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Art Travel Tane Mexico

Tane- hand crafted Silver- Mexico

I have a fascination with Mexico because of the culture, cuisine and the warmth of the people. The craftsmanship in Mexico is astounding. There is such attention to detail and design. When it comes to Silver my go to is Tane. Currently they only sell online so if you like a piece you must venture to Mexico to purchase it. …

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ART Travel Casa Gilardi MexicoCity

Casa Gilardi- Mexico City

I was introduced to the work of Mexican architect and engineer Luis Barragan by a Mexican client of mine because of the love I have for architecture and design. Once again, my international travels have opened my mind and exposed me to areas I would have not encountered if it wasn’t for my travels. Luis Barragan is the only Mexican …

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Music Bose Portable Speakers

BOSE Portable Speakers- My go to Speakers for Travel!

For those of us that travel a great deal for business it is wonderful and comforting to have items with us that make us feel welcome on the road. For me, music is paramount because it places me in a state of Zen and reminds of positive moments. I might be far away from home, but my music connects me …

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Travel Art Oculus NYC

OCULUS- World Trade Center- New York

The OCULUS at the World Trade Center designed by Spanish Architect Santiago Calatrava is supposed to represent a winged dove. The Ocalus is a 365,000 square foot retail and dining emporium and transportation center located right next to One Word Trade Center, Liberty Park and the National 911 memorial and museum. The OCULUS is significant because it is a gathering …

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Art FarahSoltani Iran

Farah Soltani- Emerging Artist Iran

What a better way to establish a dialogue between countries and cultures than through art. At a recent Magic in Monaco art event that auctioned off and raised funds for emerging artists globally I met a lovely Iranian artist trained in Dubai named Farah Soltani. I am no way an art expert nor collector but for me art is about …

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Fashion Art MingRay

MING RAY- Exquisite Accessories

I am in awe of creative people that have a vision and will not settle until they realize their vision. Ming Ray https://www.mingray.com/about/ is an exquisite luxury accessories brand based and designed in London but each piece is made in Italy. Each handbag is a work of art with intricate details that include butterfly handles, crystals and beautiful leather and …

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Art Kusama Hirshhorn Feature

YAYOI KUSAMA- INFINITY MIRRORS- HIRSHHORN

Art feeds my soul and one recent exhibit has transfixed me. Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC. is breathtaking. The Exhibit opened to rave reviews on February 23th and will continue until May 14, 2017. With record breaking crowds, extended museum viewing hours and complimentary timed passes to make the exhibit move …

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YAYOI KUSAMA- HIRSHHORN- PART II

On this International Woman’s Day I decided that I had to give more love to Yayoi Kusama and her vision for being on the vanguard of the art scene. Kasuma was born in Japan in 1929, studied traditional Nihonga painting, lived in New York City and returned to Japan in 1973 where she currently resides because of health reasons. This …

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Art MAXXI Rome Feature

MAXXI (National Museum of 21st Century Arts)- ROME

I adore Rome for the history, culture, architecture, cuisine and fashion but on a recent trip to Rome I was blown away by the MAXXI museum for the sheer beauty of the contemporary structure designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid. The MAXXI is a stunning modern structure amid Rome’s historical structures. The juxtaposition of the MAXXI with the surrounding …

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Art Sanjay Kasiwal. F02

Sanjay Kasiwal- Exquisite hand made jewelry

My grandfather on my mother’s side was in wholesale jewelry in the Middle East, so you can say that I have jewelry in my veins. Twelve years ago, on a trip to Jaipur India I had the esteem pleasure of meeting Sanjay Kasiwal the owner of the Gem Palace in Jaipur and his namesake stores in New York and other …

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