CitizenM, the concept hotel for modern travelers, is waiting for you in Miami.

CitizenM, the hotel for dynamic travelers on a budget but who do not want to compromise on comfort, art and design, has opened its first location in Miami.  It did so in Downtown in the Brickell area: the wall street of the tropical city.  The welcoming mural created by Lakwena MaciverThe hotel, with its distinctive concept, is the brainchild of Rattan Chadha, an Indian-born, naturalized Dutch collector of modern and contemporary art. ...

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Third and final day of Pastel Live, the art of pastel as seen through the eyes of: Pierre Guidetti, Suzanne Godbout, Tony Allain, Brenda Boylan, Richard Wilson, Julie Swanson Davis, Karen Margulis, : Lyn Diefenbach and Albert Handel.

Eric Rhoads and Gail Sibley are a truly exciting pair of presenters who were able to capture all the sympathy of the audience during these three days of the convention. As a seasoned entertainer with strong entrepreneurial qualities, Eric Rhoads' versatility was well matched by the sponteaneity and enthusiasm of Gail Sibley, Editor in Chief of Pastel Today, who completed her first experience as co-host of the event.  It was Pierre ...

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Day two of Pastel Live, the art of pastel as seen through the eyes of: Vera Kavura, Susan Kuznitsky, Richard Suckling, Michele Ashby, Julie Swanson Davis, Bruce Gómez, Carol Peebles and Nancy King Mertz.

The enthusiasm of the first day of Pastel Live and the beginner's day-for those who attended-have been invigorating for what has been the second day of Pastel Live.  Opening the dancing, in the literal sense but also in the physical sense-and Eric Rhoads' energizing dances are a testament to that-are the presenters of Pastel Live: the indefatigable Eric Rhoads and the enthusiastic Gail Sibley, Editor in Chief of Pastel Today, the ...

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The majestic beginning of the second edition of Pastel Live, pastel as seen through the eyes of: Doug Dawson, Susan Kuznitsky, Lynn Howarth, Jen Evenhus, Rita Kirkman, Bethany Fields and Michael Freeman.

The second edition of Pastel Live kicks off with participants from fifteen countries around the world. Pastel Live is the four-day event entirely dedicated to pastel that boasts a faculty of more than thirty of the most internationally renowned artists. The beating heart around which the Pastel Live universe revolves is, as always, that of the ecclectic Eric Rhoads, supported by the prodigious team at Streamline Publishing, always willing to help ...

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The Pastel Live pre-event day: a must for beginners and non-beginners.

The second edition of Pastel Live, the exclusive event entirely dedicated to the art of pastel, is back as usual for the pre-event training day. The goal of the day is to teach the basics of an artistic technique, in this case pastel, but the experience actually always turns out to be much more edifying than a simple introductory course. Indeed, it is inevitable to consider at the end of the ...

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The second edition of Pastel Live, online Aug. 18-20, 2022 (with pre-event course on Aug. 17).

From August 18th to 20th, the second edition of Pastel Live, the exclusive event entirely dedicated to the art of pastel, returns by popular demand. Pastel is an artistic medium born centuries ago and used by multiple artists, among them:  Leonardo da Vinci who mentioned it in the Codex Atlanticus, and the Flemish artist Jean Clouet expanded its use by making it a true art form, not aimed only at making ...

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Sofonisba Anguissola’s Our Lady of Itria at the Ala Ponzone Civic Museum in Cremona: a tribute to the Cremonese artist and a source of in-depth Marian iconography.

The Ala Ponzone Civic Museum in Cremona, in collaboration with the Diocesan Museum in Catania, is exhibiting: Sofonisba Anguissola and the Our Lady of Itria. The Cult of Hodighítria in Sicily from the Middle Ages to the Modern Age.  The exhibition, recently extended until August 21th, puts the spotlight on the work Our Lady of Itria, created by Anguissola, and Our Lady of Mercy, attributed to the artistic scope of Deodato ...

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SPECIAL SALONE DEL MOBILE.MILANO AND FUORISALONE – Aldo Rossi. Design 1960-1997, at the Museo del Novecento in Milan, from April 29th to October 2nd, 2022

The Museo del Novecento, in collaboration with the City of Milan, the Aldo Rossi Foundation and Silvana Editoriale present, Aldo Rossi. Design 1960-1997.  The exhibition, curated by Elena Spongaro, former scientific curator of the Foundation, focuses on Aldo Rossi's design production, assembled for the occasion in a comprehensive manner. As Rossi's view of design is a change in scale of architecture, the exhibition is an in-depth look at the personality -complex, but ...

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SPECIAL SALONE DEL MOBILE.MILANO AND FUORISALONE -“Designing sustainability, celebrating beauty” is the theme of the 60th Salone del Mobile.Milano

"The Salone is Milan. And always will be. Few events are able to celebrate ‘know how' and 'know how to do well' as the Salone del Mobile does," the city's mayor, Giuseppe Sala, said in a press release. The Salone del Mobile.Milano, was established in 1961 under the direction of Cosmit -Committee Organizer of the Salone del Mobile- with the aim of promoting Italian excellence in the design sector and Italian ...

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The extraordinary donation of Steven Alan Bennett and Doc. Elaine Melotti Schmidt to the Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

The personal email from Doc. Elaine Melotti Schmidt this morning diverted Miami Niche's attention from the Salone del Mobile in Milan.  With great pride and honor, Doc. Elaine and Steven Alan Bennett announced the donation of $12 million-in artwork and cash-to the Muskegon Museum of Art -MMA- in Muskagon, Michigan, which will build a pavilion dedicated entirely to women artists. "This is a transformative and once-in-a-lifetime gift," MMA Executive Director Kirk ...

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