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THE NEW YORK TIMES REVIEWED EATING ETERNITY!

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“Entertaining, wide-ranging and gorgeously illustrated, Eating Eternity — despite its weird title — is a book you’ll want to lend to a friend. (But insist on its return.)” We are very pleased that Miranda Seymour chose to review our book, Eating Eternity: Food, Art and Literature in France, in The New York Times Book Review! EATING ETERNITY Food, Art and ... Read More »

Venice’s Newest Museum is Also One of Its Oldest

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  According to a fascinating article in today’s New York Times, one of the first true museums ever, the Palazzo Grimani, is now one of Europe’s newest exhibition spaces as the 500+-year-old structure reopens to the public after a century and a half of disuse and a nine year restoration. Read More »

Cunningham, New York’s Original Street-Style Photog, Is Coming to the Silver Screen

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  The Sartorialist, Garance Doré, Mr. Newton—seems you can’t duck out of a Fashion Week event without literally bumping into these street-style photographers or a pretty young thing posing for their lenses. Within a few short years, the top tier of these trend spotters have become franchises onto themselves, producing books, pop-up shops, clothing lines, and industry recognition. But as ... Read More »

New York’s Met and Morgan Keep Old Florence Vs. Rome Rivalry Alive

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  A fascinating little piece in the New York Times today looks at the once-contentious relationship between the Renaissance arts scenes of Florence and Rome through two current exhibitions just a few neighborhoods away from each other in Manhattan. While Rome is represented in one corner by the Morgan Museum & Library’s Rome After Raphael exhibition, which features a slew ... Read More »

Classical Cash

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  For pianist Kirill Gerstein it was the surprise of a lifetime — and a good one. The Russian-born musician thought he was headed to an interview, but the “interviewer” had some news for Gerstein: He had just won the $300,000 Gilmore Artist Award, an elite grant given every four years. Kirill is the sixth musicians to join the prestigious ... Read More »

A.O. Scott: 10 Years at the Times

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To be perfectly honest, we’re not the biggest fans of lists — whether they’re of the top 10, year-end or even the to-do variety. But in this weekend’s New York Times Magazine, film critic A.O. Scott reflects on a decade (well, almost) of reviewing films for the paper. And frankly we’re fascinated. From ‘My Dog Skip‘ to ‘Metropolis’, the critic ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Miles Marshall Lewis

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Miles Marshall Lewis is our man in Paris and your guide to the city’s Muslim hip-hop scene. The American expat grew up in the Bronx at the same time the city was crumbling and hip-hop was exploding. He currently writes about pop culture, music and more and is the author of ‘ Read More »

Making Music, Making Change

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We’ve been hearing a lot recently about Brazilian artist Carlinhos Brown. So we were psyched to see a story in the ‘New York Times’, about how the singer-songwriter-percussionist has changed his neighborhood of in Salvador, Brazil’s third-largest city. Reporting from Candyall Ghetto Square, the Candeal Pequeno studio where Brown records with his percussion band Timbalada, the Times talked to Brown ... Read More »

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