Art & Culture

The Best Cultural Events to Get You in the Fall Spirit

The Best Cultural Events to Get You in the Fall Spirit

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Famed Artist Larry Poons Reemerges After Years Out of the Spotlight

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 Scandinavian Explains Why They're the Happiest People in the World

A Scandinavian Explains Why They're the Happiest People in the World

The spiritual well-being of the region is not a myth. For novelist Hanne Ørstavik, it derives from a deep sense of belonging and solidarity. But how can it survive in a changing society? 

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

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

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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Music

Four decades after ABBA hooked the world with some of the catchiest tunes ever written, Sweden has become a pop music hit machine. But, as Jason Sheeler discovers there's more to it than ear candy.

How ABBA Introduced the World to Swedish Pop
Music

Four decades after ABBA hooked the world with some of the catchiest tunes ever written, Sweden has become a pop music hit machine. But, as Jason Sheeler discovers there's more to it than ear candy.

How ABBA Introduced the World to Swedish Pop
Music

Four decades after ABBA hooked the world with some of the catchiest tunes ever written, Sweden has become a pop music hit machine. But, as Jason Sheeler discovers there's more to it than ear candy.

How ABBA Introduced the World to Swedish Pop
Books

French artist, Françoise Gilot, opens her travels sketchbooks of Italy, India, and Senegal.

A New Artist’s Book Draws From a Life on the Road
Art & Design

From Scotland's first design museum to Helsinki's new subterranean art playground, add these new art and design openings to your must-see list. 

The World's Best New Museums Opening This Fall
Film

The CNN series will conclude with five regular episodes and two specials.

The Final Season of ‘Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown’ Will Debut on September 23
Art & Design

Five just opened museums and galleries putting the country on the map as a hotspot for art, design, and archeology. 

New Art Galleries and Museums to Visit in Israel Right Now
Art & Design

The large-scale Amos Rex puts the Finnish capital firmly on the map, and on Instagram feeds.

Helsinki’s New Museum Celebrates the 'Bizarre'