Gustav Klimt

Where’s Wagner: A Wombat’s Tour of Vienna in 2 Days

This was my second trip to Vienna, but it had been a while since my last visit. I couldn’t remember much about Vienna so I was glad to have a guide …

European Travel

Top Nine Holocaust Movies To Watch On The Ninth Of Av

If you’re a graduate of the traditional Jewish summer camp system, you probably think of Tisha B’Av, the Ninth of Av, the commemoration of the …

Jewish Culture

In the Manner of's Fine Art Auction will feature fresh paintings and drawings from private collections

<b>FRANKLIN, MASS</b><b>.-</b> Rare, market-fresh paintings and drawings from private collections in Europe and the Americas – to include decorative artworks in …

Art

Where to See All the Egon Schiele Centenary Exhibitions This Year?

Neue Galerie, New York<p>Taking place at <b>Neue Galerie</b>, the exhibition <i>Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele: 1918 Centenary</i> pays tribute to the groundbreaking …

Artists

See Timothée Chalamet Photoshopped Into Classic Works of Art

Timothée Chalamet has been floating on a pink cloud of endless praise and adoration for over a year now. His career is, uh, peachy. He's been called the next Leonardo DiCaprio and has several major projects in the works (he's starring as Steve Carrell's meth-addicted son in <i>Beautiful Boy</i>, then …

Timothée Chalamet

Some genius has photoshopped Timothée Chalamet into classic works of art

When art imitates art<p>Like any good anecdote, it all started with a photoshop whiz, American angel Timothée Chalamet and Edvard Munch’s The Scream. …

Art

Klimt, Schiele and Picasso: Erotic Visions From Three Modern Masters

Scofield Thayer, heir to a New England woolen-goods fortune, befriended E. E. Cummings and T. S. Eliot at Harvard and Oxford and published the first English translation of Thomas Mann’s “Death in Venice” in his influential magazine, the Dial. While based in Vienna from 1921-1923 to undergo …

Art

Your Best Creative Outlet, According to the Zodiac

T<p><b>aking a day trip to the coast or wandering the streets of an unfamiliar European city are effective for brain-soothing and I highly recommend them.</b> …

Making a Murderer

City envy: we want an immersive art gallery like Paris

There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a pastoral scene in a gilt frame – that’s what the National Gallery is for. But for blow-your-mind, …

Travel (UK)

What Will AQUAMAN’s Atlantis Look Like?

Imagine a civilization thousands of years old, building a flourishing society far beneath the ocean’s surface. What would their buildings look like? …

Mother of Pearl

Librisa Breeze entered in Deauville feature

Dean Ivory is hoping for a break in the weather after giving Librisa Breeze an entry in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville on August 5.<p>The …

Horse Racing

“A Process Not a Product”: An Interview with Ronald Wimberly | The Comics Journal

Ronald Wimberly is a multitalented artist, writer, and editor. He created the graphic novel <i>Prince of Cats</i> as an interpretation of <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> set …

Mickey Mouse

Aidan O'Brien has started to plan his Glorious Goodwood team with Gustav Klimt, Rhododendron, Happily and Clemmie all primed for Group action

<b>AIDAN O'Brien has outlined a number of potential routes his stars could take at Glorious Goodwood in two weeks.</b><p>Speaking at a press event, the trainer …

Horse Racing

Habsburg culture is back in vogue

IN HIS novel “The Radetzky March”, published in 1932, Joseph Roth traces the changing fortunes of the Trotta family amid the demise of the …

Central Europe

The Wonders of the Viennese Flower Painting

July 14, 2018<p>Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.<p>The world of …

Art

Famous birthdays for July 14: Conor McGregor, Jane Lynch

MMA fighter Conor McGregor turns 30 and actor Jane Lynch turns 57, among famous birthdays for July 14.

Conor McGregor

Forget Paris, Art Lovers Should Visit Auvers-sur-Oise Instead

Auvers-sur-Oise is an art lover’s paradise. Its seven-kilometre stretch of vineyards and moss-dappled stone farmhouses, many of which shelter half a …

Art

Native American Artifacts in What Was Ours | Blog | Independent Lens | PBS

<i>Editor’s note: Author Jordan Dresser is featured in the</i> Independent Lens <i>film</i> What Was Ours<i>. He is a journalist, holds a Master’s in Museum Studies,</i> …

British Museum

Akris Takes Over the Neue Galerie With Haute Wares

Since it opened in 2001, the Neue Galerie must be one of my most beloved New York institutions. Set in a handsome 1913 mansion built by the distinguished Beaux Arts firm of Carrère and Hastings (that was triumphantly restored with immense taste and subtlety by architect Annabelle Selldorf), it …

Fashion

From Frida Kahlo in London to Casanova in Boston, Here Are 29 Museum Shows Worth Traveling for This Summer

Art World<p>See our top picks around the globe.<p>& ,<p>There’s art to be seen all over the world this summer, so why not plan a vacation with an exhibition …

Art

Best things to do in Vienna, Austria – a holiday in the world’s best city

In a word, Vienna is awesome. Not in the way that everything seems to be “awesome” these days, so much so that is has lost its meaning. Vienna is …

European Travel

The Lion’s Song review — the point-and-click adventure that sings through Vienna

I missed Mi’pu’mi Games’ point-and-click adventure The Lion’s Song when it first debuted on PC in 2016 — but I caught up with it in 2018 on the Nintendo Switch, which is an ideal home for this episodic story.<p>The Lion’s Song is a glimpse into the art galleries and concert halls of early 20th century …

Business

'Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele' and 'Obsession' Reviews: More Than Apocalyptic Visions

New York<p>Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)—the first president of the Vienna Secessionists, a group of artists and architects who shunned the conservatism of the prevailing national school—became known for his outrageously opulent paintings of beautiful women. His work, like that of his cocksure young …

Artists

Talking Horses: Windsor bookies quake as Ryan Moore rides again

Today’s best bets, by Chris Corrigan<p>Bookmakers will be hoping Ryan Moore is suffering from jet lag when he heads for Windsor this evening, armed with a fearsome set of mounts.<p>Moore rode at Sandown on Friday (three winners) before enjoying a successful trip to Belmont Park on Saturday (won the …

Horse Racing

Five key breeding angles from a busy week of racing and sales

Qatar Racing stockpiling stallion talent<p>Shortly before Royal Ascot, it was announced that Australian champion first-season sire Zoustar would be …

Horse Racing

Introductory Group 1 winner for Intello as a sire

Cheveley Park Stud-based sophomore sire Intello registered a first top-level triumph when son Intellogent ran out a game winner of the Prix Jean Prat …

Horse Racing

Intellogent Upsets Prix Jean Prat at Deauville

Fabrice Chappet must be developing a real love of Deauville's straight mile after Intellogent and jockey Pierre-Charles Boudot brought the trainer a …

Horses

In Vienna, time for creating new memories and revisiting the old

“How do you think you’re like your parents?” Carl asked me over the whoosh of water spouts as we lay on lounge chairs by an enormous indoor pool.<p>Sunday morning in Vienna was gray and drizzly, and the Therme Wien, on the city’s outskirts, was crowded with children squealing under the spa’s water …

European Travel

10 of the Most Famous Pieces of Art Ever Stolen

7. The Concert<p><b>Artist:</b> Johannes Vermeer<p><b>Stolen:</b> 1990<p>The painting shows a man and two women performing music. It was stolen from the Isabella Stewart …

Leonardo Da Vinci

UPI Horse Racing Weekend Preview: Mendelssohn hits Belmont Park

A multimillion-dollar program at Belmont, graded stakes from Delaware to Illinois, Iowa and California and top-level action from South Africa to …

Horse Racing