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ART Punctuate!
New York, NY
Interests: Good conversations with people who have interesting life stories, red wine, old "mom and pop" bookstores, ephemera, museums, traveling
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Graffiti Conversations on Bathroom Walls @ The Hungarian Pastry Shop Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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An old rusty bell, discarded spring coils, splintered wooden dowels; artist Joan Rasmussen has a knack for spotting these intriguing objects and giving them new life and meaning long after their original purpose for existing has long passed. I met Joan at the SOFA expo awhile back where I was... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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On any given day there is such a variety of prayers, requests, worries, concerns, appreciations, and that I just can't keep it all straight. So upon reading Julia Cameron's The Vein of Gold for the second time, the chapter on the God Jar really stuck this time. The premise: Make... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2011 at The Artful Nomad
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Art & History Etching His Way into History Looking far younger than his 78 years, it is hard to imagine that artist Edward Eichel, was in the courtroom 50 years ago during the notorious trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann. When I first interviewed Mr. Eichel a few months ago, he... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Nick Papadakis "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." - Dorothy Parker Something tells me that artist Nick Papadakis is rarely ever bored, especially since he fully admits he is often very curious. An artist since he was a teenager, Nick Papadakis, has a body... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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I am convinced that somewhere in this kitchen there is a painting waiting to be born. Everyday I come into this old yet “charming” space and think that it needs a serious renovation. It really does. But then I think that maybe it also has a lot of "personality." Yes,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2011 at The Artful Nomad
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Jan Huling’s booth at last week’s SOFA Expo caught my eye with its vibrant colors and interesting sculpture. But it wasn’t until I got closer that I realized everything was covered in beads! Gazillions of them. Tiny, tiny beads only a few times the size of large grains of sand.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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I had to take a minute out of my oh so busy day to acknowledge this important occurrence. Soon-to-be Princess Kate Middleton can now join the likes of Jesus as having her image appear in bizarre places. At first, I rolled my eyes when I read an article that said... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Apr 13, 2011
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Would you be grossed out or intrigued if someone told you they had just purchased the most magnificent painting ever...and it was all made with human blood? I have been thinking about the Daily News article my friend sent me the other day reporting on celebrity photographer/artist Tyler Shields' latest... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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MTA: The New Acronym "Menace To Artists"? By now much of the arts community has heard about how East Village artist VH McKenzie was strong-armed by the MTA for selling oil paintings she made on discarded Metrocards. The MTA wants a piece of the action if McKenzie is going to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Last week, after receiving an announcement through the "internet grapevine", I went to see the work of Delphine Diallo and ended up having quite a unique experience. The collaged photograph on the invitation intrigued me so much that I decided I would go and see her work up close and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Posted Apr 1, 2011 at Art Calendar
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Imagine walking through the park on a Monday afternoon and suddenly hearing the violent blast of an air raid siren signaling that you have 15 seconds to find shelter before missiles strike. A group called "Artists 4 Israel" wants New Yorkers to know that this terrifying scenario is a daily... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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The Golden Life I have seen this man three days in a row. How does he do this everyday? Does he sleep in gold paint? Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Resume + Art Graphics = Sweet job at HuffPo Who says a resume can't be a masterpiece? Ok, so this is not your traditional post about contemporary, modern or fine art, but it still warrants some serious attention. The post you're about to read shows how one journalism student's "graphic... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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It's a another rainy, dreary day in New York, but once again there are a few things going on to feel sunny about. Joe Mangrum, a New York City "sidewalk artist" that I have been following has donated some of his art work for a silent auction in support of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Art & Artists Edward Eichel and his English Bulldogs Some people go to pet shops to "coo" at the cute little Beagles and Terriers , but Mr. Edward Eichel goes there to connect with the latest subject in his study of Expressionism---The English Bulldog. Mr. Eichel is a regular at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Art & Art Fairs It's the first week of spring, and it's a nasty rainy day here in NYC. But, I received a nice little pick-me-up in my email box this morning! The Arteria Gallery sent me an invitation for two free VIP tickets to the annual Spring Affordable Art... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Photo by Yazan Khalili www.sharjahart.org The Arab-speaking world has brought together 119 artists for the region's largest art show, The Sharjah Biennial. If I could get on the next plane to the United Arab Emirates to see this show, I would. Here is an excerpt from their site about the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2011 at ART Punctuate!
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Art & Life Gustav Klimt, The Kiss (Der Kuss) I have been staring at Gustav Klimt's The Kiss for the better part of an hour as it hangs prominently on the wall in the office building where I have been working. I have seen this piece several times before, but... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2011 at ART Punctuate!