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Soundgarden's Kim Thayil Talks Led Zeppelin's 'Physical Graffiti'

… 'Kashmir'] was there's this amazing heaviness about it and this cool guitar riff, but then there's these other elements that, when I was a young punk-rock guy, I saw as superfluous or unnecessary ornateness, sort of an art-nouveau thrills-and-stuff …

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Kafka and the Crash of the System: An Interview with Tom McCarthy

McCarthy has expressed an affinity for authors of the French nouveau roman; he has criticized the politics of literary depth; and he is convincing and exact in his criticisms of the illusions and delusions of realist writers. … that Satin Island …

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Fabergé Pearl Egg

Após quase um século, a maison Fabergé cria um Ovo imperial. Desta vez, o objeto de arte vem adornado com pérolas. Da redação – A Fabergé revive sua tradição e cria um novo Ovo Imperial, um extraordinário objeto de arte, em colaboração com a família …

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Zadora: The Infamous Baltic Baron Taking on MC Escher

Thirty years later, Zadora's art would adorn the most exclusive collections across the globe as arguably the world's foremost gemstone artist and heir apparent to the (similarly Baltic) Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé. I caught up with him in his …

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Giuliana Rancic reveals why she skipped SAG Awards red carpet

The E! red carpet staple is made to show off a star's manicure and jewellery, but the Cake actress's response was a quick 'no, no, no,' when asked by the host. The Greek-American beauty took it all in stride and even responded to online host and …

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Emma Stone in see-through gown at the SAG Awards red carpet

The redhead, who is dating her The Amazing Spider Man co-star Andrew Garfield, will face off against Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), Meryl Streep (Into the Woods), Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game) and Naomi Watts (St. Vincent) in her category at the …

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Sam Taylor-Johnson hits back at critics over 23 year age gap between husband …

Sam Taylor-Johnson is fifty shades of vamp on the cover of Red magazine in this whisp of a dress from Louis Vuitton's Resort 2015 season. The collection … Style the look with some simple jewelry like Sam's Elsa Peretti bone cuff by Tiffany & Co. Bag …

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What's happening on the local art scene this week

Art Nouveau Galleries, works by Harry Boardman, Justin Long, Robert Ciampa, Ward Van Haute, Meghan Reiff and others. 93 South West End Blvd., Quakertown. Open daily, except Wednesdays, at 11 a.m.; closes 8 p.m. Fridays; …. Includes new work from more …

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Provincial goes upmarket

The 105-year-old building was vacant for almost seven years before it was bought by award-winning developers Darren Fraser and his wife Janet. The outside of the building has already been restored to its former Edwardian art nouveau glory and …

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Glasgow School of Art fire: cause was ignitable foam from student's work

The report found that the fire's rapid progress through the Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed-building was aided by timber lined walls and voids, and original ventilation ducts running both vertically and horizontally throughout the building. The …

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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts shows there's more to Faberge than eggs

In fact, the range of objects from the decorative arts creator is abundantly clear in the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' spectacular new exhibit, Fabulous Faberge: Jeweller to the Czars, which runs until Oct. 5. “Faberge didn't only make eggs,” says a …

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Meryl Streep consoles Jennifer Aniston after losing out on SAG Award gong

Luckily, acting pal Meryl was right there with a shoulder to cry on inside the awards ceremony and gave her a comforting cuddle before she ate. Jennifer approached the Academy Award winning Devil Wears Prada star at her table (where Meryl was talking …

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Video-invitation to Art Nouveau architecture tour in …

Historic Houses of Romania organises a walking tour on the theme of the Art Nouveau style architecture of Bucharest, on Saturday 21 February 2015. The guide is Valentin Mandache, expert in period houses. Registrations at …

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'Project Runway' star, fiancé mesh styles and make small Shorewood apartment …

I was familiar with Deco, and I did like it. But I almost thought it was just too many straight lines. I was into fancy wallpaper then and a more Art Nouveau style. Moving in here and cohabiting with Michael really changed my aesthetic. Everything I …

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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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The best city breaks for architecture, from the palaces of Paris to the …

The French capital is a lesson is mixing old architectural styles with new: stroll its streets (or boulevards) and you'll see examples of medieval, renaissance, neoclassic and art nouveau architecture, all of which give the city its unique identity …

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Ten top tips for how survive the 'friendly' Commonwealth Games

9Those of a cultural mien or hip cats with a cultural miaouw should be careful with any reference to Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Half the city believes he was an artistic genius. The other half thinks Charles Rennie Mackintosh was Third Lanark's best …

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Lighthouse anniversary

Scotland's national centre for design and architecture, in the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building in Mitchell Lane which formerly housed the then Glasgow Herald, has welcomed three million visitors since opening in 1999. Mr Yousaf praised the centre's …

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Fabergé eggs – all you need to know

Under this new ownership it relaunched as a jeweller in 2009, with the new management hiring two of Carl Peter Fabergé's great-granddaughters as directors. In a deal, announced in 2012, the company was sold to Gemfields, a company listed on the London …

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Ikea surprises moviegoers by replacing every seat in Russian cinema with …

The comfort of reclining chairs, bean bags, pillows and couches that sometimes enhance the cinematic experience have been one-upped in Russia, where an entire movie theatre has been filled with beds. While sites such as the Electric Cinema in London's …

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'Canadian cannibal' Luka Magnotta talked to reporter months before he 'ate his …

Crown prosecutor Louis Bouthillier said: 'It is our position that this email makes it clear that Mr. Magnotta was planning to kill a human being and that he was going to make a movie of that killing.' Quebec Superior Court Justice Guy Cournoyer told a …

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Picasso: Love, Sex and Art, BBC Four

Whereas before he'd been a veritable magpie, incorporating Impressionism, pointillism, and art Nouveau, often with an acid bright palette, into his work, the death precipitated Picasso's significant Blue Period. Casagemas and Germaine would feature in …

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Glasgow Film Festival unveils programme

Twenty venues including Charles Rennie Mackintosh's only church at Mackintosh Queens Cross, Robert Adam's Trades Hall and the Drygate Brewery will play host to screenings and events during the festival's run from February 18 to March 1. Major UK …

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SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: A chip off the old block… but let's hope Jude Law's …

Edinburgh University student Louis, nephew of Princess Diana, cut quite the dashing figure as he strolled through Hollywood earlier this week in an open-neck shirt and no socks, while accompanying his father Charles to a taping of chat show Jimmy …

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Simon Cowell takes girlfriend Lauren Silverman on a parasailing date

The mogul will be joined on the judging panel by Louis Walsh, Melanie B and Cheryl Cole for this year's talent show. Meanwhile … The pair appeared to be very comfortable in one another's company as they enjoyed a break in St Tropez on Sunday. The duo …

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Outraged crowds gather after a police officer shot an unarmed teenager on the …

Desiree Harris says she was driving through her suburban St. Louis neighborhood Saturday afternoon when she saw her 18-year-old grandson, Michael Brown, walking a few blocks from her house. After she arrived home minutes later, she heard a …

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Lalique Partners with Damien Hirst on Crystal Butterfly Limited Editions

Eternal, the magnificent result of this collaboration, takes as its motif the butterfly – close to the hearts of René Lalique and Damien Hirst, who shared a sense of the magical and paradoxical beauty of the butterfly, ephemeral and eternal at the same …

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Art Nouveau designs at the Sainsbury Centre | Design Week

The show is curated by Art Nouveau specialist Professor Paul Greenhalgh, and it features works from Art Nouveau designers including Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Emile Gallé Louis Majorelle, René Lalique, Josef Hoffmann and Alphonse Mucha. The section of the show … The collection includes jewellery, furniture, glassware and metalwork from designers including Emile Gallé, René Lalique, […]

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Seagrave Releasing "Stabwound"

"Although a very new name, formed in 2014, Seagrave is actually the solo-project of Harakiri for the Sky's J.J., whose band released the critically acclaimed Aokigahara last year via Art of Propaganda. "Here with … "Some will point to this sound as …

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Teacher admits groping students

Charles Harter, 63, pleaded guilty to nine representative charges of indecently assaulting nine girls between February 1 and July 21 this year. The girls ranged in … Judge Bridget Mackintosh said Harter would likely face a jail sentence. He was …

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Joan Rivers hailed as 'legendary' by Donald Trump in her final ever TV …

The late comic was a guest advisor to Donald Trump on The Celebrity Apprentice in scenes shot just a month before her death last year. And she was her normal funny and combative self as she dished out advice to Donald and daughter Ivanka on the …

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Mel B leaves The X Factor studios after results show in white woolly onesie

She's proving popular with the public for her no-nonsense attitude and honest feedback on The X Factor. But tough love judge Mel B looked like butter wouldn't melt as she left Fountain Studios in London on Sunday night after the first results show. The …

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Jewels Showcased At Chicago's Richard H. Driehaus Museum Have An …

One of the men highlighted in the collection is Louis Comfort Tiffany, who only merged his jewelry department with that of Tiffany & Co. when he became its design director in 1902, after the death of his father. He has many pieces on display in the …

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10 Great Art Deco Cities You Might Not Know About

The coastal town of Napier, New Zealand, is in the throes of its annual Tremains Art Deco Weekend, "celebrating the hope and optimism of the '20s and '30s." The Art Deco design style ushered in a modern era of experimentation—all sharp angles and …

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AZ Storytellers fashion night at Phoenix Art Museum, 3/4

Join The Republic for "Stories of a Stylish Life" as we take over the Phoenix Art Museum to celebrate the Valley's most stylish citizens as part of the Arizona Storytellers Project. The evening is a partnership with the Arizona Costume Institute's …

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