This week we’re thrilled to bring to you the latest edition of Artists Wanted’s In Focus video series, dedicated to the incredible evening we hosted with SCOPE Art Show earlier this month during NYC’s Armory Arts Week. Hundreds came out to join us for a celebration of art, culture and the people who make it (you). Thank you all for your support! Also, be sure to check out: works from Artists Wanted participant Karine Laval, next week’s hottest (and most sensory) event in Miami, and our annual Power of Self competition – an amazing opportunity to have One Year of Your Life, Paid For.

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FEATURED ARTIST

KARINE LAVAL
MISE EN ABYME

Artists Wanted : Year in Review 2010 Runner-up Karine Laval is currently on exhibit at Bonni Benrubi Gallery in New York City. The exhibition, entitled MISE EN ABYME, revisits Laval’s best known subject, the swimming pool. Oscillating “between abstraction and representation,” her dream-like, saturated compositions push liminal boundaries, depicting a “world on the edge of the real and surreal”. The show is on display until March 19th. Congrats Karine! Click here for more info >>

FEATURED VIDEO

SCOPE NEW YORK 2011
THE NIGHT EVENT

We are pleased to announce the official video release of The Night Event, hosted in conjunction with SCOPE Art Show at the Angel Orensanz Foundation during this month’s New York City’s Armory Week. Thank you so much to all our guests for making it an amazing evening, enjoy! Click here to watch the video >>

FEATURED EVENT FEATURED COMPETITION

SYNESTHESIA

Next Thursday March 24th, Miami’s New World Symphony building will host Synesthesia, an experience that will take guests through a musical voyage incorporating all five senses. VIP guests will receive a tasting menu provided by Chef Michelle Bernstein and all guests will view live works and performances by Laurence Gartel, Psyberpixie, Michael Burian, Grammy award-winning Dirty Vegas and a 50 piece orchestra. More info here >>

POWER OF SELF 2011

Imagine dedicating a year of your life to creating new work. You could travel, collect inspiration, develop your next series. The next year could be dedicated solely to your creative and personal growth. The Power of Self is your chance to do just that. An international, all-medium-encompassing celebration of self-portraiture, The Power of Self 2011 is awarding one year of your life, paid for. Click here to participate >>

FEATURED PROJECT FEATURED EVENT

FOCUS PROJECT 2011

The Focus Project is an international photography competition seeking to identify and reward photographers for their vision and talent. This is your chance at $75,000 in prizes and cash awards, a gala reception in NYC and priceless international exposure. In addition to the Grand Prize, the Focus Project is granting weekly and monthly awards, and featuring new photographers on the homepage every day. Click here to check them out >>

THE ARTIST PROJECT NY

If you didn’t get an opportunity to acquire any new additions to your art collection during the recent NYC Armory Arts Week, consider the Artist Project your second chance. Opening this Friday in conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Design Show, the Artist Project is one of the latest ways to view and purchase contemporary fine art. The show opens to the public this Friday at Pier 92. More info this way >>

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