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Electrolux Designers Create Andy Warhol-Inspired Laundry Set For Special Charlotte Exhibition

Mar 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Laundry and art may not normally go hand in hand, but Electrolux doesn’t see it that way. The appliance manufacturer will be sponsoring the latest exhibit at the Mint Museum of Art, Halston & Warhol: Silver & Suede.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Opens Represent: 200 Years of African American Art

Jan 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has collected over 75 important pieces of artwork from African American artists that explore a wide range of themes, mediums, and societal commentary for their new Represent: 200 Years of African American Art exhibition. According to the museum, their collection of African American art has been growing steadily ever since they acquired Henry Ossawa Tanner's The Annunciation in 1899, enabling them to finally open this showcase, which will run until April 5.

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Manolo Blahnik Hosts Men's Shoe Collection Debut at London's Sir John Soane’s Museum

Jan 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Manolo Blahnik’s first men’s shoe collection went on display Monday in Sir John Soane’s Museum in London. The designer chose to show his first presentation in the British museum among Grecian and Roman antiquities, citing the pieces collected there as an inspiration to his collections over the years.

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The Frank Gehry-Designed Fondation Louis Vuitton Museum is Now Open

Dec 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The Fondation Louis Vuitton is now open. Original designs for the project began over ten years ago when Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVHM, the conglomerate that owns Louis Vuitton, tapped American architect Frank Gehry for plans to house his personal art collection.

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Check Out the Largest Private Collection of Bugatti's in the World at New Exhibition

Nov 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Bugatti is one of those luxury cars that everyone wants a piece of—at least we do—so when an expansive exhibit comes around that puts the history of the marquee on display, we notice. Found on Oxnard, CA., the Mullin Automotive Museum is hosting an exhibition called The Art of Bugatti. More than just cars, this display includes the entire Bugatti family, including over 50 furniture pieces by Carlo (plus his paintings), several sculptures by Rembrandt, and of course, the largest private collection of Bugatti autos in the world, which was created by Ettore and Jean.

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Madrid Museum Honors Hubert de Givenchy With First Retrospective

Nov 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum opened a new exhibit last month paying tribute to French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy. This is the first major retrospective on Givenchy worldwide, but for the Spanish art museum it is their first foray into the world of fashion.

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Comedian Bill Cosby Gives Voice to African-American Artists By Loaning His Massive Art Collection to the Smithsonian

Sep 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Djani Schafer

It's no secret that beloved comedian Bill Cosby is an art collector and has, over the years, amassed a pretty impressive collection. Today, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington announced that Cosby’s entire collection will soon be featured in an exhibit titled Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, and we can't wait to check it out. 

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Get an Inside Look at the Man, the Myth, & the Legend David Bowie in Chicago

Jul 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s never a bad time when Bowie is involved (Am I right?). Celebrating the famed musician’s traveling exhibit “David Bowie Is,” the Thompson Chicago is offering an exclusive package for its guests. The 247-room hotel announced its “Day and Night with David Bowie” VIP experience this week in partnership with Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

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Italian Roots: 5 NYC Destinations with Strong Italian Culture

Jul 14, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As one of the most beloved countries in the world, Italy has played a huge part in shaping many nations and lives through its food, art, architecture, culture and its beautiful philosophies such as la dolce vita. Even those who don't come from Italian decent can appreciate the amazing and timeless items that have come from Italy. To celebrate their culture, let's take a look at our favorite NYC destinations where you can go to learn more about this vibrant society.

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World's Greatest Sports Coupes Exhibit Curated By Patrick Dempsey, Top Gear Hosts, & More

Apr 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

The Petersen Automotive Museum invited 12 of your favorite celebrities, from rock legends and revered filmmakers to famous actors and TV personalities, to curate their newest exhibit. Called The World's Greatest Sports Coupes, each celeb chose... Read More

There's Something for Everyone in These Eclectic Cultural Exhibitions and Museums

Mar 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

There are countless museums and exhibitions for art aficionados, almost as many for history buffs, quite a few just for students, and then there are the ones that deserve a category of their own. They’re unusual and generally pretty surprising, covering everything from eclectic art, TV and music to sports heroes.

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Museo Enzo Ferrari Museum Opens in Modena, Supercar Capital of the World

Mar 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

For the sportscar enthusiast, there is no place on earth like the area in northern Italy around the cities of Modena and Bologna. Between these two cities, you'll find the headquarters and factories of Ferrari, Maserati, Pagani and Lamborghini — four of the most venerable constructors of exotic sports cars in the world.

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Maharaja's Extravagant $3M Banquet Service On Display in Germany's Faberge Museum

Feb 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Maharaja of Patiala was known for many things (like officially fathering 88 kids!), but is especially remembered for his lavish and extravagant tastes — especially the "Patiala Necklace" Cartier made using almost 3,000 diamonds. It only makes sense that his dining preferences reflected this, especially his banquet service which was crafted by the England's leading gold and silversmiths. 

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New Yaşam Şaşmazer Art Installation Tames the Darkness Within Our Psyches

Jan 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Rana Babac

This month, the Tophane-i Amire Culture and Arts Center in Istanbul hosts a very special exhibition by Yaşam Şaşmazer called Metanoia, a psychological term that refers to the process of reforming the psyche for self-healing during psychological breakdowns or an existential crisis. 

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The Spider Webbed Art Experience of Tomás Saraceno's In Orbit

Oct 3, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

A massive interactive art exhibit by Tomás Saraceno called In Orbit has been assembled under a vast glass dome ceiling at the K21 Museum in Düsseldorf, Germany. Planned to remain on display until fall 2014, the installation is made using steel wire mesh and transparent orbits which come together in a surreal landscape reminiscent of a sea of clouds [...]... Read More

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