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Interview With Gary Marlon Suson, Official Ground Zero Photographer of FDNY

Sep 7, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Since writing articles is my everyday job, I have a procedure that enables me to do it rather effectively and efficiently. Find a topic; craft a headline; jot down some notes; formulate an opening; and then mete out enough words to reach the bottom of the page for the day.... Read More

Smithsonian Wants Trayvon Martin's Sweatshirt for New Museum

Aug 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Even though the legal proceedings surrounding the Trayvon Martin case are not entirely wrapped up, and have the potential for continuing for quite some time, there's already a discussion brewing in regards to who might ultimately want to take possession of his sweatshirt. Once the evidence is released back to the Sanford Police Department, Martin's family can collect it and decide what to do with it, but there is also a notable institution eying it for display — the Smithsonian.... Read More

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art Extends Andy Warhol Exhibit Until 2014

Jul 3, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Holding the only comprehensive Warhol collection in the United States, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (BGFA) in Las Vegas has announced an extension for its exhibit, “Warhol Out West,” until January 2, 2014. Beginning August 1, BGFA will add works from the Warhol’s 1985 advertisement series which include “Mobil,” “Life Savers,” “Blackglama (Judy Garland)” and “Volkswagen.”... Read More

Nevada Art Exhibit Aims to Shed Light on Van Gogh Painting Mystery

Apr 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As one of the most revered artists in history, it would be a pretty big deal if a new painting was discovered to have been the work of Vincent Van Gogh. The possibility of just that is the focal point of the Nevada Museum of Art's newest exhibition, A Real Van Gogh? An Unsolved Art World Mystery (which will be on view from April 13 through August 15, 2013).... Read More

Say Bonjour to the Louvre Abu Dhabi Set to Open in 2015

Jan 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  1 Comment

Abu Dhabi is home to an array of luxurious attractions, impressive structures and a shopaholic’s dream of malls and extravagant shopping centers, and it now has fine art to add to the list, as it will be the home for the second Louvre Museum.... Read More

Los Angeles Children's Museum to Become Major Attraction

Dec 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

After years of disuse and neglect, a children's museum in Los Angeles is set for a major overhaul which will refinish the underused, underfunded building into the Discovery Science Center Read More

Edvard Munch's "The Scream" Arrives At MoMA

Oct 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Edvard Munch's "The Scream" 1895 is one of the world's most infamous works of art, picturing a man's pained reaction to witnessing a scream resonate throughout nature, his friends carrying on oblivious to his cries. The pastel work is one of four versions that Munch created, the other three painted, and was sold at a Sotheby's auction back in May for $119.9 million. Whoever bought the drawing knows how badly the public would like to see it in person for themselves so it is now on view at New York's Museum of Modern Art.... Read More

330 Pounds Worth of YSL Lipstick on Display in Paris

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Do you ever think of your luxury makeup as a work of art? Love it so much that you want to frame it on a wall or put it behind glass in a museum? While most people would take these ideas in the figurative sense, Fabric Hyber took it to a literal level. The artist put his love for luxury beauty on display by crafting a sculpture made of 330 pounds of Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture number one lipstick.... Read More

Futuristic Art Museum Will Feature Exclusive Collections

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

The Broad Art Foundation, created in 1984 by Eli and Edith Broad as a “pioneering lending library” is setting up shop in Los Angeles. Named “The Broad,” the fine art museum and headquarters will be right across Grand avenue from the Walt Disney... Read More

International Contemporary Jewelry Fair Comes to Miami

Sep 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Miami, FL is a place for beach days, Kardashians, Cuban food, and from December fourth through December ninth, luxury jewelry aficionados. The International Contemporary Jewelry Fair is coming to town. Set aboard the Seafair (an event venue on a yacht), docked at the Chopin Plaza, the exhibition... Read More

Stop-Motion Masters | Quay Brothers Retrospective at MoMA

Aug 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Quay Brothers have been on the art scene for quite a while now but if you haven't heard of them yet and are in New York, make sure to stop by the Museum of Modern Art to check out their new retrospective, "Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist's Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets." The identical twin brothers are known for their incredibly influential stop-motion animation and live-action filmmaking projects (of which there are over 45), having an eerie style that harkens back to the masters of surrealism.... Read More

Jackson Pollack's "Mural" Ready For Restoration at Getty Museum

Aug 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It's amazing what can be done to preserve priceless works of art, with the process sometimes taking years to complete. Most recently Jackson Pollock's incredibly important painting "Mural" has arrived at the J. Paul Getty Museum to be brought back to display condition.... Read More

Tasmania's MONA Pavilions | Cutting-Edge Technology, Architecture & Art

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi

Once considered to be on the outskirts of civilization, Tasmania is still an island at the bottom of the world. But that hasn’t prevented Australia’s smallest and most remote state from taking center stage by being at the cutting edge of luxury hotels.... Read More

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Exhibited at Whitney Museum of American Art

Jul 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

World renowned artist Yayoi Kusama has a long career of painting, sculpture, collage, performance art, environmental installations, and collaborations with luxury fashion brands, all working to present her thematic use of psychedelic colors and repetition.... Read More

Wax Museum in San Francisco One of World's Largest

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Caitlin

For over 50 years the wax museum located inSan Franciscoat Fisherman’s Wharf, has been one of the most fascinating tourist attractions in the area. The museum has over 250 internationally-known personalities on display. ... Read More

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