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Aaron Rose, Blog

By Tom Ran

Published: April 14, 2009 under Announcements

Photo from Aaron Rose's March 29th - April 12th Collection

Photo: Aaron Rose

I’ve been enjoying scrolling through Aaron Rose’s blog posts. Updated weekly, mostly on Sundays and Mondays, it gives a glimpse into his busy life. Traveling, producing art and music, meeting with friends, installing art shows, and a bit of relaxing. What started out as a weekly account of his life has turned into an abstract collection of photoshopped photos supplemented with one liners or quotes from movies. It’s a nice escape from the overload of information. This week he visits Berlin to help with the installation of Circle Cultures latest show.

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Partners & Spade Accounting Division

By Tom Ran

Published: April 12, 2009 under Announcements

Steve Stojowski, CPA

Photo: Partners & Spade

One of the two certain things in life is about to occur this week. Leave it to Partners & Spade to assist you through this annual obligation. On Tuesday April 14th, P&S is offering complimentary 2008 tax preparation from noon to 8pm, in their front window. Steve Stojowski, a Certified Public Accountant will be on hand to help anyone that enjoys a bit of procrastination with their taxes.

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Saturday@Phillips April 25th

By Tom Ran

Published: April 9, 2009 under Announcements

Untitled, 2009

Photo: Thomas Campbell

Saturday@Phillips returns April 25th. The popular auction is made to attract a younger audience by featuring items with lower price points with some pieces starting as low as $200. Works on sale will range from contemporary & urban art, photography, design, and toy art . The entire lot will be on view starting on the 21st April to the day of the auction.

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Jenny Holzer: PROTECT PROTECT

By Aaron Quint

Published: March 12, 2009 under Announcements

<i>MONUMENT, 2008</i>

Photo: Vassilij Gureev; Courtesy of Whitney Museum of American Art

The Scout was lucky enough to attend the opening last night of Jenny Holzer’s new solo show PROTECT PROTECT at the Whitney. Despite the current pervasive feeling of economic doom and perhaps the nature of Holzer’s work, the atmosphere was very jovial throughout the exhibits. Holzer’s show is composed of a number of paintings and prints in her ‘Redaction’ series (redacted/transformed government documents) and more noteably a number of large scale LED works. The ‘Stock Ticker’ like installations project words and phrases similar to Holzer’s other works – ‘trueisms’ and government double-talk from the Iraq War. The LED works are beautiful as a pure aesthetic, but taken in the context of the current economic crisis thier image alone evokes something powerful and emotional, regardless of the text.

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PULSE Contemporary Art Fair

By Tom Ran

Published: March 5, 2009 under Announcements

Pulse Contemporary Art Fair

Photo: Pulse

If the stars are aligned and the telecommunication gods are working in our favor, we may be able to twitter from the PULSE Art Fair this morning. Reception for our phones haven’t been the best on the west side. Stay tuned…

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Art Fairs

By Tom Ran

Published: March 3, 2009 under Announcements

The 2008 Armory Show

Photo: The Armory Show

Though you wouldn’t notice it from looking outside the window yesterday, spring is coming. Along with the change of season comes a gathering of exciting art shows in museums and galleries. It’s still winter but the art fairs have arrived. This weekend will see three of the biggest fairs in the country, where galleries from all over the world will descend upon New York. It is one of the best ways to see the best of contemporary art all under one roof, as a viewer or buyer.

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FEATURES

M.Nii John Moore

By Tom Ran
M.Nii Tailor, Waianae, Hawaii 1959

Photo: Tom McBride

The photo is one of the few relics that remain of M.Nii’s history. An image that recalls the golden age of American surf culture. Three friends in front…

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Classic Car Club

By Tom Ran
Owners Michael Prichinello and Zac Moseley in front of a 1965 Shelby Cobra

Photo: Tuukka Koski

Michael Prichinello has a passion for life and speed. His eyes light up whenever he talks about one of his cars or a motorcycle project he’s working on with a…

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What’s In Store? – Outlier

By Andrew Craig
Abe Burmeister and Tyler Clemens of Outlier

Photo: Rose Callahan

Outlier’s conceptions is a testament to the uniquely serendipitous moments that life sometimes offers. Abe Burmeister and Tyler Clemens wanted to design a new breed of functional, smartly…

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