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A Gallery sold Mark Cuban the World Trade Center Drawings which he Donated to the Smithsonian

Carlos Diniz, one of the world's most famous architectural illustrators, drew the original World Trade Center drawings, ten years before the Twin Towers were built, and his drawings helped persuade the NY Port Authority to allow the construction of the buildings.

Carlos Diniz's family approached A Gallery to place these drawings in a museum so we secured the help of Mark Cuban, who purchased the 58 drawings and donated them to the Smithsonian Museum, as part of the US National Collection, in time for the 20th anniverssary of 9/11.

Read about it here:  ...  -design-museum/

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CNN Call Christy Lee Rogers "one of the most prominent artists in underwater photography"

CNN made a short film about Christy Lee Rogers and wrote an article which they placed on the front page of CNN Style. The article said: "...Christy Lee Rogers is pushing the boundaries of underwater photography. Among those who call "underwater photography" their specialty, Christy Lee Rogers stands apart." When they tweeted the article they said "Christy Lee Rogers is one of the most prominent artists in the field of underwater photography. Her images push the boundaries of reality and can be easily mistaken for paintings."

Read the article and watch the film here:

See the tweet here:

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Royal Academy & Grayson Perry Select Mila Furstova for Exhibition

Turner Prize winning legend Grayson Perry handpicked Mila Furstova's "All the Rivers that Flow Through Me" for one of the prominent walls in the Royal Academy and the museum itself selected her work out of 12,000 entries to be the image to represent the Summer Exhibition digitally. The Evening Standard prominently featured and mentioned Mila in their magazine article on the show.

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Lavazza Commission Christy Lee Rogers

Lavazza asked Christy Lee Rogers to shoot the cover for their legendary calendar - previous artists who have shot Lavazza's calendar include Helmut Newton, David LaChapelle and Annie Leibovitz. Lavazza even took inspiration for their entire campaign, which is called The New Humanity, from Christy's latest series - Human.

Check out the 2 minute film Lavazza made about Christy here:

And their campaign here:

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Raoof Haghighi Wins Royal Society of Miniature Award

Raoof Haghighi's painting "Linda" won first prize in the Royal Society of Miniature Portrait Painters Award. Raoof has previously exhibited his regular size paintings with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters and multiple times at the National Portrait Gallery.

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Coldplay Commission Mila Furstova for their Album Art

We got Mila Furstova the job of making the album art for Coldplay's Worldwide No.1 album Ghost Stories. Mila's art was seen by a billion people around the world. Coldplay attended the opening of her show and sales of her art raised over £100,000 for children's charities.


Read about it here:



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Christy Lee Rogers Wins Sony World Photography Award

Christy Lee Rogers beat 274,000 entires to win the Open Section of the Sony World Photography Award with her artwork "Harmony" from her Muses series.

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Apple Commission Photographs & Film by Christy Lee Rogers

The world's biggest company and most valuable brand, Apple, commissioned a series of photographs by Christy Lee Rogers and made a film about her which they released to 20 million people on New Years Eve 2019.

Watch Apple's film here:

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Mila Launches Book on National TV

Mila Furstova has launched her new book "MIla" on national television in the Czech Republic, as part of a major press tour that included her being featured in Bazaar magazine as well as many other papers and magazines.

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Paul Normansell - GQ Man of the Month

In an honour ususally bestowed upon Movie and Pop stars, GQ Magazine has made Paul Normansell Man of the Month saying: "Now regarded as one of the most innovative young artists in the world" and "Brandon Flowers commissioned the artist to design the sleeve of his band's third album; MTV voted it the finest cover of the decade and Rolling Stone called it the best art of 2008." The legendary photographer David Bailey took the photograph of Paul, just before shooting Prince Harry!

See Paul Normansell's works here: