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The Magic Veil by Stacey Blanchet

The bubbles of champagne have disappeared.   The music, lights and models have left the building.  It took six months of preparation for only 11 minutes on the grand stage of fashion.  Paris fashion week was a week of Couture collections making one’s jaw drop or scratch one’s head asking “How can I wear that???”  We look to designers as our guide for style direction, what the future of fashion will look like and of course fantasy. There is a magical veil that surrounds the world of designers in Paris. They are wrapped in a fabric of glamour, style, parties, jet…

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Eileen Hickey-Hulme – A Life in Art

Armed with nail polish, lipstick, eye shadow and various other unconventional media, artist Eileen Hickey-Hulme creates her pearlescent, abstract images often juxtaposing images of power with those of fragility. I came to NYC when I was 18, alone and pregnant, with just $250 in my pocket to meet Jackson Pollock. I got my first art scholarship when I was 9 and attended the Saturday Morning Art Classes at the Albright Knox Art Gallery in my fabulous hometown, Buffalo, NY, the "Queen City of the Great Lakes". [gallery columns="2" ids="2671,2670,2669,2668,2658"] I started using make-up to make art when I was eight years old.   I would take teeny seashells…

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Alexandra Rozenman

Alexandra Rozenman is an artist now living and working in New England after coming to America as a political refugee from Moscow at the end of the 80s. Her paintings reveal simple scenes of beauty and most often peace – a utopia so perfect that it could only exist within four walls of canvas. Growing up in the Soviet Union, Rozenman studied with well  studied with well known dissident artist Grisha Bruskin and was a part of Moscow’s alternative cultural scene of the 1980’s. When Rozenman’s family emigrated from Russia to the United States in 1989 as part of the decade’s wave of Russian Jewish…

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Kim Chi, Winner of KreARTivrausch 2014

The event KreARTivrausch took place in Muelheim, Germany. It was organized by a group of assistants in event management in training. Our aim was to combine different arts. So we created an event that combined fashion design, music and visual arts. But we put fashion design in the center of attention. Six young designers presented two of their collections and the audience could vote for their favorite designer. After the show the German band Kuult played some music. During the show there was an exhibition by the young painter Pascal Olders. The whole gain raised by ticket sells and catering…

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