Black Pearls of Pearl City

Pearl City is only two blocks from the art museum in Boca Raton, Florida, encompassing 3 streets: Pearl, Ruby and Sapphire. It is a historically Black community founded in 1915, a decade before Boca Raton was incorporated. Boca Raton Museum of Art commissioned acclaimed photographer Reginald Cunningham to photograph Pearl City residents and their community… Continue reading Black Pearls of Pearl City

Casa Brasil in SoHo New York

Casa Brasil exhibition in SoHo, New York this month brought together some of the finest artisans and designers from Brazil. To much acclaim they were able to highlight their creativity, culture and craftsmanship in the various pieces on display. The exhibit had furniture and home decor pieces from 20+ companies and 22 Brazilian designers. Many… Continue reading Casa Brasil in SoHo New York

VOLTA Art Fair New York: Discover. Connect. Collect.

It’s art season in New York – so many great shows and exhibitions on view for art lovers and collectors alike from various genres. The creativity among the various artists seem limitless with new interpretations and new ideas in works ever more pleasing to the eye in each exhibition. Shows at times can be a… Continue reading VOLTA Art Fair New York: Discover. Connect. Collect.

Fine Art at The Photography Show

The Photography Show presented by AIPAD in New York that ended yesterday was a visual feast of creative works from some of the finest photographers worldwide. The Show was held at Center415 in midtown with 49 galleries from 9 countries and 23 cities, all members of the prestigious Association of Photography and Art Dealers known… Continue reading Fine Art at The Photography Show

ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan

ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan show in New York this week featured over 300 established and emerging design brands from more than 25 countries at the Javits Convention Center. The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), is North America’s leading show for contemporary furnishing design, with an emphasis on original and sustainable products. WantedDesign Manhattan is dedicated… Continue reading ICFF x WantedDesign Manhattan

Multi-Cultural Celebration

New York City hosted today the first Asian American and Pacific Islander Cultural and Heritage Parade as part of a month-long celebration of the people of this community. As the fastest growing demographic in the USA, Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are a major part of the creative and business growth of New York… Continue reading Multi-Cultural Celebration

Japan Parade

The first Japan Parade in New York City made its way down Central Park West on Saturday marking the 150th anniversary of the Japanese mission to the United States in 1872. The parade was founded to build and strengthen the appreciation and awareness of cultural understanding between the local Japanese communities and New York City.… Continue reading Japan Parade

Decades of Image-Makers At Mayo Studios

I have always admired beautiful home and interior design photography. Not just the exquisite design of the pieces or spaces pictured but also the imagination of the photographer, stylists and the assorted other image-makers that work to make the picture appealing. A beautiful chair or any other item cannot be fully appreciated if the presentation… Continue reading Decades of Image-Makers At Mayo Studios

The Art of Fashion at Sotheby’s

At Sotheby’s auction house there is more than just art for sale. The Emporium, on view in their flagship New York location, is a new retail destination featuring luxury selections of mostly fashion items that are also works of art. The selection of handbags, jewelry, watches, clothing, sneakers, scarves and other curated items represent well-crafted… Continue reading The Art of Fashion at Sotheby’s

Tartan Heritage

The New York City Tartan Day Parade was held yesterday celebrating Scottish heritage and culture. Organized by the National Tartan Day New York Committee, the parade is in its 24th year and is the highlight of Scottish-themed festivities designated as NYC Tartan Week. Participants in the parade were bagpipers, Highland dancers, clan organizations, Scottish dog… Continue reading Tartan Heritage