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'12:05': Introducing Designer Javier Echenique's Ptown-inspired Clothing Line

'12:05': Introducing Designer Javier Echenique's Ptown-inspired Clothing Line

By Robert Nesti | Aug 22
A few years ago Javier Echenique began painting his own clothes. His unique designs brought him such attention that he has created his own clothing line, called "12:05." EDGE caught up with the Ptown-based artist, interior designer & entrepreneur.

Getting the Big Picture at CAS
San Francisco, CA

Getting the Big Picture at CAS

By Sura Wood | Aug 20
For the last four years the California Academy of Sciences has been hosting an annual Natural World Photography Competition and displaying the winners and finalists in their "BigPicture" show, where each color photograph is more spectacular than the next.

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

By Darlene Superville | Aug 19
In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors arts awards to "allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction."

Possible Banksy Graffiti Showing Trump Kissing Army Watchtower Surfaces

Possible Banksy Graffiti Showing Trump Kissing Army Watchtower Surfaces

Aug 4
Graffiti resembling the work of elusive artist Banksy and showing President Donald Trump kissing an Israeli army watchtower has appeared on Israel's West Bank separation barrier.

Italy's Uffizi Encourages Longer Visits with New Pricing

Italy's Uffizi Encourages Longer Visits with New Pricing

By Colleen Barry | Aug 1
The famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence is taking a swipe at so-called "hit-and-run tourism," announcing on Monday price increases on single-entry tickets, while inaugurating three-day and annual passes that offer discounted entry with priority access.

Resistors: Power to the People!
San Francisco, CA

Resistors: Power to the People!

By Sura Wood | Jul 30
The Bay Area has a storied history of grass roots agitation and progressive politics, as well a legacy of social movement photography.

Art Exhibit in Poland Shows Auschwitz Through Inmates' Eyes

Art Exhibit in Poland Shows Auschwitz Through Inmates' Eyes

By Monika Scislowska | Jul 16
A new exhibition in southern Poland shows the brutality of the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz through the artistic work of its inmates. Some of the artworks are being shown publicly for the first time.

Museum: John Waters Film Fest Hails Part of Collector's Gift

Museum: John Waters Film Fest Hails Part of Collector's Gift

By Janet McConnaughey | Jul 15
The New Orleans Museum of Art is about to begin a John Waters film festival to celebrate a gift of photographs and a sculpture by the movie maker.

Sophie Calle, Missing in Plain Sight
San Francisco, CA

Sophie Calle, Missing in Plain Sight

By Sura Wood | Jul 13
Sophie Calle's bravado, voyeurism, and penchant for violating boundaries and standards of appropriateness have brought celebrity and notoriety to a 40-year career.

Russia's Bolshoi Scraps Ballet 3 Days Before Premiere

Russia's Bolshoi Scraps Ballet 3 Days Before Premiere

Jul 10
Speaking to journalists Monday, Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin denied reports that the show had been scrapped because of its frank portrayal of Nureyev's gay relationships

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