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Choppin’ It Up: Lexi Bella

596: Congratulations on your successful solo show “Lipgloss and Tears” at LowBrow Artique last Friday night. I initially thought a real good lipgloss can help stop the tears when I read the title. How did this show come about and

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Choppin’ It Up: Lexi Bella

596: Congratulations on your successful solo show “Lipgloss and Tears” at LowBrow Artique last Friday night. I initially thought a real good lipgloss can help stop the tears when I read the title. How did this show come about and

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Inspiration: #3 Kathe Kollwitz

  Kathe Kollwitz (July 8, 1867 – April 22, 1945) was a German painter, printmaker, sculptor whose work offered an eloquent and often searing account of the human condition, and the tragedy of war, in the first half of the

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Inspiration: #3 Kathe Kollwitz

  Kathe Kollwitz (July 8, 1867 – April 22, 1945) was a German painter, printmaker, sculptor whose work offered an eloquent and often searing account of the human condition, and the tragedy of war, in the first half of the

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Exhibitions: Rich Simmons “London Calling” @Soho Contemporary Art

 (Words and pictures by Laurie Markiewicz) “London Calling” is the solo show of the young upcoming British “street artist” Rich Simmons at Soho Contemporary Art gallery on the Bowery. Simmons’ popularity has grown rapidly over the past 5-6 years due

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Exhibitions: Rich Simmons “London Calling” @Soho Contemporary Art

 (Words and pictures by Laurie Markiewicz) “London Calling” is the solo show of the young upcoming British “street artist” Rich Simmons at Soho Contemporary Art gallery on the Bowery. Simmons’ popularity has grown rapidly over the past 5-6 years due

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Inspiration: #2 Robert Rauschenberg

(Untitled, ca. 1954) Freestanding combine: oil, pencil, crayon, paper, canvas, fabric, newspaper, photographs, wood, glass, mirror, tin, cork, and found painting with pair of painted leather shoes, dried grass, and Dominique hen mounted on wood structure on five casters; 86

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Inspiration: #2 Robert Rauschenberg

(Untitled, ca. 1954) Freestanding combine: oil, pencil, crayon, paper, canvas, fabric, newspaper, photographs, wood, glass, mirror, tin, cork, and found painting with pair of painted leather shoes, dried grass, and Dominique hen mounted on wood structure on five casters; 86

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Choppin’ It Up: Gigi Bio

(Studio visit photos and intro by Laurie Markiewicz) In preparations for her 5th year at the G40 Art Summit in Washington, D.C. this weekend, “photo architect” Gigi Bio is taking how we see the average street corner, building, signs, and city

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Choppin’ It Up: Gigi Bio

(Studio visit photos and intro by Laurie Markiewicz) In preparations for her 5th year at the G40 Art Summit in Washington, D.C. this weekend, “photo architect” Gigi Bio is taking how we see the average street corner, building, signs, and city

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Choppin’ It Up: Big Tara

  (All Photos and intro by Laurie Markiewicz) (Monday, September 8, 2014) – What encompasses Big Tara? Other than her larger than life smile which added the “Big” to her name, this New York City native has her hand in

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Choppin’ It Up: Big Tara

  (All Photos and intro by Laurie Markiewicz) (Monday, September 8, 2014) – What encompasses Big Tara? Other than her larger than life smile which added the “Big” to her name, this New York City native has her hand in

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Choppin’ It Up: Chad Gordon

(Photos and words by Laurie Markiewicz) Everybody is familiar with the bright fluorescent orange 99cent sticker from the grocery or discount stores. They would be slabbed onto boxes of crackers or single pairs of white tube sock packages. Eye-catching to

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Choppin’ It Up: Chad Gordon

(Photos and words by Laurie Markiewicz) Everybody is familiar with the bright fluorescent orange 99cent sticker from the grocery or discount stores. They would be slabbed onto boxes of crackers or single pairs of white tube sock packages. Eye-catching to

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