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FROM THE ARCHIVE: In the art world, he isn’t just a star—he’s his own galaxy, and he’s credited with nothing less than changing the direction of abstract painting.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: City of watery reflections and limpid light, Venice has a terroir that seems uncannily right for the production of exquisite glass. Nor is it hard to see, given the Venetian passion for decoration, why the area has long been known for mosaics.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: In 2001, the four venturesome founders of Cityscape Development Corporation set out to create a dynamic new district in Toronto. Now, it’s the site of an eclectic collection of artists, businesses and residences. And it all began with an old whisky warehouse.
Michael Shannon has a brooding presence and, much like his work, affects you in a way you are unable to forget.
When he answered his front door, Jean-Pierre LeBlanc found himself put on the spot, a camera on him, and a woman with an eight-on-a-scale-of-10—and rising—migraine standing before him. His orders, as given by the television reporter also in attendance, with a chronometer in her hands, was to heal the woman using only a blend of essential oils.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Design is all about perception. What brings joy to one person is anathema to another. And who is to say what good design is and what is bad?
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Actor Wendy Crewson provides insight into the Hollywood blockbuster stereotyping of women.
If your Latin is rusty, Primum Familiae Vini—the alliance of Europe’s most prestigious and quality-driven family-owned wine producers—might look like First Families of Wine. In fact it means something like: First and Foremost Families of Wine.