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What to see and do on a perfect three-day stay in Russia's capital city Moscow

Designed in 1901 by Fyodor Schechtel and decorated with orchid friezes, stained glass windows, and floral mouldings, it's a beautiful example of Russian Art Nouveau. Unlike most museums, entry is free. That said, photography is allowed at a charge (a …

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Graceland's Serinda Swan shows off cleavage and abs in skimpy bikini

The 30-year-old knows that a string bikini suits her best, and she accessorized her pink snakeskin patterned number with a few gold necklaces and a Tiffany & Co. 'T' bracelet. While Serinda's print is now sold out, the great news is that you can add …

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Beauden Barrett or Dan Carter? New Zealand's favourite debate is heating up

Beauden Barrett's return to Super Rugby on Friday should serve to ease a concern or two for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen about his World Cup selection plans. It will also no doubt trigger another round of one of the most popular debates in New Zealand …

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Sia Snags Mediterranean Mansion in Los Feliz for $4.7 Million (Report)

A fanciful blend of Mediterranean and Art Nouveau styles, Furler's new home has five bedrooms, five baths, a sunken solarium, a billiards room, a library, multiple carved fireplaces, ornate woodwork, stained-glass accents and dramatic city-skyline views.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown 'was using heroin and cocaine' claims pal amid family denials

Bobbi Kristina Brown's family have been forced to deny she had been taking heroin and cocaine in the weeks before she was found unconscious in a bath. A friend of Whitney Houston's daughter, who is clinging to life while in a medically induced coma, …

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Youthful Hollywood star Audrey Hepburn captured in stunning rare photos

Rare photos of legendary actress Audrey Hepburn have been unveiled for the first time – depicting her as an innocent child and teenager before the worldwide spotlight fell upon her. The unique snaps come from the personal albums of her sons – Sean …

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'Mary Poppins' nanny Emma Currie accused of stealing from investment banker boss

A 'Mary Poppins' nanny accused of stealing £171,000 of designer clothing and jewellery claimed she took her boss's new 4X4 Mercedes after her underwear went missing at the investment banker's home, a court has heard. Emma Currie, 45, who was …

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Kevin W. Tucker Appointed Director of the Museum of the American Arts and …

Examples of artists, craftspeople, and organizations represented include Gustav Stickley, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Rohlfs, Byrdcliffe, Dirk van Erp, Grueby, Saturday Evening Girls, Rookwood, Newcomb College, Marblehead …

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Shanghai stock market breaks 5000-point level for first time in seven years on …

"The rally in China's stock markets is fuelled by both individual investors and favourable policies from the government," said Louis Tse, a director of VC Brokerage. "Mainland investors have already taken MSCI's decision to add China's shares into …

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Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina found “unresponsive”: Police say “we …

Police are aware of the similarities between the way that Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina was discovered by her husband and the way that the singer tragically died in 2012. Bobbi Kristina is reportedly in a "stable" condition, according to …

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Golf no longer fun for Tiger Woods, says Hunter Mahan

Six-times PGA Tour winner Hunter Mahan used to share the same swing coach as Tiger Woods and, purely as a golf fan, he has been left stunned and confused by his fellow American's recent struggle for form. Former world number one Woods plunged to …

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Watch Nick Gordon storm out of Dr Phil intervention as TV psychiatrist tells …

Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex-boyfriend Nick Gordon stormed out of his interview with Dr Phil when he discovered it was actually an intervention. The troubled boyfriend of the Whitney Houston's daughter was due to appear on the show with his mother to talk …

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Polański film poster show hosted in Kraków

An exhibition drawing together over 200 Roman Polański film posters from over 30 countries opens in Kraków this week at the city's art nouveau Palace of Art. Detail from a poster for 'The Fearless Vampire Killers' (1967). Image: Pałac Sztuki. The show …

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90 Years of Blue and White – A Design Icon Is Born

The art nouveau inspired design of the cream tin from the turn of the century was perceived as old-fashioned and was increasingly disregarded by women because the “new woman” was freer and more self-confident than during the time of the German Empire …

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Cottage dream up for sale: A Mackintosh masterpiece

Although it was never built for the couple – both renowned for their Art Nouveau-inspired Arts and Crafts designs – the detached house was finally constructed in 1992 by Scottish architect Robert Macintyre, who followed Mackintosh's plans to the letter.

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Mackintosh 'hidden' fireplace unveiled at tea rooms

The jewellers built a false wall and turned the area around the fireplace into a storeroom. But since Henderson went out of business the tea room has taken over the ground floor and is now beginning to reveal some of the building's original features.

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July 27 to August 2: This week in OKC

It features the largest public collection of Fabergé objects outside Russia. The exhibition, drawn from the Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, will showcase Peter Carl Fabergé's fine craftsmanship in pieces of jewelry and …

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What happened to Bobbi Kristina Brown? The story behind Whitney Houston's …

In accordance to Whitney's will, Bobbi was the beneficiary of Houston's entire estate including clothing, jewelry, cars, personal effects, and furniture. The will also provided for Brown to receive trust fund payments in installments until she reaches …

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'Mary Poppins' nanny Emma Currie 'fabricated cocaine and child abuse claims'

A nanny accused of stealing £171,000 of designer clothing and Tiffany jewellery from her employer also allegedly fabricated child abuse allegations against her, a court heard today. Emma Currie, 45, is accused of going on a spending spree with Zoe …

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Oldest Trick In The Book: Don't Judge A Wine By Its Label – 27east

It depicts a cartoonishly coquettish woman in a red dress on an orange—same color as the Veuve Clicquot label—background, supposedly a tribute to Barcelona's art nouveau café society. The name alludes to the 1931 song “Lady of Spain,” once the theme …

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Spa towns offer a healing experience – Culture & lifestyle – spectator.sme.sk …

Every spa we visited featured large communist-era buildings constructed in the functionalist style to house the masses built alongside the older baroque or art nouveau historical styles developed when the visitor numbers were smaller. The public art …

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San Jose: SoFA Sunday gets off to slow but optimistic start – Oroville Mercury …

But where the grunge rock 'n' roll generation dragged out old couches and tattered love seats and listened to ear-shattering bands, Sunday's nouveau visitors sat under bright red and yellow umbrellas, tried their hand at sidewalk chalk art and listened …

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Anna Barham Creates Virtual Chinese Whispers Game At The ICA – Artlyst

Select recent solo exhibitions include: Suppose I call a man a horse or a horse a man, Site Gallery, Sheffield (2013); a solo presentation with Arcade at Frieze London (2012); White City and an Art on the Underground Commission for White City Station …

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Glasgow School of Art has produced glittering alumni across the creative …

… as did Jenny Saville, who exhibited in the Royal Academy's Sensation exhibition in London in 1997, and Alison Watt, the first woman to have a solo exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery. Charles Rennie Mackintosh himself studied at GSA where …

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Hong Kong to get extra day off as Beijing declares holiday for victory in …

Hongkongers are expected to enjoy an extra day off work this year after Beijing announced that September 3 will be a one-off national holiday to mark the 70th anniversary of the Japanese surrender in the second world war. Hong Kong's Labour Department …

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PNCA revives Muslim tradition of miniature, calligraphy – The Nation

Abdur Rahman Chughtai was a painter and intellectual from Pakistan, who created his own unique, distinctive painting style influenced by Mughal art, miniature painting, Art Nouveau and Islamic art traditions. He is considered the first significant …

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The alternative city guide to Turin, Italy | Travel | The Guardian

Mulassano Cafè: Built in pure Art Nouveau style and opened in 1907, Mulassano is a little gem of a cafe with just a few tables (three inside plus four outside in spring and summer). Mulassano invented the “tramezzino” sandwich, similar to those you'd …

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'Mr Mac and Me', by Esther Freud

It's 1914 in the fishing village of Walberswick, in Suffolk, and the then little-known architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh has arrived to recuperate from a series of personal and professional setbacks, along with his wife, the artist Margaret MacDonald …

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Susanna Reid heads to Radio 2 studios wearing floral jumper

She wore an elegant pink lace dress for her stint on Good Morning Britain on Thursday – and Susanna Reid changed her look once again when she later headed to the BBC Radio 2 studios. The 44-year-old switched up her look into a floral slim-fitting …

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Camilla Kerslake cuddles up to boyfriend Chris Robshaw on Olivier Awards red …

Camilla, though, has her eye on the real thing, and has been spotted scouting engagement rocks at Tiffany. So far, her hulking 6ft 2in boyfriend has been notably reticent when friends have quizzed him on the subject. But Camilla appears undeterred.

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Ebony Dickens arrested for Facebook rant that called for 'death to all white cops'

A 33-year-old mother has been charged with making 'terroristic threats' after she called for 'death to all white cops nationwide' in a post on Facebook. Ebony Dickens of East Point, Georgia, posted the rant under the alias Tiffany Milan on Monday as …

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Masterpiece London Opens with Record Attendance, Significant Sales and Major …

… by Robert Delaunay, 1925, offered by Dickinson (Stand D2), 'Jewel of the Year Award' to Wartski (Stand C1) for their The Fall of the Damned by René Lalique, a cast and chased gold pendant suspending a baroque pearl, 1902, 'Work of the Year by a …

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San Jose: SoFA Sunday gets off to slow but optimistic start – San Jose Mercury …

But where the grunge rock 'n' roll generation dragged out old couches and tattered love seats and listened to ear-shattering bands, Sunday's nouveau visitors sat under bright red and yellow umbrellas, tried their hand at sidewalk chalk art and listened …

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Prince Charles to visit the pub where a helicopter crashed claiming 10 lives …

Charles will also visit the city's art school, of which he is patron, where he will learn about the plans for restoring the fire-hit building designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh more than a century ago. It was on May 23 last year, as students were …

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How the Saved By The Bell cast look 20 years on

… Parker BowlesThe Stir. Undo. Elite Daily Why Living Life Cooped Up In Your Comfort Zone Is Killing YouElite Daily ….. Justin Bieber and actor Michael Rapaport play a game of basketball for a secret photo shoot Putting his basketball skills to …

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