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Lego Guggenheim Museum

Built in 1959, the Guggenheim Museum in New York City is another stunning achievement in the portfolio of the late Frank Lloyd Wright. To celebrate …

New York City

This beautiful pop-up hotel in Paris will let you experience Finland without ever leaving France

With a new pop-up hotel in Paris, travellers can experience life in Finland without ever leaving France at a “living art installation celebrating the Finnish home”.<p>Located inside the project space of the Institut finlandais, a Finnish cultural institute, it will allow guests to rent one of six …

France

Travellers to Cambodia should know about new changes at Angkor Wat

From Wednesday 1 February, admission prices to Cambodia’s Angkor Wat will almost double in price.<p>Millions of visitors are expected to be impacted as the sprawling complex is the top attraction in the country. Almost half of all visitors to Cambodia make their way here to explore the temples built …

Asia Travel

Check Out Cheap Souvenirs You'll Actually Want to Keep

7 Cheap Souvenirs to Collect on Your Vacation<p>Forgo Pricey Souvenirs in Favor of Cheap and Meaningful Take-Homes<p>Updated December 30, 2017<p>Traveling is …

Personal Finance

19 Hacks to Save Money While Traveling Solo

Tried-and-true tips to help you stay on budget without sacrificing fun.<p>I couldn’t believe my eyes. After days of browsing destinations for a …

Personal Finance

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

seikon creates mural painting on old balneotherapy center in poland

feb 01, 2017<p>seikon creates vibrant mural painting on old balneotherapy center in świdnica, poland<p><b>using the old balneotherapy building center in</b> …

Cinema's 'Blaxploitation Era' in the 1970's

2017-06-02 #culture<p>These everyday snapshots in the Wiregrass region of Georgia state from the 1970's show how vernacular photography should be …

Art

Young Collectors: Who Are They and Where Are They Buying Art?

Young art collectors are defined as professional individuals who are below the age of 40 and actively engaged in the art market. These young professionals are found across the globe, from China and the Philippines, to the United States and Mexico. Many start young, some with intrinsic passion for …

Art

“Self-Interned” at The Noguchi Museum Explores Impact of Japanese Internment on Isamu Noguchi

February 19th marks the 75th anniversary of the infamous presidential directive that gave the War Department (now Department of Defense) the …

Delicate Yet Durable Sculpture Inspired By Stripes

A swooping exercise in material strength<p>Sculptural projects by Marc Fornes tread through several categories—architecture, biomimicry, fine art, …

Art

thomas medicus' glass sculptures digitize butterfly growth

<b>intrigued by the phenomena of natural metamorphosis, austrian artist thomas medicus creates crystalis — a series of digitally designed glass</b> …

Thai official resigns after stealing paintings in Japan

<b>A Thai official has resigned after he was caught stealing paintings from a hotel in Japan.</b><p>Suphat Saquandeekul, who was deputy director of the office of intellectual property, was identified on security cameras lifting three paintings off the corridor walls of the Kyoto hotel.<p>The paintings, worth …

Painting

Masterpiece Paintings Come to Life with Animated Polygons

Jake Hollomon takes masterpieces from art history and gives them an animated twist.<p>Although it may seem impossible to make the masterpieces of art history more captivating than they already are, this is precisely the mission of artist Jake Hollomon with <i>Kinetic Spirits</i>, a series of works on view on …

Art

You Can Now Wear the Eyes of Famous Portraits As You Sleep

Unlike art lovers, the subjects at the center of the world's great masterworks have no need for shut-eye—and that’s the idea behind Belarus-based …

India Seashell Museum Mahabalipuram

<i>“There are so many beautiful shells in the bed of the sea that it is simply impossible to collect them all in a lifetime”</i><p>If you are anything like me, …

Explore! With The National Portrait Gallery | National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery, in collaboration with Explore! Children’s Museum of Washington, D.C., presents its first-ever space dedicated …

National Portrait Gallery

The charisma droids: today's robots and the artists who foresaw them

An android toddler lies on a pallet, its doll-like face staring at the ceiling. On a shelf rests a much more grisly creation that mixes imitation human bones and muscles, with wires instead of arteries and microchips in place of organs. It has no lower body, and a single Cyclopean eye. This store …

Robotics

30 Southern California museums are free on Sunday

You can visit dozens of Southern California museums for free on Sunday.<p>SoCal Museums Free For All is in its twelfth year. On last year's Free For …

California

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Filter Your Results<p>Smithsonian Museum & Research Centers Information<p>Browse records and papers documenting the history and research of major …

Museums

Lillehammer Art Museum and Lillehammer Cinema Expansion / Snøhetta

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Twenty two years after completing the first expansion to the Lillehammer Art Museum, Snøhetta is honored …

Architecture

Why US museums and the antiquities trade should work together

The antiquities-collecting ecosystem that created the Metropolitan Museum of Art and scores of other encyclopaedic museums is all but dead. This …

Museums

Le Garde-Meuble and Parisian Interior Design – Smithsonian Libraries Unbound

<i>This post was written by Brittney Falter, a graduate student at George Mason University and social media intern at the Smithsonian Libraries.</i><p><i>Le</i> …

Smithsonian

Stair of the week dominates Copenhagen science museum

We do the stair of the week because they are a critical part of active design, a way to get a little exercise instead of hopping on the elevator, and …

Science Museums

An Atlas of Mirrors: Singapore Biennale 2016

There is no shortage of mirrors and maps in the fifth iteration of the Singapore Biennale. Glass mirrors in Harumi Yukutake’s <i>Paracosmos</i> (2016) curve …

Art

7 Interesting Facts About The British Museum

<i>The British Museum is the big daddy of London museums. It's the biggest, the most popular and one of the oldest. That should mean it has loads of</i> …

Meet the World Bank on Flipboard

The organization working to combat extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in the developing world<p>More than 1 billion people around the world …