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CSO and Muti hit the right notes, wrong emotional tone

But like many "decadent" artists in painting and poetry Scriabin was a voluptuary, translating some of the period's erotic Art Nouveau atmosphere into sound. So there is scarcely a solo for his all-important winds that he fails to mark "sweetly," and …

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Hollywood gem Görlitz fights for its identity

The gigantic, Art Nouveau department store was built to resemble another shopping center that once stood in Berlin. The Görlitz iteration was founded by German-Jewish merchants in 1913 and integrated into the Karstadt department store chain in the 1920s.

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Tension in Ukraine builds as convoy of military trucks carrying soldiers heads …

Warning shots were also fired inside Crimea as a foreign military mission was barred from entering the Ukrainian province by pro-Russian troops. The mission, made up of soldiers of different nationalities from the Organisation for Security and …

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BaselWorld to raise bar for trade fairs in 2015

BaselWorld has reported on a successful 2014 event, welcoming about 150,000 attendees to the eight-day Swiss show, describing "enthusiastic feedback from all players", with expectations exceeded in relation to business, the quality of the event, media …

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Hatton Garden uncovered for new ITV documentary

An ITV show description explains: “Among the characters featured in the programme are a gold trader who conducts the sale of a diamond ring in the back of a taxi, a bespoke jewellery maker who is seen working on an intricate diamond-studded bird, and a …

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Fossil Group withdraws from UK buying groups

Helen Wood, managing director of Fossil UK Ltd, spoke to Professional Jeweller's sister magazine WatchPro, saying: “We are strategically moving away from all buying groups, so both CMJ and Houlden. We gave notice and that notice expires in February.

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One Direction's Louis Tomlinson 'to emulate Simon Cowell by going into music …

After getting a helping hand from Simon Cowell in the launch of his hugely successful career with One Direction, Louis Tomlinson is now said to be planning to follow in the music mogul's footsteps. The pop heart-throb, who shot to fame after teaming up …

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St. Louis Rams' players stage 'hands up, don't shoot' protest at NFL game

There were protests in and outside the Missouri home of the St. Louis Rams on Sunday as tensions remain high almost a week after a grand jury declined to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown in …

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Gwyneth Paltrow presents award in plunging gown after skipping red carpet at …

… David Oyelowo of Selma, Steve Carell of Foxcatcher, and Benedict Cumberbatch of The Imitation Game. That night, Gwyneth was seen laughing and chatting it up with Ethan Hawke, director Richard Linklater, and her Shallow Hal co-star Jack Black.

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Painting by legendary Florida Highwayman Albert (Beanie) Backus will be part …

Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery will usher in the spring with a two-day estates auction on March 21st and 22nd that's filled with more than 1,000 premier lots ranging from Asian objects to original works of art to fine estate jewelry to antique …

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Liberty Unveils In-House, Trans-Seasonal Collection

PRINT EDITION: Liberty London's latest Iphis print in-house accessories collection — which the London department store presented for wholesale for the first time during London Fashion Week — put the focus on simple bag designs in an upbeat palette of …

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Joanna Blythman: Contini Cannonball, 356 Castlehill, Edinburgh

stone stairs, tiled corridors, sturdy radiators, solid wood floors, iron railings. Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Scotland Street School in Glasgow is the pinnacle of this style. Personally, I find those old schools wonderfully nurturing. They remind me …

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Kate Moss giggles with a male model at Louis Vuitton show in Paris

Earlier this week she treated us to a taste of Louis Vuitton's Fall 2015 menswear collection by wearing a blanket cape in the signature print of the season. So it was no surprise to see Kate Moss taking her seat on the front row of the show in Paris today.

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'Like a flash of light, Felix's life passed so quickly'

C S Lewis in A Grief Observed [written after the death of his wife in 1960] expresses the feeling perfectly: 'A door slammed in your face, and a sound of bolting and double bolting on the inside.' You don't stop believing He exists; you start believing …

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Autopsy reveals Lord of Verona Cangrande was POISONED with foxgloves

Within days of Cangrande's death in the 14th century, rumours began circulating that the Italian ruler had been deliberately poisoned. And now toxicological tests carried out on the exhumed body of the Lord of Verona claim to have confirmed these …

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Old Lady Heart syndrome is a form of heart failure that's worryingly easy to miss

As she strolled around the ancient city of Petra, Sadhana Press expected to be overwhelmed by her surroundings. But all she could focus on was her breathlessness, and how she simply couldn't seem to get enough air into her lungs. This wasn't the first …

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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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SHORT BREAKS with hotels.com

Built on seven hills, Lisbon is cobbled with stoned pavements and narrow streets full of Art Nouveau cafés. The downtown districts of Baixa and Rossio are the commercial areas where you will find the government ministries and the Praça do Comércio.

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Film screening rescheduled

“American Denial” will be screened Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Winston-Salem State University's Diggs Gallery, 601 S. Martin Luther King Drive. The film was originally scheduled for Feb. 18. Subscription Required. An online service is needed to view this …

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(W)Archives: Art and The Glamor of War in the Good Old Days

The book's Art Nouveau décor offer a striking visual reminder of just how much fun war was for Europeans at the turn of the century—at least in the popular imagination. Complete with primitive or oriental motifs, these illustrations reflect an era in …

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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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Hot 100 2014: Babette Wasserman

Her international reach and star pulling power combined earlier this year when she was approached by one of the world's biggest fashion icons: Karl Lagerfeld. “We have undertaken a new jewellery design and manufacture project for his eponymous brand …

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Cops say Kendrea Johnson had 'suicidal thoughts seven days a week'

Police investigating the death of a six-year-old girl strongly considered the possibility that she intentionally killed herself, it has emerged. Kendrea Johnson was found dead with a rope around her neck at her foster home in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota …

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Lucy Mecklenburgh and boyfriend Louis Smith dine with Tumble cast

They met on the set of BBC gymnastics show Tumble in the summer, before announcing their romance via social media a few months later. And Lucy Mecklenburgh, 23, and Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, 25, showed they only have eyes for each other when …

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Call the modern midwife! We discover that they're more like their small-screen …

It's amazing to give birth with midwives you trust – a huge comfort to be looked after by somebody who knows what you're worried about, how far you're willing to go, and can guide you. ….. Louis Smith posts EXTREMELY saucy bathroom mirror selfie to …

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Emblema do art nouveau, Gustav Klimt tem mostra em Paris …

Há dois anos, em 2013, a Pinacothèque já fizera outra exposição evocando o art nouveau, estilo de arte aplicado à indústria e que floresceu entre 1890 e 1910, evoluindo depois para uma forma mais geométrica chamada …

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Rene Lalique Art Nouveau Symbolism And Naturalism | lvqqp

Whilst Rene Jules Lalique's childhood years appear to become shrouded in somewhat of a mystery, it is actually known that he was born to Jules and Olype Berthellemy Lalique on the 6th April 1860. For the first two years of his life the family lived in Ay … His time there was spent helping Louis […]

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Top solo travel destinations for women

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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William Morris, National Portrait Gallery, review: 'a subject too big for any …

Thus we see jewellery made by CR Ashbee; furniture by Ernest Gimson; and, most impressively, bookbindings by TJ Cobden-Sanderson. Morris had apparently so worn out his copy of Das Kapital by Karl Marx, that, within a year of purchase, he asked …

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Jennifer Lopez steps out after Casper Smart's dog 'escapes and attacks her …

She accessorised her style with a trendy set of large sunglasses, while toting her belongings in a Louis Vuitton handbag. Meanwhile, in …. But she was also quick to point out that she and her ex husband Marc put their kids first and help each other …

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Do you suffer from technology-related disorder NETBRAIN?

Across the world, research has found that almost 182 million of us are addicted to using the web. And as gadgets becomes more popular, the trend is leading to the emergence of new technology-related disorders. The latest has been dubbed NetBrain – and …

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Leg-o'mutton (vegan-style) and Charles Rennie Mackintosh

In keeping with the Victorian theme, we did a photo shoot in the historic Scotland Street School Museum, an old Glasgow school designed by the famous Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I did find it a bit spooky there. I had never heard of a dunce's … for the costumes in their "Can You Forgive […]

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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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Blugirl RTW Fall 2015

They came in prints that included a psychedelic Art Nouveau pattern and a kitschy motif of fruit and birds, like the ones you see on waxed tablecloths. The latter print was omnipresent, even popping up in the midst of a sequence of luxe hippie …

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Museum & Gallery Listings for Feb. 27-March 5

They represent a marvelous variety of styles and influences, including Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, classic Chinese traditions and European folk art. What they share is a love for processes and materials and a candid way with the …. It includes …

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