Archive for January, 2019

El Centro’s Fine Art Gallery Presents “That’s So Fresh Expo”

H. Paxton Moore Fine Art Gallery at El Centro College announces its opening spring exhibition “That’s So Fresh Expo.” This group exhibition features local artist of all disciplines to showcase an eclectic body of work that represents the distinct culture of the DFW area.

“That’s So Fresh Expo”

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Secret Garden opens March 1st at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Secret Garden

March 1 – April 24, 2019

RECEPTIONS: Friday, March 1, 2019 & Friday, April 5, 2019

Secret Garden is a two-person exhibition by Sangmi Yoo and Taryn McMahon, to be held in conjunction with “Texchange”–Southern Graphics Council International conference to be held in North Texas in March 6-9, 2019. Secret Garden is a place where... | Read More

Dallas’ Best Restaurants for Chinese New Year

The Year of the Pig is soon upon us. One of the best ways to celebrate Chinese New Year in a very authentic way is with a good meal. Growing up and even now whenever I am with family, food is such an integral part of a gathering. Chinese celebrations always involved elaborate dishes with … Continued

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The Lou Gehrig Collection, historic bats, iconic Ali robes lead Heritage Auctions Platinum Night catalog

Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night sales have a long history as the most dangerous threat to standing world record prices, and experts expect more to fall: No fewer than 17 lots are expected to record prices of six or seven figures. Bidding is now open for the sale will close in Extended Bidding format, Feb. 23-24, 2019 on HA.com/50011. “In both value and lot total, this is our largest... | Read More

Axes, armour, torches: Vikings feast on Scottish island

Vikings partied in Scotland's Shetland Islands on Tuesday in the annual "Up Helly Aa" festival, featuring a parade of men in suits of armour torching a wooden ship. The event -- which means "long winter's end" in Old Norse -- has taken place in the port of Lerwick, around 125 miles (200 kilometres) northwest of mainland Scotland, on the last Tuesday in January every year since the early 1890s to... | Read More

London’s India Club, saved from developers, celebrates its history

An exhibition celebrating the storied history of an Indian members' club in London opened on Wednesday, less than a year after the restaurant dodged being turned into a boutique hotel. "A Home Away from Home", organised by British conservation charity the National Trust, tapped into a "treasure trove" of history on the India Club which emerged in part thanks to recent efforts to save it from... | Read More

New £5.3 million Biggin Hill Memorial Museum opens

Following a 16-month construction project, the brand new Biggin Hill Memorial Museum will open its doors to local, national and international visitors for the first time on 2 February 2019, offering them the chance to experience the inspirational history of Britain’s most famous airfield. Major funding for the project came from the National Lottery and Central Government. The museum will... | Read More

Dix Noonan Webb’s February sale to include a group of medals linked to the Dambusters Raid

Dix Noonan Webb, the international coins, medals, banknotes and jewellery specialists will hold their first auction of 2019 devoted to Orders, Decorations, Medals and Militaria on Wednesday, February 27 and Thursday, February 28, 2019 at their auction rooms in central Mayfair (16 Bolton St, London, W1J 8BQ). Among the highlights of the sale will be the highly important Great War... | Read More

Artist Tania Kovats creates new public artwork for Bodleian Libraries

Acclaimed British contemporary artist Tania Kovats has created a new public artwork at the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford. Titled The Space of Reading, the permanent commission is a sculpture created from casts of 21 open books and has been installed above the public entrance of the Weston Library. The artwork was unveiled on 29 January and was commissioned by the Bodleian Libraries with funding... | Read More

Masterpieces of Orientalist art offered at Bonhams 19th century picture sale in London

Three paintings by the Austrian Orientalist painter, Ludwig Deutsch (1885-1935), feature prominently in Bonhams 19th Century European, Victorian and British Impressionist Art in London on Wednesday 20 February 2019. At the Mosque (1895) is estimated at £300,000-500,000; Respect (1902) at £250,000-350,000), and The Performance (1885) at £100,000-150,000. The works have been in the same private... | Read More
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