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Cultured | In the Press - Tappan
In the Press

Cultured | In the Press

Recently featured in Cultured, Tappan founder Chelsea Nassib shares the innovative vision that inspired her to create the Tappan Collective over a decade ago. In a departure from the popular notion that art must be experienced in person, Nassib aimed to make art accessible through an online gallery, starting with 20 artists that Nassib personally selected for their talent and promise. Yet the secret to Tappan’s longevity doesn’t solely rest in the team’s careful curation of artists across continents and mediums, the article points out. It also lies in its commitment to supporting artists in their careers, strengthening and evolving their work as it helps bring more beauty into the world.

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Cultured Mag

“Building Tappan has always been about creating a safe space for people to engage with the work. For me, that was in the artist’s studio—as an artist in critique, up close and personal with the work. I wanted to make that experience available for others.”

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Peter Som | Guest Curator - Tappan
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Peter Som | Guest Curator

Born in San Francisco, Peter Som is an award-winning fashion designer, culinary creator and lifestyle expert. Long known for his signature use of color and pattern with streamlined feminine silh...

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Domino | Shelby Kass | In the Press - Tappan
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Domino | Shelby Kass | In the Press

Interior designer Shelby Kass faced a unique challenge renovating her 1963 family home in the San Fernando Valley, previously owned by her late grandmother. Despite the temptation to modernize c...

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