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Two elderly artists painting.

An Art Gallery for Those Aged 60+

The world of gallery artists is a young world. Mostly, it is full of either the young outbreak star, or the middle-aged men who were young outbreak stars thirty years ago and have done nothing but commit their lives to art since. Marlena Vaccaro’s gallery is a craigy boulder in that youthful stream. Her space, […]



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A clean photo of the Intimisms exhibit.

Intimisms

Intimism is a genre of art (and occasionally literature) depicting close, confined, intimate scenes, often with emotional weight and implied story, often of the domestic sort. “The Bedroom” by Van Gogh would be an example, though he would not have identified it as such. The term came about just a little later, with artists like […]



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The Smithsonian museum on a sunny day.

5 Smithsonian Exhibits to Check out This Summer

The Smithsonian Institution was established in 1846 and is currently the world’s largest museum and research complex. Consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities, its mission is to shape the future by preserving our heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing their resources with the world. A number of […]



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An enormous Richard Serra sculpture at the new SFMOMA.

SFMOMA Finally Opens!

It’s a monumental week in the arts community. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, previously closed for two years while the museum underwent massive construction, renovation, and addition, has finally opened its sparkly new doors to the public. Three years and $305 million have made for a museum that is rich, beautiful, and that’s […]



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Q-Tip performing.

Kennedy Center Gets its First Hip-Hop Director

For the first time in its long history, the Kennedy Center will focus on hip-hop music and culture for the 2016-2017 season. The organization has appointed rapper and producer Q-Tip to curate the selection, a year-long festival of performances and the arts. This is Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter’s first season of programming. The year […]



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Red and black illustrations of the many forms superheroes take.

Superheroes in Gotham

Superhero comic books as we know them were born in New York City. Superman, Batman, Spiderman, they were all published there first. And this winter, they will all be honored in their hometown by a months-long exhibit at the New York Historical Society. “Superheroes in Gotham” will feature the most iconic superheroes of the past […]



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NYC Galleries Still Recovering From Hurricane Sandy

It’s been a month-and-a-half since Sandy struck New York City and its art community particularly hard. And still, galleries are struggling to recover from the hurricane. There have been countless volunteers and helpful neighbors to help them along the way, something that’s particularly heartening among so much devastation. Ground level or below ground storage areas […]



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