Posts Tagged ‘ Art ’

Meet the Artist: Steve Williams

January 20, 2011
Meet the Artist: Steve Williams

Steve Williams grew up with his family owning and operating a electrical sign manufacturing company in Jacksonville, Florida. He focused his artistic inclination into a graphic design degree, which led him to a ten-year stint, working with his family, selling and designing signs and environmental graphics. During his tenure with the family business he...
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Alhambra (Antiques) Opens New Exhibition to Much Acclaim

July 14, 2010
Alhambra (Antiques) Opens New Exhibition to Much Acclaim

After undergoing aesthetic renovations during the spring, the repurposed Alhambra Antiques space in downtown Coral Gables hosted a vernissage on June 16th with a new look and fresh vibe. A cross between antiques store, art gallery, and cultural space, the new old Alhambra Antiques is an intellectually stimulating experience. The current exhibit has been...
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Interview with the Artist – Eric Besson

July 8, 2010
Interview with the Artist – Eric Besson

Eric Besson is a French artist, metal worker and furniture designer who works predominantly with industrial and re-purposed metals, often times mixing these with a variety of other vintage elements to create compelling furniture designs and decorative objects. His work has been selected by leading designers for significant commercial projects, including the flagship John...
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Picasso Sets Auction Record (NY Times)

May 5, 2010
Picasso Sets Auction Record (NY Times)

A painting that Picasso created in a single day in March 1932 became the most expensive work of art ever sold at auction on Tuesday night. In an overflowing salesroom at Christie’s, six bidders vied for “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust,” which depicts the artist’s mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter, reclining naked. When the canvas last...
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A London Apartment Done in French

May 5, 2010
A London Apartment Done in French

Jayne Wrightsman, the famously private philanthropist, is allowing a glimpse of her home life. Ms. Wrightsman, the 90-year-old oil heiress, is emptying out her London duplex apartment, the contents of which have been shipped to Sotheby’s in New York for an auction on Wednesday. A preview revealed how her staff pampered guests with fine...
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