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The incredible modern architecture of Havana

An influx of Spanish immigrants brought the Art Nouveau movement with them, especially the Catalan version, modernisme, well known from the work of Antoni Gaudí. In the 1920s and '30s, Art Deco skyscrapers and Streamline Moderne movie theaters …

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In Germany's Far East, Turning a Movie Set Into a Luxury Store

He says he aims to restore the 1913 building to its full Art Nouveau glory. Apart from its spell as a film set, the palatial space has been deserted since its former occupier, German retailer Hertie, went out of business five years ago. While some …

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The Mile End, And Beyond

At the other end of the arts spectrum, Montreal's Museum of Fine Arts, located within walking distance of the fancy Hotel Omni Mont-Royal, is presenting “Fabulous Faberge, Jeweller to the Czars,” through Oct. 5. Carl Faberge was the famous Russian …

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Biba, Art Noveau, and the 19th Century – Fashionhistorian.net

Providing an introduction to the style, which overlaps with late Arts and Crafts in the 1890s and early Modernism in the 1910s, the book focuses on these important designers before discussing Art Nouveau jewelry and …

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Electric Ladyland: André Benjamin is Hendrix, but the women make Jimi

It's there in his joyous, polychrome outfits, in the soft politeness of his speaking voice, in the swirling fluidity of his guitar lines, which could be as graceful as art nouveau nudes. Benjamin captures it here, too: Ridley shows him spinning out …

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Life In The Arts Lane – Week 90 – The Paris Biennale to Beziers

Down the road the ever energetic Benjamin Steinitz has a one-man show of the Art Nouveau cabinet maker Le Lievre. Back over the river and Nicolas and Alexis Kugel have a spectacular show of silver-gilt pieces from Strasbourg dating from the 16th to the …

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Umami Monster vs. Mecha-Hop

With these counterpoints, Garage Project commissioned me to create manga backstories, beer labels based on the designs of movie artist Greg Broadmore, and a whole range of promotional material including giant street posters, masks, t-shirts and limited …

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Pukka Herbs

Pukka herbs re-launched their beautiful range of organic herbal teas with a fresh new look done by Bath-based The Space Creative. The launch follows a year-long project which included Pukka Herbs' brand and product portfolio of tea, herbal remedies and …

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Callebaut International Ambassadors Seminar '14 Packaging

The Chocolate Ambassadors Club is an invitation only membership, comprised of a small group of internationally known chefs, pastry chefs, and confectioners. The club gathers annually to develop and discuss new ideas and concepts, and represents …

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Look: Backbeat: Reluctant Stereotypes 'the nearly men' of Coventry's Ska scene

Like many bands at the time, The Reluctant Stereotypes used the ska reggae rhythms as a backbone to hang their own mix of words and music onto. While 2 Tone cut a very ethnic-based sound, bands like Gods Toys and The Stereotypes were riding the next …

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Making Artistic Expressions, Cultural Productions Attractive On Lagos Mainland

Also, almost if not all the producers of artistic and cultural expressions are from the mainland, even the nouveau riche of the comedy and music genres who migrated to live in the posh neighbourhod of Lekki were struggling mainlanders of yesteryears …

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Head for the Other Border: A Culinary Road Trip Through the Pacific Northwest

I'm a proud American. My girlfriend is a proud Canadian. On a weeklong tour, we hiked, kayaked, and ate our way through both sides of the border in the Pacific Northwest. We ate especially — for as much as any other region in North America, the …

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Win a weekend at the Hilton Prague Old Town

This city of spires has baroque, rococo, art nouveau, cubist and Bauhaus architecture, all along cobbled streets and expansive squares, arranged around a wide, beautiful river and presided over by one of Europe's largest – and most impressive – castles.

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Vogue Meets Ghesquière

Now the store is a sad, ghostly creature, metal shutters covering the windows, the floral, art-nouveau lettering of its signs tarnished. Louis Vuitton ( which owns the La Samaritaine site), on the other hand, is magnificent, with beautiful, pristine …

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Steampunk. Magic. NoHo.

It refers to any of the artistic styles, clothing fashions, or subcultures, that have developed from the aesthetics of steampunk fiction, Victorian-era fiction, art nouveau design retro-futuristic inventions as people in the 19th century might have …

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Google Doodle : Peter Carl Fabergé 164th Birthday …

Google is back with yet another interesting Doodle. Google doodle today celebrates 166th birthday of Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge. He is best known.

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My kind of place: Brussels is a culture capital

Over at the Chatelain quarter is the home of Victor Horta (www.hortamuseum.be), the greatest art nouveau architect, filled with flamboyant frescoes, mosaics and stained glass. Both parents and kids will adore another of Horta's gems that today houses …

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Art exhibition rocking at San Francisco

Poster artists were inspired by Art Nouveau masters, such as Alphonse Mucha whose blocky lettering was made psychedelic by Wes Wilson, and Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse were further drawn to advertising art and appropriated images. Mouse and a …

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Amal, this is the London I'd show to Gorgeous George

The pair who brought us the rebooted Ivy and Sheekey's, and latterly The Wolseley, have created an Art Deco jewel. Naturally, on behalf of Telegraph readers, I dined at its fantabulous Colony Grill Room last week, and what a joy it was. The dashing Mr …

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Things To Do In London: Wednesday 1 October 2014

ART DECO BLOOMSBURY: Take a wander around Bloomsbury and learn about the art deco history of the area in this walk. The route takes in a controversial Modernist icon, an Art Nouveau-style lodge as well as London's first pedestrianized shopping street.

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Jewelry Box Name Plate – World Peace Web Design

1898 Peacock Enamel, copper Marks: [TG conjoined monogram] (64-003) sold only under that name. Art Jewelry Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933) Jewel box, January 1913–April 30, 1914 Exhibited: 1915 Panama-Pacific … View Document.

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Cinema Nouveau to host Japanese Film Festival in SA during October

The festival content is free to the public, and will be screened over weekends during October at the following cinemas: Brooklyn Nouveau in Brooklyn Mall Pretoria (from Fridy, 3 to Sunday, 5 October), V&A Nouveau at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town …

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Myhren Gallery exhibit celebrates the art of the psychedelic rock poster

A: [The artists were] looking at op art, for obvious reasons, but art nouveau was the biggest other influence. Partly because there's a lot of that in San Francisco, but also art nouveau had that languid, sensuous quality that appealed to the senses …

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Beauty therapist to the stars Lesley Wilks on a mission to put the glam back …

Make-up artist and beauty therapist Lesley Wilks from Hull has gone from a city salon to celebrity clients. Natalie Murphy reports on the launch of her latest venture – the VIP Glam Squad. Whether it is George … Recommendations led to other well …

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Austria-Hungarian Victorian early Art Nouveau diamond enamel pendant. (Adin reference: 11227-0024)

http://www.adin.be/en/2ndpage.asp?dtn=11227-0024 Austria-Hungarian late Victorian early Art Nouveau diamond and enamel pendant brought to you by Adin Antique…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Sterling Silver Pendant “Flourish” CRMA752

http://rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/mackintosh-flourish/ Charles Rennie Mackintosh Sterling Silver Pendant “Flourish” CRMA752.

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Antiques: Tiffany Dogwood Table Lamp American Indian Base

22″ Tiffany Dogwood Table Lamp On American Indian Bronze Base Welcome to Fontaine’s Antique Auction Gallery. We have long been known for record setting price…

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Practicing the art of meditation

But it cannot escape the curiosity of visitors that the sort of glorious pieces assembled at this quasi-religious monument were not exactly the gems sought-after by the largely Protestant nouveau riche of the late 19th and early 20th century. Magnates …

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Beautifully Economic Art

There was a constant debate, both in my own head, and sometimes when explaining the art style to others, that leaning on Art Deco might come across as anachronistic. The art movement is rooted around the 1930s, fifty years after the events of Verne's …

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Tim Adams and Dr. Lynn Mally interview about 2012 Fabergé exhibition

Tim Adams, art historian, and guest scholar for the Fabergé exhibition, and Dr. Lynn Mally, Professor Emerita of History, UCI, discuss the upcoming exhibitio…

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Lalique – The Magic Touch
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Art Nouveau and Art Deco Books at Swann Galleries Auction

On Wednesday, October 1st, Swann Galleries will host a sale of Art, Press, & Illustrated Books primarily from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. The sale commences at 1:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday at Swann's New York gallery. Several auction highlights …

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ACL Fest Gameplan: Be a Tastemaker

Young and Sick (11:15 a.m. Miller Lite) Dutch artist Nick Van Hofwegen has designed album covers for the likes of Robin Thicke and Foster the People, now he's branched out into his own musical project, a sensitive take on nouveau R&B. Preatures (1 p.m. …

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What It's Like to Tour Paris With Chanel

We first visited Chez Georges for dinner during that first Paris trip, and it's been our go-to ever since. When you stop by this authentic Parisian brasserie in the center of the city, take in the Art Nouveau decor and fill up on enough escargot and …

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A Look At Five Unique Thrift Store Finds As Pioneer Online Auction Site Turns 15

More than 80,000 unique items are available for sale right now to bidders across the globe, including rare paintings, jewelry, electronics, furniture, antiques, clothing, books, collectibles and other desirable items. "The auction site hasn't only been …

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