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QC INTERVIEW: THE BIRD AND THE BEE

by Lora Kolodny (pics via) The Bird and the Bee dropped their moody, well-crafted record Ray Guns Are Not Just The Future (available on Blue Note Records) on eager pop-attuned ears this winter. The stellar musicianship and commercial appeal landed the group live spots on shows from Ellen to Leno. Artist: The Bird and the [...]

PAINTER PROFILE: TAKASHI MURAKAMI

by jiro This Friday we spotlight an artist of varied media. Takashi Murakami‘s work ranges from paintings and sculptures to giant ballons and installments. Arguably Japan’s top contemporary artist, he’s crossed genre’s to create handbags for Marc Jacobs and has been featured in galleries across NYC. “If my art looks positive and cheerful, I would [...]