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Lekha Singh's Global Society

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 04.02.2014 | 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 03.18.2014 | 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.

Brain Tumor Survivor Painted Every Sunrise Of Last 7 Years

Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts

Debbie Wagner was happy with her daily life, taking care of her three children, reading novels, balancing the family's checkbook and cooking up compli...

Libraries: Information and Knowledge Spaces II

Carla Leitao | Posted 11.27.2011 | Arts
Carla Leitao

Libraries are located at a unique intersection of spatial design. They are spaces that store, articulate and distribute formats (media), which are vessels of information.

Ruscha's 'Psycho Spaghetti Westerns'

Evan J. Garza | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
Evan J. Garza

© Ed Ruscha. Psycho Spaghetti Western #9, 2010-2011 | Acrylic on canvas, 64 x 80 inches. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Tucked away in a busy corner of ...

Exhibition Spotlight: Artist Dimitri Kozyrev Explores Ruin, Geometry, And Stalin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Last One WHO: Dimitri Kozyrev WHEN: March 10, 2011 - April 1, 2011 Opening reception on March 10, 2011 from 5-9pm WHERE: Benrimon Cont...

Sensing Four Seasons at a Tokyo Office Building

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

What roles can corporations play in transforming urban landscapes? This year a Japanese company constructed a bold new building in Tokyo's central business district that brings nature into the work environment and out to the street.

I Can't Live Without Twitter But Tumblr Is Just Better

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

I consider myself an unofficial brand ambassador for Tumblr. I use it consistently and speak about it constantly. Tumblr is simply a solid authoring platform.

Post Earthquake, Some Nasty Voices On Battered Haiti

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

Most of the country's trees had long since been chopped down for firewood. Much of the topsoil had washed away and when the rain got heavy, the bare hills and mountains became launch pads for floods.

People + Art + Wildlife

Jim McNutt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jim McNutt

"I See What You Mean" is the name of the forty-foot sculpture of a blue bear by Lawrence Argent that stands outside, staring into the windows of the C...

The World's Strangest Landscape? (PHOTOS)

GlobalPost | Nichole Sobecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There are few places on earth where the strangeness of nature is more striking than Cappadocia....