Bard Graduate Center Gallery in Manhattan explores jewelry design, specifically looking at how contemporary jewelry makers are drawing from antique forms and techniques to create modern-day works of art. “A View from the Jeweler’s Bench: Ancient Treasures, Contemporary Statements” continues through July 7.
Wartburg partners with the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function to bring the healing art of music to those suffering from brain injuries, diseases and limitations.
A chance meeting with a teacher from the Manhattan School of Music led Heloïse Piéaud to pursue her pianistic dreams in America.
“A warhorse. A consummate performer.” This is how Christine Ebersole remembers Carol Channing. The same, however, could be said of Ebersole herself, who brings her cabaret act to Caramoor in Katonah on May 4.
From the creatively designed architecture that surrounds it to the gold medal swimmers and water polo players that train in its waters, the pool at Chelsea Piers Connecticut has been churning out champions since they took their first plunge there in 2012.
The historic past shapes our emotion and economic present and future.
Lynn Morgan Design creates inviting rooms that are often the colors of the sea.
In an atmosphere with daily headlines tracking potential climate catastrophe, political division and inequality, a new exhibit from Peekskill’s Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art places a spotlight on contemporary paintings with dystopian themes.
The Lyndhurst Flower Show weekend is growing again, by design. This year’s season-opening April event at the Tarrytown historic site will incorporate contemporary artists into the annual celebration of flowers, antiques and gracious living.
Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers announces a new regional office in White Plains.
Onetime Westchester resident Alison Kouzmanoff – a former designer for Westfair – has continued her artistic pursuits after a move upstate. The big news is the launch of Palampore Fabrics and Hangings, quietly sophisticated fabrics for the home.
“High Design: Art Fueled by Function,” at Katonah’s Gallarus Arts Space, considers the intersection of art and design.
A new day, a new design trend – or so it seems. Veteran dealer J. Russell Jinishian talks about one decorative element that continues to appeal – marine art. He walks us through his specialty gallery in Fairfield, explaining why the genre continues to find a home in so many interiors.
The Carl Schmitt Foundation seeks to bring a once famous artist back into the light.
It’s hard to keep up in conversation with Nathan Lewis, painter and associate professor of art at Sacred Heart University. The slouchy sensibility of a skateboarder with black cap, black turtleneck-T and blue denim pants with red stitching belies what’s ticking in his skull. (Think Nietzsche, Trump, privileged white male, cellphone culture, literature, #MeToo movement, science, philosophy and, oh yes, narrative painting. And then he’s riffing on Ovid’s “Apollo and Daphne.”)
“God is in the details” could well be the motto of Ridgefield architect Brad DeMotte.
Design implies a certain understated usefulness, as in modernist architect Louis Sullivan’s famous dictum: “Form follows function.”
“Freed Formats: The Book Reconsidered,” a touring exhibit that opens at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists and Mark Twain Library in Redding March 30, delves into the oft-mystifying form known as book art.
Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt have an eclectic band, Nancy And Beth. Just don’t forget to capitalize the “A.”
Everything old is new again in this intimate, completely renovated Indian Chase property, which hasn’t been on the market in a half-century.
Fairfield University has a certificate program to help you accomplish just that.
George G. King, former director of the Katonah Museum of Art, is now deputy director of ArtsWestchester.
For women, a walk-in closet can be their own private space.
Teeming with colors, pattern and textures, the forthcoming “The Indian Textile Sourcebook” illustrates how design and technique can influence each other.
Judy Kensley McKie creates eclectic, one-of-a-kind furnishings that lie at the intersection of design and fine art.
Lalique teams with McLaren for the “Flying Falcon,” the second animal sculpture in the “Essence of Speed” series.
CBD and hemp-derived products are taking over the health and beauty industry.
For luxe jeweler Graff – whose some 60 stores worldwide include a salon and private viewing room in The Vault at The Saks Shops at Greenwich – design begins with art but it doesn’t end there.
We visit the Frédéric Fekkai Salon in Greenwich for a blowout and learns a few tips from Fekkai himself.
“Great hotel design need not be confined to “first-tier” cities,” our Wanderer Jeremy Wayne writes. “And another thing, too: Retro-design be can cool and comfortable without being even a touch ironic.”
Jet Set Candy makes tiny charms and jewelry for travelers who want something special that won’t weigh down their suitcases.
The Point Resort in Saranac Lake, New York, is the ultimate in elegant “roughing it.”
Dana Cavalea’s first book, “Habits of a Champion,” inspires everyone to be the best version of himself.
In the restaurant world, David DiBari is a plate spinner. And good thing, too, for the chef-owner of The Cookery has two new places – The Rare Bit, a British gastro pub in Dobbs Ferry, and Eugene’s, a classic diner with a twist opening in Port Chester this month.
Rocco DiLeo’s RDstudio Inc. has evolved into a full-service firm, now offering architectural, interior design and project management services to homeowners plus an ever-growing base of commercial clients.
At this cozy Yonkers eatery, chef and owner Josyane Colwell serves up delicious dishes in an elegant, approachable atmosphere.
Our resident Bacchus revisits the Loire region, rich in history and winemaking.
Tattoos may seem cool but turning skin into a canvas for artwork, messages and permanent cosmetic designs poses health risks, some of which can prove serious.
As with physical fitness, “exercising” kindness, strengthens compassion in all of us.
Don’t let those cool blue eyes fool you. Aspen, a gorgeous, young Aussie/Hound mix, has a sweet temperament that lets her blend right in…
Mahopac’s Marie Orser has her house and heart full with an English Mastiff named Jax.
WAG’s list of local happenings for the month of March.