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Architecture

The Louvre Pyramid and 5 Other Art Museums Designed by Ieoh Ming Pei

Ioh Ming Pei (貝聿銘) (1917-2019) was a Chinese American modernist architect with international acclaim. Exciting for art history...

Isla Phillips 21 September 2020

Contemporary Art

Exploring the Boundaries of Creativity: Turning Data into Art

Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, and now based in Los Angeles, California, media artist Refik Anadol turns data into pieces of art by using data...

Merve Parla 20 September 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Firs Zhuravlev, A Fashionista Wife

Firs Zhuravlev's realistic paintings show all aspects of Russian life. And we can imagine the scene from the picture A Fashionista Wife in the house...

Elizaveta Ermakova 20 September 2020

Design

Famous Chairs that Changed the Way We Sit

Apparently sitting is the new smoking and it will slowly kill us all. But given our current reality, we don’t have that much choice about it. One...

Joanna Kaszubowska 19 September 2020

Fashion

A Fierce Romance of Art and Fashion: The Friendship of Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel

When Dali moved to Paris in 1926, Chanel was already a famous fashion designer. Dali had already worked in the fashion industry, as he had...

Errika Gerakiti 18 September 2020

Museum Stories

Cambridge: The Fitzwilliam Museum Highlights

Today we celebrate the reopening of The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Its collection ranges from renowned Renaissance works to some of the finest...

Nina Relf 18 September 2020

Fashion

Get Inspired: Jewelry in Rossetti’s Paintings

Each piece of jewelry in Rossetti’s paintings worn by his models wasn’t invented but copied from actual accessories from the...

Bolor Jargalsaikhan 17 September 2020

Art Forms

The Magic and Splendor of Karagöz, Turkish Shadow Puppets

Evoking the imagination of adults and children for centuries, Karagöz (Black Eye in Turkish) is a popular and beloved Turkish shadow puppet...

Marga Patterson 17 September 2020

Contemporary Art

Meet the Award-winning Sculptor and Installation Artist Ayşe Erkmen

Berlin-based Turkish visual artist Ayşe Erkmen has been awarded the Ernst Franz Vogelmann Prize for Sculpture in 2020. As the first woman artist to...

Merve Parla 16 September 2020

Fashion

10 Awesome Pairs of Shoes from the Victoria & Albert Collection

Victoria & Albert Museum in London is a hoarder’s dream. They have unrivaled collections of everything you can think of, one of them being...

Joanna Kaszubowska 16 September 2020

Eastern world

Mughal Gardens, Paradise on Earth

The Mughal regime is a well-documented era and the cultural achievements of this period are an important landmark in South Asian art history. While...

Maya Tola 15 September 2020

Fashion

Dior AW 2020-21: Deconstructing Art References

Maria Grazia Chiuri is famous for creating spectacular collections and phantasmagorical shows. Each show is unique, not just for the beautiful...

Errika Gerakiti 15 September 2020