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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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Art & Design

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

How Los Angeles Is Becoming an Internationally Renowned Culture Capital
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Sacred, silly, solemn: Totems are on the rise all over the landscapes of art and design.

Looking to the Past for Art Inspiration
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Bill H. Gross' stamp collection is a unique window into history—and valued at $42 million.

One of the World's Best Stamp Collections Is Coming Up for Auction
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Author Maria Hummel's Guide to Outdoor Art in Los Angeles
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Sex, Magick, TV: Behind the Scenes with 'Strange Angel' Creator Mark Heyman
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A new book from Taschen offers an artful glimpse into the architecture of the hermit kingdom.

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Palermo offers more than just stunning natural beauty and old-world Italian charm. The capital of Sicily has also quietly transformed into an art world must-visit destination. 

Why Art Lovers Should Book A Trip Now to Italy's 2018 "Capital of Culture"