Music

How ABBA Introduced the World to Swedish Pop

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...

Art & Design

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...

Art & Culture

  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...

Art & Design

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.

Art & Design

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.

In Profile

Inside the World of Donatella Versace

She's been at the helm of Versace for 21 years—one year longer than her late brother Gianni. Make no mistake, this house is hers.