Category: Art

Weekly Wellness: The LongHouse Experience

The weekly wellness series is in partnership with James Lane Post, an East End experience. The past year caused a chaos within ourselves likely unmatched by anything we’ve experienced prior. As a collective, we were overwhelmed by the news, isolation, death, fear — the list of pessimistic pandemic associations goes on. It left us in

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Brittany Vogel Creates “Powerful Women”

The power has certainly shifted, or at the very least balanced out, between the sexes. Countries led by women have seen a lower rate of COVID-19 deaths, Fortune 500 companies see an all time record high of women CEOs, and Kamala Harris becomes the first female Vice President-elect of the United States. To honor this

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Basquiat: An American Artist

Jean-Michel Basquiat was an influential American artist in the early 1980s during the Neo-Expressionism art movement. He quickly rose to fame from his beginnings as a graffiti artist known as SAMO during the New York modern art era, a time when artists were celebrities and celebrated in nightclubs and downtown galleries. His life seemed to

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Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: The Real Life Romeo & Juliet

The 1980s were defined by a rock-and-roll voice so profound, so powerful, that women today still define love as a battlefield. Lindenhurst [Long Island] native and four-time Grammy Award winner, Pat Benatar’s songs of female empowerment, both tragic and hopeful, have transcended decades. Benatar and her husband and guitarist, Neil Giraldo, aka “Spyder,” have a

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Donna Adi: Modern Day Fashion-Cartoonist

“When I’m having a bad day, I think of a pink frosted donut, or a bowl of pasta, or a crazy hamburger. Even if I’m not going to eat it, the thought of food is social and fun,” said Donna Adi, an artist and creative director from Los Angeles. Adi has become an Instagram and

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