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Escape From New York: The Art Crowd Fêtes the Dia Foundation in the Hudson Valley

While the sun didn’t shine for the Dia:Beacon Spring Benefit, the V.I.P. crowd still decided to abandon the crush of Frieze week in favor of greener pastures—literally: the pastoral hillsides of the Hudson Valley. 354 more words

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24 of 366: Tiny Furniture

Lena Dunham’s Tiny Furniture (2010) is different from her show Girls in that the characters are younger and it’s centered on one family as much as it is 20-something problems and relationships, but its plot points also lead into the story of Hannah, Shoshanna, Marnie and Jessa that would be born on HBO years later. 369 more words

366 Movies In 366 Days

On Art and Artists: GREGORY CREWDSON: BRIEF ENCOUNTERS

Gregory Crewdson’s riveting photographs are elaborately staged, elegant narratives compressed into a single, large-scale image, many of them taken at twilight. Set in small towns in western Massachusetts or in meticulously recreated interior spaces, his strange tableaus call to mind the haunting worlds of Alfred Hitchcock, David Lynch, and Edward Hopper. 151 more words

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