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We know we're not technically in a recession anymore, but it still feels like choosing between dinner at Fedora last weekend and dry cleaning those white summer jeans was a way harder decision than it ought to have been. While we don't have an office lottery pool, we're never averse to some extra pocket change. Enter Art Production Fund (APF) Director Casey Fremont, who's giving us a way chicer alternative to Donald Trump's Learning Annex seminars with her top 10 list of rising NYC art stars. The group includes video artists, sculptors, and painters—all under 40—who are dominating the young creative scene, which makes sense given AFP's unique role in nurturing new talent and helping them reach new audiences. We suggest beating Gagosian et al and setting up a studio visit, like, yesterday to score the next generation’s Damien Hirst. So much chicer than MegaMillions.
Click through to see 10 up-and-coming artists to buy now before they're famous, with captions from Casey!
You know that famous intro. It's like, "Watch what happens when seven strangers live in a house together and have their lives taped." Well, before last weekend, we only knew what that felt like secondhand. That is, until we spent time in Montauk at the #R29BeachHouse with surf-and-skate label RVCA and its bevy of brand read
This summer has been less summery than most. At least that's been the case at R29's New York City headquarters, where 90-degree-plus days have been few and far between for all of June, July, and August. It's likely the reason we've noticed celebrities like Olivia Palermo, Taylor Swift, and Jesse J wearing leather outfits read