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Miami Art Week | Artists Show the Eclectic, Bold, Gaudy and Brilliant

Nov 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

A dozen upright pianos play peek-a-boo in Miami’s public spaces, sprouting wings and sporting the words "Bling-Bling" above googly-eyed cartoon faces. Next-level graffiti goes three-dimensional in the Midtown Rotunda — one single piece towering 30 feet high, crafted from 12,000 fragments of contemporary furniture. The Miami Airport has given one of its main passenger walkways to an interactive audiovisual installation entitled "Harmonic Convergence." It looks like a rainbow tunnel and sounds like the Everglades.... Read More

The Art Prophets | The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World

Nov 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Who are the art prophets? They are the ones who see, and help create a shift or a changing moment in the art world. In his latest book, PopArt chronicler Richard Polsky rounds up some of the great visionaries of the art world—the dealers, artists, writers and others who had that rare ability to sense the beginning of a movement and birth it into existence.... Read More

Diva Songstress, Emma Shapplin on Her New Album, Life in Paris & More

Nov 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

The young and talented phenomenon, Emma Shapplin, has been attracting fans all over the world with her dramatic, operatic pop performances. This French songstress has evolved through many styles and has recently come into her own with the release of Macadam Flower, an album entirely written and composed by Shapplin.... Read More

Christie's Adds Online-Only Exclusives to The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

Nov 15, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The upcoming auctions of The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor by Christie’s will feature an online-only portion that will run prior to and during its live back-to-back auctions in December.... Read More

Bonhams to Auction Rare T. Rex Tooth

Nov 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

It's not often that an archaeological find goes from discovery to market within a matter of months, but at Bonham's Natural History Auction in Los Angeles on December 11, a dinosaur tooth which was just found this summer will be up for sale.... Read More

Reproductions From Bravo's 'Work of Art: The Next Great Artist' Up For Sale

Nov 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Reality shows aren't generally a place for art shopping but there's something undeniably appealing about Bravo's competition program: "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist."... Read More

A Day in Paris With Composer Eric Serra

Nov 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

Music mogul Eric Serra has a wealth of experience from composing his own music for his band RXRA to being the founder of the EuroVoice competition to, what he is most commonly known for, his long list of music scores for blockbuster films. From his studio in his home in Paris, I spent a day with Eric Serra curious about his beginning that led him down this path of success, and where it will taking him next!... Read More

Pop Culture Auction at Christie's Offers Rock 'N' Roll Memorabilia

Nov 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Two upcoming sales of pop culture memorabilia at Christie’s this month contain some sensational items of celebrity clothing. On November 15 at the Pop Culture: Rock and Pop Memorabilia auction in London the house will offer a black suit worn by the Sex Pistols’ Sid Vicious from 1978, estimated at $15,990 - $23,985; a wild velvet jacket worn by T. Rex’s Marc Bolan circa 1975-1977, estimated at $7,995 - $11,193; a black leather vest worn by Johnny Cash circa 1964-1969, estimated at $3,198 - $4,797; and one of Michael Jackson’s trademark fedoras from 1984, estimated at $2,399 - $3,198.... Read More

Crazy Horse's Antoine Kruk Illustrates Intimate Experiences Behind the Scenes

Nov 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

It has officially been sixty crazy years since the original Crazy Horse opened in Paris, France. With decades of delightful dancing dames, this classic cabaret is sti... Read More

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