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2 Days In: Cadaqués, Spain

Streets of Cadaques

Situated two and a half hours from Barcelona on the famed Costa Brava, is the strange and beautiful town of Cadaques. Nestled into a bay, this sleepy fishing village is home to only a couple of thousand residents but because of its peacefulness and clear ocean waters, will on Summer weekends hold ten times that in tourists. There are only ... Read More »

Moonstruck + Travel

moonstruck

There are few movies that portray New York Italians with such care and passion as the 1987 film Moonstruck does with the Castorini family. The movie takes place in Brooklyn and Manhattan and chronicles the affairs of Loretta Castorini as she becomes engaged to Johnny Cammareri but falls in love with his wild, younger, brother Ronny- whom she calls a ... Read More »

News: The Concise Dictionary of Dress

curators

Commissioned by Artangel, the British non-profits arts organization supported by the Arts Council of England, fashion curator for the Victoria and Albert Museum Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips together have created a psychological look at clothing in their new exhibition, The Concise Dictionary of Dress.   The exhibition “re-describes clothing in terms of anxiety, wish and desire, as a ... Read More »

Spotlight On…The Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn

photo by Adam Macchia

It’s not often you would go to a bowling alley to do anything but bowl, but The Brooklyn Bowl isn’t your typical bowling alley. Outfitted with a 600 capacity concert space, a renowned bbq restaurant, known to have the best fried chicken in New York by the way, and a bar stocked with 10 different varieties of local brew, at ... Read More »

News: Picasso Exhibition Opens at The Met

Picasso, Gertrude Stein, 1906

There aren’t many museums that need to look no further than their own collection to present such a large and sweeping exhibition on the work of one of the world’s most famous painters- but The Metropolitan Museum of Art isn’t just any museum. Through the generosity of benefactors and donations, The Met has over the years accumulated “one of the ... Read More »

Art Interview: Nezka Pfeifer + Scranton, PA

Everhart Museum c.2007

When you think of Scranton, PA, one particular TV show probably pops into your mind. Well, lets keep the “That’s what she said” jokes to a minimum because Scranton has a lot more to offer than the Dunder Mifflen Paper Company, like the eclectic Everhart Museum for instance. The Everhart is the largest public museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania and situated ... Read More »

New York’s Hidden Alley + Art

Every street in New York holds a story and in the historical Greenwich Village, every corner does too.   Few of the millions of tourists who come to Washington Square Park every day notice the small alleyway tucked away off of MacDougal St. but hidden amongst the buildings lies MacDougal Alley. Built in the 1830s to house the horses of ... Read More »

News: A Pop Journey Through Art History

70 Million by Hold Your Horses ! from L’Ogre on Vimeo.   L’Ogre Productions did an amazing job of reconstructing famous works of art in their video for Franco-Americn band Hold Your Horses! Keep an eye out for the references to Vermeer’s Girl with a pearl earring, Munch’s The Scream and Van Gogh’s self-portrait. Read More »

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