Art (Re)Public: The Creative In(ter)vention

“It’s too ambitious.”  In January 2016, when the first whispers about Art (Re)Public could be overheard from a nearby table at Bold Bean, this was the general consensus. While nearly everyone loved the idea,  many said it couldn’t be done. It was too ambitious. There wasn’t enough time. Indeed, the vision was audacious, and a … Continued

Top Designers Share Their Favorite Paint Colors for Fall

  As the seasons begin to change, so do its color palates. From Spring pastels to Summer vibrant shades, this Architectural Digest article shares the inside look of these featured interior designers and their top 8 favorite, transitional paint colors for fall.  

Inside Chanel’s Pop-Up Parisian Apartment at Bergdorf Goodman

  Chanel’s new Parisian-apartment pop-up at Bergdorf Goodman in New York features a glamorous space inhibiting the French Fashion House’s iconic black, white, and gold palette while under the creative director of Karl Lagerfeld who has showcased extravagant fashion shows and sophisticated designs. For more insight on this high-end, luxury-style apartment visit: Architectural Digest.  

AD’s Top 5 Design Destinations for October

  As the seasons begin to change and we ease into fall, it sparks the urgency to travel to enrich our lives with the indulgence of our surrounding cultures and lifestyles. Ranging from divine art to extravagant architecture,  these are the top five captivating and must-see cities on your destination list to awaken and enlighten … Continued

Two major Jacksonville companies sign on to sponsor Art (Re)Public

Art (Re)Public, the previously announced multi-day arts festival taking place in the urban core, has signed on key sponsors, including high-profile sponsors Haskell, Pilot and Estée Lauder. The three-day festival is taking place Nov. 11 to 13, and the line-up includes events at MOCA Jacksonville, The Carling, the Doro Fixtures Building and Hemming Park. Participating artists will start arriving Nov. … Continued

Art Basel Unveils a Plan to Create New Cultural Capitals around the Globe

On Wednesday Art Basel announced a new initiative that will see the Swiss organization expand beyond its role of hosting the world’s preeminent art fairs in Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong, to work with cities around the globe to create cultural programing aimed at placing them on the international art world map. Patrick Foret, … Continued

New Jacksonville art festival looks to arrive in urban core this fall

A four-day arts festival that is looking to follow the same model as festivals like Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize and West Palm Beach’s Canvas plans to land in Downtown this fall. The Art Republic wants to hold its inaugural festival between November 10-13 in the urban core, founder Jessica Santiago said. Santiago, who is from Jacksonville … Continued

The Beautiful Side of Digital Overload

When paint, film, and clay start to feel old, artists are now turning to light. The techism movement aims to create a union between art and ever-present technology. At the center of this movement is New York–based artist Krista Kim, who creates Rothko-esque pieces using LED lights and color gradients. Unlike a standard Rothko, though, … Continued

Jeremy Penn’s Rustic Creation

A favorite artist to follow on Instagram, @jeremypenn’s rustic creation is carved out of salvaged wood from mystical #Thailand. Jeremy Penn is slated to be one of the muralists who will be represented at Jacksonville’s inaugural Art Republic this fall. Follow Jeremy Penn on Instagram.