Kanazawa, Japan is a tourist destination for the Japanese and home to the edo era Higashiyama Higashi Chaya District, the superbly maintained Kanazawa Castle, the best of Kenroku-en gardens and the lovely 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art.
Envisioned in 2010 by Celeste Magazine editor Vanesa Fernández and her husband artist Aldo Chaparro this amazing gallery lives in a very chic 1940s house restored by Productora Architects. The result is a truly amazing job – specifically the ingenious placement of the cement tiles and the design of a modernist Vienna coffee shop The house is located in the Anzures neighborhood of Mexico City, a lovely area where… Read More
Like stepping into a sci-fi conference-hall, the Polyforum Siqueiros is a transporting marvel. The Suclpainting technique of David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974) creates a three-dimensional interior mural that takes over your mind – it is the largest in the world. If we were to make a cult-movie where the leader gets all of his followers to obey – this is the space.
March 31, 2012 + New York
The Guggenheim Museum is one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpieces of the 20th Century. Something that everyone who has the opportunity to, should experience. There were 15 years of discussions on the design of this jewel, and sadly Mr. Wright was not alive to attend the opening in 1959. However his ability and deftness with lines and space gives us a museum that is as much about the structure itself as it is viewing the collection inside.
Not far from the Tottenham Court Road, near The British Museum, this small shoppe holds an extensive array of artist tools and materials displayed in original Victorian cabinetry. The quality of the tools and their display helps to inspire artists and dreamers alike.