Month: May 2015

An Artistic Marathon: 2015 Frieze New York

The eclectic and overly stimulating galleries and artists of this year’s Frieze New York delighted, stunned, confused, and exhausted our senses. After traversing the waters to Randall’s Island, we visited one of the galleries du jour, David Zwirner, where we saw the late John McCracken’s “Rhythm,” a gorgeous amalgamation of industrial materials. McCracken’s reduced—yet also …

The Best and the Brightest

Bringing together glamorous people and beautiful pieces, the National Jewelry Institute (NJI) and Parsons the New School of Design are proud to announce the inaugural High Jewelry and Timepieces Awards ceremony. The event will take place at Hôtel Le Bristol in Paris on the evening of July 5, 2015. NJI President Judith Prince explains, “We …

Tale As Old As Time

Watches can chronicle the 20th century, an era that was eventful for a host of reasons—especially in terms of advances in technology. Nicholas Foulkes, through The Impossible Collection of Watches, selects the ones that punctuated the period. This season, historian Nicholas Foulkes presents The Impossible Collection of Watches (Assouline), a record of the 100 watches …

In Search of Perfect Asparagus

These days, it’s hard to imagine true seasonality in food, even though you may read about it every day. While everything seems to be available always, corn on the cob isn’t right for December, blueberries won’t cut it in March, and root vegetables, even if they’re made into a salad, are verboten in July. You …