Art & Design

More People Than Ever Visited the Louvre in 2018—and the Museum Is Thanking Beyoncé and Jay-Z

We now have one more reason to be thankful for Beyoncé: She's inspired more of us to visit the most famous museum in Paris.

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The Top Set Designs of This Year's Golden Globe Nominees

These remarkable set designs are some of the most enviable of 2018's productions.

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Norway's Colorful New Banknotes Are a Design Masterpiece

Architectural firm Snøhetta and graphics company Metric Design team up to redefine the Scandinavian country’s currency.

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This Must-see Museum in Denmark May Surprise You

Riches await at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

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How Artist Olafur Eliasson Finds Inspiration in Scandinavia's Sunlight

The Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson—whose work explores our perception of the natural world—speaks with Departures about the...

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Why Oslo's Art Scene is Booming

Ubiquity has turned The Scream into a whimper. Thankfully, there is much more to Oslo’s museums and galleries than its best-known...

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Famed Artist Larry Poons Reemerges After Years Out of the Spotlight

A onetime art-world star who showed with legendary gallerist Leo Castelli, painter Larry Poons vanished from the scene but never stopped working...

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A Design Lover's Guide to Scandinavia's Under-the-radar Art Cities 

Some of Scandinavia’s most cutting-edge places for art and design lie outside the major cities, in the heart of the countryside.

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In Western Australia, Artist Bruce Munro Paints With Light 

Thousands of dots of light evoke the poignant history of a place—and an artist’s wish for peace.

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How Los Angeles Is Becoming an Internationally Renowned Culture Capital

Meet the innovators and idealists who are turning this city into a world-class cultural destination.