Month: July 2015

Summer Lounging

Australia has been widely known for their great outdoors and endless natural beauty. From the roughest environmental conditions, assorted wildlife, and the most extraordinary culture and sights, there’s no place that compares. Keeping that in mind, what better locale than Sydney, Australia, to root a successful company modeled after the conditions of the country and …

Coming Up Short

It was, using Edward De Vere’s words, much ado about nothing. The media didn’t think so, called it “Deflategate,” and one of America’s great sporting heroes, Tom Brady, was pilloried as if he had inflated the beautiful model Giselle Bunchen, his wife, against her wishes. If any of you Quest readers missed it while on …

I, Mannequin

Mannequins are typically overlooked. Used as models, they are created to display, not to be displayed themselves. But these anonymous body shapes have an anthropological value, revealing the ideals of a particular time or culture. Line them up and watch as busts heave and regress, hips narrow and flare, and silhouettes curve to reflect economic …

Art Southampton 2015 Draws Critical Acclaim From Top International Collectors, Art Advisors, and Curators

Wrapping up its fourth and largest edition yet, Art Southampton, the leading international contemporary and modern art fair for acquiring investment-quality 20th- and 21st-century works of art, presented by Art-Miami, drew a record 21,000 collectors, art enthusiasts, curators, and art lovers to the world-renowned pastoral grounds of Nova’s Ark Project. Attendees resoundingly noted the distinguished …