked about his work, he explained: "Street art revitalizes what the city has and probably will always have: the urgency to speak

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Podcasts have been causing quite a lot of noise lately. While podcasts have been around for about a decade, there’s been a significant surge in listenership in the last couple of years. Nowadays, whatever you’re interested in, there seems to be a podcast about it. And art is no exception. Be sure to check out the Widewalls podcast which brings interviews with various artists and art professionals. We have gathered some of the best art podcasts out there

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For a new outlook on maintaining your winter style, peep this selection of sleek yet durable sunglasses. They say you the true test of someone's style is how they dress for the cold, but finding the right sunglasses for winter weather is often lost in the transition from summer sun to snowy glare. Whether you're shredding it in the alps or braving Snowpocalypse in the city, V has got you covered

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Brazilian graphic designer Rodrigo Pinheiro is a very talented mixed media artist! His company “Paste in Place” is heavily influenced by the visual language of fashion and art, a realm in which he works daily, all refined with a pinch of Surrealism. We love all his masterpiece reworked, placing them in a contemporary context!

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In November Guido Van Helten and Fintan Magee travelled to Tehran, the capital city of Iran. This was the first time foreign artists had been commissioned to work in the country. The work marks the 50th year anniversary of the opening of the Australian Embassy in Iran and the project unfortunately started on the day Donald trump’s sanctions came into place, marking new tension between the US and Middle Eastern

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Our friend Madsteez just sent us some images from his latest mural which was just completed on the streets of New York City. Working on a cold winter day, the American artist brought to life another of his colorful piece of work which depicts a giant wave. Being an avid surfer, it was only natural for Madsteez to paint a wave in his hometown. If you are in the area, you’ll be

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Dust jacket design for “The Hobbit,” April 1937. Pencil and watercolor. Bodleian Libraries, MS. If the hobbits, elves, wizards, and dwarves that fill the pages of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic books capture your imagination, you’ll want to book a ticket to New York. Reading The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings remains a right of passage for many young adults, with aficionados of Tolkien immersing themselves in Middle-earth mythology. Millions have followed along with the adventures of

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Finding a good facialist is kind of like finding a good partner: Most of us have to shop around a little before we settle on "the one." And, much like bad relationships, bad facials can leave us unhappy, dissatisfied, and maybe a little emotionally scarred from the experience. For that reason, personal recommendation is easily the most desired way to book a facial: You want to make sure you’re in trusted,

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Anyone can deploy a desiccated leaf as a table decoration. But John Derian always seems to have the perfect dead leaf, heroic in scale, robust in form, with an exquisite craquelure to betray its delicacy. It’s also completely commonplace to leave a bunch of flowers to wilt on a mantel. But Derian, the beloved New York design maestro and duke of decoupage, appears to command his floral beauties to wither and die

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