Matthew Benson: The Seductive Farmer

“Organic is really a euphemism for misshapen beauty, or the Eastern aesthetic philosophy of wabi-sabi, where imperfections, transience, and asymmetry have more value, and are ‘more perfect’ than perfection…The more crazed and cracked the teapot, the wonkier the pear, the greater its integrity, beauty and value.” -MATTHEW BENSON At the heart of every country, city, or…

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Juliana Lazzaro: Art in Motion

“For the real artist, there is no separation from the work because the hand of creation is present at all times. Juliana is constantly moving, observing, and will paint on almost any surface at least once.” It is impossible to talk about Juliana Lazzaro, the artist, without also taking into account the person that she is.…

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Trend Trafficking

There is an inverse relationship between trends and originality and leaning too much in either direction means running the risk of becoming obsolete: a person can either succumb to the pressures of conformity, forfeiting one’s point of view along the way, or lose relevance to a world that demands constant negotiation. NAVIGATING THE FINE LINE…

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