Apartment AB, Vienna, Austria

The apartment, situated in Vienna’s 8th district, is the new home of a couple who lives and breathes urban life. The early twentieth-century building with high ceilings and spacious rooms was more than appropriate to host a contemporary, bright and lofty apartment. Continue reading

Top 10 Private Collections From The BMW Art Guide

As much as we love museums, some of our favorite contemporary art collections are those that are curated from a particular perspective.

In search of an art inspiration refresh, we’ve found ourselves thumbing through the freshly-released fourth edition of the BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors: A thoughtfully selected round-up of 256 private collections accessible to the public across the globe. Continue reading

The San Shan Bridge

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Beijing and Vienna based creative collective Penda designed the San Shan Bridge as part of the infrastructure program for the Olympic Winter Games 2022.

The english translation of “San Shan (三山)” is 3 mountains and describes the form of the bridge with its 3 arches connecting to its hilly backdrop. Continue reading

10 Amazing Works of Art that are Lost Forever

The Colossus of Rhodes: Lost in an Earthquake

The Colossus of Rhodes was an enormous statue of the Greek Titan Helios, the personification of the sun, which was built in the Greek city of Rhodes by Chares of Lindos between 292 and 280 BC. This massive statue stood nearly one hundred feet high and rested on a fifty-foot high marble pedestal. This masterpiece is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The striking bronze Colossus took over twelve years to build, and it stood facing the city of Rhodes for over fifty-six years before an earthquake hit the city, collapsing the statue into hundreds of pieces, where they have lain for centuries.

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