Must Visit: Byblos Art Hotel in Italy (7 pics)

If you’re looking for a hotel that speaks to your love for modern and contemporary art, check out Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amist in Italy. Tradition blends harmoniously with modern design in a hotel that’s filled with an impressive permanent collection of contemporary art from the likes of Cindy Sherman, Damien Hirst, Anish Kapoor and Takashi Murakami among others.A classical Venetian-style villa in the XVI century style, Byblos has been reinterpreted as a luxury hotel. As a member of the The Leading Small Hotels of the World, you can be assured that this isn’t any average boutique hotel. Completely furnished by Italian designer and architect Alessandro Mendini, Byblos will surely awaken your senses and inspire your creative side.

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January 15, 2017

Timeless Photos Capture the Dreamy Villages of Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre, a string of rustic coastal villages along Italy’s Ligurian Coast has long been an inspiration for travel photographers. With plunging cliffs and dramatic vistas, the small towns are ripe for postcard perfect photography. But when Slovenian photographer Jaka Bulc traveled to the Cinque Terre, he immersed himself in a different side of the towns. The result is a set of timeless images that peel back the layers of the well-loved vacation spot.

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January 14, 2017

Portraits of Legendary Musicians Painted on Vinyl Records

For years, Arizona-based artist Daniel Edlen has created show-stopping works of vinyl art. Inventively using records as his canvas, Edlen has redefined “album art” with his painted portraits of iconic singers and beloved bands. To create each masterpiece, Edlen applies acrylic paint directly onto the record’s vinyl. Stark, black-and-white tones enable each singer’s portrait to dramatically pop from its black background, and delicate, dappled brushstrokes reminiscent of pointillism emphasize the surface’s unique contours.

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