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Soda fountain nostalgia brings big bucks

Cherry-Fizz was a drink made from soda water and cherry-flavored syrup. Although the first soda fountains opened in the United States in the early 1800s, they were most popular in the 1940s and 1950s. This Cherry-Fizz dispenser sold for $19,200 at a …

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Museum open for altar-ations

For grandmother Isabel Marquez, "I still have some of the items she had in her kitchen, some jewelry and her favorite flowers, which are roses." Rivera will also honor her Chihuahua, Chucho, who died this year at age 12, with a tribute she designed …

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$33 Million Faberge Egg Found! | Jewelry Insider

It is one of the lost Imperial Eggs designed by Carl Faberge. There are 50 imperial eggs in total. The location of 42 eggs is known, but eight are missing. Five are thought to be destroyed, but there are three out there in the …

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Coronado Library Brown Bag Piano Series Continues Oct. 31

A professional musician since the age of 15, Mike attended the University of South Florida and Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, before leaving to tour with the Maynard Ferguson Big Bop Nouveau Band in 1993, at the age of 19. He landed …

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Bluegrass band Darlingside regroups, creates a better whole

The group went from five buddies who were playing rock to a quartet clustered around a microphone performing something like nouveau bluegrass. The violin-guitar-cello-bass combination was working well in … He says one of their professors at Williams …

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Hydro Majestic reopens today

They have interpreted the hotel's history by creating a range of carpets, paints, wallpapers and furnishings with Australian designers and suppliers based on period influences referencing the beauty of the Edwardian, the generosity of the Art Nouveau …

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The World's Most Beautiful Cemetery

The Art Deco, Art Nouveau, neo-Gothic and Baroque architectural styles are all present. Most of the tombs are made of materials imported from Paris and Milan between 1880-1930. Recoleta was once on the outskirts of town, but as Buenos Aires grew, the …

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Russians made the theatre space the most liberating imaginative device ever …

Sci-fi meets art nouveau via constructivism. Gorgeous Aelita wears a three-cupped bra (Martians have three breasts, evidently), each cup gushing a torrent of metallic fabric. Her bodyguard, Gor, Guardian of Energy, is still more future-proof: a zigzag …

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Palm Springs Art Museum Presents 'A Grand Adventure: American Art of the West'

The epic nineteenth-century landscape paintings of Yosemite and Yellowstone by Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Moran introduced the American public to the grandeur of the West. As the western territories opened up to development, increasing numbers of …

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Fancy Kiwi loos turning heads overseas (+pics)

The eye-catching designs are inspired by the natural world, as well as art deco and art nouveau styles, with an abstract twist. "It's my own prints so they are, to start off with, a little bit out-there compared to the more traditional interior style …

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Redbrick in Harold's Cross for €710000

The room has an arts-and-crafts-influenced fireplace with a decorative art-nouveau brass hood and painted tiles. Fold-back doors lead to the interconnecting formal diningroom, where there is another fireplace original to the house. Sliding doors and …

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ART DECO JEWELLERY MAKES STUNNING COMEBACK THANKS TO …

While the big jewellery houses were at their zenith during the Twenties and Thirties, and any items by them are highly sought after, Bonhams said there was also a growing interest in the smaller 'artist jewellers', for example Rene Boivin, Suzanne …

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Igor Carl Faberge – Website of tabedisa! – Jimdo

Find great deals on eBay for igor carl faberge and igor carl faberge cat. Shop with confidence. 14ky Igor Carl Faberge Ring in Jewelry & Watches, Fine Jewelry, Fine Rings | eBay The trademark THE HOUSE OF IGOR CARL …

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Dallas-area food and wine events: Tutorials, ramen workshop and more

ART OF RAMEN: In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to prepare the Japanese noodle soup dish known as ramen (and that doesn't mean you'll rip open a plastic bag and dump noodles into boiling water). The menu includes barbecued pork, chicken …

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Wondrous works will be on show in M'boro

FORMER Maryborough resident David Behrens will return to the Heritage City during November, bringing his "unique style of artwork" to the Maryborough Art Gallery. Maryborough artist Hayley George said inspired by Art Nouveau and Symbolism, Behrens' …

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Graphic designer Louise Fili's advice on finding inspiration: Look beyond a …

The Italian-American from New Jersey has been an admitted Italophile since a family trip to the old country, when she first spotted a blue art nouveau-style billboard for Baci Perugina chocolates. “They're so creative,” Fili explains of the eclectic …

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'A Radiant Light' Tiffany Exhibition Takes Flight at San Francisco …

Co-curator and Michaan's Auctions President Allen Michaan selected exquisite pieces specifically for the airport show. Among the works on … Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) was undoubtedly the most inventive and prolific designer of the 19th century.

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Rare antique Chinese carved Imperial seal box soars to $90000 at Oct. 3 auction

A set of ten Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica reticulated plates, each 8 ¾ inches in diameter and all numbered en verso, with Latin botanical titles in curved script, garnered $6,600; while a Louis Comfort Tiffany (N.Y.) gold baluster form vase, 9 inches …

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Introduction to Louis Comfort Tiffany | tiffanylampboutique

In 1848, Louis Comfort Tiffany was born the son of the renowned Charles Lewis Tiffany, who founded the jewelry store Tiffany & Company. He followed in his father's footsteps by being one of the most amazing craftsmen of art …

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Pierneefs spanning 30 years on sale at Strauss

It reflects Pierneef's joy, enthusiasm and understanding of what he had been exposed to in Europe – the light and pure colours of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters and in the trees in the foreground, a touch of Art Nouveau. This …

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Le French Book Releases 2015 Book Line-Up

Le French Book is dedicated to bringing commercial fiction from France to a wider audience, starting with English translations of top mysteries and thrillers, and its 2015 line-up of books holds a whole variety of styles in the genre. "We'll be …

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Drinker's Delight: Tiki Nights at Sonny's Hideaway

Here's something Highland Park locals probably don't want you to know: Tiki Tuesday at Sonny's Hideaway is one of the city's best-kept cocktail secrets. Starting at 5 p.m., young neighborhood couples start to fill up seats at Northeast L.A.'s best …

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Niki de Saint Phalle Receives Posthumous Google Honours On 84th Birthday

Saint Phalle first came to public attention through ironic parodies of Art informel painting, comprising plaster reliefs incorporating pockets of paint, which burst when fired at by visitors to the exhibition, thus staining the surface. Through these …

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Tournai: Belgium's best-kept secret

As you walk further through the quiet surrounding quartiers, each named after its church, you pass rows of solid artisans' houses, grander Louis XV developments, 19th-century terraces, and here and there little gems of Art Nouveau. Tournai's major gem …

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Charleroi: The city with art at its heart

Once among the most affluent cities in Europe because of its industrial riches – coal, steel, wood and glass – Charleroi, like Brussels, has an impressive collection of Art Nouveau houses in what were once the suburbs inhabited by the affluent merchant …

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TV antiques expert comes to Ragley

A TELEVISION antiques expert is set to cast his eye over residents' valuables at Ragley Hall. Eric Knowles will be appearing at the venue near Alcester on Tuesday, November 11, for valuation sessions and talks on Rene Lalique, jeweller and glass maker.

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RoCA is newest Court Avenue dining destination

He's all about the art of the cocktail these days, equating it always with the art of cooking. RoCA (Restaurant on Court Avenue), which opened Oct. 22., lives … Old-Worldesque escargot, beef carpaccio and oysters “RoCA”feller make an appearance …

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Review: Dosi Takes a Lighthearted, Unpretentious Approach to its Food

The smoked Spanish mackerel at Dosi Restaurant + Soju Bar looks like pop art on a plate. Bite-size rectangles … Within the nebulous, fledgling arena of "nouveau Korean" cuisine, Dosi has found its footing with a lighthearted approach. Most of its …

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Sound of Silence – Marissa Calbet's Recent Works

A lifelong fascination with painting shapes the work of Marissa Calbet, who is selected from the Jury Committee of Rotterdam International Art Fair to present her recent works in Rotterdam. This art fair, which takes place 12th to 13th September 2014 …

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Yohji Yamamoto

In the boudoir Yamamoto found graceful dishabille, his models comfortable with a sensuality that would manifest itself in ways from gentle (though never innocent) to aggressive. Loosely cut slips flowed one over the other, straps falling and …

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Fine Arts Festival 11

Both were considered total art styles, encompassing painting, sculpture, architecture, jewelry, furniture and textiles. Art Nouveau (the … The museum houses the world's most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany. According to the …

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What would I be without social climbers?

If you had everything and someone gave you a gift from Lalique, you would still appreciate it if good taste is your nature. René Jules Lalique was a French glass designer known for his art creations in glass and crystal. His prolific imagination …

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This expressionist painted the world's most radical nudes — 100 years ago

Forty-three years before the first issue of Playboy hit newsstands, a 20-year-old art school dropout (and protégé of Art Nouveau painter Gustav Klimt) released some of the most shocking nudes of the century. Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude, an …

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VOA Special English – Music Stars Share Their Trade with …

And we tell about the art work of the famous jeweler Karl Faberge. He created some of the most beautiful — and valuable — jewelry ever made for the imperial family of Russia. Bob Doughty tells us about a recent show of his …

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