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London's "Little People Project": Miniature Masterpieces

Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) The next time you’re out and about in the city, be sure to tread lightly: You may step on someone! Or a whole crowd of someones ...

Highest Ever Contemporary Art Sale In London

Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) Sotheby’s triumphed this week and signaled an end to art market woes as its Contemporary Art evening sale raised $174.1million -...

Kim Cattrall Returns To Broadway

AP | Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — Kim Cattrall will soon be sipping cocktails on a Broadway stage. The "Sex and the City" is reprising her role in Noel Coward's "Priv...

The Faithful Shopper: The Heavenly Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the Independence Day weekend just ahead, I'm headed for the beach! The Hamptons beckon, with a slew of new seasonal stores in the main shopping districts.

Britain's Largest Mortgage Lender Axing 15,000 Jobs

Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

LONDON (Sudip Kar-Gupta and Steve Slater) - Lloyds will axe 15,000 jobs and halve its international presence, a plan its new boss hopes will save ...

Missing Leonardo Da Vinci Painting To Be Shown

Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

A lost work by Leonardo da Vinci has been found in a private American collection. The painting " Salvator Mundi," (below) which shows Christ raising h...

Francis Bacon Painting Sells For $28.7M

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

LONDON -- Christie's auction house says a painting by Francis Bacon has sold for 17.96 million pounds ($28.7 million) at a sale in London. Christie's...

"The Weddings of the Century"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge St. James's Palace Chapel Royal, Cleveland Row London, England SW1A 1DH Dear William and Kate: I a...

David Lohr

British Tragedy: Two Brothers, Two Jails, Two Suicides

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.28.2011 | Crime

A family in England is trying to raise awareness about the death of their son – a prison inmate who committed suicide behind bars eight years after ...

Top 10 Portrait Picks From The London Auctions

Bruce Helander | Posted 08.26.2011 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Next week, London hosts contemporary auctions organized by Christie's, Sotheby's and Phillips de Pury. While there are gems on the docket like Warhol'...

Dominic West, from HBO hit series The Wire, hits London's West End!

Lily Bevan | Posted 08.22.2011 | Entertainment
Lily Bevan

Dominic West, of The Wire fame, is currently starring in a very different role at the Duchess Theatre.

Hannah Martin's Audacious Jewelry Designs

Crane.tv | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

Crane.tv meets up with London-based Hannah Martin whose rock'n'roll chic jewellery designs make way for luxury...

Traveling for Art and Eating Well

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.22.2011 | Travel
Edward Goldman

Would you agree that there is some charming and yummy connection between good art and good food? Many world-class museums are not only trying to impress visitors with great art but also eager to impress their taste buds.

PHOTOS: Queen Celebrates 300th Anniversary Of St. Paul's

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

LONDON (AP)—St. Paul's Cathedral celebrated its 300th anniversary and the completion of a 15-year restoration project on Tuesday, with Queen Elizabe...

The Love Affair With Place

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 08.20.2011 | Travel
Shana Ting Lipton

Your knees buckle, you feel off-center, yet filled with joy. A sense of the "anything is possible" comes over you. You're not yourself; nor do you want to be. You're in love.

Le Crazy Horse's Burlesque Show

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

This week we were feeling adventurous and playful here at Crane.tv.. which is why when we heard that the legendary Parisian burlesque show was being p...

WATCH: Assange Slams Detention As WikiLeaks 'Impediment'

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) — After six months under virtual house arrest, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange acknowledged Thursday that his detention is hampering th...

Ritz Hotel, Eton College Among Al Qaeda Bomber's Planned Targets

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 08.16.2011 | World

LONDON -- The Ritz Hotel in London and the elite private school Eton were among a handful of possible British terror targets that a senior al-Qaida le...

WikiLunch? Chance To Dine With Julian Assange On Sale

AP | Posted 08.15.2011 | World

LONDON -- It may be the ultimate indiscreet lunch. WikiLeaks is offering eight people the chance to dine with founder Julian Assange as a fundraiser ...

WATCH: Rare Masterpieces By Picasso, Michelangelo Displayed In London

Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

For three days, Christie's London will display rarely seen masterpieces by artists such as Michelangelo and Picasso before they go to auction. The ...

My Trip to England

Michael Kaiser | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

When I was running the Royal Opera House, private fundraising was considered distasteful, at best. Now the English reticence to talk about money, let alone ask for it, is beginning to evaporate.

Art Meets Fashion In Émilie Meldem's Eccentric Designs

Crane.tv | Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

Swiss-born Émilie Meldem studied fashion design at Ecole de Bahl, did her master's degree at Paris' Institut Français de la Mode and after graduatin...

PHOTOS: A Love-Hate Relationship With Reality: Philip-Lorca diCorcia's 'Roid'

Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

American artist Philip-Lorca diCorcia's 'Roid' is an opportunity to see him both develop and set aside the style of his trademark compositions. His fi...

Outrageous Themed Dining Around The World

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.16.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Normally, when you think of themes, you think back to wielding a lightsaber at your Star Wars-themed birthday party, pajama day during your high s...

iGagosian: Gallery Launches iPad App

Posted 08.02.2011 | Arts

One of the world's largest art galleries has just embraced technology in a big way. This month the Gagosian Gallery is launching an iPad app where use...