NEWS & ARTICLES TAGGED

ART

Christie's to Hold First Auction and Cultural Gala in Shanghai

Sep 19, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie’s is gearing up for their inaugural auction in Mainland China, which will be held in Shanghai on September 26, 2013 at the Jing An Shangri-La Hotel. Additionally, a three-day cultural gala will take place from September 24 to 26.... Read More

Avoid Hollywood at These 9 Underrated Film Festivals Across America

Sep 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There's nothing quite like the excitement buzzing around a film festival. From the movies to the celebrity panels, guests are among the few who get to check out feature-length flicks before anyone else. Now, we all know about the big guns, like Cannes and the Toronto Film Festival, but there are fantastic festivals all across America that you might be missing out on.... Read More

Missing Van Gogh Painting Pulled From Norwegian Attic

Sep 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam unveiled a newly discovered Van Gogh painting Sunset at Montmajour (1888) on Monday, which will be on display in their current "Van Gogh at Work" exhibition (ending January 12, 2014). The authenticity process took two years to complete because not only is this a major discovery [...]... Read More

Standing Ovations For 6 Toronto Film Festival Premieres

Sep 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As a movie obsessive, I'm pretty heartbroken to not be at the Toronto Film Festival this year, especially since the lineup just may be the most impressive I've ever seen. With 366 movies on the schedule (including feature-length and shorts), I wouldn't be surprised if you're feeling a little overwhelmed by your choices.... Read More

Tyler Shields Funds Outlaw By Selling $500K Photograph to Gilmore Girls Star

Sep 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Never one to do anything by convention, photographer Tyler Shields raised $500K for his new film Outlaw by selling a single photo. Bought by Scott Patterson — of Gilmore Girls fame — the photo titled Leap of Faith marks the first time a feature film has been entirely funded by a photo sale (well, Shields hopes so anyhow).... Read More

5 Favorite Features That Premiered at the Toronto Film Festival

Sep 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

With the 2013 Toronto Film Festival officially underway (it runs until the 15th), dozens of movies are getting ready for their big debuts and hoping to get some positive feedback — titles like Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom and 12 Years a Slave are already garnering pre-awards season buzz.... Read More

That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore: 9 Favorite Comedic Actors Who Went Dramatic

Sep 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There is a pervading theory among some circles that being a comedic actor doesn't take much talent (even though it's actually more difficult to get someone to genuinely laugh than cry). It's also not a secret that to get some respect from mainstream critics — especially from the Academy Awards, who tend to treat comedians like a beggar they won't look in the eye — and avoid being pigeon-holed (can you imagine if Chris Farley had been given the chance to show his range?) comedians often turn to more dramatic roles to prove themselves in big ways.... Read More

Vintage Photography Shines in Project B's Rare Vernacular Prints

Aug 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Sometimes a vintage vernacular photograph is more interesting than one attributed to a specific artist. The mysterious shot allows you to wonder, to play guessing games and create an entire history for the person behind the lens.... Read More

Chasing a Native Summer Through the Southwest

Aug 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

With the 92nd annual Indian Market in Santa Fe passing through and the last month of summer vacation tempting everyone to get on the road, there’s no better time to appreciate Native American heritage, architecture, art and mythology.... Read More

From Bradley Cooper to Judi Dench: 12 Actors Applauded on Broadway

Aug 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Many of us have a solid list of our favorite actors, whether it be because they're particularly dreamy (I'm looking at you Daniel Craig) or because they're incredibly talented (still looking at you Craig), and many of those names are best known for specific onscreen works.... Read More

There's More Where That Came From: Alex Isn't the Only (Hot) Skarsgård

Aug 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There's no denying that Alexander Skarsgård is the most famous one in the Skarsgård family right now, what with his surprise full frontal nudity in the season finale of True Blood, but you shouldn't forget the rest of the talented troupe — all seven of them. First, we have Stellan, the poppa of this strange Swedish Brady Bunch.... Read More

EDITION Hotels and Nowness Introduce Five Films Centered on the Concept of Collaboration

Aug 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The London EDITION, the latest from EDITION Hotels has celebrated its new property by forming a new partnership with the online magazine Nowness.... Read More

West Chelsea's Last Major Development Site Overlooking the High Line Sells for $23.5M

Aug 8, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Records are made to be broken, especially when the topic involves record prices and luxury real estate projects. Currently, the highest amount ever paid per square foot for a residential development site in New York City was established last Friday. Michael Shvo, a real estate developer and art collector, together with Victor Homes, a development and construction company, closed on the property at 239 Tenth Avenue overlooking High Line for $23.5 million. The cost per buildable square foot came in at $850.... Read More

Backstreet's Back: The Boys and Tyler Shields Collaborate on Photo Collection

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you came of age in the 90s there's a good chance you swore your allegiance to at least one boy band, whether it was the Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, or 98 Degrees, and an even better chance that you now keep that fact hidden. Thanks to famed photographer Tyler Shields, you don't have to temper your love anymore, because the music group has just moved into the art realm with a series of 15 photographs snapped in beautiful California locations.... Read More

Help Marina Abramović Create a Modern Day Warhol Factory for Performance Art

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Iconic Serbian performance artist Marina Abramović has turned to Kickstarter to get her vision of the Marina Abramović Institute built and ready for opening. Known for her controversial and oftentimes dangerous performance pieces (in one she passively allowed an audience to inflict whatever pleasures or pain they chose), Abramović is completely dedicated to the preservation and presentation of long durational work. She hopes this new institute (MAI) will provide an open place to host a number of various workshops, lectures, and research, ultimately enabling society to open a dialogue about what art is and how it works alongside science, technology, and spirituality.... Read More

Previous Page
Next Page

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
Best Luxury Sedans
Best Hotel Pools
Best Swimwear
Best Luxury Hotels
View All Best of Luxury
THINGS WE LIKE