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These NSFW Tapestries Show The Gritty Side Of Femininity Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.29.2016 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work environments. Shaving your legs, tweezing stray facial hairs, taking a perfunc...

Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV

Susan Jaques | Posted 12.14.2015 | Arts
Susan Jaques

One of the first things seven-year-old Louis XIV did as France's King was to give away a set of exquisite medieval tapestries. As an adult, the Sun Ki...

Versailles: Gold & Marble Dappled by Death

Frank Browning | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts
Frank Browning

The package of the two--Arras and Versailles--makes an intense voyage into the elegance and the horror that saw the withering of royal empires succeeded by mechanistic modernism.

My Cornell Reunion: Parting the Big Red Seas of Time

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Randee Mia Berman

OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.

Lou Adler: Low Key, Lucky and Very Cool

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The house itself didn't seem like much. It is, in fact, the office of legendary music producer Lou Adler, and its lack of pretention is, I discovered, much like Adler himself: down-to-earth, casual and extremely cool.

Feast Your Eyes On The Entire 'Doctor Who' History In One Amazing Tapestry

Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts

What happens when you mix the aesthetic wonder of the Bayeux Tapestry -- that centuries-old piece of embroidery that outlines the entirety of the Norm...

The Day I Met Carole King

Kayla Yandoli | Posted 06.12.2012 | College
Kayla Yandoli

I was on cloud nine (and still am!). I replayed what she told me over and over again: "You think I am, but you are." Carole King told me I am my own inspiration, the greatest advice from the ultimate source.

These Saints and Rascals Look Familiar

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Edward Goldman

Inspired by Renaissance art of Florence, John Nava presents a procession composed of real people, the background of which is a dense compilation of pages from books culled from the collection of the USC library.

John Nava: The Timelessness of Now

John Seed | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Nava's use of tapestry as a medium adds to the feeling of timelessness that adds weight to the more particular and documentary aspects of the work.

Best Friends Day: The Soundtrack of our Friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Is there a woman my age (approaching 60) who doesn't remember singing along to "You've Got a Friend" with James Taylor or with Carol King on her Tapestry album?