Day: January 26, 2017

Cooper Hewitt to Present “Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection”

Exhibition on View April 7 Through Aug. 27   January 25, 2017 “Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection” at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will feature more than 100 extraordinary examples of luxury cigarette and vanity cases, compacts, clocks and other […]

God Is Back – in France

Source: The New York Times By Sylvie Kauffmann PARIS — Much to our surprise in Europe, religion wasn’t a big theme in the 2016 presidential election in the United States, a country that proclaims its trust in God even on its bank notes. It may therefore be puzzling to some Americans […]

China to crack down further on ‘cult’ activities

Source: Reuters China will crack down further on what it calls “cults” with a new judicial interpretation released on Wednesday mandating harsh punishments for groups proselytising to government officials or children or linking up with foreign groups. China’s officially atheist Communist Party does not tolerate challenges to its rule. It […]