The Avant Garde Diaries

December 4 2011

The culture is rarely impacted by honoring the status quo. An authentic, lasting contribution requires a disregard for convention while turning a blind eye to risk. That's undoubtedly the experience of Matt Kliegman & Carlos Quirate, modern-day Renaissance men who together, have re-imagined the social & cultural landscape of lower Manhattan with venues like The Jane & The Smile. Scott Lipps, a veteran shot caller in both the music & modeling industries details their rise. Check out more here: