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On November 25th, The Green Vault Museum in Dresden Castle, Germany fell victim to the largest recorded art heist in history. The Green Vault is one of the largest and oldest collections of art masterpieces in Europe, founded in 1723 by Augustus II the Strong. The...

The upcoming 2020 Met Gala Theme as been announced as “About Time: Fashion and Duration.” The theme is based on the 1992 film interpretation of Miranda Woolf's novel Orlando. The co-chairs for the Gala will be Nicolas Ghesquière, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, and...

Murrina is the term for the glass making technique that produces a thin glass tube of colorful pasterns and shapes. The pattern is only made visible when the tube is cut longitudinally. In carrying out this technique, the glass blower will craft a cylindrical rod...

Most of us are familiar with the beauty and elegance Carrara marble can bring to a piece and to a space, but what is the story behind this timeless stone? [caption id="attachment_45883" align="alignnone" width="555"] HomesFeed[/caption] The name derives from its provenance in the city of Carrara, settled...

As the leaves begin to turn, skeletons appear on doorsteps, and virtually every coffee drink can be pumpkin-spiced, we know that fall has arrived in America. Across the globe, France is celebrating the coming of the new season in different ways. Here are some of...

The French are known as an innovative culture when it comes to art, fashion, gastronomy, design, and architecture. As the aristocracy went through political, social, and economic shifts, so too did French civic and religious architecture. The following is a timeline of the major architectural...

Symbolizing a time of great change worldwide, Art Deco is often synonymous with bold, geometric architecture and luxurious, extravagant graphics. Spanning from the beginning of World War I to the beginning of World War II, the style affected design, both commercial and independent, on a...

In 2016, artist Maurizio Cattelan installed a solid gold toilet entitled America at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Unlike the majority of "untouchable" artwork at the Guggenheim, the toilet was actually functional to the public. America, which has a clearly unique art historical function,...

This season, Moschino stunned Milan Fashion Week with their artistically curated line inspired by Pablo Picasso. Creative Director, Jeremy Scott transformed the catwalk into a living museum in which models with painted hair and structured dresses walked through an ornate gold frame at the center...

This summer marked the 76th International Biennale Cinema festival in Venice. This festival showcases the best in cinema, art, architecture, dance, music, theater, and historical achievements. The mission of this renowned event is to “raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as...