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Below are BWWVisual's most popular articles from 12/15/2013 - 12/22/2013. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) National YoungArts Foundation Announces 2014 Winners in Literary, Performing, Visual and Design Arts
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2013

The National YoungArts Foundation today announced its 2014 YoungArts Winners. Out of approximately 11,000 applications, 687 young artists from 46 states have been recognized for their outstanding work and accomplishments in one of ten disciplines across the literary, performing, visual and design arts fields. A complete list of the Winners is available online at this link. (more...)

2) Joel Grey Stumbles Across West Village Pop-Up Space for THE BILLBOARD PAPERS Celebration
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2013

According to the New York Post, Grey, who compiled the book by "walking around his 'hood, taking art shots," found the space doing just that. From there, he contacted owner Carla Ruben of Creative Edge Parties, who helped Grey open up the space for the celebration. (more...)

3) Photodex Launches Version 6 of ProShow Gold and ProShow Producer Products
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2013

Photodex today announced version 6 of its award-winning ProShow Gold and ProShow Producer products. ProShow is an easy-to-use software application for creating photo, video and audio slideshows. Used by consumers and professionals, ProShow offers a wide-array of special effects and built-in tools for making dazzling video slideshows for any screen. (more...)

4) Marylyn Dintenfass and Rachel Lee Hovnanian Set for 'TOXIC BEAUTY' Talk Today
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2013

How has post-war art and culture manipulated concepts of beauty and the sensual-manufacturing the illusion of danger as beauty itself? What role does color have in this powerful alchemy? Is there truth in this ideation of aesthetics, or is this cultural serum truly toxic? (more...)

5) Andres W. Lopez to Receive the 2013 Person of the Year Award at the 3rd Annual Hispanic VIP Gala
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2013

Washington, DC [CapitalWirePR] December 16, 2013 - Andres W. Lopez, Co-Founder of the Futuro Fund that helped President Obama engage Hispanics at an unprecedented level in his 2012 reelection, will headline the 3rd Annual Hispanic VIP Gala on December 16, 2013 at 6:30 pm at the GALA Theatre, following a Red Carpet and Celebration Reception hosted at the Former Residence of the Ambassador of Spain. Mr. Lopez will be awarded the 2013 Person of the Year Award for his ongoing work as a dedicated Leader and Advocate for equal justice whose contributions have made a local and national impact. (more...)

6) Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents METROPOLITAN VANITIES: THE HISTORY OF THE DRESSING TABLE, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2013

Few pieces of furniture have revealed more about leisure pursuits, popular taste, and changing social customs than the dressing table, or vanity. Metropolitan Vanities: The History of the Dressing Table at The Metropolitan Museum of Art explores the evolution of the modern dressing table. The age-old impulse to be attractive or fashionable informs and animates much of the dressing table's lengthy design history, as it does many of the objects associated with the toilette, the ritual in which the dressing table reached new heights of elegance and sophistication. The exhibition provides an overview of the origins and development of the dressing table from antiquity to the present day with some 50 related objects, paintings, and drawings selected mainly from the Metropolitan's collection. (more...)

7) $1 Million Picasso Masterpiece Available Online For $135; Drawing Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2013

The opportunity to own a work by Pablo Picasso is normally reserved for the wealthy. In December, however, all that's needed to own it is $135 and a little bit of luck. (more...)

8) Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Celebrates Italian Christmas Traditions Today
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2013

Today, December 15, the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum will host a day of holiday celebration. Beginning with Christmas Breakfast Buffet at 11:30 a.m., the day will include games and treats for the whole family. The museum will also unveil its newly enhanced presepio (nativity scene). (more...)

9) MoMA and MoMA PS1's Expo 1 Exhibition Travels to Brazil, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2013

A focused and updated version of EXPO 1: New York-the large-scale exploration of ecological challenges in the early 21st century that was on view from May until September at The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA PS1, and the VW Dome 2 in Rockaway Beach-is on view in Brazil as EXPO 1: Rio at the Museu de Arte Moderna (MAM) in Rio de Janeiro. In addition to crucial components of the New York presentation, the exhibition will incorporate works by Brazilian artists specifically selected to reflect the current local climate, both social and political, in Rio de Janeiro in 2013. (more...)

10) MAD to Host Godfrey Reggio Cinematic Retrospective, 1/16-3/14
by Movies News Desk - December 17, 2013

The Museum of Arts and Design presents a full cinematic retrospective of Godfrey Reggio's work this winter with its latest film series, Life with Technology: The Cinema of Godfrey Reggio, from January 16 through March 14, 2014. (more...)

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