Day: October 19, 2021

Exhibition on Islamic Art’s Influences on Cartier

Cartier-tiara

The show, to open in Paris and then Dallas, is to include historic references and more than 200 gems. Cartier owes much of its signature style to influences from far beyond its headquarters in Paris, and this fall a new exhibition is intended to explore one of those inspirations. “Cartier & Islamic Art: In Search…...

Difference between righteousness & self-righteousness boils down to one word: Self

self righteousness

Brave is the person who ventures to give advice to others these days – no matter how well-meaning – despite the looming fear of instantly being labeled “self-righteous” and “holier-than-thou.” “Self-righteous” is a contemptuous pejorative commonly used nowadays, designed to silence the most dogged of do-gooders, and in the words of religious blogger and public…...