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    New York Art Kids Skip Internships, Start Their Own GalleryWho needs to slave in an office when you’ve got your parents’ cash — sorry, creative genes.
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    Hamptons Gallerist Ruth Kalb’s Explosive Arrest Caught on Tape!We have a snippet of the video from Plum TV, whose cameras caught all the action.
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    Discrimination Cause of Gallery Arrest, Lawyer SaysWhen Hamptons Gallery owner Ruth Vered was arrested over the weekend, they said it was for serving alcohol without a permit. But was that the real reason?
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    Art Opening: Canvas Is the New Flesh It seems inevitable, really, that artistically underrated tattoo artists would eventually invade the downtown gallery scene — they’re charged, after all, with not only the daunting task of flawless execution but also with achieving the sort of on-the-spot originality that will appease even the pickiest patron. And tomorrow night, it finally happens. That’s when Fuse Gallery, on Second Avenue in the East Village, opens “Draw,” an exhibition celebrating those who can do, well, just that. The show includes nearly 200 stunning, hand-scribbled doodles by some of the biggest names in the underground art world, including virtuosos from tattoo parlors, rock clubs, skate shops — and also including some Whitney Biennial alums and Deitch Project superstars.