design

Time passages

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A Geneva workshop is being recreated in Manhattan during Patek Philippe’s “The Art of Watches, Grand Exhibition New York 2017.” We revisit our January story on the event designed for watch collectors, antique lovers and history buffs alike as the July 13 opening nears.

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Portrait of an artist as a young man

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“I can see what’s going on in the world by looking at myself.”
That’s Asa Jackson’s take on his evolving artwork. Asa is a 23-year-old painter from Hampton Roads, Va., but recently he could be found on Greenwich Avenue where he held a solo exhibit of his large-scale, Expressionistic portraits at the Samuel Owen Gallery.

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The art of window dressing

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“I always wear rubber bands. I usually have like 20. These are my jewelry,” says Tom Beebe, vice president of creative services at HMX Group, the holding company behind major retail brands like Hart Schaffner & Marx, Hickey Freeman and Bobby Jones. You can also call him the right-hand man to designer Joseph Abboud, who serves as president and chief creative officer of HMX.

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