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Lyon's New Musée Des Confluences
Where the Rhône and Saône rivers meet in Lyon is the location of the historic French city's urban development project, which has been transforming the former industrial wasteland into spaces for residences, offices, shopping and leisure since the...
CULTURE
TED Fellows 2014: Fifth Anniversary Talks
Earlier this week, we had the privilege to witness the fifth anniversary of the TED Fellows program, one that traditionally kicks off the week of TED with a boom. While last year brought the greater creative community to Long Beach, this year Vancouver...
CULTURE
Image of the Studio: A Portrait of New York City Graphic Design
From the number of house plants to the amount of music played and what type, the new exhibition "Image of the Studio: A Portrait of New York City Graphic Design" showcases a fastidious breakdown of the environments in which 75 of the Big Apple's...
DESIGN
Andreas Scheiger
Austrian designer Andreas Scheiger celebrates the "craft of etching, engraving and letter design" with a nod to both science and the graphic design of the Victorian era. Scheiger believes that letters are "full of life" and, in an effort to explore...
CULTURE
Susan Hiller
Both intimate and cosmic in scope, as described by critic Lucy Lippard, Susan Hiller's ruminative multimedia works are the result of a career change from anthropology to art forty years ago. The U.K.-based artist, thinking of her discipline as "value...
CULTURE
Patterns That Connect: Social Symbolism in Ancient & Tribal Art
American art historian Carl Schuster spent more than three decades traveling the world exploring tribal customs and patterns, gathering ancient tribal art and artifacts along the way. Though his goal was to illustrate the intrinsic human connection...