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Living with Art

  • Shared Histories: Benny & Cristian on Following Your Instincts and Building a Collection

    By Kate Parvenski

    Benny Or & Cristian Shoemaker's art collecting journey began organically, but they didn't start to consider themselves “collectors" until recently. Through their art-filled home in Brooklyn, they have cultivated an environment that inspires creativity and serves as a regular reminder of the beauty in the world. Join us as we explore the stories, inspirations, and shared vision behind their unique art collection.

  • Marc Hajjar on the Thrill of Anticipation in Collecting

    By John Dennehy

    In this conversation between friends, Testudo's co-founder and Marc Hajjar caught up to discuss the first artwork he ever purchased and keeping an open mind in the art world.

  • Our Journey from Collector to Founder

    By Kirby Voigtman

    Kirby and John started Testudo to invite more people into the art world and replicate our collecting experience for others. Kirby details their journey from passionate collectors to founders.

  • Collecting Art with John & Kirby

    By Kate Parvenski

    Kirby Voigtman and John Dennehy founded Testudo from a shared passion of collecting. As kids, the focus was nutcrackers and Simpsons memorabilia. But today, their art-filled Brooklyn apartment showcases a wide array of prints, paintings, sculpture, and more. Watch our interview for some highlights from their collection and a few reasons why they love living with art.