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6 cultural things to do in Macau this month

6 CULTURAL THINGS TO DO IN MACAU THIS MONTH

Beyond the gleam of fancy hotels and the thrill of casinos, Macau is also brimming with vibrant arts programmes. Whether you enjoy...

Urban Sketching Victoria B.C. with Gabi Campanario

URBAN SKETCHING VICTORIA B.C. WITH GABI CAMPANARIO

Join the original urban sketcher, Seattle-area artist and journalist Gabi Campanario , for a fun weekend of sketching and exploration...

 
 
 
Heji Shin's Blown-Up Portraits of Kanye West Spark Controversy on Social Media

HEJI SHIN'S BLOWN-UP PORTRAITS OF KANYE WEST SPARK CONTROVERSY ON SOCIAL MEDIA

German-Korean photographer Heji Shin is currently displaying two bodies of work for a self-titled exhibition at the Kunsthalle Zürich...

A Traveling Exhibition of 100 Stunning Selections from the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year

A TRAVELING EXHIBITION OF 100 STUNNING SELECTIONS FROM THE 2018 WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

“The golden couple,” Marsel van Oosten, The Netherlands, Grand Title Winner 2018, Animal Portraits Last fall Dutch photographer Marsel...

 
 
 
Vinata Bamboo Pavilion / VTN Architects

VINATA BAMBOO PAVILION / VTN ARCHITECTS

© Hiroyuki Oki Architects: VTN Architects Location: 289 Khuất Duy Tiến, Trung Hoà, Thanh Xuân, Hà Nội, Vietnam Architect In Charge:...

New Year, New Work, New Students and Adventure in Mexico City

NEW YEAR, NEW WORK, NEW STUDENTS AND ADVENTURE IN MEXICO CITY

New bigger boards. The holidays were quiet and enjoyable. I finished a couple more "Lightness of Being" mixed media and encaustic,...

 
 
 
Jewish Documentation and Research Center of Mexico / Ezra Cherem Behar & Alan Cherem Hamui

JEWISH DOCUMENTATION AND RESEARCH CENTER OF MEXICO / EZRA CHEREM BEHAR & ALAN CHEREM HAMUI

© LGM Studio - Luis Gallardo Architects: Ezra Cherem Behar, Alan Cherem Hamui Location: Córdoba 238, Col. Roma Norte, Del. Cuauhtémoc,...

Nanjing Times Mansion Metropolitan Aesthetic Center / Nanjing Tianhua Architectural Design

NANJING TIMES MANSION METROPOLITAN AESTHETIC CENTER / NANJING TIANHUA ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

The main entrance of the building hidden under the light and the "window of time" on the second floor. Image © Jianghe Zeng Architects:...

 
 
 
Le Computer Museum NAM-IP - Un musée de l'informatique à Namur

LE COMPUTER MUSEUM NAM-IP - UN MUSÉE DE L'INFORMATIQUE À NAMUR

Création À l'initiative de la Maison de la Métallurgie et de l'Industrie de Liège s'est constitué, à partir d'octobre 2009 un Réseau...

Van Gogh Texas-Bound

VAN GOGH TEXAS-BOUND

Killing Vincent cover © Edwind Kobobel This spring, the Museum of Fine Arts , Houston will host “Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art.”...

 
 
 
Record 57.6 million tourist visit Chicago in 2018

RECORD 57.6 MILLION TOURIST VISIT CHICAGO IN 2018

Chicago welcomed record-breaking 57.6 million visitors in 2018, including both business and pleasure, as per the city's new tourism...

Trailer Watch: Netflix's Absolutely Crazy 'Velvet Buzzsaw'

TRAILER WATCH: NETFLIX'S ABSOLUTELY CRAZY 'VELVET BUZZSAW'

Will do for museums what 'Jaws' did for beaches. Now this one is disturbing. Writer/director Dan Gilroy reteams with Jake Gyllenhaal...

 
 
 
Museum Genomes Explain the Plight of the Grauer's Gorilla

MUSEUM GENOMES EXPLAIN THE PLIGHT OF THE GRAUER'S GORILLA

When a population rapidly plummets, the chance sampling of genetic drift and inevitable inbreeding can accelerate the pace of extinction....

Way of Seeing / Waterfrom Design

WAY OF SEEING / WATERFROM DESIGN

3F aisle. Image © Yuchen Chao Interiors Designers: Waterfrom Design Location: Luohu District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China Lead Architects:...

 
 
 
As Shutdown Crawls On, Artists And Nonprofits Fear For Their 'Fragile Industry'

AS SHUTDOWN CRAWLS ON, ARTISTS AND NONPROFITS FEAR FOR THEIR 'FRAGILE INDUSTRY'

The partial government shutdown hasn't just shuttered museums in Washington, D.C. Across the U.S., and even beyond its borders, artists...

New KGB Spy Museum in NYC Features Huge Collection of Soviet Spy Cameras

NEW KGB SPY MUSEUM IN NYC FEATURES HUGE COLLECTION OF SOVIET SPY CAMERAS

If you're a fan of old and unusual cameras, the new KGB Spy Museum in New York City is something you may want to put on your list of...

 
 
 
Ballet Mechanique / Manuel Herz Architects

BALLET MECHANIQUE / MANUEL HERZ ARCHITECTS

© Yuri Palmin Architects: Manuel Herz Architects Location: Zürich, Switzerland Lead Architects: Stefan Schöch Team: Manuel Herz, Stefan...

SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘OlliOlli: Switch Stance', ‘Namco Museum' Throwback Review, Humble Store Selling Nintendo Games, Today's New Sales, and More

SWITCHARCADE ROUND-UP: ‘OLLIOLLI: SWITCH STANCE', ‘NAMCO MUSEUM' THROWBACK REVIEW, HUMBLE STORE SELLING NINTENDO GAMES, TODAY'S NEW SALES, AND MORE

Gentle readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Round-Up for January 8th, 2019. In today's article, we've got news of a couple of games...

 
 
 
Venice tourist tax draws anger among cruise industry

VENICE TOURIST TAX DRAWS ANGER AMONG CRUISE INDUSTRY

Venice is imposing tax on visitors, and the cruise industry isn't quite happy. In an initiation approved lately by the Italian government,...

Museums mint money from merchandise

MUSEUMS MINT MONEY FROM MERCHANDISE

Museums in China are increasingly exploiting the power of the intellectual property they own through merchandise. Art, figurines, icons,...