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Jeff Koons, serial créateur

… Jeff Koons utilise à nouveau l'acier inoxydable pour cette fois mettre sur le même plan des reproductions de statues ou sculptures de registres différents, d'un classique buste de Louis XIV à un lapin gonflable. Grâce à ce matériau commun, art …

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Jamie's Italian, Adelaide, is an idealised slice of Italy

THE REALITY In the case of Adelaide, it is difficult not to be impressed by the restaurant's art nouveau city home and the fitout job the local franchise-holder has done. Never forget this is part of an international franchise, one of four in Australia …

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History's roving eye turns to the femme fatale

Please, take a close look at the elaborate work of this original Art Nouveau frame, which is probably made by Von Stuck himself. The Empress Theodora was the wife of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I in the 6th century and considered of equal importance as …

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Fury as vandals paint 'No God' across graves in historic city centre cemetery

Some of the monuments were created by renowned designers including Alexander 'Greek' Thomson and Charles Rennie Mackintosh. In July 2011, it was reported that Nazi symbols and racial abuse were spray painted on to gravestones in the cemetery.

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Legendary actress Polly Bergen dies aged 84

She sold the company in 1973 to Faberge, staying on for a couple of years afterward to run it as a Faberge subsidiary. Bergen employed the same zeal in reviving her performing career after a series of personal setbacks of the 1990s. She played …

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I'll fight to quit the EU if we can't claw back powers from Brussels, says …

Iain Duncan Smith yesterday became the first cabinet minister to indicate he will campaign to leave the EU unless the Prime Minister achieves major reforms. The Work and Pensions Secretary warned David Cameron that he must 'step up the gas' on Europe …

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National Institutes of Health uncovers a deadly time capsule

The National Institutes of Health said it has uncovered a nearly century-old container of ricin and a handful of other forgotten samples of dangerous pathogens as it combs its laboratories for improperly stored hazardous materials. The agency began an …

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Stroke affects 'patients' judgement of what is right and wrong'

Stoke could affect patients' moral compass, altering they way they think about mistakes and people's intentions, a new study has found. Scientists in Buenos Aires found those victims who suffered a stroke affecting the frontal region of the brain were …

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Art Nouveau and the Nouveau Riche | Art Nouveau

Were they old nobility or so-called Nouveau Riche? I wonder what fabrics the ladies' dresses were made of, what their jewellery looked like and what colors were used in their homes. Most probably they had servants, so what …

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Leipzig & Berlin: From hero cities to Angela's hip German hangouts

The city – incidentally, the least bombed of all German cities during the war, with only 25pc destroyed, is rich in art nouveau buildings and impressive modern architecture – holds a Bachfest every June, in celebration of Johann Sebastian's oeuvre. Art …

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Buying into city life, the Italian way

There's been a swing away from rustic hideaways towards boltholes in the vibrant centros of historic Italian towns and cities. The towns and cities of Italy are a favourite short-break holiday destination. Who hasn't daydreamed of a watery weekend in …

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Jessica Gomes at Topshop Unique show for London Fashion Week

Any model worth her salt wouldn't miss London Fashion Week, so it was no surprise to see Jessica Gomes at the Unique by Topshop show on Sunday. She might not have been on the front row with Kendall Jenner, Kate Moss and Anna Wintour, but the …

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Lucara's 2Q Revenue +50%, Profit -31%

RAPAPORT… Lucara Diamond Corp. reported that revenue grew 50 percent year on year to $71 million during the second quarter that ended on June 30, adding that a sharp increase in the average price of rough diamonds was observed. The average price …

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Brazil Minerals Completes Purchase of Mineração Duas Barras

RAPAPORT… Brazil Minerals Inc. purchased and formally received title to the remainder of Mineração Duas Barras Ltda., an alluvial diamond and gold concession. Marc Fogassa, the chairman and CEO of Brazil Minerals, said, "Our original goal had been to …

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£5m 'Mirage' ornate egg studded with 1000 diamonds unveiled

A cross between a Faberge egg and the Damien Hirst skull, the 'Mirage' is a unique gem that only the richest can afford. The incredible … Vashi Dominguez, jeweller to the stars, has access to the private owner of this masterpiece, a mystery collector.

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Fate of the UK could lie in the hands of the views of 500000 foreigners living …

The referendum on Scottish independence is on a knife-edge – meaning whether the 307-year-old Union breaks apart or stays together may come down to the views of the 500,000 foreigners living north of the border. Of Scotland's 5.2million population, …

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Doctors admit more training is essential for cosmetic surgery operations

Doctors and patients have overwhelmingly called for the introduction of new specialist training for cosmetic surgeons to remove cowboy practices from the industry. The latest survey, the results of which are exclusive to The Mail on Sunday, polled 500 …

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Ali Carter returns to competitive snooker after lung cancer treatment with win …

Ali Carter has made a winning return to competitive snooker by beating Marco Fu 4-1 at the General Cup in Hong Kong. The 35-year-old, twice World Championship runner-up and former world No 2, had not played in an event since being diagnosed with …

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John Loring Shares Tiffany & Co. Stories Of Louis Comfort Tiffany

John Loring made Louis Comfort Tiffany (LCT) truly Oyster Bay's own in his lecture April 22 at the Oyster Bay Community Center, hosted by the Oyster Bay Historical Society (OBHS). Mr. Loring, design director emeritus of Tiffany & Co. spoke about his …

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Tiens-toi droite : "Un film jazz ou punk ou rock"

Laura Smet, Noémie Lvsosky et Marina Foïs sont trois femmes au bord de la crise de nerfs dans "Tiens-toi droite", le nouveau film de Katia Lewkowicz après "Pourquoi tu pleures ?", à découvrir en salles actuellement. Synopsis de Tiens-toi droite …

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'Art nouveau' y mantel

El art nouveau está muy presente en la arquitectura de Bruselas, la ciudad que lo vio nacer en el año 1893 de la mano del arquitecto Víctor Horta. Líneas orgánicas inspiradas en el mundo vegetal, vitrales pintados y decoración abundante y suntuosa son …

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Bikram yoga: Not just for cranks and yummy mummies: Why doctors believe …

Joseph Encinia has an incredible body. His honed, muscular physique is worthy of an Olympian. But it is what he can do with it that is most astonishing. We are chatting in a lobby of the Radisson Hotel, at Los Angeles Airport, when he asks: 'Do you …

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Is new WWI £2 coin design too jingoistic? Backlash on Twitter after Royal Mint …

A new £2 coin launched to commemorate the start of the First World War has been criticised for being too jingoisitc and glorifying war, after the Royal Mint chose a design featuring an army recruitment poster. Former War Minister Lord Kitchener is …

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The Glasgow School of Art Shop has gift giving down to a fine art

Jewellery designers Brazen have an exclusive collection, inspired by the school itself. They took iconic images, such as the bird from the finial on the roof of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building, and crafted them into necklaces and earrings.

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Bruce Crompton, the man who supplies war tanks to Hollywood films

'They wanted some original German vehicles – that's like trying to find 20 Fabergé eggs. Then you have the costs of security and ….. David and Victoria Beckham take Brooklyn to get his ear pierced at London jewelry store The 15-year-old wants to be …

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Oscar-winning actress Lee Grant dishes on the day John Warner left Liz Taylor …

Boys, men, followed my Fabergé Woodhue perfume and my Flame-Glo lips. A spell was cast. I could not believe my sudden power'. She had morphed into Scarlett O'Hara. Her whims changed quickly and she became arrogant. 'I could do anything I wanted …

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Mesut Ozil gets superstitious about his boots and only ties knots in his laces …

I feel more comfortable with those knots. If you do it differently and you want to stop the ball, mainly with the instep, the ball might slip and you can't take the ball well. 'That is why I do these knots like that, since I started playing football …

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Miliband REJECTS English votes for English laws and accuses Cameron of …

Ed Miliband this morning rejected David Cameron's proposal to block Scottish MPs voting on English laws. The Labour leader said he was open to English-only 'scrutiny' of new laws – but insisted he did not want the House of Commons split into different …

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Neil Patrick Harris tells of the struggle to come to terms with his sexuality

Struggling to come to terms with his sexuality, the entertainer had his first gay liaison with a co-star called Andy, with whom he appeared in a 1997 production of the musical Rent. He says: 'On the plus side, you did have an orgasm', as he calls their …

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On (And Off) The Jewish Heritage Route

The Orthodox synagogue on Pushkinova Street, a mauve Art Deco masterpiece, is considered one of Kosice's loveliest buildings, while the domed former Neolog shul — known postwar as the House of Arts — has been refashioned as the home of the State …

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My haven, Barbara Taylor Bradford: The New-York-based author, 81, in her suite …

Graham Norton gave me this Fabergé candle when he interviewed me on his BBC radio show recently. I asked him why he hadn't invited me onto his TV chat show instead, and he said more people listen to him on Radio 2. I was really surprised, but radio has …

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Soapwatch: Jaci Stephen's ultimate insight into this week's soaps

Whatever the problems of soapland's central locations – robberies, fires, murders – there is comfort in these events taking place in the territory we have come to know and love over many years. You don't leave home unless it is absolutely necessary. As …

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Electronic nose can 'sniff out' superbugs in patients' faeces

MTV Kim And Khloe Kardashian Throw 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Baby Shower For Kourtney: See The PicsMTV ….. Marvin and Rochelle Humes can barely keep their eyes off one another as they dress up for jewellery party in Birmingham All loved up · Gemma …

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MAN JAILED AFTER JEWELLERY CAMPAIGN

"For instance, keeping your jewellery in a safety deposit box at your local bank rather than in your home, or if you would prefer to keep the jewellery at home invest in a good quality safe which complies with official insurance rating standards and is …

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Rickie Lambert replaces Philippe Coutinho to make his Premier League debut at …

Daniel Sturridge's close-range finish 11 minutes from time helped Liverpool beat a stubborn Southampton side at Anfield. The Saints have had a chastening summer and could have feared the worst when Raheem Sterling collected Jordan Henderson's …

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