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Just in time for summer, New York Botanical Garden has opened their newest exhibition, Georgia O'Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii, which features 17 paintings by O'Keeffe from her visit to Hawaii in 1939. The traditional installation is enriched by the surrounding greenhouses, which have been arranged by landscape architects to include the types...

Southern California was the epicenter of mid-century glamor as industrial and cultural growth flourished. Architects flocked to the area and created some of the most iconic mid-century homes and buildings. After opening his studio in 1950, Marvin Rand and his camera captured the city’s ever...

French designer Pierre Cardin is known for his ultra-mod "Space Age Futurism" fashion and furniture designs in the 1950's and 60's, but his home at the Bubble Palace takes this look to another level. Designed by Hungarian architect Antti Lovag, Bubble Palace has no right angles-- the...

“This movie is, literally, about watching paint dry – but Tucci and the cast find a world of detail and nuance.”  –Moira MacDonald, film critic for the Seattle Times Depicting two weeks in the artist Alberto Giacometti’s life, 'Final Portrait' is a film that at once...

Some may know him best for his furniture and lighting designs, but Italian renaissance man Willy Rizzo actually got his start as a photographer. In the 1940's he was a photojournalist for a number of French publications, eventually covering the historic Nuremberg Trials and even...

[caption id="attachment_45282" align="alignnone" width="474"] Statue of the Sun King, Louis XIV[/caption] As you pass through the golden "La grille d’Honneur," or gate of honor, even on the most overcast of days, one is immediately spellbound by the visual grandeur of the Palace of Versailles. It's patinated gilt...