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Luxembourg City: Belle Époque homes face demolition

Build shortly after the opening of the Pont Adolphe in 1903, they feature Art Nouveau masonry, stained glass windows and other features characteristic of the era. Located in a so-called “zone mixte”, the buildings are book-ended on both sides by modern …

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Dine Review: The Winning Mix

The décor is a blend of sensibilities, too, with emerald cushioned bistro chairs; a giant pen-and-ink drawing of a magnolia tree; chalkboard maps of the Macons in Georgia and France, and the restaurant in Upper Northwest D.C.; and flowery art nouveau …

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Budapest: Best hotels and hostels, restaurants and ruin pubs

Art nouveau in architecture and draped in its delicate embellishments, it is perhaps the most expensive hotel in the city but certainly the finest, with all the opulence you would expect from a five-star hotel but also an interesting history you might …

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Port wine in Portugal and Douro River vineyards

Already in the late 19th century, he commissioned risque Art Nouveau advertisements of port as "a temptation," including a glass-holding snake slithering up Eve as Adam watches. The ads are on view at the company's museum. But for all its indulgent …

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Gold Jewels Shine at the New York Art, Antique & Jewelry …

An Art Nouveau brooch by Louis Comfort Tiffany circa early 20th century featured Montana blue sapphires, a stunning purple star sapphire, a vivid pink sapphire and beautifully colored natural baroque pearls – all set in 18k …

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Pulp Fiction at 20: Tarantino's Classic Changed Movies—But It Changed TV …

More than any pop landmark since Star Wars and Steven Spielberg's early dazzlers, it got a generation of wannabe filmmakers and budding cine-heads jazzed to the teeth by redefining art as cool fun and cool fun as art. Even old coots who'd been through …

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Interview: Brian Alexander Morgan, the '90s Mastermind Behind SWV, on His …

Before breaking through, Morgan was raised in Wichita, Kan., and discovered by Club Nouveau's Jay King, who signed his group Cachet De Vois to a deal on Warner Bros. in 1987. At the age of 21, he moved to Jay King's hometown, Sacramento, where he …

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Perrier-Jouët unveils new vintage pack design

Muniz's design is a fairy-tale fusion of a brilliant golden hummingbird with the Perrier-Jouët anemone motif that has adorned all bottles of Belle Époque since 1964 and was first created for the House by leading art nouveau protagonist Emile Gallé in 1902.

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Phuzz Phest Founder Receives 2014 R. Philip Hanes, Jr. Young Leader Award

In addition to Phuzz Phest, Pledger serves on the board of Art Nouveau Winston-Salem, an affiliate of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem that builds awareness of cultural opportunities and cultivates a community of young people that support the future …

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Firearms are a girl's best friend – Dangerous Minds

25120, sent to Tiffany's in November of 1888 The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany that would make your head spin—lighting, jewelry, furniture, stained glass landscapes—all manner of lux …

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Preview: Art on the Atlanta BeltLine 2014

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine kicked off September 6 with a record-breaking Lantern Parade. Despite late-afternoon rainstorms, some 23,000 participants and tailgaters gathered along the BeltLine's Eastside Trail for the display of homemade lanterns and …

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A Tower Will Rise Next to, and Over, a Paint-Spattered Landmark

As Hardenburg's building hides its elegant face behind scaffolds, art students have started to decorate the area in front of it. An Art Nouveau portrait, a bold geometric composition: “You want to get a sense of the league,” Mr. Goldberg said, “just …

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Belle Epoque to host Literary Lunch with Forward Ladies

Sue commented: “I chose the Belle Epoque for the first Literary Lunch last year because I knew the food would be fantastic and I loved the Art Nouveau style of the room. I wanted a venue with imagination and style and The Belle Epoque has that in …

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Diamonds are a girl's best friend! Sparkling jewels worn by Cate Blanchett and …

On display at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, the stunning selection includes jewellery worn by famous Australian women, including Hollywood giants Cate Blanchett, Nicole Kidman and designer Catherine Martin. The collection is both ambitious …

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More interesting finds at Jacksonville during Antiques Roadshow on the 27th

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW stops in Jacksonville, Florida, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Arlie Sulka visit Flagler College to look at Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows. Highlights include a … 1960, that was gifted to the guest by her Air …

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The End of History: Art Nouveau Now

Art Nouveau Now. An Art Nouveau ceramic vase from Belgium circa 1910. Made by the Faiencerie de Bouffioulx factory.Tall and beautiful at 18 inches. Follow us on instagram http://instagram.com/theendofhistory. Posted by …

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Professor Recognized by Tiffany Foundation | NewsCenter …

The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation recently awarded Seth Papac from San Diego State University's School of Art and Design a $20,000 grant. str-082008-johngraham2-virtualmap. A necklace Papac designed. Papac was …

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An eye for synagogue photography: Louis Davidson

Of course, “local” in this case could mean anywhere from Hong Kong to Morocco, from the Ukraine to Hawaii — in any city other than Los Angeles or Tulsa, Okla., between which the retired architect-turned-photographer-historian divides his time when not …

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David Černý sculptures in Prague: Czech artist's public artwork infuses the …

Wandering around Prague's cobblestone-paved streets, we accidentally found ourselves at the entry way to the Lucerne Passage, a covered shopping plaza decorated in the art nouveau style that punctuates much of Prague's unique, captivating architecture.

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Biba founder Barbara Hulanicki comes to Bath in partnership with local …

The shop soon became known for its stylishly decadent atmosphere and lavish decor inspired by Art Nouveau and Art Deco. It became a hangout for artists, film stars and rock musicians, including Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones, David Bowie and …

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Professor Recognized by Tiffany Foundation

The foundation was established in 1918 by Louis Comfort Tiffany and the current Biennial Competition began in 1980. Since then, the foundation has awarded more than $8.5 million dollars to 441 artists across the nation. Also included in the list of …

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The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents Richard Gachot's America

The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present Richard Gachot's America. This exhibition, on view now through November 23, 2014, celebrates the career of Richard Gachot, whose wry and witty sculptures delight viewers with their social commentary, …

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Austrian landscape renderings by Carl Hasch and others will be sold at auction …

In addition to American and French furniture, the sale will also feature a collection of antique Persian rugs, watches and other estate jewelry, landscape paintings by noted Austrian artists, scientific objects in excellent condition, sterling silver …

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Art Nouveau Hotel in Prague's Old Town – Socially Superlative

Today, Art Nouveau Palace Hotel is a staple of Prague's whimsical luxury. Its Deluxe rooms vibrate with a mellow pallet of golds, yellows and reds, contrasted with dark forest greens. The sparking Italian “Carrara” marble …

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British designer creates a gin palace with a fantastical Willy Wonka vibe

And the pièce de résistance was a classic piece of Heatherwick magic: two greenhouses that swirled up in glinting pleats, like Art Nouveau stills, before Wonka-ing through the end wall of one of the two distillery plants. Heatherwick cites the …

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Gallery 25N Presents Durand Seay a Solo Exhibition "Nature & Time"

During his 40-year career, he worked in both commercial and fine arts simultaneously. Held the position of Creative Director at John Wiley and Sons, a major college textbook publisher, founded the commercial art studios Hudson River Studio, Studio25N …

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Durand Seay a Solo Exhibition "Nature & Time" at Gallery25N

NEW YORK – Opens August 22, 2014 – Gallery 25N is proud to present a selection of paintings by award winning artist Durand Seay. This solo exhibition of representational to surrealistic/abstraction paintings is inspired by the artist's fascination with …

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Landmark Needlework Exhibition to Open at Morven Museum & Garden on …

Needlework by Ann Stockton, Burlington County, New Jersey. Silk thread and paper face on linen ground, 1804. Private Collection. Needlework by E.M. Freeman, Woodbridge, New Jersey, 1826. The Leslie B. Durst Collection. Sampler by Anne Rickey, …

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Another Shake Up at Art Basel

Swiss art fair organization Art Basel will lose another powerhouse leader when show director Annette Schönholzer moves onto other projects this month. She helped catapult the Art Basel Miami Beach to a grand position in the contemporary art world since …

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Tiffany & Co jewelry at Skinner, Fine Jewelry, September 9 …

Note: For similar examples, see Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co., pp. 72-75. Jewelry from a New England Collector, proceeds to benefit the Campaign for Catholic Schools. 18kt Gold and Diamond "Stitches" Ring, …

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Clara Wolcott Driscoll, Louis Comfort Tiffany's Secret Asset …

There is no disputing that Louis Comfort Tiffany was a highly skilled and innovative designer of jewelry, ceramics, enamels, metalwork, and glass. His father Charles Tiffany, a master of silver and jewelry, founded the famed …

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Romeo and Juliet, Victoria Baths Manchester, review: Overwhelming and …

Walter Meiejohann's production is set in Manchester's disused Victoria Baths, whose entrances and three full-length swimming pools are encrusted with mosaics, tiles and stained glass which make it a jewel of Art Nouveau public architecture. The setting …

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The Art Nouveau splendour of Prague's Municipal House

Art Deco and Art Nouveau are probably my favourite architectural styles, with their classic, elegant, simple designs. But I never expected the Czech Republic to have one of the most spectacular Art Nouveau buildings I've ever …

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Americana Music Festival, Pt. 2

The guitarist and cultural visionary made “Nash Vegas” cool when he moved here as a White Stripe, replacing Steve Winwood as the town's credibility artist. He built an incredible complex, which is called Third Man Records, but it includes a recording …

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M: Eddie Redmayne — From Eton to Hollywood

Redmayne considered drama school after Eton but, instead, decided to go to Trinity College, Cambridge—alumni: Newton, Byron, Tennyson, Wittgenstein, Nabokov, Niels Bohr—and study art history. He wrote a thesis on nouveau réalisme painter Yves Klein, …

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