A typical idealistic/naive New York City twenty-something, hovering on the outskirts of the art world, who is fascinated by the creative process. Loves to find out how people make what they make or do what they do. Daydreams of the good old days he never experienced and exotic locations he will probably never be fortunate enough to occupy.
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5 Reasons to Love Miles Davis

Miles Davis is one of the great musical figures of the twentieth century. His contributions to the field of jazz are immeasurable and he is remembered as both an innovator and popularizer of the music, always pushing the status quo of ...
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Zaha Hadid: Architecture Unbound

In the world of inventive contemporary architecture there are a few notable names that come to mind: Frank Gehry, Renzo Piano, Tom Wright, Jean Nouvel and Sir Norman Foster just to name a few. All white men. The architectural world ...
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4 Lessons From the Life of Orson Welles

Orson Welles has a varied reputation depending on who you ask. He lived many lives. Some cite his egotism and success as a Broadway theater director during the Depression. Others mention his War of the Worlds broadcast which, according to legend, ...
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3 Breathtaking Works by Sculptor Isamu Noguchi

Isamu Noguchi is one of the most important and underrated sculptors of the twentieth century. He was the product of two separate worlds, spending his life trying to reconcile his Japanese and Western heritage and influences. Much of his life was ...
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5 Creatives Who Didn’t Quit Their Day Jobs

Ah, the good life! Waking up, sitting down to work, no responsibilities but to create! This is the life that many creative people desire but very few are actually lucky enough to get. Most of us (those without immense private fortunes ...
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6 Things Creatives Can Learn From Louis C.K.

Comedian, writer, filmmaker, TV show creator, and actor Louis C.K. has been getting an increasing amount of attention lately and for very good reason. He is incredibly hard working and talented. Not only is he a comedian who sells out ...