Arts

All Art Is Priceless

Monet’s “Water Lilies” Fine art has always been a staple accessory adorning the walls in the homes of high society members. From times prior to age of the 15th century Renaissance and modern day, fine art has been a symbol of societal stature and prestige. In my young adulthood I gained an appreciation for fine… Read More All Art Is Priceless

Arts

Walker Zanger Brings Hand-Painted Artistry to Ceramic Tile

Walker Zanger, the world’s most comprehensive stone and tile company, has created a new collection called “Duquesa” (the Spanish word for “Duchess”), which draws its inspiration from diverse cultural influences, including Persian textiles, Portuguese tiles, Egyptian stone inlay, and Chinese screens. Each individual Duquesa tile is hand-painted with a contemporary palette that varies from subtle… Read More Walker Zanger Brings Hand-Painted Artistry to Ceramic Tile

Lifestyle

Giving Back: Sotheby’s Brings in $420,000 to Benefit Royal Opera House Foundation

“Many artists have found in wine a source of inspiration; it propels the mind towards imagination, fantasy, and towards truth too—in vino is truly veritas. The mirror, in particular, expresses truth and stimulates the imagination…I wanted this artwork to be fluid, flexible, dynamic, just like the flowing movement of a thought.”—Michelangelo Pistoletto In celebration of… Read More Giving Back: Sotheby’s Brings in $420,000 to Benefit Royal Opera House Foundation

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Getty Exhibition Recreates a Day In the Life of a Fashionable 18th-Century Parisian Townhouse

The nation of France, and its capital city of Paris in particular, held a special status in European culture during the 18th century. The upper echelons of societies throughout Europe were predominantly Francophiles—imitating French fashions of dress and furniture in their daily lives. On view in the Exhibitions Pavilion at the J. Paul Getty Museum… Read More Getty Exhibition Recreates a Day In the Life of a Fashionable 18th-Century Parisian Townhouse