Transforming the Louvre in Uncertain Times

You’d think with all the attention of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code traffic would…

Jude Law in “Hamlet” at Wyndham’s Theater in London

If you’re in London, tickets to Jude Law’s Hamlet are a “must have.” Stoppard fils…

Murakami, Vuitton Unveil Latest Collaboration

Check out the latest from Takashi Murakami and Louis Vuitton. Takashi Murakami and Louis Vuitton…

A Blowpipe Virtuoso

Wonderful article in the Wall Street Journal on glass blower Davide Salvadore. Davide Salvadore stands…

Christie’s sees shallower art market downturn

Not a surprise, with budgets down, everyone at a loss…. The downturn in the art…

Billy Elliot’ wins 10 Tonys

Nice win for Sir Elton’s stage adaptation. Broadway’s Tonys seemed a family affair this year,…

Blues ‘Queen’ Koko Taylor Dies at 80

This is quite the shame. Koko Taylor, a sharecropper’s daughter whose regal bearing and powerful…

Youssou N’Dour’s Faith

WSJ profiles Youssou N’Dour, and how he tried to put his love of Islam in…

New York Furniture Gallery Goes Retro

New Yorkers are fortunate to see this collection of rediscovered items from Luigi Sormani Design.…

Unique French Edition Of Erotic Classic, ‘Fanny Hill’, Up For Sale

This French version of John Cleland’s “Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure” was first published…

Bulgari retrospective exhibition in Rome

Bulgari commemorates its 125th anniversary with its first ever retrospective. When Greek immigrant and silversmith…

Is classical music trying to be fashionable?

Classical music meets the YouTube generation: There is a lot of noise in classical music…