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Books, Ballads, and Acoustic Eastern Punk: Museyon’s “Russian Night” at WORD

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  From chanson to Russian cookies, it was a evening of Eastern Bloc delights at Greenpoint’s WORD last night. Deep in the heart of a Brooklyn neighborhood that still echoes with a long history of Russian residents, WORD played host to Museyon’s andJauntsetter’s curated night of music and travel. After some introductory remarks by Jauntsetter’s Dorothy McGivney and our own ... Read More »

Meet the Collectors: The Stein Family

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In the beginnings of the 20th century, an American family gravitated to the center of the artistic movement in Paris, France. Though these individuals were not the usual “masters” of art that impacted the artistic world previously, these famous siblings did more for avant-garde Paris than perhaps even Pablo Picasso himself. Upon first arriving in Paris, the Stein siblings, Leo, ... Read More »

French Cuisine, Classic and Extreme

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The French are known for their delectable cuisine along with the passion and creativity their talented chefs display in every morsel of their food, and Allard is no exception. However before the Allard opened it doors, the city’s restaurants had to endure the siege of Paris by the Prussians in 1870 and the unavailability of meat. It was at this ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Mark Rothko

  Born Marcus Rothkowitz in Russia, what is now Latvia, Mark Rothko is one of the forerunners of Abstract Expressionism, though it was a label he loathed to be grouped under. Rothko immigrated to Portland, Oregon from Russia at the age of 10 in 1913 but settled New York City when he was 20, after a brief two year stint ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

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  Celebrate: We officially kicked off the holiday season this week with the first night of Hanukkah on December 1st and the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. If you’re in New York City this December, make sure to head to the Rock to not only see the tree but all of the beautiful windows of Sax’s Fifth Avenue, ... Read More »

News: 400 Years of Caravaggio in Berlin

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  A new exhibition has opened in Berlin at the Gemäldegalerie celebrating the 400th anniversary of Italian Renaissance painter Caravaggio. The exhibition includes two major works, Doubting Thomas and Amor Vincit Omnia, which belong to the Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation Berlin-Brandenburg and the Gemäldegalerie, respectively. Both the works were created for the marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani and were brought to ... Read More »

Chronicles: St. Bartholomew’s

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Like many older uptown and midtown churches, St. Bartholomew’s first began downtown in 1835, near the greatest concentration of New Yorkers. But as its congregation grew, it soon built a large new church uptown on Madison Avenue in the year 1872. The church was designed by James Renwick and later embellished with a triple portal by Stanford White. In addition ... Read More »

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