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Target's 2018 Swimwear Ads Are All Photoshop-Free, and They're Glorious

We probably didn't need another reason to love shopping at Target, a place we head to for a new toothbrush and leave $60 lighter, but their new swim campaign just made our hearts grow a lot fonder. Their latest line of swimwear has arrived—all 1,700 pieces of it—and it's amazingly diverse. Better …


Would You Be Able to Pass a World War I Military Literary Test?

Though reading and writing might not come to mind as the first requirement for trench warfare, during the early 20th century, the U.S. Army became …

New York Times

Evil, Antic And Modern, 'The Merry Spinster' Puts A Dark Spin On Fairy Tales

"I am authorized to perform acts of justice, power, and retribution, to deliver messages of comfort and healing," begins the angel that wrestled with Jacob in Mallory Ortberg's adaptation of the Biblical story, "Fear Not: An Incident Log."<p>"I am also cleared to open wombs ... feed prophets in the …


Black Hair’s Blockbuster Moment

In Wakanda, the techno-brilliant African nation of the Marvel film “Black Panther,” black warrior women don’t wear wigs. Compelled to conceal her shaved head to carry off an undercover mission, General Okoye, played by Danai Gurira, calls her flowing wig “a disgrace” and discards it the instant she …


14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

European Travel

The Gone World is a brilliant, complicated novel about the consequences of time travel

How do you solve a murder by jumping back and forth in time?<p>In his debut novel, author Tom Sweterlitsch constructed a fascinating mystery with <i>Tomorrow and Tomorrow</i>, set in a virtual version of Pittsburg after a terrorist attack leveled the city. In <i>The Gone World</i><i>,</i> he introduces an even more …

Penguin Random House

At 101, a Survivor of Hollywood’s Golden Age Throws Down the Gauntlet

Emailing from the Paris hotel where she lives, Dame Olivia de Havilland sounded defiant, and understandably so. The topic at hand was her lawsuit against the FX network and Ryan Murphy Productions over her portrayal by Catherine Zeta-Jones in last year’s docudrama “Feud: Bette and Joan,” about the …


The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkein's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …


The LA Photographer Who Redefined Glamour for the 1980s

Hollywood native Matthew Rolston injected a dose of grandeur into image-making in the late 1970s, and his impact can still be felt today<p>The magical …


Clothes in Comic Books Have Gotten a Lot Better

With more and more women, LGBT, and POC artists, clothes are being updated to match the times.<p>The comic-book panel and the runway have more in common these days than you might think. While once, in-between saving the world in bright spandex, your favorite heroes could be found lounging in jeans, …

Graphic Novels


Suomen käsityön museo

The Craft Museum of Finland is a specialized museum for handicraft covering entire Finland. A place where skills and people meet, as well as an …



10 Top Art Galleries in Helsinki

© Timo Newton-Syms/Flickr<p><b>Galerie Anhava</b><p>One of Helsinki’s foremost contemporary art spaces, Galerie Anhava was founded in 1991 and has since …

Art Basel

The Finnish Museum of Photography

Stockholm’s 10 Contemporary Art Galleries You Should Visit


A Guide to Norway’s Burgeoning Contemporary Art Scene

July 6, 2017 By Alina Cohen<p>Around 18 hours of sunlight define Norway’s bright, languid summer days, meaning more time to see the country’s natural …

Edvard Munch

Fotografiens Hus

Beate Willumsen<br>Inside Out<br>1.–25. februar 2018<p>Kontakt oss<p>Terje Lie Olsen<p>Daglig leder<br>Fotografiens Hus<br>Rådhusgata 20<br>0151 OSLO<p>+47 22 33 21 15<br>• +47 901 92 …

MELK OSLO - New Scandinavian Photography



UPCOMING: Felix Gmelin. A STORY FOR YOU TO CONTINUE / Lauren Davis. IMPERIALIST NOSTALGIA / 02.03. – 29.04.2018 / Opening 01.03.2018, …

Lauren Davis

Artists – Anna Nova Contemporary Art Gallery

Exploring Femininity With Fashion at the New Orleans Museum of Art

"A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes" includes works from Alexander McQueen, Comme des Garçons and Iris van Herpen.<p>When fashion curator Sofia Hedman …

Alexander McQueen

St Petersburg off the beaten track

No visitor to St Petersburg should miss its world-famous historic and cultural highlights, such as the Hermitage, Peter and Paul Fortress and Mariinsky Theatre. But Russia’s imperial capital is full of much less celebrated attractions worth searching out. From the city’s rooftops to its hidden …

A literary tour of Russia

Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries Russia produced towering figures of world literature, including Pushkin, Chekhov, Tolstoy and Solzhenitsyn. Many of their former homes and places associated with these literary titans have been turned into museums or are tourist attractions in their own right. …

A day on Isla Mujeres

Less than 10 miles off the coast of Cancún, Mexico, the tiny island of Isla Mujeres beckons travelers with its island charm. Those who cross the small stretch of the turquoise sea for a day trip will light upon wild cliff sides, endless stretches of palm trees, a vibrantly colored town, streetside …


10 Hot New Books for Your 2018 #TBR Pile

With new books being released every day, finding your next read can sometimes be overwhelming. Whether you’re a fan of dystopian fiction, captivating memoirs, or uncommon love stories, there’s an exciting read for every book lover for 2018. If you’re looking to stock your #TBR pile with new …


49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Tel Aviv


Sophie Turner Could Seriously Take Over the World in This Retro Swimsuit Look

It appears as though Sophie Turner took a break from planning her upcoming nuptials to Joe Jonas when she jetted off to the Maldives to show off her Winter getaway style. Sophie hung on the beach in a classic striped maillot that she paired with a pair of retro-shaped sunglasses in cherry red.<p>She …