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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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"Luciano Ventrone: The Thrill of the Real" to Open at Hollis Taggart Galleries

In his upcoming showing at Hollis Taggart Galleries, Luciano Ventrone presents a paradoxical thrill in his paintings. Luciano Ventrone: The Thrill of the Real (Sept. 4-Oct, 4, 2014) examines the foundation of Ventrone's skilled technique and his …

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How Bad Was 'The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story'?

In an environment of uncertainty, fixating on the accused is comforting. Men can be captured, arrested, imprisoned. They're a conquerable enemy. But that narrative, the …. He co-designed a series of jewelry and glasses for Louis Vuitton and Moncler …

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Levis Fine Art | Maurice Golubov: Ahead of Time

FitzGerald Fine Arts' Debut Appearance at Asian Art in London to Feature… “Between.” Oil Painting. 2012. William Conger Exhibition | Studio Vendome Projects · Exhibitor: Hancocks, London. René Lalique, Paris, circa 1895. Game of Stones: Epic Jewelry …

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Leading British sculptor Simon Gudgeon chooses USA for first public outing of …

René Lalique, Paris, circa 1895. Game of Stones: Epic Jewelry to be Unveiled at The International Show · GalleryX at Chicago's Smart Museum. SMART MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS 500 CLOWN AT GALLERYX · Roland Auctions NY announces their …

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Who was Louis Comfort Tiffany? | Purelamps

Louis Comfort Tiffany, born in New York to a jewelry store owner, was a passionate artist with a keen eye for innovative and inspiring pieces of art. During his early years, Tiffany spent most of his time traveling and chronicling …

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Boy in the hood paints Manila's transient cityscapes

Known as a serious artist who underscores social inequities in his paintings of Philippine urban life, Jaime Gubaton now takes less somber routes as he maps Manila's suburban cityscapes on canvas. Gubaton burst into the Manila art scene 12 years ago …

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A La Vieille Russie| French Art Nouveau Diamond Necklace …

French Art Nouveau Diamond Necklace see larger image. Art Nouveau pavé-set diamond necklace with maple leaf design, mounted in platinum and gold. French, ca. 1905. Length: 15 1/2 inches. $47,000. French Art Nouveau Diamond …

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Tales from the Morgue: Deadly road trip, conclusion

This is a 1926 Model T Roadster. The car driven by Peter Johnson in this series was a Dodge, probably a touring car since it had a back seat, and was made in 1921 or earlier. However, this gives the reader an idea of what Johnson was driving in the …

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