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Final Week, Closing Brunch Sat Oct 19, 11a-2p:“Totem” Nancy Azara, Amy Brener, Matthew Craven, Melanie Daniel, Jeffrey Gibson, Emily Noelle Lambert, and Trish TillmanAsya Geisberg Gallery, 537B W23rd St., NYCan exploration of both the aesthetic qualities of totemic sculpture, as well as the symbolic, narrative, and trans-cultural borrowing of indigenous motifs endemic to much current art and culture.  With a combination of sculpture, painting, and works on paper, the exhibition finds traces of a notion of totem whether in material or narrative choices, in works by seven artists from diverse origins. Jeffrey Gibson draws on his Native American heritage, and confounds the conventions of strict identity politics by combining it with Modernist abstraction, while Matthew Craven jumps across nations and cultures, disrupting strictly “authentic” narrative implications. Trish Tillman investigates her newly-discovered Native-American heritage for its suggested personal mythology, and conflates it with her pre-existing interest in the shamanistic rituals of everyday life. Melanie Daniel and Nancy Azara explore the narrative power and traditional totem’s use of figurative and animal parts, as symbolic, repetitive, and non-mimetic strategies. Amy Brener and Emily Noelle Lambert create towering, stacked forms in freshly distinctive approaches and materials.
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Final Week, Closing Brunch Sat Oct 19, 11a-2p:

Totem
 Nancy Azara, Amy Brener, Matthew Craven, Melanie Daniel,
 Jeffrey Gibson, Emily Noelle Lambert, and Trish Tillman

Asya Geisberg Gallery, 537B W23rd St., NYC

an exploration of both the aesthetic qualities of totemic sculpture, as well as the symbolic, narrative, and trans-cultural borrowing of indigenous motifs endemic to much current art and culture.  With a combination of sculpture, painting, and works on paper, the exhibition finds traces of a notion of totem whether in material or narrative choices, in works by seven artists from diverse origins. Jeffrey Gibson draws on his Native American heritage, and confounds the conventions of strict identity politics by combining it with Modernist abstraction, while Matthew Craven jumps across nations and cultures, disrupting strictly “authentic” narrative implications. Trish Tillman investigates her newly-discovered Native-American heritage for its suggested personal mythology, and conflates it with her pre-existing interest in the shamanistic rituals of everyday life. Melanie Daniel and Nancy Azara explore the narrative power and traditional totem’s use of figurative and animal parts, as symbolic, repetitive, and non-mimetic strategies. Amy Brener and Emily Noelle Lambert create towering, stacked forms in freshly distinctive approaches and materials.

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Electrified
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Ralph Lauren Home

With a focus on authenticity and quality, Ralph Lauren Home produces pieces that reflect a refined sense of luxury and character
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Ralph Lauren Home

With a focus on authenticity and quality, Ralph Lauren Home produces pieces that reflect a refined sense of luxury and character

Explore Now

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brooklyntheory:

Taxi, Financial District, NYC
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brooklyntheory:

Taxi, Financial District, NYC

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Scan 25 by natcatwil on Flickr.
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alexsegura:

John and Paul in Oberlautern/Austria, March 1965

scan from The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones. Sound Opinions On The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Rivalry

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Nature (by ►CubaGallery)
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photojojo:

One of the most common fish sold in pet stores is the Siamese Fighting Fish, usually called a betta.

Visarute Angkatavanich captured these incredible portraits of betta fish that seem to be suspended in midair. 

Uncommonly Beautiful Photos of Betta Fish

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america in one picture
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america in one picture

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