Art

Art, Lifestyle

REUNITED IN DANCE

Elizabeth Segerstrom brings ballet stars who fled the war in Ukraine to Orange County for a spectacular celebration of art, culture, and compassion. Renowned ballet dancers from around the world gathered for an intimate one-night-only special ballet performance, Reunited in Dance, in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Reunited in Dance brought together dancers with ties to Ukraine and Russia, many of whom danced with Russia’s preeminent companies and left Russia following the invasion […]

Art

THE FEMALE GAZE

Images of women and the world as seen by female fashion photographers Fashion photography produced by women, often unduly neglected, is the focus of the exhibition Female View: Women Fashion Photographers from Modernity to the Digital Age, which debuted at Kunsthalle St. Annen gallery in Lübeck, Germany, last spring. The exhibition opens September 24 at Museum Schloss Moyland in Bedburg-Hau, Germany. The medium of fashion photography has been shaped by women for decades, but most […]

Art, Design, Lifestyle

DESERT SHOWSTOPPER

An Indian Wells midcentury moves into the spotlight with a brand-new take on the showcase concept By Alexandria Abramian Desert Oasis doesn’t play by the typical showcase home rule book. For starters, the home designed by architect John Walling is not a spec project. Instead, the homeowner of the 4,350-square-foot Coachella Valley midcentury with soaring roof lines and natural rock-covered walls brought a distinctive vision for the project—one that involved design inspiration that included a […]

Architecture, Art, Design, Real Estate

ESTATE OF GRACE

A sprawling Laguna Niguel property commands attention from its eight-figure, bluff-top position By Alexandria Abramian PHOTOS BY THE LUXURY LEVEL // ATEAM  With more than 13 planted acres, the property is one of the largest estates in all of Orange County. And the home fittingly comes with its share of boast-able stats: A 500-foot driveway with circular motor court; 95 solar panels; 20 skylights; an 8-car garage. Then there’s the not-inconsiderable 14,500 square feet of […]