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LES MISÉRABLES
Dance, entertainment, featured

LES MISÉRABLES

The sweeping and spectacular musical extravaganza Les Misérables has been seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries around the globe. Now the motion picture adaptation that grossed more than $340 million worldwide arrives on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on March 22, 2013, from Universal […]

The Art of Common Space: Susan Lauren of Lauren & Chase Design Group on the Role of Art in Interior Design by Tina Seligman
Art, Art Gallery, Art Shows

The Art of Common Space: Susan Lauren of Lauren & Chase Design Group on the Role of Art in Interior Design by Tina Seligman

The bridge between public and private space requires a delicate balance of aesthetics and transforming lobbies, hallways, and amenity spaces with a creative flair is a specialty of Susan Lauren, Partner and Principal Designer of Lauren & Chase Design Group, Inc. Lauren often combines natural elements with site-specific visual art […]

Medallion  Financial  Corp.  Forms Fine Art Lending Company:Former Sotheby’s Lending Executive Joins to Head Division
Art, featured, Financial Planning, Investments

Medallion Financial Corp. Forms Fine Art Lending Company:Former Sotheby’s Lending Executive Joins to Head Division

Medallion Financial Corp., a publicly traded specialty finance company (Nasdaq: TAXI), has launched Medallion Fine Art Inc., to make loans secured by paintings and other works of art. The New York-based division will lend to private art collectors and art dealers. “The search for unique investment opportunities, a sudden need […]

Matisse:  In Search of True Painting— An Exploration of Matisse’s Painting Process  at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York by Adrienne Garnett
Art, Art Gallery, Art Shows, Museum Show

Matisse: In Search of True Painting— An Exploration of Matisse’s Painting Process at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York by Adrienne Garnett

I f you are an art-lover, artist, parent, teacher, student of aesthetics or of human perception, you must go to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City as soon as possible! Multiple viewings are indeed advisable. This exploration of Henri Matisse’s painting process is a great gift to […]

A Sense  of Place:
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A Sense of Place:

A rtists have always been drawn to the East End of Long Island, to its broad fields, its wild ocean-front, to its infinity of lovely bays, coves and inlets. They have been drawn for centuries to this storied region that juts far out into the Atlantic, where the constantly changing […]

Dreamcatchers: “Drawing Surrealism” demonstrates how artists around the globe plumbed the very depths of the human psyche. by Sara Evans
Art, Art Gallery, Art Shows, Museum Show

Dreamcatchers: “Drawing Surrealism” demonstrates how artists around the globe plumbed the very depths of the human psyche. by Sara Evans

Alandmark exhibition at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York is, amazingly, among the first explorations of the graphic arts of the Surrealist movement. Co-curated by Leslie Jones at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Isabelle Dervaux at the Morgan, it is organized, interestingly, by technique. Surrealism […]