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LIMITED EDITION FOREVER 21 X FUBU COLLECTION LAUNCHES ONLINE AND IN ALL US DOORS AT ICONIC RETAILER | News

LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Global retailer, Forever 21 has announced its partnership with legendary streetwear brand, FUBU, for an exclusive co-branded collection, now available on forever21.com and in Forever 21 stores nationwide. Forever 21 has announced its partnership with legendary streetwear brand FUBU for an exclusive co-branded collection, The new Forever 21 […]

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Underground Museum Directors Leave as Noah Davis Show Shutters – ARTnews.com

The Underground Museum, a nonprofit gallery and cultural center in Los Angeles, announced on Tuesday that it would close its current exhibition of paintings by museum co-founder Noah Davis early. The announcement also indicated that the museum’s co-directors, Meg Onli and Cristina Pacheco, would be stepping down. Onli had joined as director just two months […]

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Ice Age animals come to life with augmented reality

Have you ever wanted to have breakfast sitting across from a wolf or watch a saber-toothed cat roar from the comfort of your living room? These Ice Age animals have been extinct for more than 10,000 years, but scientists are bringing them back to life virtually. The team developed animated three-dimensional models of some of […]

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Magic Chef Gallery takes refrigerator art to the next level

The San Francisco gallery mounted its first exhibition in September 2021 with three oil pastels on paper by the Brooklyn artist Emily Olsen. Each show lasts two to three weeks, with the exhibition calendar organized into six “seasons”. Magic Chef is the latest – and perhaps the cutest – in a long line of alternative […]

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Launch of the first NFT art forum in Saudi Arabia

Sotheby’s and the Visual Arts Commission of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture have announced a new digital arts forum in the kingdom as part of the ongoing public program for the Diriyah Biennale. The conference, dubbed the Digital Art Forum, which is a first of its kind for the kingdom, will be held from February […]

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John Wesley, an artist who could not be identified, dies at 93

John Wesley, a painter of flat, cartoonish figures who seemed to come not from the well of Pop Art but from a deeper, alien reservoir of the American unconscious inhabited by floating babies, rubbery nudes and the band’s hapless husband comic Dagwood Bumstead, died Thursday at his Manhattan home. He was 93 years old. His […]

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Here are 15 black architects you should know about – DIRT

If you were asked to name the greatest American architects, who would you choose? People like Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra and Philip Johnson usually come to mind. However, alongside these men were many black architects who also pioneered the design world alongside their white colleagues while simultaneously facing major social barriers – never achieving […]

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Spotify is reportedly hiring more employees to work on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s projects

Spotify is apparently expanding the team responsible for working on Prince Harry and Meghan Marklefor the music streaming platform, a year after the pair signed a multi-year, $25 million deal to create exclusive content through their production company, Archewell Audio. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have only released one podcast so far under this […]

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How a DC beatboxer turned Strathmore’s resident program into a Grammy-acclaimed

Strathmore’s “Artist in Residence” program has been changing lives for years. Ask Christylez Bacon, who made her beatbox a Grammy hit. WTOP’s Jason Fraley Salutes Christylez Bacon (Part 1) JThis article is the second in a two-part series on the Strathmore program. Read our conversation with 2022 Artist-in-Residence Langston Hughes II here. Strathmore’s Artist-in-Residence program […]

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Counting with Joan Didion, the archpriestess of cool

Even in “The Year of Magical Thinking”, written in the wake of the death of her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and generally regarded as Didion’s most eloquent and moving work, she cannot help but point out that she is the president of the board of her cooperative; or the name of the store in Beverly […]

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Inside the Los Angeles home of Giampiero Tagliaferri, former creative director of Oliver Peoples

Interior designer Giampiero Tagliaferri’s Los Angeles home is an object lesson in the wonders of 20th-century Italian furniture and the affinities between Italian Modernism and the Mid-Century Modern movement incubated in Southern California . Shock block with treasures both familiar and obscure, the decor includes works by luminaries of the order of Gae Aulenti, Vico […]

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Adam Neumann’s Next Act, Monster Leases and more – Business Watcher

Well, it didn’t take long. You would think that after Adam Neumann’s spectacular explosion at WeWork, he would just lay low for a while and count his millions. (Yes, Neumann, you have a golden parachute!) Well, if you were thinking that, you clearly don’t know Neumann. This week it was revealed (first through the the […]

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Signature Carlsbad condos in danger of demolition

CARLSBAD – Modern architecture enthusiasts are hoping to save a distinctive small condominium known for its whimsical appearance near Carlsbad’s Magee Park. The 40-year-old building, sometimes referred to as Victor Condo, on Garfield Avenue is one of the earliest examples of a postmodern style often referred to as “Blendo” created by San Diego architects Ted […]

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[Gamer’s World] Launch into new titles, sequels and formats with non-stop creativity in 2022

~~ ~ OK, so 2021 hasn’t quite brought the full recovery from the pandemic that many of us had hoped for. But here in Japan, where new cases of COVID-19 have somewhat taken hold (at the time of writing, anyway), the final months of the year seemed to offer a silver lining. About 80% of […]

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Valley News – Column: Trump’s unlikely legacy: More and more people now care about the facts

As the nation continues to recover from the ravages of the Trump presidency – our diminished reputation in the world, a crippled economy, escalating race relations, a setback in the fight against climate change – there is a positive development of which Donald Trump can take the credit. : It turns out that many Americans […]

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Year in review: a turning point for the arts in Aspen

Paperless tickets and vaccination cards are verified when attendees enter the Aspen Art Museum for the Monty Alexander Trio Rooftop Show at the JAS June Experience in downtown Aspen on Friday, June 25, 2021 (Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times) Pianist Matthew Whitaker performs in an Aspen Music Festival and School Recital to open the […]

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16 new musicians and groups to know in 2022

2021 may not have been the triumphant rebound in music we all hoped for when concerts and festivals were halted due to last year’s roller coaster, but despite unfavorable circumstances, performers continued to innovate. Some of the best tracks of the year have come from little-known newcomers like Daine and Gayle, while talents like Mia […]

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Death of Wayne Thiebaud: the Californian painter was 101 years old

Wayne Thiebaud is deceased. He was 101 years old. A UC Davis faculty teacher for more than 40 years, Thiebaud died at his home in Sacramento on Saturday. His death was confirmed on Instagram by his Acquavella gallery. “It is with great sadness that we celebrate the passing of a truly remarkable man, Wayne Thiebaud,” […]

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Charlottesville City Council votes on future of Jackson’s “Stonewall” statue

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – The recently removed Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson statue that once stood in Charlottesville will be sent to Los Angeles, Calif., To be part of an exhibit featuring disused Confederate landmarks. As part of its consent agenda on Monday, Charlottesville city council voted unanimously to send the statue to LAXART, a non-profit visual […]

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Twiggy Forrest steps in to help artist stolen by gallery owner Tristian Koenig

“The Forrest family bought two works of art in good faith through the gallery owner in question,” said a spokesperson for the family. “Immediately after learning that the artist may not have been paid for one of the paintings, the Forrest family contacted the artist to resolve the issue. “The Minderoo Foundation recognizes the challenges […]