Architecture

Simplicity and Modernity: The Charles and Ray Eames Design Philosophy

Simplicity and Modernity: The Charles and Ray Eames Design Philosophy

Steeped in practicality, yet brimming with Midcentury cool and bursting with technological advancements, the designs of Charles and Ray Eames were as thrilling to their post-war audiences as they are timeless today. Underpinning it all was a design philosophy with an elegantly simple and enduringly modern approach that furthered technology and created a legacy that…

Fifteen Fabulous Art Museums to Explore in New York City

Fifteen Fabulous Art Museums to Explore in New York City

New York ranks among the top cities in the world for its art museums: from the expansive collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the modern and contemporary wonders of the Guggenheim or the New Museum, art lovers are in for a treat when it comes to museum-hopping.  The beauty of the Big Apple’s…

Medieval Art: Characteristics and Influences

Medieval Art: Characteristics and Influences

Medieval art includes a wide variety of art and architecture. We uncover some of the most prominent characteristics of each period, and how art from this era indirectly influenced the development of later Western art.