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What Is Israeli Cuisine?

What Is Israeli Cuisine?

A new documentary out this fall aims to answer the question. 

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Death Becomes Us: How True-Crime Became Our Favorite Genre

Death Becomes Us: How True-Crime Became Our Favorite Genre

What does our sudden addiction to true-crime series say about us? 

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What's Love Got To Do With It?

What's Love Got To Do With It?

Welcome to the new art world, where collectors no longer buy for passion and joy, but for bragging rights and asset diversification.

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Frankfurt Soundscape: Daniel Libeskind's "One Day in Life"

Frankfurt Soundscape: Daniel Libeskind's "One Day in Life"

Forget Mozart in the jungle. How about Mozart in the rail depot? Ligeti in the kitchen? Architect Daniel Libeskind plays the city like a jukebox. 

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Tech Style: Manus x Machina at the Met's Costume Institute

Tech Style: Manus x Machina at the Met's Costume Institute

When it comes to haute couture, man and machine are allies, not antagonists. 

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Art & Culture

The novelist, screenwriter, and creator of Netflix’s newest knockout series, premiering this May, opens up about his process, the plot, the comparisons to House of Cards, and what it’s actually like to work with Netflix. As told to DEPARTURES editor Julian Sancton.

Behind The Scenes: Writer Dan Franck on Creating "Marseille"
Books

Writer and Harlem local Darryl Pinckney shares his favorite books—historical, personal, photographic, and otherwise—that best capture Manhattan’s storied uptown enclave. 

Film

Your guide to the month’s must-watch movies, TV shows, and series to stream. 

What to Watch This April
Art & Culture

Our monthly curated list of cultural goings-on across the globe.

Philanthropy | 2016 Issues

Diego Della Valle, best known as the CEO of Tod's, has given $33 million toward restoring the world's most famous monument. In doing so, he has shifted responsibility for Italy's preservation from the gridlocked government to private philanthropists. 

Can This Man (And His Loafers) Save The Colosseum?
Art & Culture

With ISIS bulldozing many of the historic Syrian city's landmarks, archeologists attempt to recreate the city online. 

Rebuilding Palmyra
Art & Culture

A behind-the-scenes look at L.A.’s next contemporary art hot spot.

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel’s Ambitious New Gallery
Fashion

When it’s self-selected, the question of “what’s in a name” takes on a prophetic nature.

Home + Design | March/April 2016

Atelier Courbet teams with the multi-talented hip hop legend for a new line of tableware.

Questlove's Strobe Lazy Susan
Books | March/April 2016

Before his LACMA-Getty retrospective, the late artist’s biographer looks back on his avant-garde life.

The Ecstasy and the Agony of Robert Mapplethorpe