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A Sugar Sphinx in Brooklyn

In Art by Cinnamon McCullum

I had a great time in Williamsburg this past weekend. It’s been a while since I visited that neck of the woods and a close friend and I went on an adventure to see Kara …

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The World of Sruli Recht

In Textiles + Textures by Cinnamon McCullum0 Comments

From his studio “The Armory” in Iceland, Sruli Recht creates his line with a process devoted to minimal waste. His tailoring and draping skills are exceptional, and I enjoy his concepts and one-offs. The romanticism …

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Needlework by Lindsey Windland

In Embroidery by Cinnamon McCullum

I am majorly craft crushing on Lindsey Windland.  She uses embroidery, applique work and a bit of beading to fabricate her work. Full of symbolism, one gets the impression that heartfelt intent goes into it …

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Molded by Xiao Li

In Textiles + Textures by Cinnamon McCullum

Soon, art and fashion colleges across the world will unleash their creative monsters into the wild. Often you will see the most liberated and fresh work from recent college grads before they become jaded by …

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Folk Couture

In Art by Cinnamon McCullum0 Comments

Between the intense winter weather, loads of web design work and being sick twice, I just got a chance to make it to the American Folk Art Museum for a guided tour of…

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Stitch Work by Junko Oki

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Junko Oki is a Japanese stitch artist who uses freehand embroidery to create abstract images with cloth. Aside from art, she also creates accessories such as necklaces, pendants and…

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Art Quilts by Heather Dubreuil

In Quitling by Cinnamon McCullum

When I first saw Heather Dubreuil’s art quilts, I thought I was looking at a watercolor painting. Her current pieces are visions of urban landscapes created using usually her own photos

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RIP/VIP – Michele Savoia

In Community by Cinnamon McCullum0 Comments

Many moons ago, Michele Savoia had a shop on 7th street and Avenue A when I lived in the East Village. I would walk or ride my bike by and see these gorgeous 1940’s suits and accessories in the window display and…

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My NYFW Pick : Proenza Schouler

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Having a three day holiday weekend, I was determined to find the time – which is virtually impossible these days – to sit and watch the NYFW Fall/Winter RTW shows. There I was at 2am this morning, having a gander and propping my eyelids open with toothpicks…

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Mug Shot Tapestries by Joanne Arnett

In Tapestry by Cinnamon McCullum

I think what we all find so fascinating about a mug shot, is that it is so indicative of the person and the moment. From David Bowie’s oh-so-subtle “piss-off”, to Nick Nolte’s whirlwind insanity to the most recent…

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Ralph Ziman’s “Ghosts”

In Crochet by Cinnamon McCullum

Powerful images from writer, director and producer Ralph Ziman in collaboration with artists in Johannesburg, South Africa featuring crochet bodysuits and embellished AK-47’s.