Art book

Chanel celebrates two historic wine chateaux with new art book

Château Rauzan-Ségla or Château Canon? With the launch of her new art book, Chanel shines a light on the people, the stories and, above all, the wine behind two famous French vineyards, between the communes of Margaux and Saint-Émilion. Both now estates of Chanel, both have a deep history in the famous wine region of […]

Art photography

Daniel Wolf, 65, dies; Helped create a market for fine art photography

“Suddenly, overnight, 25,000 of the rarest photographs ever taken were taken off the market,” said Weston Naef, who helped Wolf plan the acquisition for the Getty and later became his first curator of photography. “It would be like someone taking away half the gold from Fort Knox.” Along with regular work for private clients, he […]

Art Industry

MELISSA KITE: So attractive. So very cynical. Why should we ban Wonga’s ‘family’ TV commercials

So attractive. So very cynical. Why should we ban Wonga’s ‘family’ TV commercials By Melissa Kite for the Daily Mail Posted: 5:18 p.m. EDT, November 5, 2013 | Update: 5:18 p.m. EDT, November 5, 2013 A pretty blonde woman, holding a small child in her arms as she walks through a petting zoo, says, “I […]

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Our Ancestors Endured More Than We Will Ever Know Because of Racism and Jim Crow | Nathalie Moore

In 2015, the Chicago Urban League honored journalist Isabel Wilkerson. His book “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of the Great Migration” is joyful and heartbreaking as it chronicles how African Americans moved from north to south, often feeling racial and economic violence. It is nothing less than a masterpiece. In his acceptance […]

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Harvard professor links Saint-Louis to the history of American racism | Book reviews

Just because Johnson teaches at Harvard doesn’t mean that the writing in “The Broken Heart of America” ​​is heavy or academic. He moves the story forward quickly and chronologically and shows an occasional flair. Franz Sigel, a figure of St. Louis in the mid-19th century, is portrayed as follows: “Of medium height, thin and stern, […]