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Swizz Beatz Curates a Contemporary Art Sale for Sotheby’s in New York

The Grammy-Award winning music producer and global entrepreneur lends his exceptional creative vision and passion to select his favorite works from the 300+ lots on offer.

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Swizz Beatz didn’t aspire to become a renowned art collector it just happened. The Grammy Award winning producer, global entrepreneur, and recent graduate of Harvard’s Business School, has always had the ability to recognize (and create) sounds, images, and moments that make us feel.

This season, Sotheby’s recognizes that talent allowing Swizz Beatz to curate a contemporary sale based off of his selections from the Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated auction.

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#AboutLastNight: @therealswizzz took over our #NYC galleries to host a reception in celebration of the opening of the pre-sale exhibition for our Contemporary Curated auction on 25 September. Accompanied by his wife, singer and songwriter @aliciakeys, the Grammy award-winning couple and guests enjoyed the sounds of @therealdjrunna and a special viewing of works on offer by artists including Kerry James Marshall, Kehinde Wiley, Frank Stella, Robert Motherwell, Faith Ringgold, Mark Rothko and more – with a selection of highlights curated by Swizz Beatz. @bangolufsen served as the presenting partner. The exhibition is on view now in our York Ave galleries through 24 September and is free and open to the public. #SothebysContemporary 🎤🎨

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His choices are an intriguing mix of established and emerging artists, prominently featuring works by African American and Latin American artists, with names from Kerry James Marshall and Richard Serra to Faith Ringgold and Shara Hughes.

The exhibition is on view now in their NYC location through September 24th and is free and open to the public.

The Contemporary Curated auction will be held on September 25th.

Click here to see his top Contemporary picks.

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Kelly Rowland Teams Up With Fabletics

Kelly Rowland is back with a new, limited-edition, fashion-forward capsule. Each outfit is designed to make women look and feel their best.

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Following the success of her first Fabletics line in January 2019, actress, singer, and author Kelly Rowland is back with another line of athletic fabrics perfect for women of all sizes.

“With one collection under my belt, I knew exactly how I wanted the pieces to look and how I wanted people to feel while wearing them,” said Rowland. “I worked really closely with the Fabletics design team to bring these ideas to life and infuse bold fashion statements into activewear.”

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Don’t forget to have fun! #KellyXFabletics

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Co-founded by Kate Hudson, Rowland has teamed up with the affordable athleisure brand to provide women with functional array of performance and lifestyle pieces for Winter 2019.

“With one collection under my belt, I knew exactly how I wanted the pieces to look,”

The collection is now available for purchase at Fabletics 31 stores nationwide as well as on Fabletics.com.

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Megan Thee Stallion Signs With Puma

Megan Thee Stallion is Puma’s newest Hot Girl!

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About a month ago (August 29th), Megan Thee Stallion was spotted with Jay-Z at Puma’s 5th Avenue store grand opening in New York.

That introduction must have led to some great conversations because Thee Hot Girl now has now been endorsed by Puma!

Although the details are still a little shaky, Meg was seen doing a photo shoot for the brand yesterday on Instagram stories.

Today she announced the news via. Instagram.

We’ll keep you updated!

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Miss Paraguay Faints After Winning Miss Grand International

Miss Paraguay couldn’t believe the final results.

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Although not as controversial as Steve Harvey’s 2015 Miss Universe mishap (lol), Paraguay’s Clara Sosa fainted on stage right after she was announced as the new Miss Grand International 2018.

Several people rushed on stage to help her before she quickly recovered to receive her crown. Clara won her title at the coronation night in Myanmar on October 25. She succeeds Peru’s Maria Lora Jose.

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