Chihuly called the suit, brought by a former handyman, "baseless."
During the last few years, the oft-finicky art world seems to have developed an appreciation for arts that are often labeled crafts: innovative and skilled work in ceramics, beading, fabric, glass, wood and jewelry.
New York's 2015 holiday windows are as festive and fantastical as ever! People come from far and wide to witness the spectacular scene and the ornate window displays carefully curated to show off holiday spirit and the latest merchandise.
I enjoy reviewing destinations that are both accessible and fun. On a recent vacation we took in the Finger Lakes region of New York State we had a private tour of the beautiful Corning Museum of Glass. Not only is their new 100,000 square foot contemporary wing fully accessible, but it is breathtaking as well.
Sir Alfred DiMora showed a special enthusiasm for cars at ten years old when he began to race miniature slot cars, which led to a genuine passion for the automobile. By the time he was thirteen, he dreamed of building his own car, and, like most genuine passions, simply would not let go until the goal was realized.
I'm not sure that anyone really knows exactly when the habit of collecting was initiated, but I suspect that early humankind was at least near the front of the line to claim bragging rights.
In Casselman's case, the familiarity with textures, coupled with the thick, tactile, earthy nature of clay that he manipulated with rubber and metal-edged "ribs," naturally and eventually carried over to his unique approach to painting, which he has been exploring for over twenty-five years.
The Senior VP and Fashion Director of Neiman Marcus is always entertaining and, as fashion show emcee at the fourth annual Splendor in the Garden luncheon at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, held on January 14, he was at his style showman best, keeping 350 of us ladies hanging on his every witty word.
One of my favorite adventures is visiting Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden when Chihuly's work is featured. The gardens and the glass art work hand-in-hand.