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The passing of architect, I. M. Pei in May of 2019 marked one of the greatest losses in the creative world. This distinguished Chinese-American Architect died at age 102. In the wake of his six-decade career, Pei blessed the world with a legacy of over...

The Venice Biennale is a contemporary visual art exhibition held biennielly, and features artists from all around the world. First held in 1895, it was organized to celebrate the silver anniversary of King Umberto I and Margherita of Savoy. One of the main goals of...

Destined for greatness, André Le Nôtre was born in France to a family of gardeners. His family had a home within the Tuileries Palace grounds. It was here that Andrés father, Jean Le Nôtre, held the esteemed title of master gardener for King Louis XIII. [caption...

Jean-Marc shares the history of glassmaking in Murano, Italy and takes us inside the journey of sourcing these hand-crafted works of functional art.   .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top:...

The story of Venetian glass is one of art history’s most fascinating tales. More than a thousand years old, it has captured the hearts of artists, royalty, noblemen, politicians, and entrepreneurs the world over. With epic accounts of obsession and passion, secrecy and intrigue, even...

One of the few female architects and designers of the postwar Italian modern movement, Gae Aulenti is a force of strength, drive and creativity. She was one of two women in her graduating class from Milan Polytechnic in 1953, after which she launched her prolific...