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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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596 Inspiration: #1 Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden , Pittsburgh Memory, 1964 collage of printed papers with graphite on cardboard. In a 1969 article, “Rectangular Structure in my Montage Paintings,” Bearden explained his approach in making collages: “In most instances in creating a picture, I use

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596 Inspiration: #1 Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden , Pittsburgh Memory, 1964 collage of printed papers with graphite on cardboard. In a 1969 article, “Rectangular Structure in my Montage Paintings,” Bearden explained his approach in making collages: “In most instances in creating a picture, I use

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596AU brings “The Door Project” to Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen

596artistunion’s Laurie Markiewicz presents “The Door Project” at The 6th Annual Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen at the Hostos Community College Auditorium Hall in the Bronx on Saturday, March 2, 2013. “The Door Project” consists of 7 artists: Alice Mizrachi, Danielle

596AU brings “The Door Project” to Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen

596artistunion’s Laurie Markiewicz presents “The Door Project” at The 6th Annual Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen at the Hostos Community College Auditorium Hall in the Bronx on Saturday, March 2, 2013. “The Door Project” consists of 7 artists: Alice Mizrachi, Danielle