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Last week, I was surprised by an email from Marcelo Bengoechea who I hadn’t heard from since 2009 when I first posted about the woven photographs by his late brother Fernando Bengoechea. He had revived the work started by his photographer brother who died in the devastating Tsunami that hit the Indian Ocean in December […]

It’s starting to look a little bit like fall in New York but it definitely still feels like summer. I’m off on a field trip today but here are some things to do and places to go and this weekend. My new iPhone 11 Pro is scheduled to arrive this weekend and I could not […]

I can’t think of a better time to post about beach themed art than the day I leave for Nantucket. If you’re looking to decorate your summer rental, make a change, or help a graduate with their new apartment, Society6 and Saatchi Art have you covered. Society6 offers affordable art prints framed and unframed, as well […]

Are you looking for art to finally fill your empty walls or some pieces to update your summer rental?  If so, Artfully Walls has you covered, or I should say they have your walls covered. Artfully Walls is a chic, contemporary and affordable way to shop for art prints from a carefully curated group of artists […]

An Art Filled Weekend

05 . 05 . 18

If you are in New York this weekend, you will definitely not lack for things to do, especially if you like art. There is so much going on that I’m a little exhausted already but I still have two more exhibitions to see. Hope you can make it one or all but definitely wear comfortable […]

Not all museum exhibitions have to be ground breaking. Some can just be beautiful and Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is beyond beautiful. The show “explores horticultural developments that reshaped the landscape of France and grounded innovative movements both artistic and green.” It features over 150 works […]

Felt Bodega

06 . 10 . 17

New York has a bodega, or independently run convenience store, every few blocks. They are the backbone of the city but none is as awe inspiring as the felt bodega art installation titled 8 Till Late by artist Lucy Sparrow at the The Standard High Line. Over 9,000 different grocery items from toilet paper to […]

April showers bring May flowers but they also offer up a great time to head indoors. There are a lot of great museum exhibitions on view this spring and not just in New York. I am planning a couple road trips to see some of them. Here’s where you should head inside the next time it rains. Seurat’s […]

I wasn’t sure what to expect when the Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to rent out the old Whitney Museum on Madison Avenue to create the Met Breuer, new space dedicated to modern and contemporary art. Their first exhibition Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible is one of the most interesting and original shows I’ve seen in a […]

Cultivating Genius

03 . 29 . 15

Sometimes it seems like there is nothing new to discover online.  Every person and interior has been posted ad nauseam. But leave it to T magazine to feature a story in their new Design Issue about Nicola Del Roscio, Cy Twombly’s long time assistant and now president of the Cy Twombly Foundation and his home […]

Artful Arrangements

03 . 22 . 15

I’m running out of room for art in my apartment.  The only room with available wall space is my bathroom so I’m contemplating an arrangement of black and white photos.  The floor is black and white tile so I’ve worked around that theme and added in touches of blue.  I’ve just not decided yet if […]

As someone who studied art history, I obviously have a love of everything artistic.  I will admit that even I don’t understand some contemporary art though. My visit to Art Basel has opened my eyes to many new artists and galleries.  I hope to recap my trip soon and introduce you to some of what […]

It’s no surprise that Jacques Grange is such an amazing interior designer when you find out that he learned the ropes from legendary French designer Henri Samuel.  The photos here of just one room in Samuel’s Paris apartment in a hotel particulier on rue Faubourg Saint-Honoré illustrate the way he perfectly combined antiques with modern pieces to create a […]

After trying to make it to every museum in Paris this summer, I realized that there are a few museums I still haven’t visited in New York.  One of the first I am headed is The Jewish Museum to see the new exhibition Helena Rubinstein: Beauty is Power exhibition. It is the first exhibition to […]

The Musée Picasso in Paris has finally reopened after being closed for renovations for five years.  It was supposed to reopen in June but it was so mired in scandal and controversy that it was delayed until Pablo Picasso’s birthdate of October 25th. The museum is located in the Marais in the Hôtel Salé, described as the grandest 17th-century hôtel […]

Frieze Frame

10 . 19 . 14

  The most talked about and photographed art at the Frieze Art Fair in London the last few days has been the Helly Nahmad Gallery booth called “The Collector.”  Instead of displaying art in a plain white box, the galley carefully created the Paris apartment of a fictional Italian art collector in 1968. According to Art News, “Nahmad hired production designer Robin […]

Cubism is Chic

10 . 17 . 14

  Autumn doesn’t just signify falling leaves. It also means the start of wonderful art exhibitions.  One of the most exciting is Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art which is billed as “the most important exhibition of the essential Cubists—Georges Braque (French, 1882– 1963), Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887–1927), Fernand Léger (French, […]