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Fellow Artist: Diane Leon, Creating the life she wants

By FdlM I had the pleasure of meeting Diane at the taping of a documentary on abstract artists in which we both were featured. Since then we’ve been in touch and always following each other’s work and creative process. She’s [...]
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Fellow Artist: Stephen Cimini, Branding becomes the work

By Franck de las Mercedes If you don’t know Stephen Cimini, chances are that you’ll say you’ve seen his work in some editorial or luxurious space before. Depending on who I’ve talked about his art, people have described [...]
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Visual Artist Franck de las Mercedes Joins Artsy in The Directed Art Modern’s Gallery Roster

The Directed Art Modern is a Miami-based contemporary art platform delivering public art projects, creating connections between art and the public, building the young collectors’ inventory, aiding both emerging and established artists [...]
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Abstract Pop Portraits signed art prints by FdlM $25 ea. Available Now!

Back by popular demand! Abstract Pop signed print of original 2009 works by Franck de las Mercedes. A celebration of icons that have made a mark on the artist’s life and the world of music, film, art and literature. On February of  2014, [...]
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The #PeaceBoxes Art Project. To Whom It May Concern: Download Peace

NEW YORK, NY — Can an empty painted box bring about world peace? Can you become an instant activist for peace right now, and right where you are? In visual artist’s  Franck de las Mercedes’ world, this is a possibility.    For [...]
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Fellow Artist: Nick Stavrides, from a dead end street to a deep blue sea.

By Franck de las Mercedes This is the second installment of my new project, Fellow Artists.  I met Nick about two years ago and was immediately taken by his enthusiasm for anything to do with artmaking. A son of  Washington Heights, I knew [...]
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Fellow Artist: Vicky Barranguet, following intuition.

By Franck de las Mercedes We kick the series off with Vicky Barranguet, a brilliant artist from Uruguay living and working in NYC. I’ve been following her work for years and finally met her and her work in person last week. Vicky in [...]
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Coming soon: New Art Posts by Franck de las Mercedes @fdlm

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Franck de las Mercedes and I am a visual artist living and working in New York City. I was invited by this platform after creating a section on my blog titled “Fellow Artists”, in which I [...]

Soho Playhouse presents – The All-Americans’s production of SCHOOLED, written by Lisa Lewis and directed by James Kautz Oct 5-17

After a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at The New York International Fringe Festival, and a FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award for Playwriting honor, the Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam St. in NYC) will present The All-Americans’s production [...]
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Josephine Baker–Dancer, Singer, Booty Spy

By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes We often expect our military heroes to come equipped with great athletic prowess and years of grueling training. A few ultramodern, nearly-magic gadgets and good looks don’t hurt either. Josephine [...]