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NYC restaurant serves $2,500 cocktail for National Margarita Day
NEW YORK – Today is National Margarita Day, and to celebrate the auspicious occasion, New York’s Selena Rosa Restaurant is serving up a very special version of the classic Mexican libation. There’s only one catch. Its eye-watering price is $2,500.
El Museo del Barrio names Margarita Aguilar director
NEW YORK (AP) – El Museo del Barrio has named a new director. The museum says Margarita Aguilar will take up the position starting in September. Aguilar worked as a curator at the Manhattan museum from 1998 to 2006 and is currently vice president and senior specialist in Latin American art at Christie’s. She succeeds […]
The peony and the peacock: classic motifs in Asian art
NEW YORK — Asian art and antiques are rich in symbolism. Among the most beloved fauna and flora motifs in this region and culture are peacocks and peonies — so much so that the two have even become fixtures in Western art.
Bruce Museum receives gift of American and European art
GREENWICH, Conn. – The Bruce Museum announces the promised gift of a major collection of European and American art — ranging from French and American Impressionism to the works of Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Alberto Giacometti, Henry Moore, Andrew Wyeth and others — which will come as a bequest from an anonymous Greenwich couple. The private […]