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Interview: Meet Les Emmanchés, a Jazz Manouche Duo in Paris (PHOTO/VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2012 | 6:22 PM

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"Two friends, two musical instruments, two passionate fans of Django and of gypsy jazz, one desire... to share it."

Arsène Charry (guitar) and Amaury Suchon (violin) are the two young and talented musicians that make up the duo Les Emmanchés.

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French Artist Michel Blazy Plays With Foam in a Monastery

(1) Comments | Posted June 13, 2012 | 11:22 AM

A medieval monastery located a stone's throw away from the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, Le Collège des Bernardins, is a beautifully renovated Cistercian monument dating from 1248 that once served as an intellectual center where monks, teachers, and students lived and worked. Today it stands as a...

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Kusama And Cornell, An Unlikely Bond

(2) Comments | Posted June 11, 2012 | 11:45 AM

Yayoi Kusama's work is obsessive. Polka dots spread like infections across walls, canvases, objects. Boats are filled with thousands of stuffed phalluses, clothing items are covered in macaroni, and rooms with mirrors for walls are illuminated by millions of colorful neon balls.

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British Sculptor Investigates Material at Lisson Gallery, London

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2012 | 4:15 PM

Geometric, irregular rectilinear shapes of glazed ceramic leaning against one another in frozen equilibrium in intense hues of beer bottle green, black, fiery red, and blue turquoise compose the main vocabulary of British abstract sculptor and former Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon's new exhibition 'Association.'

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Celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at the National Portrait Gallery in London

(4) Comments | Posted May 24, 2012 | 11:11 AM

Walk through London at this time of year and you'll perhaps notice the parade of bold Union Jacks adorning the streets, the series of extravagantly ornate crowns glittering in the windows of Harrods and certain road restrictions around Pall Mall. In addition to the arrival of the Olympics, there's another...

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A Gallery Girl's Art Fair Diary, Pt. 2

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2012 | 12:16 PM

This post is a continuation of the events at Art HK 12 as recorded here.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Running back and forth from Art East Island (Chai Wan) back to the gallery in SoHo and to the fair and back again in the pouring rain -- no...

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A Gallery Girl's Art Fair Diary, Pt. 1

(1) Comments | Posted May 21, 2012 | 2:42 PM

Gallery girl Heidi of 10 Chancery Lane Gallery in Hong Kong lets us follow her footsteps during the week of ART HK 12.
 
Hong Kong art fair week is an exciting, fast-paced, tumultuous, and hopefully rewarding period for all involved in the art world. It is a...

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