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MY TOP FIVE: AMANDA ELIASCH, FILM DIRECTOR.

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My Top Five is a new Destination Luxury column, where key individuals who appreciate all things luxury will discuss some of the objects, places and moments that are important to them. Whether it's a favorite restaurant, location, or perhaps, a just a wonderful experience, they've agreed to give Destination Luxury an insider's point of view into the things [...]

ESTIMATED $265,000 15TH CENTURY CHANDELIER TO GO UP FOR AUCTION.

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  Sotheby's in London sale of Old Master Sculpture & Works of Art will take place on 10th of July 2014 and will include a magnificent Gothic chandelier dating to the closing decades of the 15th century which finds a tantalizingly direct parallel in Jan van Eyck’s celebrated oil painting The Arnolfini Portrait in the National Gallery, London[...]

GUESS WHO SHOWED UP AT PHOTOGRAPHER MATTHEW ROLSTON'S LA EXHIBITION?

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(Noisy Chachini by Matthew Rolston/ 2010, Pigment print, 36 x 36 inches © Matthew Rolston Photographer, Inc.) Matthew Rolston has always had an eye for capturing the most interesting facets in his subjects. The famed photographer has been shooting Hollywood's most famous faces since the 1980's (think names like Christina Aguilera, Michael Jackson, Johnny[...]

THE ABSOLUTE MUST-SEE BANKSY EXHIBITION.

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The original post appeared in BlackBook. Kate Moss by Banksy   Oh, Banksy. We love you for your tireless and infinitely wit filled street art bon mots, like that wonderful piece you created with the lambs last October. Many consider your commentary strictly subterfuge — the ramblings of a mad man who refuses to make his identity known. Bu[...]

14 pics of Celebrities in Towels by Mario Testino

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Famed Photographer Mario Testino has been posting racy images of celebrities in towels on his instagram page. He calls this the towel series.  The images are innocent and provocative at the same time of some of our most favorite actors, athletes and singers in the worldCristiano Ronaldo gives us a seductive glance. This Elizabeth Taylor image he took in 199[...]

The Top 19 Sexiest Food Porn List - #19 will shock you!

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Art is not only hung on the walls or placed outside but is now commonly seen on our plates.  Having a simple meal is becoming more and more competitive these days. The more unique and intriguing the design, flavors and wow factor are resulting in creating happy customers and absurdly long waits for dining reservations.  With instagram, twitter and pinterest [...]

THE 25 MOST AMAZING COLLECTIONS OF IMPRESSIONIST PAINTING AND SCULPTURE

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the original post appeared here article by Jack Kelle Image Source Emerging in Paris in the second half of the 19th century, Impressionism’s beginnings were founded in Realism, a movement dedicated to capturing the struggles and beauty of everyday life. Impressionist painters like Edgar Degas, Alfred Sisley, Mary Cassatt, and Pierre-Auguste Reno[...]

TOP 5 HOTELS WITH THE BEST ART COLLECTIONS.

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In the not so distant past, art and hotels were not usually described in the same sentence. One would go to the museum for art, and the hotel for accommodation. Thus, there were many times when, in an effort to decorate their vast interiors, hoteliers opted for ‘art’ in the form of basic landscapes, flowers, and the occasional horse. Now the majority of t[...]

Andreas Franke’s Phantasy Fairytale underwater art exhibition – the Maldives

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Andreas Franke’s Phantasy Fairytale underwater art exhibition is now open at Huvafen Fushi and NIYAMA in the Maldives as part of the 2014  Per AQUUM Dream Calendar. This exceptional exhibition blurs the lines between fantasy and reality with western fairytale characters superimposed against the backdrop of the Indian Ocean to create magical photograph[...]

Art Collectors Tobias Meyer and Mark Fletcher list their NY Penthouse for $16.95 Million

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2,632 square feet 3 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms This 2,632 square foot penthouse in the Time Warner Building in Columbus Circle in New York has been listed for $16,950,000.  Meyer and Fletcher listed the property with Corcoran and not Sothebys. Meyers and Fletcher purchased the property for about $5 million back in 2004.  We love the whimsical interiors wit[...]