Art & architecture

Art and architecture, including all forms of visual arts, exhibitions, and traditional art forms

Restoration Works International

In Nepal’s Lower Mustang, volunteers restore Chhairo Gompa

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The Chhairo Gompa complex is a Buddhist center of learning in Nepal's Lower Mustang Valley. Located south of Marpha on the Kali Gandaki River,...
l'Art Brut

Lausanne’s Collection de l’Art Brut

In 1945, the French painter Jean Dubuffet coined the term Art Brut. His intention was to designate "the creative output of people who are...
San Miguel de Allende

Street art in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

One of the first things I noticed upon arriving in San Miguel de Allende’s Colonia Guadalupe some days ago, was the colorful artwork on...
JR

Finding JR, in Berlin and New York

In Berlin a week ago, I had a chance to see ‘The Wrinkles of the City, Berlin’ by the French street artist and photographer...

Seeing India in style on the Deccan Odyssey

My husband and I have been back from India just a couple of weeks, and we are still talking about our many experiences in...
Architecture

Underground architecture: a winning image

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Photographing buildings, architectural detail and the interplay between man-made structures and nature is a favorite pastime of mine. Sometimes, as in this photograph shot...
St. Pancras

St. Pancras, London’s most atmospheric station?

St. Pancras, in all its Victorian splendor, was saved from demolition in the 1960s, thanks to the tireless efforts of poet and ardent preservationist...
Istanbul lights

Istanbul lights

One of the first things I noticed about Istanbul in winter was the light: changing through the day, as clouds come and go,...

Mornings in Gujurat

This time last year, I was road-tripping across the Indian state of Gujurat.  Each morning seemed to herald a new world, the day’s beginning...
aceto balsamico tradizionale di Modena

Through the lens: Modena, Italy

Modena occupies a sweet spot in the heartland of Emilia Romagna, Italy’s breadbasket and economic engine. With many kilometers of cycling paths, a compact...
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