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The Making of Anna Weyant, Art’s Hot New Superstar

On Thursday evening, a flurry of glamorous spectators clutching programs and flutes of champagne settled into their seats on the seventh floor of Sotheby’s, waiting for the show to begin. With five international flags affixed above the main entrance, the auction house’s New York headquarters looks rather like an embassy, but busts rather than bureaucrats …

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Catskill, N.Y.: A Place Where ‘People Are Jazzed About Making Art’

Rob Spillman and Elissa Schappell closed on their Catskill, N.Y., house, an 1840s farmhouse on 6.4 acres, in the middle of an ice storm in February. “We had to keep stopping to get the ice off the windshield wipers,” said Mr. Spillman, 57, a literary consultant and freelance writer who founded the now-defunct literary magazine …

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A tattoo loving mother is being slammed online for putting fake ink designs all over her one-year-old baby - with critics accusing her of raising him to be a 'gangster' and a 'thug'

Mother is SLAMMED for putting fake tattoos all over one-year-old – accused of making him ‘gangster’

A tattoo loving mother is being slammed online for putting fake ink designs all over her one-year-old baby – with critics accusing her of raising him to be a ‘gangster’ and a ‘thug.’ Shamekia Morris, a fashion designer from West Palm Beach, Florida, first started putting temporary tattoos on her son Treylin when he was …

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Button pushers: the artists making music from mushrooms

To musician Tarun Nayar, mushrooms sound squiggly and wonky. Nayar’s “organismic music” project Modern Biology has only been active since last summer but, with his videos of mushrooms making calming ambient soundscapes, he’s already racked up more than half a million TikTok followers and 25m views. The electronic artist and former biologist hangs out in …

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