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Russia's State Hermitage Museum Exhibits Contemporary Architect Santiago Calatrava

Jun 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

If you plan on being in Russia any time soon, you should definitely check out the iconic State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. If the beautiful museum itself isn't enough of a draw, maybe its first exhibit to honor a contemporary artist is. Born in Spain, Santiago Calatrava is considered by many to be one of the world's elite designers with titles that include architect, sculptor, and structural engineer. From June 27, 2012 to September 30, 2012, Calatrava will have his very own show at the famous Hermitage Museum, entitled "Santiago Calatrava: The Quest for Movement".... Read More

Tintin Comic Legend Celebrated at Hergé Museum in Belgium

Jun 15, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

The Hergé Museum, located near Brussels, Belgium, celebrates artist Georges Remi (pen name Hergé) who was the creator behind the Tintin adventure comic books. Although the idea to create a museum dedicated to the enigmatic artist and his work had been talked about for many... Read More

New Porsche Pavilion Opens at Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany

Jun 14, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Top board members of both Volkswagen and Porsche attended the grand opening of the new Porsche Pavilion at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. They were among the 200 invited guests in attendance at one of the world’s most popular automotive theme-park destinations.... Read More

Six Famous Attractions in Madrid

Jun 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Madrid is an elegantly vibrant city full of pleasant people, dining, and sightseeing, making this a prime location for your next vacation. With such an array of places to see, restaurants to dine at and things to do in Madrid, make sure that so... Read More

Underwater Museum Brings Sculptures to Life

May 24, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Being able to display your work as an artist is a very important and exciting experience. Some hope to put their work in museums, in parks, or even the streets in a major city. For Jason deCaires Taylor, the depths of the ocean floor was the perfect place to make his beautiful art work come alive.... Read More

San Diego Museum of Art | Current Exhibitions for May 2012

May 16, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

This month’s exhibitions at the San Diego Museum of Art offer visitors a chance to view the old and the new, all in an inspiring display of technological innovation and classic presentation.... Read More

Urs Fischer Shocks With Nude Exhibition in Italy

May 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Spring ushered in a racy new exhibit which is on display at the Palazzo Grassi in Venezia, Italy. The exhibit features works by contemporary Swiss artist Urs Fischer. The artist, who was born in 1973, is best known for large-scale installation and sculptures that have been placed in special collections around the world, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.... Read More

Arkansas Museum Joins Louvre To Showcase Incredible American Art Treasures

May 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Ruth Mitchell

You are going to hear a lot more about Crystal Bridges in Bentonville, Arkansas. The New York Times calls it " the art museum Wal-mart money built.” Or you might have heard about the uproar caused by Alice Walton’s purchase of a landmark Hudson River School landscape painting, Kindred Spirits, by Asher B. Durand, from the New York Public Library for around $35 million.... Read More

Contemporary Art by Hong Sung Chul Encourages Human Interaction

Apr 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Art galleries can be an isolating experience, with individuals wandering through to look at pieces without really connecting to them or their fellow gallery-goers. Hong Sung Chul's art endeavors to change that, by showcasing human connection both in his art and in how it is presented.... Read More

The San Diego Museum of Art's 31st Annual 'Art Alive' Opening Celebration

Apr 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

As an ever-appreciative San Diego resident and a good life connoisseur indelibly on the hunt for the best of the best, it’s incumbent on me to experience and inform you, dear Reader, about notable San Diego-area "happenings"... Read More

Artist Swoon Makes Life-Sized Impression in Cities Worldwide

Mar 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Brooklyn-based street artist, Swoon, creates dramatic woodcuts that are amazing in size and scope. Usually, Swoon depicts family and friends in cityscapes around the world, including abandoned buildings, bridges, fire escapes, water towers and street signs.... Read More

Grosvenor House London Offers Deluxe Diamond Jubilee Package

Mar 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

With the Queen of England’s Diamond Jubilee set to make London the place to be this summer, Park Lane’s posh Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, has created a special package for those wishing to celebrate the momentous occasion... Read More

Feel Like a King or Queen For a Day In Stockholm, Sweden

Mar 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Linda Fasteson  |  4 Comments

http://www.cityroom.com/stories/travel/2012/02/14/feel-like-a-king-or-queen-for-a-day-in-stockholm-sweden/... Read More

Sofitel Hotel in Colombia Offers Elegant, Old World Vacation Experience

Mar 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield

What is more elegant than a convent that has been restored to contemporary beauty? The Sofitel Santa Clara Hotel's center courtyard was probably once a place for prostrating oneself on the stone floor in preparation for prayer or admission into the order, but it is now filled with palm trees, flowers, and... Read More

Niagara-on-the-Lake | A Little Ice Wine With Everything

Dec 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Melanie Votaw  |  3 Comments

Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada (just over the border from New York State) is well-known for ice wines, and the village takes full advantage of this notoriety. The main drag, Queen Street, is graced with signs for "ice wine fudge," "ice wine coffee," "ice wine tea," and "ice wine chocolates." An Icewine Festival is even celebrated there every January. But the village is even more famous for the Shaw Festival every summer, showcasing plays by George Bernard Shaw, as well as other productions.... Read More

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