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Decorative Art Sales Accounted for a Whopping $825 Million at Auction Last Month. What’s Driving the Boom?

By now, you’ve probably heard enough about how the marquee fine-art sales last month stacked up to pre-pandemic totals. But you may not be aware that there’s an even faster growing segment of the auction market: decorative art and design. 

Decorative art sales generated a total of $825 million at auction last month, up roughly 26 percent from the equivalent total in May 2019. (For comparison, fine-art sales shrunk 1.8 percent over the same two-year period.)

Sotheby’s May design sales in New York and Paris both eclipsed their high estimates, and now Christie’s is doubling down, launching a

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Pride Month: ‘I was petrified; thought I will be disowned’

Prashant Priyadarshi, aka ‘Bahaar‘, has two distinct personalities — one that he assumes while in drag, and the other when he is out of it. “I identify as gay, and like to be referred to as ‘she/her’ when I am in drag and ‘he/him’ when out of drag.”

Priyadarshi, who hails from Patna but works in Bengaluru, runs a clothing manufacturing business and a marketing production house. He is also a content creator on Trell, a lifestyle video and shopping app.

“I knew [I was gay] when I was 13 years old. I had my very first kiss

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Florida Aquarium and TECO Celebrate Solar in Honor of World Ocean Month – Florida Trend

Tampa, FL (June 11, 2021): In honor of World Ocean Month, The Florida Aquarium and Tampa Electric welcomed nearly 40 campers from Mission Tampa Bay, to The Florida Aquarium’s new 6,000 square-foot Rooftop Terrace, to highlight the importance of solar energy. The Terrace, which overlooks Tampa Bay, includes a state-of-the-art solar installation made possible through an innovative partnership with Tampa Electric Company (TECO). The panels will produce an estimated 134 kilowatts of electricity each year. That is enough electricity to power approximately 18 homes.

“We are extremely appreciative of TECO’s involvement as we strive to make a difference in our

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Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Presents Pride Month Programming – Florida Trend

June 10, 2021 — JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens will host a series of events throughout June 2021 in observance of Pride Month. These events, presented both in-person at the Museum and virtually, will celebrate the LGBTQI+ community while creating opportunities for connection, reflection and dialogue.

Programs will include:

  • June 15 and 19 | Queer: From Ancient to Contemporary | Queerness has existed in art for centuries. While we may not be able to wedge people from past cultures into our current understanding of gender and sexuality, there have been individuals who were gender non-conforming
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