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A Stone's Throw From Stonehenge Lies a Massive New Mystery

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>Located in Wittshire, England, Stonehenge is one of the world's most iconic man-made landmarks. Tourists flock to the raised stones to ponder their origins and meaning. Are these the marks of an alien burial site? Were ancient sacrificial rituals conducted here? How were …

Hermann Goering's 'full catalogue' of looted Nazi art published for first time

Hand-written manuscript of Nazi art collection of Hermann Goering, Hitler's number two, published in book on Wednesday<p>The full handwritten catalogue of Nazi number two Hermann Goering’s huge collection of stolen art masterpieces is to be published for the first time on Wednesday.<p>Kept in France’s …

Articles about vancouver renovation transforms backyard giant living room on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.<p>In North Vancouver, Canadian architects Scott & Scott have breathed new life into an aging mid-century home.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>With co-living, the …

Living Rooms

The photographers who shot the best of street life

Some of the most exciting and excruciating things in life happen on the streets. As cameras have gotten smaller and cheaper in the past few decades, we’ve seen an explosion in photos taken quickly and unstaged, that now inhabit every minute of our waking life. But there has always been, and still …

Tomb discovered in Pompeii is window into world scientists know little about

A 4th century B.C. intact grave, discovered by French archeologists recently, provides clues about an ancient society that's a mystery to us.<p>The …

Archaeology

Watch a Vintage Documentary Uncover the World of NYC Graffiti in 1976

In the 1970s and '80s, New York City's subways and walls were covered in graffiti. The city has a rich history with the street art, and this vintage …

Eye Candy: 20 Rare Bauhaus Postcards

In 1923, the Bauhaus school of design held its first major exhibition to show the world–and those funding it–what it had been up to since opening its doors four years earlier. The landmark event helped signal a shift in the arts world from crafts to industry, and to publicize it, Bauhaus students …

He was dismissed by the art world and venerated by mathematicians … he rejected both Mick Jagger’s and Stanley Kubrick’s attempts to schmooze him. So who was the mysterious MC Escher, master of illusion?<p>The artist who created some of the most memorable images of the 20th century was never fully …

Mathematics

Stanford’s Anderson Collection: Art Culture in California

As a part of Stanford University’s Arts Initiative program, the school recently opened the Anderson Collection. The museum is highly accessible to …

Silicon Valley

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

The grand designs of Alphonse Mucha

The Czech illustrator's dazzling posters made him famous on both sides of the Atlantic, says Mark Hudson, but that wasn't enough<p>"When my grandfather went to America, it was like the Beatles,” says John Mucha. “He made the front pages of the newspapers and was feted wherever he went.”<p>Like the Fab …

Art

Last Supper Menu: Stew, Lamb, Wine...More

What did Jesus and his apostles eat during the Last Supper? New research reveals the likely menu.

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

Oscar de la Renta

World’s First Selfie Museum Opens in Manila

Climb into art history.As museums across the globe move to ban selfie sticks, one institution is actually courting this ubiquitous, snapping …

Stonehenge Archeologists Discover 17 New Monuments Surrounding The Iconic Stones (VIDEO)

An extraordinary hidden complex of archaeological monuments has been uncovered around Stonehenge using hi-tech methods of scanning below the Earth's …

A New Exhibit Reveals Fashion's History With Photoshop

Legendary photographer Horst P. Horst tried to close the gap between reality and fantasy.<p>Irving Penn once said that a great fashion photographer doesn't sell clothes, he sells dreams. Since Horst P. Horst first began shooting images of haute couture fashion in Paris in the '30s, he sold those …

25 Women Curators Shaking Things Up

Exhibitions<p>From New York to Munich and Mumbai, women curators to watch.<p>,<p>We all know that, as Beyoncé puts it, girls run the world. That’s arguably …

The dangerous streets of ancient Rome

Join Mary Beard on a tour of the imperial capital after sunset, when armed muggers, drunken toffs and flying chamber pots hold sway<p><i>This article was</i> …

Ancient History

Trajan's Amazing Column

A War Diary Soars Over Rome<p>The story of Emperor Trajan’s victory over a mighty barbarian empire isn’t just one for the books. It’s also told in 155 scenes carved in a spiral frieze on a monumental column.<p>Story by Andrew Curry<br>Photographs by Kenneth Garrett<p>In back-to-back wars fought between A.D. 101 …

Ancient History

David Chipperfield Will Redesign the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Modern and Contemporary Wing

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s modern and contemporary galleries are getting a face-lift, courtesy of David Chipperfield<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has selected British architect Sir David Chipperfield to redesign its modern and contemporary art wing. Chipperfield is no stranger to …

Museums

Chapter 47: Artists and Creators of American Movie Posters

Table of Contents:<p>Introduction<p>Bob Peak ,,<p>Howard Terpning,<p>Bill Gold,<p>Tom Jung,<p>Ted CoConis,<p>Steven Chorney,<p>Drew Struzan,<p>Steve Frankfurt,<p>Rudy …

In Pictures: Ancient exhibits from the new Mary Rose Museum

In Pictures: Long awaited and costing £35 million, the Mary Rose Museum opens to the public at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Here are a few exhibits …

Jackson Pollock Masterpiece Reveals Drip Paintings’ Secret

Exhibitions<p>,<p><i>Alchemy</i>, a large-scale painting that Jackson Pollock painted in 1947, has returned to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice after …

The Most Stolen Artists in History

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Studying Picasso’s “Woman”

<i>Femme (Woman)</i>, 1907, Pablo Picasso. Oil on canvas, 46 7/8 x 36 13/16 in. Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Beyeler Collection. © 2015 Estate of Pablo …

The man who made Monet: how impressionism was saved from obscurity

It is one of the ironies of impressionism, the quintessential French movement, that it had its beginning and its end not in Paris but in London. It is another irony that the key figure in the movement was not a painter but, that most maligned of species, a dealer. In 1871, having fled the …

Art

Photograph: National Gallery<p>Music in the Tuileries Gardens by Edouard Manet, 1862. National Gallery<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/1/1425223789442/2da18900-e9ba-40a2-be45-aca8b1e67ff8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: National Gallery<p>Music in the Tuileries Gardens by …

Art