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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Summer Greetings,

In this issue, meet our featured photographer (and 2009 KiptonART Rising artist) Joyce Lee, read about the first man-made fabric at Cooper-Hewitt's current exhibition, dive into the Q&A with NY's lower east side Heist Gallery, be blown away by Roger Tallon's Iconic Helicoid staircase and go inside Seattle Art Museum.

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FEATURED ARTIST  The work of Joyce Lee

Still Life With Cottonballs





















Joyce Lee, Still Life With Cottonballs

Featured artist Joyce Lee was born in 1980 and studied photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York. From there, Lee has worked commercially for publications such as Surface, Nylon, Wallpaper and Domino and was selected to participate in the 19th Annual Fashion and Art Festival in Hyères, a photography exhibition and competition in the South of France. She was recently commissioned by Hermès to shoot a still-life story for their World of Hermès magazine.  Lee currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Find out more about Joyce Lee
FASHION New York
Fashioning Felt by Alex Sudalnik

Fashioning Felt

The 11,000-year-old technique of felting is given a modern interpretation at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum's exhibition "Fashioning Felt" through September 7, 2009.

This exhibit, which showcases felt-works by more than 25 creatives in the fields of fashion, architecture, and product design, explores the origin and unique benefits of felt as well as past and present interpretations of the medium.
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Palace Yurt Installation, photo: Matt Flynn
FEATURED GALLERY Heist, New York

  Heist Outside
Front of Heist Gallery, New York

KiptonART is taking the opportunity to showcase some of our favorite emerging talents in the gallery world. Take a moment and engage yourself with Talia Eisenberg, owner and director of Heist Gallery, 27 Essex St. New York, New York. Talia takes time to answer the pressing questions we ask every gallery owner.


Why did you decide to open a gallery in New York?

I always knew I would have a gallery some day. My European grandmother opened her own in Nebraska back in the early 60's. Growing up she exposed my little brother and I to the world of art. It was always an important part of our travels to go to a museum and the cultural events of whatever city we were in. I would help her sell art in her gallery at a young age. It just seems natural to have a gallery especially since she passed away a few months ago and it is a true testament to her life's work. I am proud to honor this wonderful person in this way.
Read Eisenberg's answers to our questions here.

KIPTONART'S NEW COLLABORATION WITH GREECE'S HOTTEST GALLERY, i4d!

i4d home collection
Inside the i4d Gallery, Greece
Roger Tallon's Iconic Helicoid staircase.

KiptonART has a new collaboration with one of Greece's largest galleries for furniture, art and home accessories. i4d is exclusively offering KiptonART members a 10% price reduction on furniture and 20% price reduction on the new i4d Home and Jewelery collections. Read our feature on i4d, meet gallery owner and entrepreneur, Alexandra Koumba and get an glimpse of some items in i4d's gallery!  For customized services and for sales advice, please call our hotline 917-224-2313. Read more about i4d gallery...

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Sincerely yours,
The KiptonART Family
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In Memoriam of Dash Snow
1981-2009


KiptonART would like dedicate this newsletter to Dash Snow who passed away Monday in New York City. Snow was a star amongst his peers in the New York art world and was a featured artist in the 2006 Whitney Biennial. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

Seattle Gallery 2

Seattle Gallery 3

To commemorate the death of Andrew Wyeth earlier this year, the Seattle Art Museum pulled together a very focused tribute to the artist. The exhibit features seven paintings that focus on Wyeth's life in Chadds Ford, Pa., where he was raised, spent most of his adult years, and where he died. Of the 7 paintings total, 5 are of "Helga", a German woman who worked as a care-giver next door. Wyeth painted Helga hundreds of times in the 1970s and 1980s, while at the same time keeping it hidden from his wife.

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i4d Home Collection

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