"Greece's ancient art and culture form the cradle of Western civilization-numerous monuments and museums tell to this day of the country's rich history. Greece is unique also by virtue of its breathtaking landscapes, the hospitality of its inhabitants, and its fabulous hotels, making it the dream de..
"The Greek myths are timeless classics, whose scenes and figures have captivated us since ancient times. The gods and heroes of these legends hold up a mirror to the human condition, embodying universal characteristics and truths - whether it be the courage of Perseus, the greed of Midas, the vaulti..
The Greek myths have captivated us since ancient times, with gods and heroes that embody humanity’s universal characteristics. The strikingly illustrated stories in this book are selected from Gods and Heroes: Myths and Epics of Ancient Greece, written by German classicist Gustav Schwab in 1840. Now..
"An icon of 1980s New York, Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) first made his name under the graffiti tag ""SAMO,"" before establishing his studio practice and catapulting to fast fame at the age of 20. Although his career lasted barely a decade, he remains a cult figure of artistic social commentary,..
"Over the course of his artistic career, Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) transformed not only his own style, but the course of art history. From early figurative and landscape painting, he went on to pioneer a spiritual, emotive, rhythmic use of color and line and is today credited with creating the f..