Whitney Houston by Daniel Gluskoter

Grammy Divas: Past & Present (Part I)

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The Grammys are upon us once again. Let’s celebrate by saluting a remarkable group of musical giants: the most honored women in Grammy history. Here is a closer look at eight spectacular female performers and songwriters who reign supreme and have molded the musical landscape from the 1960s to today. Aretha Franklin One of the […]

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Mary J. Blige by Kevin Westenberg

Music Greats of
The Empire State (Part II)

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Welcome to Part Two of my article on 10 exemplary singer/songwriters who personify the grit, elegance and power of their native New York, the Empire State. In the first installment, I took a close-up look at the careers and artist impact of Billy Joel, The Ramones, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga and Lenny Kravitz. Here are […]

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Henry Buhl, Founder of ACE New York, Jon Bon Jovi and David Bergman

Jon Bon Jovi Rocks Pop-Up Party Introducing David Bergman’s Fine Art Photos

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Jon Bon Jovi loves photography. The rock star joined Rock Paper Photo and 100 guests at our VIP gallery party on Dec. 16 to celebrate the exhibition opening of his long-time tour photographer David Bergman. Guests from the world of entertainment, fashion and media included the legendary graphic designer Peter Max. Jon Bon Jovi personally selected the prints in […]

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Allan Tannenbaum's New York Punk: 1974-1981 Collector's Portfolio

Allan Tannenbaum
Portfolio Tells Story
Of New York Punk

Attention, collectors and punk rock lovers: you don’t want to miss this limited edition boxed set of fantastic prints by photographer Allan Tannenbaum. The 21 hand-signed, archival pigment prints in “New York Punk: 1974-1981” are reason enough to dive into this themed photographic portfolio. That Blondie’s Debbie Harry wrote and autographed the introduction to each […]

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The Ramones by Roberta Byaley

Music Greats of
The Empire State (Part I)

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New York is the ultimate destination where musicians from all walks of life come to find themselves and hone their craft. At its worst New York consumes and devours an artist, but it also inspires and nurtures a musician’s creativity. This idea couldn’t ring truer than for musicians who are native New Yorkers and have […]

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Gwen Stefani by Matthias Clamer

Living Large in
The Aughts

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For music fans, the 2000s was a highly memorable decade – not the least, for its extreme excess and materialism deeply embedded in mainstream popular culture. Rappers such as Jay-Z and P. Diddy birthed ‘bling bling’ and bottle-service culture, saturating the media with their ostentatious way of life. Globalization, the rise of the internet, the […]

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