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7 Truths About Vienna

Michael Schuermann | Posted 08.03.2016 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

1. The Danube in Vienna is neither blue... I know Johann Strauss says so but he must have been color blind. 2. nor beautifu ... Honestly: does i...

Bridges of Paris: Pont Alexandre III, an Open-Air Museum

Michael Saint James | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Michael Saint James

The Pont Alexandre III is Paris's most elegant, grandiose, and sumptuous bridge: one of the most beautiful river crossings in the world. It was built ...

The Aesthetic Feminine

Daniel Maidman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

To a contemporary eye, Dorian Vallejo's paintings can be difficult to place -- are they illustrations or art? Are they naive or self-conscious? Are the women in them acceptable or not? May we enjoy them, or ought we to scoff?

Prague Wows With a Cornucopia of Stunning 20th-Century Architecture and Design Gems

Bob Richter | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel
Bob Richter

It's impossible to nail down my favorite parts of Prague in one post, so I thought I'd focus on my favorite examples of architecture and design in the city: Cubist, Art Nouveau and Art Deco.

LOOK: Beautiful New Art Spotlights The Women Of Westeros

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.08.2013 | TV

If you're looking for something to hang above your Iron Throne replica to show houseguests your true love for all things Westeros, then look no furthe...

Melilla: Where Catalan "Modernisme" Meets North Africa

Jennifer Walker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Walker

Like Gaudí in Barcelona, Nieto captured the spirit of a city and immortalised it in brick and mortar. Europe or Africa? I would call Melilla "Moderniste."

Exploring Tbilisi's Endangered Art Nouveau

Jennifer Walker | Posted 09.21.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Walker

Tbilisi may be one of the great art nouveau cities of Europe, but it's one that hasn't received the recognition it deserves - and perhaps by the time it does, it'll be too late.

An Adventurer's Guide To Slovenia

Ariston Anderson | Posted 11.10.2012 | Travel
Ariston Anderson

Legend dictates that karst caves are where dragons are born. The best of these, the Postojna Cave, is only a short train ride away from Ljubjlana.

Happy Birthday, Eero and Eliel Saarinen!

Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of iconic father and son architecture duo Eliel and Eero Saarinen. Representing two generations of Finnish-American artists, the...

PHOTOS: Art Nouveau, Born Again In Budapest

Rebecca Tinsley | Posted 08.27.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Tinsley

There is good news for lovers of Art Nouveau, one of Europe's oddest cultural phenomena.

Weekly Roundup of eBay Vintage Home Finds

Mary Kincaid | Posted 10.28.2011 | Style
Mary Kincaid

Today's selections include pieces by Gucci, Noritake, Fornasetti and Eero Aarnio. Be sure to check out the beautiful mid-century desk, the interesting magazine stand and beautiful Art Nouveau Theresienthal glasses set.

A City Awash in Art, Beer and Chocolate

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to Belgium, my first time there, and let me tell you, it couldn't be more adventurous, intoxicating and sweet. And I mean it literally.

What's Next for Anna Sui

Hayley Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Hayley Griffith

Anna Sui radiates a contagious enthusiasm that everyone wants to be a part of. I had the great pleasure of meeting Anna recently and discussing what defines her signature style.

Egg on the Face of the Alcohol Control Board of Alabama: Banning Bodies is So Passe

Danielle Cavallucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danielle Cavallucci

I am loath to understand why, in this day and age, the female body is banned and blamed for its potential to incite unsavory behavior in what should be responsible adults.