Tasmanian designer Loz Abberton, founder of design studio Who Did That, recently unveiled Pod Luxe and Pod Noir, two handcrafted light fixtures made from Australian leather. The pieces are made from raw vegetable-tanned material. whodidthat.com.au
Jules de Balincourt has been creating politically laced and thought-provoking art for decades. His latest exhibit, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, focuses on his work from 2004 to 2013, showcasing his eclectic mix of media and styles. Runs until April 6. mbam.qc.ca
The NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale is now hosting “William Glackens,” the first comprehensive exhibition since 1966 of the American artist. The show spans the artist’s career, with works from the mid-1890s to the late ‘30s, including over 85 of his most important paintings and works on paper. The show runs until June 1...
The first-ever exhibit of South Korean designer Byung Hoon Choi’s work opens today at Friedman Benda in New York. Titled “In One Stroke,” the show highlights Choi’s sculptural benches, made from porous blocks of gray basalt. Runs until March 29. friedmanbenda.com Image courtesy of the artist and Friedman Benda
When planning your next visit to Vienna, be sure to book a room at the Palais Hansen Kempinski, a stunningly luxurious hotel located in the historic heart of the city. The property is close to many of Vienna’s major sites, including the magnificent St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the upscale Golden Quarter shopping district. kempinski.com
Next time you’re in Paris, take a day trip to the scenic town of Albi, home of the captivating Musée Toulouse-Lautrec. Completely refurbished in 2012, the museum displays over a 1,000 pieces of the French artist’s works – drawings, lithographs, paintings and poster art. museetoulouselautrec.net
Geogette Farkas teamed up with chef David Malbequi to launch Rôtisserie Georgette, on New York’s Upper East Side. The new restaurant specializes in spit-roasted meats as well as superior chicken dishes like poulet roti and poule de luxe, served with foie gras. rotisserieg.com