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Returning to Istanbul, where East meets West

On a terrace atop an Art Nouveau building on Istiklal Street, 360 offers a 360-degree view of the city (reservations required, Misirli Apartmani 163, 360istanbul.com). GETTING AROUND The seemingly made-for-tourists tram connects the core of Istanbul's …

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Joy to the (art) world

The Morse has an internationally acclaimed collection of American Art Nouveau, and other works from that period (approximately 1890-1910). The museum is at 445 N. Park Ave., about a block from Central Park. Details: 407-645-5311. •The Orlando Museum …

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Grants for Moat Brae and Campbeltown Picture House

The A-listed art nouveau building will be restored as part of a three-year project which will see a second auditorium and a new cafe bar added. Meanwhile, Moat Brae House in Dumfries has been awarded £1.7m by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Peter Pan …

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3 Days In Barcelona

It's easy to get carried away by the city's storied Art Nouveau architecture, medieval alleyways and Mediterranean food, but to get a taste of everything, focus on three historic neighborhoods—Ciutat Vella, the Eixample, and Montjuïc—to experience …

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3 Hours In Barcelona

The awe-inspiring auditorium, built in 1908, is a Modernista architectural jewel designed by Gaudi contemporary Lluís Domènech i Montaner, its dreamlike interior a kaleidoscope of Art Nouveau stained-glass and mosaics. If you don't have time for a …

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Gold, The Queen's Gallery – exhibition review

As you'd expect, its 50 works include golden jewellery, ceremonial baubles and fine furniture and metalware, but it also includes paintings using gold leaf or attempting to capture the precious metal's lustre or a glistering, divine light. … The …

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Hamilton preparing for final battle

Lewis Hamilton heads into the Formula One title-deciding showdown in Abu Dhabi later this month conceding to being in a far from comfortable position. It will be the third time in Hamilton's F1 career he will have faced a last-race decider, having done …

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Pollen levels are set to soar over the next few years, scientists warn

If you suffer with hayfever, you may think that the season of snuffling and sneezing could not get any worse. So you may be dismayed to hear that new research suggests pollen levels are to set soar over the coming decades. Higher levels of carbon …

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The Unusually Associative Cyclonic System of Ben Lerner's 10:04

Blurred metaphors for time and space are associated with blended dualities of art and life, fiction and non-fiction, friend and girlfriend. As in Lerner's first novel, Leaving the Atocha Station (Coffee House Press, 2011), the author/narrator …

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Chair and desk owned by Lafayette family sold for $1 million at auction

"The desk and chair offered here are masterful examples of Majorelle's distinct approach to the Art Nouveau aesthetic, creating furniture inspired by the fluid and elegant lines of nature," an excerpt of Sotheby's catalogue reads. "The structural …

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Homer City native's handmade cards bring extra dimension to holiday greetings

Then he would seek inspiration from the works of such prominent artists as Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha or Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt. But perhaps his biggest influence comes from his children, Lauren, 21, and Adam, 13.

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Carencro family's desk sells for more than $1M

The Art Nouveau desk, kept in a family bedroom, was appraised at $250,000 by New Orleans appraiser, David Goldberg. In a previous interview with The Advertiser, Goldberg said the desk and matching chair could sell for more than that amount, given that …

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Museum plans for Kelvin Hall get £4.5m boost from lottery

The new museum and gallery will also contain the only surviving complete suite of interiors by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, carried out for Mrs Cranston's Ingram Street tearooms, as well as the majority of the Hunterian collection, which was built on Dr …

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WellChild Awards: Harry's little heroes

'And when he finally came home he decided that he wanted to start a scheme so that other children could be given fun things to inspire them, too.' Laughlin's initiative is called Unlock a Life for Lockey – Lockey being his nickname …

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DR SCURR: Why has my daughter's eye become so red and sore?

To contact Dr Scurr with a health query, write to him at Good Health Daily Mail, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT or email drmartin@dailymail.co.uk — including contact details. Dr Scurr cannot enter into personal correspondence. His replies cannot apply …

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The allure of art nouveau | Helena Fairfax

In the opening scene of the novel I have the heroine, Penny, showing an art nouveau necklace to the hero, Kurt. The Antique Love, helena fairfax, cover design. Art nouveau pendant. Image courtesy of Adin Jewellers. He lifted …

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Stealing Time: Emma Bee Bernstein

The green of a seated girl's skirt reflects the green of the art nouveau poster propped against the wall next to her. In the corner of an emerald garden, Emma stands looking downward in a dress covered with pink and red blooms, and awkwardly …

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Mother of two children in horror pond crash gives birth prematurely due to the …

Her son Alarious Coleman-Guerrido, seven, died in the crash from complications of drowning. Meanwhile her other children Amani Coleman-Guerrido and baby Aliyana Rennie (whose father is Julius Rennie) are in a critical condition, but continuing to make …

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Federer battles into london final

Djokovic allowed the crowd to upset him as his march through the draw hit its first hurdle but he recovered to post an ultimately comfortable win. The flash point occurred in the second game of the second set when the world number one became distracted …

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Health notes: Harry signs up for a spell in Bootcamp

One Direction heart- throb Harry Styles may be adored by millions of teenage girls around the world but it seems that he's not entirely happy with his physique. The 20-year-old chart-topper, pictured above, is now taking action to develop a six-pack by …

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Britain should become a 'smoke-free' country, Jeremy Hunt declares

Britain should aim to become a 'smoke-free' country, the Heath Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged. Speaking yesterday in Parliament, Mr Hunt agreed with one of his own MPs who suggested Britain should become smoke-free in the next five years, with …

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Cheeky chimps! Wild primates are filmed raiding farms in Uganda to steal crops

A band of wild chimpanzees have been caught on camera slipping into fields under the cover of darkness to steal ears of maize. The apes, which included females and infants, were then seen escaping back into the Ugandan forest clutching armfuls of the …

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New York Theatre Ballet to Bring THE NUTCRACKER to NewYork-Presbyterian …

This holiday ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, is set in Art Nouveau style circa 1907 with innovative choreography by long-time NYTB choreographer, Keith Michael; set design by Gillian Bradshaw-Smith; and costumes by Resident Costume …

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We're on First Havana Plane With Michael Corleone: Opening Line

For many, it's cigars, obviously, or 1950s-era Cadillacs rumbling past a hodge podge of art deco, art nouveau, colonial and post-revolutionary (read: Soviet) architecture, all frozen in time. For editors of a certain age, there's a more grim …

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Rare World War I Propaganda Shows the Biomech Soldier of 100 Years Ago

It first flourished during the Art Nouveau period, at the turn of the last century. By the 1910s, it had also gained ground in Hungary as well as practically all other parts of the world. From the outset, posters were designed by creative artists, who …

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New airline whizzes into Bristol

Katowice is the principal city of the Upper Silesian region of Poland and is a centre for science and industry, as well as being home to an eclectic mix of architectural styles with Gothic and Art Nouveau buildings alongside Modernist structures from …

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Let's all raise a glass to the princes of ales!

A stunning, traditional boozer, which is internally quite breathtaking, with its art nouveau glazed tiling, floor to ceiling. Five comfy rooms to relax and enjoy one of eight rotating ales – all at £2.60 a pint. A warm welcome guaranteed from the …

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Lost Mackintosh cabinet to go on display in Glasgow

Bailie Liz Cameron, executive member for jobs and the economy at Glasgow City Council, which owns The Lighthouse building, said: "We are so excited and thrilled that this Charles Rennie Mackintosh music cabinet will go on public show for the first time …

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Scientists develop formula that neutralises ANY odour

From blocked drains to burnt toast, there are some smells that most of us would love to block out. Now scientists think there may be a way of stopping people smelling unpleasant aromas by creating a blend of chemical compounds that neuralise a specific …

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The other Chinese revolution: Meet the people who took Deng's economic great …

Where chasing profit was once grounds for harsh re-education, the country's heroes and superstars – Jack Ma and an entire generation of tuhao, or nouveau riche – are now, in ways both spiritual and economic, the children of Deng. President Xi Jinping …

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David Turpin – “Disquieting Dreams: A Year in the Sinister”

One of the most arresting visual experiences of the year, the film juxtaposed the lurid aesthetic of Italian giallo horror films with the sinuous lines of Belgian art nouveau. The result wasn't for everybody, but those with a taste for Freud and …

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We're on First Havana Plane With Michael Corleone: Opening Line

For many, it's cigars, obviously, or 1950s-era Cadillacs rumbling past a hodge podge of art deco, art nouveau, colonial and post-revolutionary (read: Soviet) architecture, all frozen in time. For editors of a certain age, there's a more grim …

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'Mao plot' general's daughter 'calls for historical reckoning'

The daughter of a Chinese Communist military commander accused of plotting to overthrow Mao and killed in a mysterious plane wreck has called for a full accounting of history, a report said Thursday. Mao, the founding father of Communist China …

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NHS weight loss operation: How Diane's £5k op is saving the NHS £6000 a year

'I started putting on weight aged 16 after my dad died; I turned to food for comfort,' explains Diane, 53, who lives in South London and is single. 'I tried to lose weight so many times — going on healthy-eating diets and joining slimming clubs — but …

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Auction House Successful in Recovery Suit Against Kiran Nadar Museum of Art …

… Contemporary Art but also Company School Paintings & Drawings, Miniatures, Jewellery, English & Indian Silver, Antique Swords & Daggers, Period Furniture, Antiquarian Books, Maps, Prints & Photographs (ABMPP), Carpets, Rugs, Tapestries, Cricket …

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