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
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
The Other Art Fair in Brooklyn presented by Saatchi Art, is back in-person featuring a curated selection of independent artists from all over the world. With a wide range of prices starting from as little as $150, there are many choices for first time buyers, seasoned buyers and gallery owners. The fair runs thru July… Continue reading A Brooklyn Gem
For those who love a well designed home, no matter the size (or the size of your bank account), you can add great functional pieces that does double duty as art. Using the right mix of pieces will enhance any home making it even more beautiful. Especially with this past year people are paying more… Continue reading Home Decor as Art
Meet New York City’s newest public park, Little Island, on the Hudson River off Pier 54. Little Island is located in Hudson River Park and was once home to the Lenape tribe. Between 1910 and 1935, Pier 54 operated the British Cunard-White Star line, serving as a point of departure and return for trans-Atlantic ocean… Continue reading Little Island NYC
A $1.6 billion transformation of the 1913 Beaux-Arts post office decades long project exceeded expectations of most visitors. The Moynihan Train Hall converts what used to be a mail-sorting hall inside the James A. Farley Building, formerly the General Post Office, across Eighth Avenue from Penn Station into a new home for Amtrak and LIRR… Continue reading Moynihan Train Hall Art
Flagler Museum in Palm Beach, Florida, features items from the Glided Age (the end of the Civil War to the 1929 Stock Market Crash). With more than 75 rooms the museum was originally the winter retreat of Henry Flagler in 1902. Flagler Kenan Pavillion on the grounds of the museum houses Railcar No. 91, the… Continue reading Flagler Museum, Palm Beach
Figurative painter Silvio Porzionato paints photorealistic works in acrylic or oil using colorful palettes or black and white. His paintings are frequently large scale of personal reflections on men and women that he often bases on photographs of himself and his friends. Featured image: Black Series #28, oil on canvas.
Here are a few brilliant works with golden touches in the compositions. Featured image: Alejandro Puente – Cuatro Estaciones, 1970 acrylic on canvas in 4 parts.