Uranium glass occupies a little-known niche in the collectables world, whose members appreciate its soft color and distinctive glow, which comes from the uranium added as the glass was created.
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Britain’s Mulberry looked to the garden parties of old to inspire its most modern fashion collection to date, as the brand on Friday launched a new format allowing shoppers to buy its wares straight off the catwalk instead of months later.
Through the end of the year — and, possibly, beyond.
A 1,800-year-old mosaic of toga-clad men dating back to the Roman era has been unearthed in Israel, archaeologists said on Thursday.
one OC city that still makes things
Founded in 2003, the hall honors people who have made significant contributions to the visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.
The world famous Ritz hotel in Paris has decided to sell off more than 3,500 pieces of furniture and “objets d‘art” that it no longer has a home for after a renovation.
Models in brightly colored pant suits and ankle-length dresses graced a Paris catwalk this week in what organizers said was the city’s first show of modest fashion that highlights styles popular with Muslim women.
Psychedelic swirls, Beatles-style bobs in vibrant colors and plenty of swishing fringes filled Jean Paul Gaultier’s runway on Wednesday, in a celebration of the 1960s designed in homage to avant-garde French couturier Pierre Cardin.
The Modernist façade at 2207 Chestnut Street was designed by famed architecture firm Stonorov & Haws in the Swinging Sixties, but the modest, two-story property has roots in the Roaring Twenties.
Wellington National Golf Club is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Wellington-based Chisholm Gallery, owned by Jeanne Chisholm.
At his Paris workshop, haute couturier Julien Fournie is surveying the final tucks and tweaks to his outfits as models try on his hand-stitched silk gowns, bringing to life creations he first sketched on a tablet.
Christian Dior plunged spectators into a surrealist dreamworld on Monday at Paris’ Haute Couture week, as models dressed in black-and-white hypnotic patterns took to the runway under sculptures of body parts suspended from the ceiling.
Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet said it would launch a second-hand business this year, becoming the first big brand to announce plans to tap into a fast-growing market for pre-owned premium watches.
Paintings by Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte will be displayed by Sotheby’s in Brussels this week among dozens of rare art works before being sold at auction.
It’s all a matter of taste.
It’s a new year — one that could be the year for a proposed art museum in downtown Las Vegas.
One person’s trash is another’s artwork.
The aromatic plants bestowed on the infant Jesus are being cultivated by an Israeli entrepreneur who aims to transform the gifts of the Christmas story into therapeutic balms and incense.
L‘Oreal is launching its first wholly plant-based hair dye as cosmetics companies look to win over customers who are becoming increasingly wary of chemical ingredients.
The Old First Reformed Church-United Church of Christ at Fourth and Race Streets—where a live-animal crèche is on display during the Christmas season every year since 1973—has been the center of several colorful episodes over the past three centuries.
If you’re holidaying in France this festive season, you’ll have to pay more for delicacies like foie gras and snails after a turbulent year for agricultural production that saw duck flocks decimated by bird flu and butter shortages in supermarkets.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen riding a brown bear in medieval armor, cuddling a puppy and dressed as Santa Claus – it’s not his latest series of publicity photos, but rather artwork at a new Moscow exhibition focused on Russia’s leader.
New software spurs effort to scan and catalog
Paddington Bear may have captivated cinema audiences this year, but another ursine star, Winnie-the-Pooh, will get his own show at London’s historic V&A museum this month.
Following his morning stroll around Istanbul’s medieval Galata tower, Hasan Kale walks into a bulk food market to examine the goods that will make up his next canvas.
Outdoor advertising has been a bone of contention with Philadelphians for more than a century.
Mgm Resorts Art & Culture Presents an Interactive Installation by Artist Tanja Hollander During Art Basel in Miami Beach
Project will be presented at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden and the
MGM Resorts Lounge in the Art Basel Collectors Lounge
Flatiron Partnership and Van Alen Institute Unveil Winner of Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition: Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion
On November 20, the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled Flatiron Reflection, winner of the fourth-annual Flatiron Plaza Holiday Design Competition in partnership with New York City DOT Art.
A South African woman who helps train women in self-defense was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday at the pageant held in Las Vegas, with Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica also making it to the final three.
Kendall Jenner topped a list on Tuesday of the world’s highest paid models, edging Gisele Bundchen out of the No. 1 spot for the first time in 15 years in a ranking that reflected the growing power of social media influencers.
Ancient scripts and rocker Elvis Presley’s Bible will be on display at the $500 million Museum of the Bible, which opens this weekend in Washington after questions about the origin of some of its artifacts and its portrayal of the holy book.
Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, “Salvator Mundi”, sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million on Wednesday at Christie‘s, more than double the old price for any work of art at auction.
An emerald and diamond necklace set with the largest flawless white diamond ever to come to auction has sold for a world record 33.5 million Swiss francs ($34 million), the star lot at a Geneva sale, Christie’s said.
City seeking artists to decorate cactus sculptures for holiday event
Boulder City’s Winter ArtFest gave residents and visitors an opportunity to get a head-start on their holiday shopping over the weekend.
Armed with a picture of your pet pooch, barista Chang Kuei-fang only needs 10 minutes to reproduce the image in a frothy 3-D work of coffee art.
It’s never too late to start a Christmas tradition with your family.
Abu Dhabi opens its Louvre museum on Saturday, positioning itself as a city of cultural tourism with a display of hundreds of works that it hopes will draw visitors from around the world.
Just because you look around doesn’t mean you see — or understand — what you observe.
Paintings created by an Indian elephant who enjoys wielding a brush were auctioned off by a Hungarian traveling circus on Saturday.
Local artist and designer Brian Henry is featured in an art exhibition called “Perfect Circle” that opens Friday at The Cube gallery, 1025 S. 1st St.
Romantic images of cowboys and covered wagons, railroad barons and Gold Rush-era prospectors that typically depict the settling of the American West play only supporting roles at best in a Nevada art exhibit with a broader perspective on Earth’s “final frontier.”
Andrea Lipomi loves Halloween. For vivid proof, look closely at the intricate art pieces she creates on canvases small enough to fit on the tip of your finger.
Visitors to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area might see Mark Vranesh’s work when he is the featured artist of Red Rock’s Second Sundays: Artists and Authors, planned for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 12 at the visitors center.