NEW YORK — After struggling for the past 18 months during the recession, Gen Art has called it quits.
Gen Art, which has been in business for 16 years, is a national organization that showcases emerging fashion designers, filmmakers, musicians and visual artists. The company has offices in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami and Chicago, and produces more than 100 events a year, ranging from weeklong film festivals to the Fresh Faces Fashion Show in Chicago to the Vanguard Art Fair during Miami Art Basel. It also hosts art receptions, film screenings and live music performances.
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