A weekend of Wagner and washing machines

Glass jets off to the Hungarian capital for the famous annual Wagner Festival at the Müpa Arts Centre

The passion of Tomas

Bottega Veneta’s visionary Creative Director Tomas Maier campaigns to save Japan’s modernist buildings

Burning bright

Glass visits the debut of a show of Burning Man photographs by NK Guys at Lights of Soho

Written on the body

Glass meets the up-and-coming British artist Ewa Wilczynski

The great Wall

Revolutionary photographer Jeff Wall talks to Glass about the inspiration and processes behind his powerful images

Luxury on form

Beijing’s Ritz-Carlton is bastion of good manners and style. Glass indulges in the business of travel

The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century

Poets Victoria Bean and Chris McCabe celebrate the breadth of contemporary visual poetry today

High in the city

Glass dines at the re-launched Regent Street roof-top Spanish restaurant – Aqua Nueva

Spend a weekend white truffle foraging at Villa Lena, Tuscany

Amanda Bernstein
Amanda Bernstein

Glass Online fashion, travel and arts writer

Set in 500 acres of stunning woodland, the historic Tuscan retreat Villa Lena will be hosting a special weekend this October in celebration of the white truffle – trifola d’Alba Madonna, which grows amid the roots of oak, ash, and… Continue Reading →

High in the city

Roberta Lister
Roberta Lister

Glass Online fashion writer

Oxford Circus, London’s bustling shopping mecca, may not seem like an obvious dinner destination, but there’s fine dining to be found, if only you look up. Perched atop Regent Street – claiming the space of the old Dickens & Jones… Continue Reading →

The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century

Stephanie Clair
Stephanie Clair

Glass Online culture and arts writer

Born from post-war socio-political shifts, visual poetry has been a movement of dramatic rise and quick decline in popularity. With the relatively new availability of written word through digital mediums, combined with modern image manipulation and self-publishing techniques, a new… Continue Reading →

Luxury on form

Jack Aldane
Jack Aldane

Glass Magazine financial correspondent

“Ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen.” So goes the motto at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in China’s capital, Beijing. Chinese culture treats concepts such as lady-like and gentlemanly behaviour with notable acquiescence. In a country that values highly such oft-forgotten… Continue Reading →

The great Wall

Yasmin Bilbeisi
Yasmin Bilbeisi

Glass Online art writer

Jeff Wall exhibitions can feel rather more like going to the cinema than to a gallery. Wall’s large scale photographic tableaux, famously displayed on huge light boxes, have their own veritable theatre, a back-lit stage that gives his wonderful, diaphanous… Continue Reading →

She Inspires Art – Women for Women International at Bonhams

The art world will join forces with Women for Women International at Bonhams next month for an evening of installation, performance, and fundraising in aid of women survivors of war. She Inspires Art will include a new performance from contemporary… Continue Reading →

Written on the body

Caroline Simpson
Caroline Simpson

Glass Online editor in chief

”I am drawn to visceral reactions as well as the dark. I am interested in anatomy and want to make the inside come outside in my work,” says the London-based artist Ewa Wilczynski as we drink tea at Maison Bertaux… Continue Reading →

Wang Qingsong at Beetles + Huxley

Louise Lui
Louise Lui

Glass Online fashion, arts and culture writer

This September, Beetles + Huxley will showcase a retrospective of Wang Qingsong’s works. The artist works primarily in photography and film, creating cinematic and darkly humorous works. They are known for their massive scale, deep symbolism, and careful staging, exploring… Continue Reading →

Burning bright

Yasmin Bilbeisi
Yasmin Bilbeisi

Glass Online art writer

A new members’ club in the West End has eclipsed the strobe lights, street lights,  and twinkling taxi signs to earn the distinction of its name – Lights of Soho (LoS). LoS runs on a principle of inclusivity rather than the… Continue Reading →

The passion of Tomas

Peter Yeoh
Peter Yeoh

Glass Magazine New York and Tokyo editor

Fashion is not all glitz and glamour. While its primary concern is to give us a veneer of beauty, fashion has real power for good. Beyond the runway, it can influence society, if it wants to, and fashion conglomerates certainly… Continue Reading →

Blue Sky Hospitality strikes gold in Baku

Amanda Bernstein
Amanda Bernstein

Glass Online fashion, travel and arts writer

  Drawing inspiration from the mineral wealth of Azerbaijan, Henry Chebaane, founder of Blue Sky Hospitality, is responsible for the design of OroNero, the new Italian dining sensation at the JW Marriott Hotel in Baku. This opulent space has been… Continue Reading →

A weekend of Wagner and washing machines

Viola Levy
Viola Levy

Glass Online beauty editor

The Flying Dutchman is based on the myth of a legendary ghost ship, doomed to sail the seas for all eternity. Which seemed at odds with what we were watching on the stage of the premiere of the latest production… Continue Reading →

Courtney Barnett premiers video for Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party

Katrina Mirpuri
Katrina Mirpuri

Glass Online music writer

Courtney Barnett has shared the video for her single Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party, which is taken from her critically acclaimed album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit.   Courtney Barnett performing… Continue Reading →

The outsider

Nicola Kavanagh
Nicola Kavanagh

Glass Magazine editor in chief

On a scorching August morning in Biarritz, France’s surfer paradise South West coast, the promenade is thronging with holidaymakers as they idle their way to the beach. The Glass shoot team, consisting of a photographer, a groomer and myself, however,… Continue Reading →

Changing Cerruti

Peter Yeoh
Peter Yeoh

Glass Magazine New York and Tokyo editor

No one can be the new (or next) Nino Cerruti. Nor should anyone try to be. The dashing founder of Cerruti is irreplaceable, inimitable. He is the consummate sartorialist, embodying la grande bellezza – the great beauty – of Italian style. Born… Continue Reading →

Arctic living – the SALTed experience

Jeanne Rank Schelde
Jeanne Rank Schelde

Glass Online architecture and art writer

On the Norwegian island Sandhornøy, where the white Arctic beach meets the high mountains, the cultural project SALT takes place. SALT celebrates the Arctic culture and nature with this unique arts and music festival. Visitors can swim in the Arctic… Continue Reading →

Bliss in Borneo

Amanda Bernstein
Amanda Bernstein

Glass Online fashion, travel and arts writer

With miles of beautiful beaches blended with bio-diverse lush rainforest vegetation, Borneo is a charming tropical island with varied geographical landscapes.  Borneo is split between the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, the Indonesian portion known as Kalimantan, and also… Continue Reading →

New single from Doe Paoro – Nostalgia

Katrina Mirpuri
Katrina Mirpuri

Glass Online music writer

Singer-songwriter Doe Paoro has unveiled her new single Nostalgia, taken from her forthcoming debut album After. The record will be released on Anti-.   Doe Paoro After will be Doe Paoro’s debut album and has already shown promise with the release… Continue Reading →

Hotel Chantelle travels across the pond

Roberta Lister
Roberta Lister

Glass Online fashion writer

Hotel Chantelle, New York’s famed restaurant and late-night spot, has opened its first international outpost: Hotel Chantelle London. Tucked away on unassuming Orchard St, hidden behind Selfridges, the sky-high venue sits atop Bonbonniere nightclub – which is pretty convenient considering how easy it… Continue Reading →

Unknown Mortal Orchestra share Ur Life One Night video

Katrina Mirpuri
Katrina Mirpuri

Glass Online music writer

Unknown Mortal Orchestra have unveiled the video for Ur Life One Night. The song is taken from their most recent album Multi-Love which was released earlier this year on Jagjaguar. A still from the Ur Life One Night video Directed… Continue Reading →

The evolution of belief

As we burgeon headlong into the 21st century, there seems to be a growing zeitgeist afoot: the slow but steady death of religious belief. Previously taboo, the once-hushed voice of atheism has recently begun to speak up, and with compelling… Continue Reading →

« Older posts

© 2015 The Glass Magazine

Theme by Anders Noren — & GLASS CREATIVE Up ↑

Facebook IconTwitter IconGlass on Pinterest