On New Year’s day, 1903, Isabella Stewart Gardner, the vivacious widow who was a favorite target of gossipers, held a grand party to mark the
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Since 1998, artists Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid have been teaching laid-off loggers in Thailand and Bali to paint abstract art, and in
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Statuesque wineglasses in wheel-cut crystal on a hand-wrought silver tray (left), a towering skyscraper centerpiece in silver and ivory, a