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Articles by Talia Samuelson

Fernando “Chopper” Amarilla is not just the coolest barber you will ever met, he probably ranks as one of the coolest humans you will ever meet. He and his shop should, by all rights, be the set for a scene …

You’ll know when you stumble upon one of the calles anointed by Proyecto Persiana. After blocks of old buildings, beautiful buildings that look a bit tired and neglected, like architectural homecoming queens at 5am — riots of color will suddenly …

Did you wake up feeling like you wanted to break your curfew? Like you wanted to write your new name, “Mrs. Leo DiCaprio, Mrs. Leo DiCaprio, Mrs. Leo DiCaprio,” in jelly pens all over your 3-ring binder? Did you feel …

Remember that one time when you were small and your mom took you to the National Gallery of Art and told you it would be fun but really you wandered around for what seemed like hours in your brand new …

That first night back, I wake up and I don’t know where I am. I can hear cars outside the window. People stumbling home giggling to one another. I reach over for a lamp that isn’t there. A kaleidoscope of …

Monday night is the night: the first of the three debates preceding the US presidential election. Usually the debates are watched with a scrutinous eye: a time for candidates to sway voters in the center, display their deep knowledge on …

It is officially spring. It’s warmer out, the birds are chirping, the hell that was winter is all over now babydolls, and what better way to celebrate than with a dreamy tune-filled festival? There is no better way, so this …

There is a story splashed across every headline that maybe you’ve seen. Amalia Granata is pregnant. She is pregnant and the father of her child has very publicly cheated on her. Who is she? Amalia Granata is famous, famous …

There is this scene in the The Goldfinch. A lost boy walks into a shop for the first time: old furniture everywhere, paintings, books strew about, the acrid scent of age on the air. He feels a thrill …

There is a little slice of art history hidden in plain sight on Libertador. Luis Wells: De La Destrucción Al Juego (destruction game) opened September 1st at Maman Fine Art Gallery.

Who is Luis Wells? The famed Argentine contemporary …