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Lucien Smith Paves an Uncharted Path

Lucien Smith was one of the first visitors at the Parrish Art Museum on Aug. 7. The museum in Water Mill, N.Y., had just reopened from its spring pandemicclosure, unveiling a slate of new exhibitions to welcome guests back to its galleries.

“There’s definitely people here already, which I’m surprised by,” says Smith early that afternoon. Included in the reopened museum’s new exhibitions is Smith’s “Southampton Suite,” 10 final paintings from his early-career “Rain Paintings” series.

The 31-year-old artist was heading into the museum for the second time that day; he’d led a tour of his exhibition earlier that morning. The 10 large canvases, still owned by Smith, have been in storage for the past seven years. The works earmark his swift rise in the art world as a young twentysomething, and they’re marking an important new milestone for the artist now: his first museum show.

“I’ve gotten a lot

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Ania Smith Named Chief Executive Officer at TaskRabbit

Former UberEats, Airbnb leader brings international operational experience

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ — TaskRabbit, the leading online and mobile service that connects consumers with “Taskers” to handle everyday home improvement tasks and errands, today announced that it has named Ania Smith, former Airbnb and UberEats leader, as the company’s chief executive officer.

Smith brings two decades of strategic and operational expertise with leading consumer technology and management consulting companies. Her career has focused on optimizing marketplaces for growth, including leveraging pricing and operating models to increase revenue, drive customer acquisition and enhance the overall user experience. Additionally, Ania has launched businesses in international markets and has a deep understanding of the strategies associated with scaling operations globally.

“We’re delighted to welcome Ania to TaskRabbit and Ingka Group (IKEA Retail). Ania impressed us with her extensive strategic and operational experience, knowledge of online marketplaces and vast experience

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Will Smith, Princess Diana & Ferrari Pics Among Lineup For Unprecedented Online Event

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The unprecedented Cannes virtual market is underway and there are a surprisingly large number of pre-sale titles on offer.

Big-canvas projects such as Will Smith starrer Emancipation and Michael Mann movie Ferrari will be on sale alongside action-thrillers like Gerard Butler movie Kandahar and Nick Jonas title The Blacksmith, adventure pics like Arthur The King, dramas such as James Gray’s starry Armageddon Time and genre fare like Elisabeth Moss movie Run Rabbit Run. There are a handful of intriguing prospects still to be announced and we’re also seeing recent deals being revealed for Cannes Official Selection movies.

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The large volume of pre-sale titles seems counter-intuitive amid coronavirus uncertainty and has taken many by surprise but the pandemic has meant talent have had time to read material and with schedules in flux, there may be opportunities for more

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