06/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Crosby Street Hotel Named A Best Art Hotel

Travelers like art, and art aficionados like travel. In recent years, this cultural symbiosis has been embraced as a gospel truth in the hospitality industry, as the borders between the worlds of art-appreciation and destination travel continue to evaporate. Now, to actively encourage this trend, hotels across the country have begun envisioning their guest rooms and public spaces as places not just to be soothed by the decor on the walls, as in years past, but also stimulated by it.