Restaurants focusing on feasts for the eyes to sell dining experiences
Ishida struck a balance between the two with more classic pieces, such as the custom-made, low-back, white-vinyl banquette, which contrasted with contemporary accents in the form of large abstract paintings featuring vibrant hues and bold brushstrokes ...
April 4, 2015
Cheeky Teeth at Stave Sessions
“Partita” is a playful, contemporary take on the Baroque suite of the same name, but this play on genre is deceptively simple and masks a conceptually nuanced blurring of stylistic boundaries that reflects a contemporary musical eclecticism without ...
March 20, 2015
Daniel Arsham's CAC exhibit contemplates the future through our past
From broken guitars to shattered clocks, Daniel Arsham's 'Remembering the Future' exhibit features a large pile of ashen-looking modern objects meant to represent our future and the objects we would leave behind today. (/ Madison ...
March 29, 2015
Peer Inside the Stunning William Duquette House in Glendale
To the right of the entry—paneled in lush fiddleback mahogany—is a long open space with a cast-concrete fireplace encircled by glass so that it appears to float in space. Eames chairs and side tables form a conversation area. Along one wall a George ...
March 24, 2015
An Iranian Artist Recalls Her Life in New York and Tehran
Born in 1924 in the ancient Persian city of Qazvin — the daughter of a reformist battling the mullahs to open the country to the rest of the world — she grew up in an old house with stained glass, wall paintings, and nightingales. In New Years ...
Cheap Eats 2015: Breakfast and Brunch
MILK GLASS MARKET - IMAGE: jenniferplitzko.co. Tags: Cheap Eats 2015, Instead of staring askance at the clock while you wait for your order, spend your time perusing the shop's tiny retail portion, where you might find fine teas nestled next to ...
March 18, 2015
Tustin residents rally to rescue The Jabberwocky, one of the city's oldest ...
Margaret Pottenger has owned The Jabberwocky building in Old Town Tustin since 1959. Residents launched a crowdfunding campaign to help restore the historic structure, which nearly burned to the ground in 2011.JEFF GRITCHEN, STAFF ...
March 12, 2015
Piece of the Past: Exhibit Highlights Sharon's History
Opposite is Hillside Cemetery, a burying ground featuring many Victorian-period markers and surrounded by a stone wall with gateposts and a Gothic-style chapel. Along South Main Street intersecting with Cornwall Road stands the Clock Tower, built in as a ...
April 9, 2015
The master builder: Renty Tucker learned his craft as a slave and left his mark as a free man
Another research “wall,” as ... They obtained stained glass windows, carved oak stalls and an English granite baptismal font quarried, then carved, near Emily’s birthplace. In addition, a gold chalice for Holy Communion and a clock and bell for ...
April 9, 2015
If patience is a virtue, we’re having a virtue deficit
they slam down that first glass of “bubbles or juice” like it’s the last, and they turn on their own personal TV screen with the eagerness of a kid with a free ticket on his first trip to a cineplex. Wind the clock forward, or backwards depending on ...
April 6, 2015
Private moments of contemplation in public
Walking through the recently renovated floors at Raintree St.Mary’s Road, there is a lingering presence of old time values in contemporary settings ... the circles on the wall suddenly remind me of wall clocks in different time zones, all ticking ...
April 1, 2015
Giant spiralling slides which were major hit at Tate Modern set to return to London gallery
THE giant spiralling slides which proved a huge hit at Tate Modern ... glass pyramid ceiling to its entrance level on one of two 15-metre high slides commissioned especially for an exhibition opening later this year. Built into the gallery's exterior wall ...
March 31, 2015
Giant slides to return at gallery
Now visitors will be able to descend from the Hayward Gallery's glass pyramid ceiling to its entrance level on one of two 15-metre high slides commissioned especially for an exhibition opening later this year. Built into the gallery's exterior wall ...
March 31, 2015
Tate Modern giant slides to return.. but this time at South Bank's Hayward Gallery
The artist Carsten Höller who transformed Tate Modern ... through the glass pyramid rooflights and descending 15.5 metres in 39 metre long slides. The new installation, Isomeric Slides (2015), will be built onto the gallery’s outside wall and return ...
March 31, 2015