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Music Interview: Or Zubalsky, Bushwick, NYC

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  A Bushwick native via Israel, Or Zubalsky has been making music in Brooklyn for over six years. His music project is called Juviley, which has just released a new album out called Our Choices Rhyme. You can find the album in all the traditional places but you can also grab it on Juviley’s site via a video game. Or ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Musée d’Orsay

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  Once a grand railway station, the beautiful Musée d’Orsay seemed destined to house artwork that would complement its stunning architecture and interior design. However, it was not until 1977 that the building became a museum, hosting the Impressionist collection from the Musée de Luxembourg. But before these artworks found their way to d’Orsay, they were rejected by the Musée ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to: Pitchfork Festival

Pitchfork Festival

  This weekend is the six annual Pitchfork Festival in the online magazine’s hometown of Chicago. The festival was conceived as an effort to create a moderately priced, yet still well curated, festival for music fans. And while the festival had to bump its prices this year, it still remains one of the cheaper alternatives to the summer festival scene. Read More »

Extended Travel: Ridgewood, NY

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  For history aficionados, New York is a treasure trove. And while one could spend a lifetime exploring the streets of Manhattan, the outter-boroughs offer a plethora of opportunities to see and experience the rich past that made this city great. Recently, we interviewed James T. Walsh about the art scene in the neighborhood of Ridgewood, Queens. But besides having ... Read More »

News: RIP Cy Twombly

Untitled, 1970 - distemper and chalk on canvas, 70.5cm x 100cm

Yesterday, one of the greatest living artists, Cy Twombly passed away in Rome, most likely from complications from cancer. He was 83.   An American artist, Twombly was known for his large, graffiti like paintings. He began his career in New York in the mid-1950s, a time when he shared a studio space with Robert Rauschenberg, whom he was also ... Read More »

Art Int: James T. Walsh, Ridgewood, NYC

What my eyes behold

With the housing market slowly pushing renters further and further into the outerboroughs of New York City, more and more neighborhoods are seeing an infusion of young artists whom have come in search of inexpensive housing. The consequence of this influx of younger renters in cheaper neighborhoods is gentrification, as was the case in Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Fort Greene, Carroll Gardens, ... Read More »

News: Van Gogh or Not Van Gogh

Left: Vincent van Gogh, Right: Theo van Gogh

  Is apparently no longer the question as the Van Gogh Museum’s head researcher Louis van Tilborgh recently discovered.   A question often posed by art historians is: why are there no portraits of van Gogh’s younger brother Theo when the two were so close? After years of careful examination, van Tilborgh has come-up with an answer. There IS a ... Read More »

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