Posts Tagged ‘new’

Free admission to New Yorks best museums

Free admission to New Yorks best museums

Will you be in New York tomorrow? If so, you must visit the city’s one-day Museum Mile Festival, during which nine of its finest museums will offer free admission.

The celebration will also see car traffic diverted from the 23-block stretch of Fifth Avenue that runs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art at 82nd Street to El Museo del Barrio on 105th Street, so visitors – tourists and locals alike – can enjoy the museums as well as a mile-long street party complete with live music and performances. (more…)

A new lane for lovers

A new lane for lovers

In the 1960s Paris was at the height of its infatuation with the automobile. So much so that Prime Minister at the time, Georges Pompidou, had dual carriageways constructed alongside both banks of the River Seine so that Hermes-clad motorists could have easy access to the city, while enjoying the view from behind the wheel of a pale-blue Panhard or a red Renault. (more…)

The New York of Mad Men

The New York of Mad Men

Oh, Don. It’s been too long. At last the glamour of 1960s America has returned to our screens, now via Sky Atlantic, with brand-new series five of Mad Men.

The setting of the show is quintessential New York City, a stylish, sophisticated place from a hedonistic era. (more…)

Frieze hits New York

Frieze hits New York

The UK’s most successful contemporary-art fair will be taking over an island in New York this May.

Frieze New York promises to be every bit as exciting as its UK counterpart. (more…)

See Alexander McQueen in New York

See Alexander McQueen in New York

To celebrate the opening of the landmark exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, which opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York on the 4 May, The Lowell is offering guests a special fashion package. (more…)

Rock of ages

Rock of ages

Legendary music photographer Mick Rock is set to showcase some of his most outrageous portraits in a new exhibition entitled Mick Rock Rock: Music, at the Idea Generation Gallery in London this month. (more…)

The new wave

The new wave

An extraordinary addition to the Louvre is making a big splash in Paris, says Jonathan Bastable

The French president Francois Hollande is due to open the newly expanded Department of Islamic Art at the Louvre in late September. (more…)

Head in the clouds?

Head in the clouds?

Travellers who believe that it’s the journey not the destination that matters will be intrigued by a new travel concept.

Passing Cloud was imagined by architect Tiago Barros in response to a competition brief to shape the future of high-speed railway, set by the Department of Cultural affairs of New York City. (more…)

A simple equation

A simple equation

Mathematics. The subject is polarizing, and not in an algebraic sense, either. Those with a natural flair for all things numerical get a thrill when everything, quite literally, adds up (or so we’re told), while quadratic equations can bring – or bore – others to tears. (more…)

The Museum of Everything

The Museum of Everything

A new exhibition at the Museum of Everything is set to display an eclectic collection of art from British pop artist, Sir Peter Blake.

Simply entitled Exhibition#3, the installation will be the largest ever created by the legendary artist, who was inspired by Beatles memorabilia, his love of self-taught art and anonymous artefacts. (more…)

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