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In the studio with Gerri Davis

In the studio with Gerri Davis

In the studio with Gerri Davis Gerri Davis is a painter, but NASA could almost have used her as a scientist. Her paintings are incredibly cool and challenging; they are pushing the boundaries in their field. An afternoon in the studio, going over the works for her upcoming show at Le Salon H, led to…

The Crosby

The Crosby

The Crosby: like a designer’s home Text : Barbara Stehle You can’t miss the Crosby Street Hotel, between Spring and Prince Streets in SoHo: a large cat sculpture by Botero stands outside the front entrance. It has panache, it sets the tone. Voilà! The Crosby is artsy without taking itself too seriously. And therein lies its…

Perched in the air

Perched in the air

Amidst the silence and the sky Text : Barbara Stehlé Skyscraper The word skyscraper is forever associated with Utopian cities and their effort to conquer space. The architecture of New York brings to mind this futuristic vision. It evokes science fiction tales, the images of men travelling in flying devices, slaloming between towers, finding pathways…

The Osprey au 1 hotel Brooklyn Bridge

The Osprey au 1 hotel Brooklyn Bridge

  The Osprey at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a collaboration between four men of incredible talent: Tribeca restaurant mogul Matt Abramcyk, Partner and Culinary Director Michael Oliver (Lafayette), Chef de Cuisine Mike Poiarkoff (Vinegar Hill House) and Barry Sternlicht of 1 Hotels. Reclaimed wood and living walls wrap the dining room and bar,…

Baccarat Hotel

Baccarat Hotel

A new incarnation of legendary excellence Walk past Van Cleef & Arpels and Mikimoto, turn onto 53rd Street, and, across from the iconic Museum of Modern Art, you will find the Baccarat Hotel New York. The entrance is framed by a prismatic glass wall and a modernist dark awning. From the red carpet lit by…

Art Basel Miami Beach 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach 2017

Text: Barbara Stehlé This year’s was the 16th Art Basel Miami. The modern and contemporary art fair is held at the beginning of the winter, when everybody is happy to escape to a warmer climate. A WINTER FAIR IN THE SUN For a week, the whole art world migrates to Florida, and Miami Beach becomes…

Art Notes

Art Notes

Texte: Barbara Stehlé This spring has been very exciting on the NYC art scene! Women history month has offered, fantastic viewings and will continue to do so until the end of May. The Biennial has been one of the most highly regarded of the kind and the museum and gallery program very stimulating. After the…

Le Coq Rico: philosopher in the kitchen

Le Coq Rico: philosopher in the kitchen

Texte: Barbara Stehlé Le Coq Rico, which opened a few months ago in the Flatiron district, has an absolutely unique menu. The chef basically serves farm-style eggs and poultry, accompanied by fresh organic salads and vegetables. The cocktails are delicious, the wine selection judicious and the staff friendly. It’s a feel-good place, it’s great, and…