Bahamian Modern Master of the Arts: Tavares Strachan showcases at the 55th International Venice Biennale!
When I got news that the Bahamas was showcasing at the Venice Biennale, I almost did a backflip, which sadly I cannot actually do, needless to say...I was very excited. Being a Bahamian myself, the news made me more than proud, and curious as to what exactly we would be showcasing to the world. To put in laymen terms, this art exhibition held every other year is regarded in the design world as an equivalent to perhaps the Oscars or Grammys, minus actual awards being handed out, but equal to their high-calibre status.
I am gushing with exuberance as I write this feature, it's one of those secrets you just cannot keep to yourself! Eager to tell you of my experience in Monaco, the playground for the rich and famous, renowned for its princesses and excesses, with Monte-Carlo, the centrepiece of the Riviera Principality. I had just finished my five night stay in Paris, and took the TVG train through the beautiful French countryside stopping in Nice, then switching to a regional train headed straight for Monaco. Within the Principality, just a few steps from Monte-Carlo’s legendary Casino, lies one of the world's best hospitality venues, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo. I had the pleasure of staying in this former palace for two lavishly luxuriant nights, and I must confess...
Continuing on my five night grand tour of Paris, the "City of Light," I checked out of L'Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe (linked review), and headed to its sister hotel, Les Jardins du Marais. I was excited and curious to see what the next hotel had to offer, as I had just spent two amazing nights in the 8th Arrondissement. Concierge notified me the neighborhood of 'Le Marais,' was equivalent to Lower Manhattan's...
Baha Mar, the new 3.5 billion dollar hospitality destination in Nassau, Bahamas is rising fast, sure to be an icon of the islands and the region at large. It is comprised of four distinguished brands: Rosewood, Mondrian, Grand Hyatt, and a dazzling newcomer, The Baha Mar Casino & Hotel.
Traveller's Bazaar Hotel Reviews presents: ☆☆☆☆☆ L'Hotel du Collectionneur Arc de Triomphe. Paris, France.
Paris, oh Paris, the "City of Light" or as the French pronounce ever-so eloquently, "La Ville-Lumière," what a spectacular city. There honestly...is nothing like it, some say New York or London compare, but still it's uniquely...
Photographer David Orias shoots waves with the best dawn or dusk light relying on slow shutter speeds to capture these amazing images all along the California coast. He creates magic through the lens of his camera. See below what drives him to capture such wondrous shots...
Miami is such a cosmopolitan melting pot. Its Sobe - Miami Beach style is world renown for its clean lines, pure white linens, coral accent colours, and beach influences. Gaze into our collection of South Beach Modern Inter...
Louvre Abu Dhabi which is u/c at Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi will open its next exhibition in its temporary exhibition space at Manarat Al Saadiyat. The new exhibition titled - 'Birth of a Museum,' runs from 22 April until 20 July, 2013. The exhibition will showcase important works of art from the Louvre Abu Dhabi permanent collection, some of which have never been seen or revealed before. Click 'Read More,' for the complete schedule of events and an exclusive sneek-peek preview of the art in the exhibition.
Celebrities have been photographed every conceivable way: paparazzi-style, magazine shoots, red-carpet posing, mobile phone snaps, and so many other ways. So it was refreshing to see Italian-born Maurizio Galimberti capture them in a way that actually makes you stop, look and think artistically and critically. Galimberti, born in 1956 has been a full-time photographer since early 1990, he is famous for this technique grid-like representation of faces, using the good old Polaroid. See the entire series of celeb shots including - Johnny Depp, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Sting, Benicio Del Toro, Lady Gaga, George Clooney, Robert De Niro, and Javier Bardem click 'Read More.'
Zaha Hadid Architects have released images and video of their new project in China, the Changsha Meixihu International Culture and Art Center. The project is located in the capital of the south central
chinese province of hunan. The massive urban project, which broke ground in October, is a campus of organic sculpted buildings which are semi-independent, but speak a uniform architectural language. Taken together, they appear like a 'Martian landscape.' ZHA believes the project will pose a “strong urban experience.” The complex centers around a central public space that feeds into three cultural centers: a contemporary art museum, multipurpose hall, and grand theater. Click 'Read More,' for a surreal video of the project and additional images.