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Is it Wearable? Art Jewelry
In The Age of Selfies and High Artisanship

Friday, July 18th, 2014
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In the essay-catalogue for “Unique by Design” jewelry historian Suzanne Ramljak reflects on the making of art jewelry within the social context of power, status,


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Cooper Hewitt Unveils A New Design
and Launches Major Initiatives

Friday, June 20th, 2014
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With an opening scheduled for December 12, 2014 featuring an ambitious program of 10 exhibitions, the Cooper Hewitt unveiled its new design of restored rooms


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Kara Walker’s Confection – “A Subtlety”
Draws Record Crowds at the Domino Sugar Factory

Thursday, June 19th, 2014
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Kara Walker’s monumental, sugar coated, sphinx mammy with the improbably long title, “A Subtlety Or the Marvelous Sugar Baby pays Homage to the unpaid and


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Nature and the Imagination: Romantic Landscape Drawings from the Age of Enlightenment at The Morgan

Monday, June 9th, 2014
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A small gem of an exhibition at The Morgan Library & Museum, “A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany,” presents a fine


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Decorate Fearlessly!
Easy How-To Tips from Susanna Salk

Monday, May 19th, 2014
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“Breaking rules by letting go of standard decorating practices requires imagination, boldness, and confidence that can result in lively, livable, interiors that you love” is


MANA CONTEMPORARY Celebrates the Opening of the Richard Meier Model Museum

Mana Contemporary Launches Spring Season
Exhibitions On View from May 10 – August 1, 2014

Sunday, May 4th, 2014
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With the arrival of balmy weather ushering in spring comes an ideal time for New Yorkers to step out from their usual habitat and visit


Charles Marville (1816-v.1878). Le haut de la rue Champlain, Paris (XXËme arr.). 1872. Paris, musÈe Carnavalet.   Dimensions : 27 x 36,5 cm

At the Met: A Glimpse of Old Paris

Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Charles Marville (1813-1879), a pioneering French photographer commissioned to document the city of Paris’s transformation under Emperor Napoleon III and his visionary urban planner Baron


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Back to the Future at the Guggenheim

Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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In the past several months there has been an abundance of riches in museums with surveys and retrospectives featuring artworks or artists that have had


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