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The former home of bohemian American expats is now the Côte d’Azur’s most unexpected destination.
Just minutes from Cannes, the rambling Château de la Napoule stretches along a Mediterranean beach. Its brick structures, some of which date from the 11th century, had long fallen into disrepair when, for almost two decades starting in 1918, restoring the place became a ...
The club's original designer, Nina Campbell, reveals the stories behind the objects hitting the block.
Mark Birley’s timing was always impeccable. After a decade or so of post-war gloom, in 1963 London was ready to party, and the party was at 44 Berkeley Street. At Annabel’s everyone from the Queen to Diana Ross, hip hairdressers to the ...
Here are the films to watch for.
We're well into the -ber months by now, but that doesn't mean there aren't any more film festivals for movie buffs to look forward to. So it's best to mark your calendars (and figure out which screenings you'll be attending!) because the ...
Othello star Chukwudi Iwuji on the importance of Shakespeare in the Park.
Of everything one might see in Central Park this summer, Chukwudi Iwuji is among the most exciting. That’s because the dynamic actor—who theatergoers will recognize from this year’s The Low Road, and TV buffs might remember from Quantico and Doctor Who—is playing the title role in Othello, ...
The vase, which dates back to the 18th century, was stored in a shoebox.
When it comes to finding hidden treasure, here's proof that the attic is a great place to start.An 18th-century Chinese vase that was discovered by chance in a shoebox in the attic of a French family home has sold for 16.2 million euros, ...
Would you buy a BenCab if you didn't know it was a BenCab?
As this year’s edition of Art in the Park drew to a close last night, Gigo Alampay, founder and executive director of the nonprofit Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development (CANVAS), made a stunning announcement on his Facebook and Instagram ...
For all the destruction that art was able to endure over centuries, some pieces faced their greatest danger in efforts meant to preserve them.
Art restoration as a practice has been around for about as long as the concept of art itself. The desire to “touch up” a work that has lost its original splendor is a natural instinct. In the cases of the eight pieces ...
Discover the vintage delights of Benjamin Pollock’s magical miniatures.
All manner of retired toys, from threadbare teddies to china dolls with flowing locks of real hair, can be found crammed into the Lilliputian Pollock’s Toy Museum in Fitzrovia. However, it’s best known as the home of the toy theater, and there’s ...
There's definitely more to her art than meets the eye.
Kalsada is only Solenn Heussaff's second art exhibit and yet she already thinks it'll be a difficult one to top. The gallery couldn't be any more different than her first, both in execution and inspiration. Because while she stuck to her forte of painting ...