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Stunning Photos Show Off Landscapes Draped In Fog

DL Cade | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Fog, in literature and real life, is a force of mystery and magic. It obscures some things to reveal others; and it can transform an already beaut...

The Book That Taught Me How To Experience Life Properly

Judith Newton | Posted 06.20.2015 | Fifty
Judith Newton

On our flight to England, I'd read Mark Doty's Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy. It is a book about still life pictures, but also about love, loss and our hunger for intimacy. The book moved me, and in the course of a ten hour journey, altered my understanding of why I travel, of why I need to travel.

Jeanne Dunn: Seeing Trees for the Forest

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

As a matter of form, trees beg anthropomorphism. Trunks and limbs lean and strive, they dance and wave; appearing active and expressive; existing in thick entanglements, or as lone sentinels.

Single Work Appreciation Day: 'Nautical Twilight,' Carolyn Marks Blackwood

Daniel Maidman | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Blackwood joins in here with the rich history of landscape painting. Landscape is not an easy genre: nature is unruly, and does not wish to order itself into compositions pleasing to our sense of proportion. It is thematically difficult as well. Why do we look at landscapes? Because they are beautiful?

The 4th Happiest Place On Earth

DL Cade | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Born in southern California, landscape and adventure photographer Sean Ensch has harbored a hefty love for the ocean and nature in general from a yo...

7 Affordable Landscaping Ideas for Under $1,000

HomeAdvisor | Posted 06.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
HomeAdvisor

Landscaping doesn't have to be an expensive investment. There are a lot of affordable projects that will make your garden look beautiful this spring.

Renovating a Wave of Midcentury Moderns

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Architect John Klopf is hanging ten on a surging wave of midcentury modern home restorations in California.

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

Sarah Elise Abramson: The Cosmos in the Chaos

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.12.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Photographer Sarah Elise Abramson's aesthetic is at the intersection of the poetic and unsettling, the creepy and beautiful, the subversive and classically Romantic.

Resonance and Memory: The Essence of Landscape

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

The biggest change we are seeing today with the contemporary artist's approach to the landscape is how they relate this time-tested type to some sort of political statement, while other artists see it as a way to express the land's power and beauty.

Stacey Moore: Curiosity Rover

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Stacey Moore is a voracious autodidact with a near-pathological appetite for trying new things. If she had a motto, she jokingly but knowingly admits it would be, "I wonder what would happen if I..."

7 Rooms Designed to Celebrate a View

Dering Hall | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Browse these envy worth interiors which boast incredible views. Whether it is S. K. Mukherjee's panoramic view of Central Park or Nicky Dobree's frame...

Today's Buddha Doodle - Rise

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.20.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Great Ideas for a Lawn-free Yard

Houzz | Posted 07.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

The lawn has enjoyed decades of popularity, and while there are still plenty of things to love about a great lawn, that expanse of green can sometimes be more trouble than it's worth.

Lekha Singh's Global Society

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Ultimately documentary is not always about tragedy or the lost -- sometimes it's about unexpected kinship, and embracing the heartfelt and familiar. Sometimes, simple beauty is the most in need of being documented.

Wayne Thiebaud, Frida Kahlo: Art Calories Galore

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Let me ask you, my friends, what would happen if I presented you with a rich variety of the most delicious eye-catching pies, candies, and many othe...

Elements: Andy Moses, Ned Evans and Stephen Robert Johns

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Recasting nature as a manmade construct, by interrupting the naturalism of these artificial images, these works remind viewers that seeing is an active undertaking.

Ward Roberts: A Conversation About Maximum Minimalism

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Whether surreally depopulated locations of public assembly, or images that are themselves devoid of orienting detail -- in other words whether by context or by content -- their first impression is one of emptiness.

These Landscape Photos Are Absolutely Stunning

Posted 11.03.2013 | Green

Sometimes, a picture really is worth a thousand words. The winners of the Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards were announced late last month,...

Ryoji Ikeda: Test Pattern at Ruhrtriennale Arts Festival 2013 (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 10.26.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Japanese visual artist and electronic composer Ryoji Ikeda is known for his installations and live performances that combine visuals and sound.

Heritage Is an Educational Legacy

Bonnie Burnham | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
Bonnie Burnham

The theme of World Heritage Day this year is the "heritage of education." While education has its legacy in buildings such as libraries and universities, and in objects such as manuscripts, every heritage site also carries within it an embedded educational legacy.

Shangri La's Paradise Comes To NYC

AP | By ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Shangri La calls to mind a secluded paradise, an exotic place that evokes the mysteries of the ancient Orient. For the late philanthropis...

Cherry Blossoms And Safety Cones

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts

How much attention have you given to safety cones? Aside from swerving to avoid them, or fleeing the scene if you did... have you ever thought about a...

Finding Beauty After The Flowers Leave California

Lisa Novick | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Lisa Novick

We long for authentic beauty -- for the autumn colors of the deciduous forests of New England or for the groves of redwoods further up the California coast.

PHOTOS: 17 Can't Miss National Park Views

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.25.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

America's national parks offer some of the most gorgeous scenery in the country, from Yellowstone to Florida. Here are some of our favorite views.