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Into the Redwoods: A Tiny 1960s Cabin in Sea Ranch, Restored and Revived

Four years ago we devoted a week’s worth of posts to a design trend we called “Modest Modern,” beginning with this story: Channeling the Spirit of …

Northern California

Mark Rothko on How to Be an Artist

COMPOSITION, 1959.<br>Mark Rothko<br>Leopold MuseumMark Rothko, 1961. Photo by Kate Rothko/Apic/Getty Images.Famed Abstract Expressionist Mark Rothko …

Artists

Watch the world's first TED talk on the culture of record digging

May 16, 2017 In News<p><b>Great idea.</b><p>The first ever TED talk on the cultural importance and community of record digging has been held in Montreal. Hosted …

September is the greatest month to travel – here's where to go

September is a lovely month for travelling in Britain and Europe. The summer crowds have gone, prices have fallen, the Mediterranean is at its warmest and, while temperatures have eased, it is still reliably sunny – a great time for a city or a beach break. Even in Britain, there is a good chance …

European Travel

An essential guide to French jazz on vinyl

<b>No country in Europe has so successfully assimilated jazz into its musical history as France.</b><p>For many American jazz musicians, France was something …

Gala Dalí: Monster, muse – or misrepresented?

The terrible reputation of Salvador Dalí’s wife is being reassessed, and her artistic role re-examined. Outrageous, yes, but was she also an innovative creator in her own right?<p>Gala has long been considered equal part muse and monster. It was said in Surrealist circles that if an artist had …

Art

Roger Deakins’ Favorite Movies: 20 Movies the Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Wants You to See

Roger Deakins has been working as a cinematographer since his debut in 1983 on Michael Radford’s “Another Time, Another Place.” In the decades since, …

Ethan Coen

Put Québec On Your Bucket List

The Hamptons are tempting these last few weeks of summer, as New Yorkers are planning last-minute trips to cap off the season. But surprise: you can …

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Weight Loss

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

The Ascetic Beauty of Brancusi | by Hugh Eakin | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Few artists encapsulate the story of the early twentieth-century avant garde more alluringly than Constantin Brancusi. The son of Romanian peasants, …

How Jonathan Gold Stretched Food Criticism to Encompass Everything

“Squishy or swank?” was the first question that Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer-prize winning food critic, exuberant prose stylist, and champion of Los Angeles, who died on Saturday, at the age of fifty-seven, asked me in advance of our first meal. In the ensuing year, I ate dozens of meals with him, …

Minimalist House Infused With Antiques And Family Artwork

Designing a house for a client that’s an architect is always a challenge but at the same time this can be a great experience as the client would most …

The 38 Essential Paris Restaurants

Where to find perfect steak frites, matcha-filled crepes, roasted chicken and wine, and lamb-laden couscous in the City of Light<p>Over the last 10 years, Paris has boldly reclaimed its title as the best food city in Europe. The French capital is bustling with a brilliant constellation of new …

Inside The Chandigarh Home of Le Corbuiser's Cousin and Collaborator Pierre Jeanneret

<i>Paul Clemence of Archi-Photo shares rare images of the house of Pierre Jeanneret in Chandigarh. The photographer described the experience in an</i> …

You Won't Believe These 25 Netflix Documentaries Are Real

Once you're done binge-watching <b>Queer Eye</b> season two (and bawling your eyes out), you might be in the mood for an addictive, fascinating look at other true events. With so many amazing documentaries on Netflix, covering everything from true crime to sushi chefs, there's no shortage of entertainment …

He’s One of Brazil’s Greatest Writers. Why Isn’t Machado de Assis More Widely Read?

In life, he played the role of the bland bureaucrat but in the strange world of his fiction, everyone is slightly insane.<p>Most countries have a writer like him: the bearded eminence whose face adorns postage stamps, and whose name dignifies avenues, and whose Complete Works sit, undisturbed, on …

The Celestial Map- Northern Hemisphere | Albrecht Dürer | 51.537.1 | Work of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The ancient tradition of making celestial maps can be traced back, by way of Arabic sources, to classical ones. Dürer's two maps, this one and …

Bosch’s Monsters Explained

“Poor is the mind that always uses the inventions of others, and invents nothing itself,” reads the text above a brooding sketch featured in <i>The</i> …

Art

Nietzsche's Moral and Political Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Nietzsche is not a critic of <i>all</i> “morality.” He explicitly embraces, for example, the idea of a “higher morality” which would inform the lives of …

There’s a Beach in Mexico Completely Hidden Inside a Cave

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>It’s the patient traveler who knows that the treasures worth writing home about usually take a …

National Parks

Learning How to Make Rice (Without a Rice Cooker) Got Me Through a Daaaark Time

By Amiel Stanek<p>I got dumped. I lost my rice cooker. But, hey, I learned how to make rice on the stovetop!<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the rice cooking method that changed Basically editor Amiel Stanek's</i> …

Satirical Image of Human Weakness

Toni Hamel works primarily to create drawings, paintings or sculptures that analyze human behaviors. Hamel describes his artistic practice as an …

Satire

Beaches, boats, and beautiful women: Designer Paul Smith on how Jacques Henri Lartigue inspired an entire industry

In the effortlessly chic images of Jacques Henri Lartigue, British designer <i>Paul Smith</i> finds a source of inspiration<p>When I lived in Nottingham, in the Fifties and Sixties, long before we all became glued to those things called mobile phones, magazines were our lifeline to something interesting or …

Jean-Claude presents This Is Deep Jazz : The Mixtape

London record store royalty, DJ and If Music founder Jean-Claude presents this very special mixtape, introducing his 'Journey Into Deep Jazz' album …

How to press a record

August 20, 2014 In Features<p><b>You seen how records are mastered, now see what happens when they’re pressed.</b><p>For a music format that exists on a …

What is nirvana?

Liberating oneself from rebirths might seem irrelevant to the non-believer. But nirvana is also a profound psychological goal<i>By Robert Wright</i>Read at …

A Good Candle Is the Secret to a Much More Memorable Home

For instance, one of these six options.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>You know how everyone tells you that scent is tied to memory and it's one of the most powerful sensory triggers? Unlike so …

Low-Commitment Wedding Soup

April 2018<p>8 servings<p>This recipe takes all the right shortcuts and none of the wrong ones. We doctor up sweet Italian sausage for the meatballs, opt for adding canned beans instead of boiling pasta in a separate pot, and still manage to make an uber-flavorful soup without having to call for boxed …

Recipes

Burial Plots: Robert Aickman’s Eerily Ordinary Stories

Not a lot tends to happen in a story by Robert Aickman. Two young women picnic near a country churchyard. A newly elected councillor is appointed to a committee that oversees maintenance of the local cemetery. Somewhere on a Mediterranean-seeming island, an English couple buys a parcel of land. …