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1. Official Barack and Michelle Obama Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery Today, at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald became the first black painters to unveil commissioned presidential...
STYLE
Unisex Clothing, Accessories and Outerwear from thesalting
When holding a garment from thesalting—not just carrying it but really analyzing it; running one's fingers along the lines, feeling the fabric—you begin to understand their commitment to old-world craftsmanship. From afar, this brand's debut is...
CULTURE
Sunflower Bean's Valentine's Day Playlist for Cool Hunting
New York trio Sunflower Bean is finishing up their tour just in time for the release of their new album Twentytwo in Blue, out 23 March. To celebrate the record, and Valentine's Day, the band (aka Julia Cumming, Jacob Faber and Nick Kivlen) created...
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Photographer Christos Katsiaouni's "10 for 10" Exhibition
Being part of New York's art and fashion worlds probably means knowing Christos Katsiaouni. Gregarious, thoughtful and ever-aware, the photographer has captured some of the city's most important cultural moments across his 10-year career. His work...
TECH
DJI’s Portable, Powerful Mavic Air High-Resolution Drone
by Michael Frank When DJI launched the Spark Drone last year, anyone who likes to take photos on the move went a little nuts. Past drones, even the reasonably small, 1.6 pound Mavic Pro (three by three by four inches) couldn’t touch the .6 pound...
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"One Year of Resistance" Group Show
On now at NYC's The​ ​Untitled​ ​Space​, coinciding with the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, the group show ONE​ ​YEAR​ ​OF​ ​RESISTANCE features the work of 80+ artists—each of whom created pieces that celebrate art as activism, but...
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1. How to Freeze Soap Bubbles in Winter Weather A craze transfixing photographers lately: capturing the freezing process of soap bubbles in winter weather yields orbs with glorious, unexpected patterning. No two bubbles are the same, and footage...
FOOD-DRINK
CH Omakase 2017: Tea Drunk Private Sessions
As journalists and explorers, we are drawn to many different types of people but experts and those profoundly passionate about what they do tend to top our list. Shunan Tang of NYC's Tea Drunk is the most knowledgable individual about Chinese teas...
DESIGN
Roman and Williams New Flagship Store, Guild New York
To truly understand the capabilities of a design house, it makes sense to immerse yourself in a world of their creation. This is exactly what one experiences when entering Roman and Williams' brand new Guild New York—a 7,000-square-foot showcase of...
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Artist Sebastian ErraZuriz's Wondrous Sculptural Works
Movement defines artist and designer Sebastian ErraZuriz. Many of his cabinet sculptures are built to change shape with a gentle touch. Light art flicks from one message to another and back again. The artist himself stays in constant movement, be that...
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1. Farewell, Lil Peep Lil Peep, a musician who rose to prominence over the last two years—blending rap, emo, trap and pop—has passed away at just 21 years old. Peep (born Gustav Ahr) recorded most of his songs in his DTLA bedroom, many of which...
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Ruvan Wijesooriya: Explore the Expansion of Space
If Mick Rock is the "the man who shot the '70s," consider Ruvan Wijesooriya the guy who snapped the aughts. You might know him as the official lensman behind the book “LCD” or the photographer who captures fashion editorials for major magazines, but...
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Mean Streets: NYC 1970-1985
by Sun Bak In a time when people seem to pause only to snap the picturesque, new photo book "Mean Streets: NYC 1970-1985" is an important reminder to take off the smartphone-induced blinders. The book is compiled of largely never-before-printed...
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Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo + Andrew Mroczek's "Canon" at the Museum of Sex
Perhaps the most shocking attribute of NYC's Museum of Sex happens to be the vast amount of important information circulating within its walls. Beyond the joyous, bouncy Funland, progressive programming—both permanent and temporary—aims to open eyes...
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1. Secret Chamber Discovered in Egypt's Great Pyramid Using muon detectors, researchers have discovered a previously hidden space inside Egypt's Great Pyramid. Egyptologists have said that the chamber won't contain hidden treasure or anything...
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Matthew Tierney's Three-Act Exhibition, "Empires Fall | The Dance Goes On"
Even before entering Bryant Toth Fine Art, one can witness the power of color that's been restrained, precisely framed and hung just beyond the glass. The works, by artist Matthew Tierney, capture dancers in a position of movement, and allude to movements...
STYLE
Madison Reed's Color Bar in NYC
by Sun Bak For decades, at-home hair color has largely remained the same: making your decision at the drugstore largely based on the model's unnaturally shiny hair color on the box. The salon experience isn't too much more transparent: what...
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