VOL. 12.09.2018 | SUNDAY SELECTS

SILVIA POLOTO



Poloto has worked in a variety of media, including photography, sculpture, painting and video. Elements of each of these media find their home in her current work.



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HOLLY ADDI



Holly Addi’s works examine energy, space, and landscape through tempered abstraction. By applying abstraction, Addi constructs intense personal moments masterfully created by means of rules and omissions, acceptance and refusal, luring the viewer round and round in circles.



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BILL CLAPS



Visual artist and writer Bill Claps meditates every morning. “I find that the most important thing to me is to listen and be open to what the world presents to me. It’s amazing what happens to me when my mind is clear,” says Claps.



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LORI COZEN-GELLER



During the art process, Cozen-Geller looks to capture the emotions of the heart and mind and places them into visual form within space.



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WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO SEE ALPACAS IN PERU’S SACRED VALLEY



Machu Picchu is the area’s most popular tourist stop, but the land beyond is home to lesser-known ruins, artisanal crafts and an innovative food scene.



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SPANISH FRENCH TOAST



There is French toast, and then there are torrijas, the Spanish version



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RED BERRY, CABBAGE AND ALMOND SMOOTHIE



Another high-anthocyanin red smoothie, this one also delivers the benefits of red cabbage, a cruciferous vegetable high in antioxidant-rich sulfur compounds, and almonds, a very good source of manganese and vitamin E.



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TO STAVE OFF WINTER’S CHILL, HONEYBEES HUG



When staying warm is a matter of survival, they use this tried-and-true strategy



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ARCHITECT AND STARTUP FOUNDER



 

Today on Obsessed with Design I’m chatting with the founder of Atelier home design app, Andrea Orrego. Her mission is to expand the horizon of Design and make it reachable in every community in the world.





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VOL. 12.02.2018 | SUNDAY SELECTS

    
BRANDON REESE





Brandon Reese’s focus on experimentation and varying techniques relates to his belief that the best part of life is the process, “My art wears the fingerprints, cuts, dents and other texturing as a roadmap and documentation of its creation.”

 

 

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ADAM WAIMON





Adam Waimon is a sculptural glass artist. Inspiration for his work is drawn from a multitude of sources, from the natural world, architectural design, to transitional life experiences.



 

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URSULA O’FARRELL




O’Farrell has focused her painting almost entirely on the depiction of women, reflecting no doubt a concern about her own identity. These canvases are done by an artist who has absorbed the lessons of Action Painting and are done with a vigorous brush, probably also with a palette knife and a trowel with lush paint slathered on to the support.


 

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MICHELLE Y WILLIAMS




Williams seeks to find balance within the work; experimenting and exploring ways to refine her craft without self-constraint. “If I am able to engage the observer, make a connection which couldn’t be conveyed verbally and ultimately elicit a visceral reaction - my work is done.”




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BRUCE NAUMAN, THE ARTIST’S ARTIST




In the past half-century, he has created masterpieces in nearly every medium and, in the process, pushed the limits of what art can — and should — do.




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CURRY LEAF POPCORN CHICKEN




This recipe is one of our favorites from Nik Sharma’s Season, our October 2018 Cookbook Club pick.




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OLD HICKORY




I like to pay homage to the lesser known New Orleans cocktails,” says Maxwell Britten, head bartender of Brooklyn cocktail bar Maison Premiere.




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INSIDE LIEV SCHREIBER’S INDUSTRIAL NYC APARTMENT




Liev Schreiber enlists Ashe + Leandro to turn his old bachelor pad into a home for him and his two sons.




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JOAN JETT’S REPUTATION, AND A LONG-DISTANCE CON




Donald Trump says trade wars are “easy to win,” but the volatile repercussions of tariffs are making his party very nervous about the midterm elections.




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VOL. 11.25.2018 | SUNDAY SELECTS

    
PATRICIA LARSEN



Many who experience a painting of Patricia Larsen think it’s the work of a Zen monk, someone who’s mastered the elements of purity - but it’s Larsen’s memories of playing in Albertan prairie fields that melt into her images.



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DOUG FREED



Doug Freed attempts to capture the mystical light found in natural atmospheric effects: the haze in the distance on humid summer days, the overcast gloom of winter skies, and the softness of landscape bathed in fog, and the quieting mood of approaching darkness.



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JÁNOS HUSZTI




A challenging portraitist and emerging creator with a conceptual thinking. Huszti elaborates his constantly changing topics with momentum and precision.




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PASCAL PIERME




A lover of the outdoors, his work is directly influenced by the magical landscapes of his Southwestern home. Pierme’s pieces reflect a dialogue and love of his desert city that involves simplicity, nature, architecture and organic elements.




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THE ANTITHESIS OF A TOWNHOUSE



An updated Cobble Hill rowhouse preserves the wildness out back.



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FORGET-IT MERINGUE TORTE




It is the perfect dessert after a heavy meal, like a Passover Seder or an Easter feast.




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THE FALL SPRITZ



High-quality hard apple cider—not the overly sweet stuff you might have had—is one of fall’s greatest beverages. Cognac only makes it better.



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QUINCY | OFFICIAL TRAILER | NETFLIX



Artist. Father. Visionary. QUINCY is an intimate look at musical icon and influential legend, Quincy Jones. Available on Netflix September 21st.



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BRENE BROWN: ON GRATITUDE, VULNERABILITY AND COURAGE



This week’s episode is a replay of a powerful conversation I had with famed author and grounded theory researcher Brene Brown.



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VOL. 11.18.2018 | SUNDAY SELECTS

     
ROBERT MARS



Robert Mars’ artwork chronicles an evolving fascination with the Golden Age of American popular culture and celebrates the icons of the 1950’s and 1960’s. His paintings evoke a vintage quality of design and pay homage to the idealized age of growth and hopefulness that was prevalent in the USA at the end of the Depression.

 

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STOOLS



Exhibit by Aberson has been searching for and acquiring objects from around the world. A fusion of modern design and primitive form, these design objects are hand-selected to add texture and interest to spaces.



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HUNT SLONEM



Inspired by nature and his 60 pet birds, Hunt Slonem is renowned for his distinct neo-expressionist style. He is best known for his series of bunnies, butterflies and tropical birds, as well as his large-scale sculptures and restorations of forgotten historic homes.

 

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MARINA DUNBAR



“The minimal and reductive photographs conveyed an intrinsic beauty. Taking from their simplicity, I approach my paintings with a sense of restraint; laying down transparent shapes of color and letting the interaction of hues establish a feeling of depth and dynamic motion within each piece.”



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THE FATHER-SON DUO DEFINING PARISIAN TASTES



Jean Touitou, the founder of the label A.P.C., and his son, the chef Pierre Touitou, share a love of food and good button-downs.



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VIETNAMESE CHICKEN, AVOCADO + LEMONGRASS SPRING ROLL



Spring roll salad with hoisin crackers



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MEZCAL CORPSE REVIVER



Many of these mezcal transplants work surprisingly well, given the volatile flavors of the spirit



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LADY GAGA - SOAP (THE NEW YORK TIMES) BY MARILYN MINTER



Lady Gaga photographed by Marilyn Minter for The new york times.



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TONY BENNETT ON PIANO JAZZ



Ever-popular song stylist Tony Bennett was McPartland’s guest on Piano Jazz for the first time in 1990. Bennett vocalizes American popular songs like nobody else can.



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