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Merlin's Medieval Castle in France

Jul 6, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

The Château de Pierrefonds, the atmospheric central location for the popular BBC series Merlin, is located a two-hour drive north-east of Paris, and was originally built by Duke Louis of Orleans in the 14th century. This impressive castle-like structure became the setting for the adventures of the famous magician, King Arthur and the fabled Knights of the Round Table.

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Famous Big Lebowski House Donated to LACMA

Feb 29, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) just got a really cool donation in the form of a John Lautner-designed house and property that is estimated to be worth over $40 million. If the mansion looks familiar to you, it’s probably because the property starred in 1998’s The Big Lebowski as porn king Jackie Treehorn’s pad. 

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Takashi Murakami’s Private Art Collection On Display

Feb 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Todd Jatras

On display at the Yokohama Museum of Art through April 3 is Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection, an exhibition of the Japanese artist’s private holdings. Murakami has worked extensively as a curator and gallerist and like many before him, is an avid collector and has built an ever-growing collection as his career has progressed. 

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A Cultural Exploration of Nice & Its Historic Towns and Many Museums

Jan 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

While some French Riviera hotspots are just about glitz and glamour, Nice offers a special blend of luxury mixed with homespun local neighborhoods, busy beachfronts, a thriving arts scene and an attractive old town center. As France’s seventh largest city, the area is protected by surrounding hills, making its pleasant microclimate an attraction for many international visitors.

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From Goya to Gaudí: Experience 2 of Madrid’s Most Iconic Landmarks With the Mandarin Oriental

Dec 7, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Europe is arguably one of the best destinations for art lovers. For those visiting Spain, the Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona and Hotel Ritz, Madrid have partnered together to create the From Goya to Gaudí four-night cultural tour.

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The Shining Hotel Kicks Off Plans for World's First $24M Horror-Themed Museum

Oct 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park is dead-set on making horror fans’ dreams come true. As one of the spookiest hotels in the world (you know, because of that little-known story, The Shining), it is a major destination for people looking to wander drafty halls in the hope of spotting some creepy twins. It already hosts the annual Stanley Film Festival and now the establishment has announced plans for a $24 million Stanley Film Center, “the world's first horror themed museum, film archive and film production studio.”

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Former Textile Museum Sells for $19 Million as DC's Most Expensive Residence

Sep 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

DC’s priciest home is officially off the market after two long years. Formerly the home of the Textile Museum, the estate was bought for $19 million, $3 million less than its original asking price.

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Art in Odd Places Transforms the Streets of Downtown Orlando

Sep 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Downtown Orlando has turned into a living gallery. Art in Odd Places (AIOP) has transformed six blocks of Magnolia Avenue with sculptures, shadow puppets, murals, singers, and interactive exhibits that will run from today until Sunday. Fifty artists are participating in the free event themed “Tone,” which takes place from September 17-20. 

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5 London Shows and Exhibitions You Won't Want to Miss (Hint: Benedict Cumberbatch)

Jul 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Even though some people equate summer months with being the best time to visit London, it’s certainly not true this year. The famed city has an incredible lineup of events to close out the rest of the year and when we say incredible, we mean Benedict Cumberbatch onstage playing the title role in Hamlet. 

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Pérez Art Museum Miami Wants to Give You Your Dream Wedding For Only $50K

May 12, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Finding the perfect venue is probably the most difficult part about getting married, because you can’t truly gauge your space and needed décor until you find the perfect location. 

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New Exhibit Gives Fresh Look at Warhol & His Friendship With Fashion Designer Roy Halston Frowick

Apr 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Pop art may have first appeared in the mid-1950s in Britain, but Pittsburgh-born Andy Warhol is the name that has become the most synonymous with the movement. He’s basically the definition of, “if you build it, they will come,” when it comes to the art world. Because if a gallery or museum displays or sells his work, people will flock to it. 

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Atlanta's One Museum Place Million Dollar Condos Are Surrounded With Art, Music & Creativity

Apr 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

One Museum Place Condos promise an air of exclusivity in an environment surrounded by art, music and creativity. Across the street from Museum of Design Affairs, the High Museum of Art, the Woodruff Arts Center and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the five-story complex offers 44 homes priced from $900,000 to over $3.5 million. 

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Giorgio Armani Pens a Love Letter to Milan, Reveals His Must-See Destinations

Apr 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We all love our hometowns, but not all of us have the honor of hailing from Milan. And Giorgio Armani is one such native that has a deep affection for the fashionable city. In the latest edition of Condé Nast Traveler, the Italian designer pens a love letter to the city, recalling the style, attitude and history of the metropolis that has captured his heart.

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Julian Lennon's Socially-Good Exhibit Now Showing at the Emmanuel Fremin Gallery

Apr 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

A musician, artist, philanthropist and a man with one of the most recognizable last names in the world; Julian Lennon is making waves with his newest photography exhibit in New York City. Opened as a solo exhibit in Chelsea at the refined Emmanuel Fremin Gallery, Horizon features black and white images taken on a trip to Africa.

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Nazi-Occupied Paris Inspired This 1971 Collection by Yves Saint Laurent

Apr 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The newest exhibit at the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent, is a controversial one highlighting Yves Saint Laurent’s 1971 “Liberation” or “Forties” haute couture collection, inspired by Nazi-occupied Paris in the 1940s.

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