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A la découverte de l'Art nouveau dans la région

ême si le Poitou-Charentes est plus connu pour ses chefs-d'œuvre de l'art roman que pour ses façades Art nouveau, elle possède malgré tout un certain nombre de pièces importantes, comme le théâtre d'ombres du cabaret Le Chat noir au musée de …

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Women's Day special: Plan a solo exotic trip, ladies!

Brussels, Belgium: Brussels is filled with 17th-century Art Nouveau buildings and daily flower markets. Visit Brussels' very own Eiffel Tower, the Atomium. It provides great views, inside and out. Also, needless to say, get some chocolate and waffles …

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Boston Ballet Premieres "Lady of the Camellias"

The salon doors, designed by David Gano, recall Aubrey Beardsley's dark, toxic Art Nouveau combination of simplicity and ornamentation. Chandeliers, similarly, are composed of slender dark spider-like lines huddling close together. These gothic …

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Community bid to retain Shambellie

“Positive” steps have been taken to prevent a former national museum from being sold off to private buyers. A steering group has been formed to come up with proposals for future uses of Shambellie House at New Abbey. They will have six months to bring …

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Sleepover at Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art set for new project about future …

THE Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Glasgow is hosting a sleepover for an art project by Ellie Harrison next month. Share; Share; Tweet; +1. Tony Nicoletti/Media Scotland. The Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow. EVER wonder what to do on a Friday night?

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'Brilliant' Cartier at The Denver Art Museum

There's only one place where you can see some 250 Cartier dazzlers from the 20th century specially curated into a world-exclusive exhibition. cartier4. The Denver Art Museum currently presents Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, featuring jewelry, …

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Marchesa Pre-Fall 2015

L. Lacroix, Christian · Lagerfeld, Karl · Lam, Derek · Lauren, Ralph · Lemaire, Christophe · Leon, Humberto · Lepore, Nanette · Lhuillier, Monique · Lieberman, Andrea · Lim, Carol · Lim, Phillip · Lippes, Adam · Louboutin, Christian · Lusuardi, Laura …

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Siobhan Koralewski found guilty of physical abuse of dementia sufferers

A care home worker who was branded a female 'Darth Vader' faces jail after being found guilty of subjecting dementia patients to horrendous physical abuse. Siobhan Koralewski was found to have terrorised her helpless victims at the Roundstone Care …

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5 city breaks for less than £60

Explore the Latvian capital's Art Nouveau district and Old Town area for a glimpse in to the city's Soviet past. As evening draws in, get up to Skyline Bar, perched 26 floors high above the city for bird's eye views and a sophisticated sundowner. Check …

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Glasgow Film Festival 2015: European premiere of Ben Stiller's movie While We …

Films will be screened in 20 venues including established cinemas and pop-up events at venues such as architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh's only church Mackintosh Queens Cross and Robert Adam's Trades Hall, as well as hip new spaces like Drygate …

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Tiffany Christmas Windows In London Are Inspired By New York Skyline

A dedicated Tiffany Christmas Shop inside the store at London's famous Bond Street offers a range of rings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, cuffs and more. It also includes the new Tiffany T collection which is inspired by the skyline of New York City.

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Sun payments trial juror discharged

We want to check we are all comfortable with where we are." Pharo, 45, of Sandhurst in Berkshire, faces three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office. Dudman, 51, of Brentwood in Essex, Pyatt, 51, of Windsor in Berkshire, and O …

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Japan roar into quarters with 2-0 Jordan win

Talisman Honda snapped up a rebound on 24 minutes after Shinji Okazaki's drive had been well blocked by goalkeeper Amer Shafi, to net his third goal in three games and take the Blue Samurai through as comfortable Group D winners. Kagawa, largely …

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On International Women's Day, plan a solo trip, ladies!

Brussels, Belgium: Brussels is filled with 17th-century Art Nouveau buildings and daily flower markets. Visit Brussels' very own Eiffel Tower, the Atomium. It provides great views, inside and out. Also, needless to say, get some chocolate and waffles.

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UK Government grants £5m towards new building at Glasgow School of Art

"The name of Charles Rennie Mackintosh – synonymous with iconic architecture and design – is a magnet that draws people time and again to Glasgow. "And there can be no doubt that the jewel in the Mackintosh crown is the Glasgow School of Art.

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Glasgow Green: Famous lost painting 'Glasgow Fair' set to go on display at …

LONG-LOST John Knox painting "Glasgow Fair" returns to city and will go on display at Kelvingrove later this month. Share; Share; Tweet; +1. Conservator Polly Smith with Dr Jo Meacock, curator of British art with Glasgow Museums examine "Glasgow Fair".

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Marc Jacobs And Zana Bayne Launch Erotic Accessories For Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is all about love and everything else that is an extension of love. Right in time for the love-filled season and catering to the hype of the upcoming American erotic/romantic drama film, Marc Jacobs has teamed up with Zana Bayne to …

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Ballon Bleu De Cartier Serti Vibrant Watch Mesmerizes With Jiggling Diamonds

Cartier creates ripples in the world of haute horlogerie by unveiling its newest jewelry setting. Christened the Serti Vibrant, the new mechanism allows the dazzling stones to shudder with shimmer on the dial of its latest Ballon Bleu de Cartier watch.

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Three women injured after bricks crash through roof of store in Philadelphia

Attorney, Louis Bove, who works for the firm, said he was working on the top floor of the adjacent building, when he heard 'a really loud crash that shook my desk.' Then he looked out and saw the hole in Lululemon's roof and bricks scattered nearby …

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92-year-old RAF veteran forced to wait more than 26 HOURS in A&E

A 92-year-old RAF veteran was forced to wait for more than 26 hours in A&E waiting for a bed on a ward to become available as the winter crisis began to grip a district hospital. Cliff Curtis was rushed to the Royal Glamorgan Hospital in Wales after …

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Ruby Necklace: Art Nouveau Ruby & Pearl Lavalier Pendant

At BKGjewelry, create one-of-a-kind ruby necklaces. With our easy customization experience you are able to create jewelry that perfectly expresses you. Monday, March 2, 2015. Art Nouveau Ruby & Pearl Lavalier Pendant. Signed 10k gold …

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Jewelry and me: Past (Rene Lalique)

This jewellery was done by Rene Lalique who done this in the late 1800s. He was born on 6th April 1860. He died on 5th May 1945 in Paris. He made this brooch and named it serpent Bloom. I borrowed this image on the …

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On the trail of the Oscar winners

The interior shots of The Grand Budapest Hotel were filmed in Görlitzer Warenhaus, an abandoned Art Nouveau department store. The Imitation Game. Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire. This World War II thriller sees Benedict Cumberbatch playing British …

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh furniture that survived Glasgow School of Art fire …

They include one of the artist's famous ladder-backed chairs , a bookcase and two rarely-seen embroidered panels by Margaret Macdonald, the wife of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 -1928). The items, previously on show in the Mackintosh Room, will be …

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Charlotte Olympia's 2015 Valentines Collection Will Make Your Heart Flutter

Love is in the air and also on the feet and in the hands of fashion-loving divas. Charlotte Olympia steps in to celebrate the month of love in with the latest capsule collection. Highlighting the most commonly understood symbol of love, the heart, the …

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Health: Take the fear out of hospital visits for children, plus vitamins for …

Now a sensible and comforting resource called Monkey Wellbeing (monkeywellbeing.com), supported by NHS Patient Experience, helps children (and their parents) to understand what is going on. The notion of using a monkey as a child patient came about …

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X Factor judge Mel B missing from press shot ahead of live final

The possibility that Mel B won't make the X Factor live final became almost a certainty on Friday. Not least because the latest official ITV press shots now omit the former Spice Girl from the line-up. Instead, just Louis Walsh, Cheryl Fernandez …

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First human trial of new experimental Ebola vaccine begin

Model Doutzen Kroes looks effortlessly stylish in fitted tweed jacket and leather trousers after making her runway return at Fendi Milan Fashion Week show · 25 FEB 2015 LOUIS SMITH IN THIS GREAT CELEBRITY TWITTER PICTURE! BYLINE MUST READ : What would …

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Damien Preston-Booth's mother says he's a 'survivor' just like her

The mother of a beggar raking in money by using a chip and pin machine to target celebrities and millionaires described her son as a 'survivor,' it has been reported. Damien Preston-Booth, who is on benefits, has the portable card reader to accept …

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Re-modelled gem of Finnish Art Nouveau at the Architecture …

The legendary pavilion was designed by the key team of Finnish Art Nouveau: Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren and Eliel Saarinen. The Pavilion's lavish interiors and objects celebrated the newly found idea of Finnishness …

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Fabergé dévoile son premier œuf impérial depuis un siècle …

Fabergé dévoile son premier œuf impérial depuis un siècle durant l'exposition Doha Watch & Jewellery au Qatar. 26 février … Les œufs de Fabergé sont des objets précieux créés par le joaillier Pierre-Karl Fabergé. Les plus …

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Centuries of Glass at Fieldings Auctioneers

Ultimately, this was down to a combination of the fine qualities of craftsmanship evident in the manufacture of the glass, and the enduring desirability of the decoration employed – essentially Arts and Crafts and, especially, Art Nouveau. However …

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Louis Vuitton Jewelry Watch Collection Cruise 2015

Louis Vuitton is helping fans to keep a tab on time in 2015 in the most luxurious and fashionable manner by unveiling new Louis Vuitton Jewelry Watch Collection. Inspired by the brand's 2015 Cruise show, the dazzling range of timepieces celebrates the …

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Reem Acra Pre-Fall 2015

Accessories · Jewelry · Footwear · Handbags · Leather goods · Watches · Eyewear · Hats, Gloves and more · Financial · Trends · The Markets …. Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig looked at Byzantine art and Fabergé eggs to get in the spirit of opulence …

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Karolina Kurkova stands out in orange cut-out dress

Karolina Kurkova ensured that all eyes were on her on Saturday, when she attended the Art of the Party Presented by Louis Vuitton in support of PAMM's art education programming. The event, held at the Perez Art Museum was a chic one with the 30-year …

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