COLOR ME ALL OVER

             Born in the Dominican Republican, Vicky Steckel and her family moved to New York City in the summer of 1980. As a young woman, Vicky immediately realized the potential New York City had to foster her artistic passions and talent for makeup.  She landed her first job as a freelance… Continue reading COLOR ME ALL OVER

REALIST PAINTER EDWARD HOPPER

  New York Movie, 1939 by Edward Hopper This month marks the 50th anniversary of Edward Hopper’s death. State of the Arts NYC wish to share one of his masterpieces.  A movie theater in New York, one of those elaborate mock palaces where Hollywood spirits us for a few hours into another world – in… Continue reading REALIST PAINTER EDWARD HOPPER

FEMALE STORIES — FEMALE LEADS — FEMALES DIRECT

Half the world’s population is made up of women, yet very few of their stories make it onto the screen. The Athena Film Festival challenges that dynamic by showcasing women stories by other women and directed by women. Many are true stories where women stand up to unfairness. Others fictionalize real life situations to encourage… Continue reading FEMALE STORIES — FEMALE LEADS — FEMALES DIRECT

WINTER ANTIQUES, COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG, REVOLUTIONS & EVOLUTIONS

Every object exhibited at the Winter Antiques Show is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 160 experts from the United States and Europe. The strict vetting regulations and the vettors’ expertise ensure that buyers can purchase with confidence.         The show was established when two young antiques dealers,… Continue reading WINTER ANTIQUES, COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG, REVOLUTIONS & EVOLUTIONS

125 YEARS AT THE NY BOTANICAL GARDENS

           Since 1891 NYBG has been a museum of plants dedicated to achieving excellence in horticulture, education, and plant research and conservation. Today it is one of the great cultural institutions in the world, a preeminent center for botanical research, a natural treasure for visitors of all ages, and a leader… Continue reading 125 YEARS AT THE NY BOTANICAL GARDENS

NY AT ITS CORE

                          Five years in the making, the Museum of the City of New York invites the press to preview its highly anticipated permanent exhibition New York at Its Core, opening Friday, November 18. This first-ever exhibition of its kind presents the full 400-year… Continue reading NY AT ITS CORE

THE SALON ART + DESIGN FAIR

          The Salon Art + Design welcomes the world’s finest galleries exhibiting historical, modern and contemporary furniture, groundbreaking decorative arts, and late 19th and 20th century fine art. Visitors will find designs by the great 20th century masters, as well as creative works by today’s most innovative young artists. Look for… Continue reading THE SALON ART + DESIGN FAIR