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One Thousand and One D...

New York|People

One Thousand and One D...

Last year at this time, I was preparing to take a trip to Andalusia, Spain. When suddenly I came across a blog talking about the spiritual importance of water in the Islamic architecture of the Alhambra. In the same blog

May 9, 2008 View...
Now and Zen Lifestyle...

New York|Design

Now and Zen Lifestyle...

Defying the pervasive monotony of the modern, Japan's arts and crafts work asserts a persistent attachment to the elements and to the Earth.

March 31, 2008 View...
Cai Guo-Qiang Explosio...

New York|Exhibition & Event

Cai Guo-Qiang Explosio...

Cai Guo-Qiang is internationally acclaimed as an artist whose creative transgressions and cultural provocations have literally exploded the accepted parameters of art making in our time.

March 25, 2008 View...
Pomegranate and Kabbal...

New York|Exhibition & Event

Pomegranate and Kabbal...

In all cultures of the near east, the pomegranate has always been seen as a symbol pf fertility, fecundity,and thus prosperity. In the Kabbalah, (Jewish Mysticism) the pictorial motif of the tree of life and its repetiti

March 23, 2008 View...
Loreto...

Prague|Attraction

Loreto...

Loreta consists of a large pilgrimage area containing beautiful chapels and chambers, It is also the most well kept site in all of Prague for security, pictures, visitors and so on.

January 25, 2008 View...
Stahov Monastery Libra...

Prague|Attraction

Stahov Monastery Libra...

Strahov Monastery is of great importance in the history of the Czech Republic. In 1989 its archives housed over 6 million items. The Strahov library contains over 900 thousand volumes and 300 thousand works of expressive

January 23, 2008 View...
Josefov: The Jewish Qu...

Prague

Josefov: The Jewish Qu...

In Prague's Jewish quarter, Josefov, stands Staronova Synagoga the Old-New synagogue. Built around 1270, it's the oldest surviving synagogue in Europe.

January 21, 2008 View...
Ikat Trend Invasion...

New York

Ikat Trend Invasion...

Since Batik has been gaining more exposure followed by ethnic tribal trend safari chic look, several designers are using Ikat print in their 2008 Spring Summer collection.

May 8, 2008 View...
Ethnic Style Still so ...

New York|Fashion Trend

Ethnic Style Still so ...

Body adornment is a universal art, practiced by Berber women covered with amulets and pendants, Indians sheathed in their bridal saris, Africans with highly codified headdresses, Geishas disappearing under their ghostly

March 28, 2008 View...
Tibetan Tantric Gods...

New York|Exhibition & Event

Tibetan Tantric Gods...

This weekend Asia Pacific show downtown at the Gramecy Armory opens its doors to the public. With my hands busy with business cards, magazines, my camera and several thick catalogues I hardly can do anything properly.

March 24, 2008 View...
Imperial Wardrobe at C...

New York

Imperial Wardrobe at C...

Yesterday, at Christie's held the first ever auction in the US devoted to Chinese textiles, I have never seen so many Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Indian elegantly dressed men and women walking around such selective amo

March 20, 2008 View...
Mucha and the Cathedra...

Prague|Attraction

Mucha and the Cathedra...

Mucha exercised his greatest influence through his Encyclopaedia for Craftsmen (1902) a catalogue of Art Nouveau decorative elements , forms and designs whose precise drawings and sketches in small shelves are absolutely

January 24, 2008 View...
St Agnes of Bohemia Co...

Prague|Exhibition & Event

St Agnes of Bohemia Co...

The St. Agnes convent was built in the 13th century by Agnes, sister of King Wenceslas, and now houses a magnificent collection highlighting Bohemian and Central European Medieval art from 1200 to 1550.

January 23, 2008 View...
The New Year in Romant...

Prague|Travel

The New Year in Romant...

The romantic river's edge terraces of Nils Jebens' chic Kampa Park with unrivaled views of the Charles bridge while sampling the appropriately fishy menu, oysters and Iranian Caviar. The delicious dining together with Ch

January 8, 2008 View...
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