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Art Travel Botero Museum Bogota 01

Botero Museum-Bogota Colombia

Colombia is a diverse country full of culture, lush natural landscapes, innovative art, modern & traditional design and cuisine. The people of Colombia are so kind and welcoming that one feels at ease right away. I just returned from Colombia where I immersed myself in a cultural tour. I will take the next few weeks to go over all the …

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Art Frieze Art Fair NYC

Frieze Art Fair-NYC

Traveling for business is taxing but when I am able to add a cultural twist to my itinerary it lessens the pain!   I was fortunate to be able to mix business travel with visiting the Frieze Art Fair in New York City at Randall Island. Held in a large white tent the space is bright and welcoming. National and …

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Art Food Travel Wynwood Miami

Wynwood- Arts District & Dining in Miami

I love when a city takes charge, taking once neglected neighborhoods and creating a thriving center for people to live, explore, dine, shop and be inspired by culture. Wynwood Arts District is just such a neighborhood where once abandoned warehouses and factories have been revitalized for multi-use artistic purposes creating a thriving cultural art scene in Miami. Wynwood is one …

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Travel Art National Gem Collection DC

National Gem Collection-Washington DC

I was so honored I was able to go on a private tour of the National Gem Collection at the Museum of Natural History in Washington DC led by Dr. Jeffrey Post, the curator of the collection. Anyone that knows me well knows that from an early age I have been fascinated by gems and minerals. These natural objects from …

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Travel San Angel Mercado Art Fair

San Angel Mercado (market) & Art Fair- Mexico City

On a recent cultural trip to Mexico City I went with a group of ladies and our amazing guide Juan Carlos to the San Angel Mercado (market) and art fair which is held each Saturday in San Angel a charming part of Mexico City. It was love at first sight for me because I adore the old world environment and …

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Art Museo Soumayo

Museo Soumaya- Mexico City

I am enamored with Mexico for its embracing culture and hospitality. On a recent cultural trip to Mexico City I was blown away by the varied and impressive local and international art that I witnessed. So much has been written about Carlos Slim’s Museo Soumaya that it was first on my cultural list to visit. The imposing structure by Mexican …

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Art Javier Marin Mexico

Javier Marin- Mexican Artist Extraordinaire

On my travels I am so fortunate to come across global artists that allow me to experience their vision. After a recent trip to Mexico City on an art expedition I came back speechless. Mexico City has so much to offer in varying types of art coupled with the exhilarating cultural scene and the warmth of the people the city …

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Art Jumex Museum

Jumex Museum- Mexico City

On my most recent trip to Mexico City the viewing of the new museums was high on my list. The Jumex Museum was on my short list because it is one of the largest private collections in Latin America. Further, the art is controversial and the building designed by my favorite British architect David Chipperfield is earthy but grand. The …

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Art Ruby

“RUBY”- New World Music by Shujaat Kahn & Katayoun Goudarzi

When I first created my lifestyle blog Fatemeh Recommends my first ART post was on the album SPRING created by sitar master Shujaat Husain Khan and luscious vocalist Katayoun Goudarzi. The collaboration between these two artists is magical and spellbinding. I have had the pleasure to hear and meet Shujaat Khan at the Freer Gallery at the Smithsonian and listen …

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Art Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol- My Art Crush

My fascination with Andy Warhol started in my youth. I was intrigued with this fragile looking artist that created a new medium and had his own posse of friends that surrounded his ever action. As a marketing executive I feel he was the original creator of social media. He tested boundaries and introduced a medium of art that was nonexistent …

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