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thumbnailArtists have always been able to capture movements and translate them into sound and vision in a way that resonates. LuxEco Art blogs the artists who convey their environmentally oriented messages in literature, music and visual arts, the exhibitions that serve as a source of conversation and the works of art that are the most stirring and inspiring.

Zhenya Gershman’s “Marks” Sheds Angelic Light for Praise

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World       When an artist leaves their mark on a...

Follow Your Bliss with “Feisengrad”

By Nancy Chuda, Co-Founder of LuxEcoLiving.com and Healthy Child Healthy World Review of "Feisengrad " by Aaron Richard Golub In a world gone mad with political idiosyncrasies, lies, corruption and deceitful ways and means.... enter the "hatch" and birth of Feisengrad. A not so homely "Catcher In The Rye Bread," by Aaron Richard Golub. No Cliff Notes needed unless you want an Umpire in The Z to strike you Out. Golub makes perfect sense of today's publishing world which why he chose Amazon's CreateSpace self-publishing platform. And he just may get The Golden Carrot Award

My 10 Re-Commandments

By Zhenya Gershman, Artist, Educator and LuxEco Advocate 1. The true deadly sin is not to make art 2. The only taboo in art is bad art 3....

7 Keys to Rembrandt’s Secret

by Zhenya Gershman Rembrandt is unquestionably one of the most famous and beloved artists of all time.  His work has been scrutinized for centuries with...

Raising More Than Kane: Steve Hearst great grandson of William Randolph Hearst will screen...

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World. Reporting from San Simeon California. "San Simeon was the place...

Poetic License

By  Florence “Flip” Ross a LuxEcoLiving Contributor         I never thought I could disclose My deepest feelings, held inside To put them down in honest prose Would...

A Street Car Named Inspire: Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Goes South

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Oh! How I miss the "eggs!"     I'm so blue...
Nature is Art

Nature is Art

By Florence "Flip" Ross a LuxEcoLiving contributor and advocate   It is such a beautiful world, have you noticed the various hues? When I step out the...

From an Apple to Cloning

Michelangelo, The Creation of Adam, c. 1511, fresco, 480 cm~ 230 cm (189.0 in ~ 90.6 in) By Zhenya Gershman, artist, educator and LuxEco...

Eco Art: Brad Miller Traverses the Elements in His New Exhibition at Edward Cella...

By Edward Cella, Owner of Edward Cella Art+Architecture How often are you struck by the intricately constructed beauty of nature? For Venice Beach based artist Brad Miller, that appreciation happens each day in his home and studio but was recent reinforced by an exhaustive excursion though the coastal waters and reefs surrounding Thailand and Myanmar. Upon returning, Miller embarked on the planning for debut exhibition at Edward Cella Art+Architecture in Los Angeles. Transforming the white box of the gallery into a laboratory to construct and present his insights into the fundamental mechanisms of existence, one comes to appreciate that Miller is a naturalist at heart and has built upon these universal relationships which have appeared in various contexts throughout his career.

Vincensia DiIorio remembers the great Maria Callas

“Vissi d’arte, vissi d’amore.” These are the first two phrases that Tosca sings in her famous Act 2 aria, “Vissi d’arte.” The English translation means, “I lived for art, I lived for love.” Puccini’s Tosca was one of Maria Callas’ most infamous operatic roles and the prime example of life imitating art. Callas’ life ended on September 16, 1977 in a Paris apartment. It is said that she died of a broken heart as did opera singer Floria Tosca at the end of the opera. Callas had an extra special gift which was reflected in the art form of opera. Transforming passion through music for the world to hear was what she sacrificed her life for.

The Hotel Bristol in Vienna is one of the Best Hotels in the World:...

By James and Nancy Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Vienna Austria on the Ringenstrasse at Hotel Bristol: Part One Have you...

IF THIS GUITAR HAD EYES: ZHENYA GERSHMAN’S PORTRAIT OF BOB DYLAN

TEN-TIME GRAMMY WINNER BOB DYLAN TO BE HONORED AS THE GRAMMY 2015 MUSICARES PERSON OF THE YEAR AT THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE IS CELEBRATED BY A UNIQUE...

Citizen Kane at the Hearst Castle was The Screening on Steroids

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity. Seeing Citizen Kane...

If I Could

Hands by Guido Daniele Hands by Guido Daniele By Florence "Flip" Ross, LuxEcoLiving Advocate and Contributor If I could bring the planet Earth, back to its natural beauty If I could sing its praise, and make the world assume its duty If I could make the industries clean up their foul pollution Our air, our water, would be clean, and would be the solution If I could force our corporations to help clean up our planet

A tribute to Nora Ephron: Why I don’t feel bad about my neck

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Health World Getting older. It's not easy. Nora always found a way to...

What Do You Keep In Your Hatbox ?

I love the idea of finding the best vintage designed places to shop. And American made for sure at The TeaBerry Cottage.

Woody Allen is Zhenya Gershman’s Sunny Side Up

By Zhenya Gershman artist, historian, and LuxEcoLiving contributor It really happened! My dream come true- Woody Allen held my painting lovingly in his arms...on stage! Yesterday,...

Dear Mainstream Authors, Stop Bashing Independent Publishing and Get a Clue

By Alanna Brown, a LuxEcoLiving Advocate, creator of Brown House Online, and author of Moonpennies They're like the bullies on the playground. Those snot-nosed, mainstream-published...

LIV ON: Olivia Newton-John’s New CD Provides Hope and Healing With Help From Celebrated...

“As a group, it's our intention with this album to create songs with a message of compassion and hope,” said Newton-John. “They are for anyone facing a time of challenge in their life, whether it is grieving a loss - or on the journey to health and recovery.”

Lightning in a Bottle Festival

LIB Festival: Celebrating over 10 years, Greenest Festival in America covers celebratory spectacles of art, music, fashion, and design.   Who: Presented by The Do...

Abcense and Cangiari: Two Top International Fashion Designers as seen in Paris LuxEcoLiving Style

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World New York, London, Paris, Milano A Models Portfolio Then and Now- Catherine Harle...

Nick Gentry & the Modern Life Cycle

Technological advancement is phenomenon that both delights and baffles us as we try to keep up with changes that evolve at lightening speeds.  Billions...

TalkBoyTV: The Dynamic Duo On The Rise

Reposted from Give Me Mora May 27, 2015 It’s been awhile since we released a Man or Woman on the Rise, and that’s because I...

CAN ART BRING OUR MEMORIES ALIVE?

SKIN-4: a unique multimedia art exploration of our living connection to ancestors by figurative painter Zhenya Gershman, renowned photographer Michele Mattei, and Oscar nominated filmmaker Carlos...

Joe Henry’s LIME CREEK: Kindness, Faith and Humanity

By Nancy Chuda, Founder and Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Set amidst the blinding snow storms and cold of Wyoming's high country, LIME CREEK is a Faulkneresque glimpse into the lives of a family of people committed to solidarity, simplicity, and a respect for life. The story centers around Spencer Davis and his sons. Henry captures the intimacy and connectedness of their harsh outer lives that draw them even closer together as they all bear witness to the eternal cycles of life and death; where the reveries of innocence trumpet the hard edges of experience.

WATCH: Bel Canto Pop!

By Amanda Nisenson, Opera Singer and LuxEco Advocate The night before I was born, my mother was reading an article about Beverly Sills, (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) the famous opera singer who performed for huge audiences around the world. My Great Aunt used to brag about how she knew Beverly Sills growing up in Brooklyn, and how much she enjoyed being friends with “Bubbles,” as Ms. Sills was called then. The article continued to explain that this nickname was given to her because she was born with Bubbles in her mouth. The next day, June 17th was the day that I came into the world, and to my mother’s great surprise, I was born with Bubbles in my mouth. She could not believe the coincidence, and announced to the doctor that I would become a singer! Years later, shortly before Beverly Sills died, my mother had the great fortune to meet the legendary singer, and actually got the opportunity to ask in person, if she did indeed know my Great Aunt. After a questionable pause, Ms. Sills burst out laughing in recollection of this zany character from her childhood.
never doubt yourself

14 Reasons to Never Doubt Yourself

By Alanna Rosette Brown, a writer/filmmaker, LuxEcoLiving Advocate, and author of Moonpennies. Follow her blog at alannarosette.com Self-doubt is one of our biggest gremlins, as...

The Knightsbridge Hotel London: LuxEcoLiving’s Best Pick Close To Harrods

Kit Kemp's masterfully designed Knightsbridge London is one of a kind. She pays extra attention to detail in bringing joy to every experience.

Jose Eber's secret art for sexy hair: Carefree, Unstructured and Red Carpet Success

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World LuxEcoLiving "The hair cut that I'm most proud of, to tell the truth,...

An Owl’s Nest Creation Has The Perfect Christmas Gifts

Christmas will be here before you bat an eye... or two. I found something on Etsy that I really treasure. A hand made Garden...

Joan Didion Plays Herself: The Center Will Not Hold

Having watched Griffin Dunne's (Joan's nephew and actor) brilliant new documentary, Netflix, "The Center Will Not Hold" I began craving salted almonds and ice cold cokes; the magical combo that supposedly got her literary motor running everyday of her life.

Lisa Adams Designs The Ultimate LuxEco Closet

  As a closet designer, I became conscious of green design about four years ago. It translated directly into my work when I was asked...

Mary Nohr is one of a kind: A mechanic and artist who broke through...

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor-in-Chief of LuxEcoLiving and  co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Artist Mary Nohr Courtesy of LuxEcoLiving "She's got your back...

Hotel Bristol in Vienna is one of the Best in the World: Part 2

By James and Nancy Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Hotel Bristol Kärntner Ring 1  1010 Vienna, Austria Discovering the finest Austrian Art at...

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