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Exhibition: Cindy Sherman

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Cindy Sherman is a woman of many faces and talents, but is best known for her unparalleled and breakthrough work as a photographer. Always interested in the arts, Sherman would pick up the paint brush first in an effort to portray the ideas trapped in her mind. Yet, she found painting a practice of copying, and decided to try out ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Fraunces Tavern

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Built in 1719, Fraunces Tavern was originally an elegant home for the merchant Stephan DeLancy and his family. But when tavern-keepe, Samuel Fraunces bought the building in 1762 and christened it with his name, the building became transformed into one of the most popular taverns in the area. Located on the corner of Pearl and Broad streets, the tavern played ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas

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Back when the Jim Crow laws had a hold on Nevada, Las Vegas was a separate and segregated community, divided by a railroad that split the city in two: east and west. The east prospered with the energetic casinos and clubs that would eventually give Las Vegas its fun-loving reputation while the Westside acquired the unflattering nickname of “Ragtown,” known ... Read More »

More Museyon: Art+Travel Europe Now in Japanese

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&nsbp; Here at Museyon HQ, we’re thrilled to announce that our Art+Travel Europe has been translated into Japanese. The folks over at Media Factory recently released the new version (called: 美術を巡る旅ガイド ヨーロッパを代表する画家達 ゴッホ、フェルメール、ゴヤ、カラヴァッジョ、ムンク) and people are already talking about it.   Check out the new reviews here, here and here. And if you don’t speak (or can’t read, rather) Japanese, you can ... Read More »

Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center

Jackson Pollock by Hans Namuth

Never had dripping paint onto canvas been so revolutionary until Jackson Pollock, dubbed by Time magazine as “Jack the Dipper”, declared it as art. Stating that his masterpieces were never by accident but a purposeful vision, and ignoring the parameters of using only an easel and brush to create art, Pollock became a prominent figure in the Abstract Expressionist movement. ... Read More »

Following in the Footsteps of The Godfather

Not only is it one of the greatest movies of all time, one of the most quoted film in history (“[he] sleeps with the fishes”), and an epic tribute to mafia romance and tragedy, The Godfather is also a dedication to the back alleys and glamorous landmarks of New York. Before filming began, the movie on its way to Hollywood ... Read More »

I Spy: Museyon Guides

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Last week we swept the streets of New York City to visit our books in some of our favorite stores. Here are some of the places where you can find them in Manhattan! Metropolitan Museum of Art Whitney Museum of American Art Barnes and Noble 86th Street Museum of Modern Art Metropolitan Museum of Art Store, Rockefeller Center Barnes and ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Coco Chanel

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  Coco Chanel. Gracefully rolling off the tongue, the name itself exudes a fierce confidence sewed together with a charming grace. Born August 18, 1983, Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel would grow up to revolutionize the fashion industry with her modernist mind, keen fashion sense, belief that women could sport the styles usually found on men, and of course, her little black ... Read More »

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