Frida Kahlo’s red-leather-booted prosthetic leg, along with some of her portraits, photographs, clothing, jewelry, and cosmetics, will travel for the first time outside her native country, Mexico, for “Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up” exhibition opening on June 16, 2018, at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
Author: Katerina Papathanasiou
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” Still Haunts Us 200 Years Later
Two centuries after its original publication in London in 1818, “Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus” novel, written by 20-year-old English author Mary Shelley, is still being held up as the yardstick by which art, society, science, and technology are judged.
Sprinkles ATM Spits Out Cupcakes 24/7 in Houston
If you are jonesing for a midnight fix or looking to capture a fancy Instagram story, we have the ideal place for you. The quirky invention of a genius California-based bakery chain, called Sprinkles, has already been filling Houstonians’ late-night sweet cravings.
Ancient Greek Well at the Epicenter of Munich’s Artistic Show
Strolling through the jewellery, narrative, and performance show “Initiation 2018 // Kallichoron,” which will run from March 8th through March 11th, 2018, at Galerie Florian Trampler in Munich, Germany, the audience will be finally provided a glimpse into the victory of civilization over the hubris of inflated egos.
24 Hours in Venice Beach, California
Longtime haven to talented street artists, skate rats and surfing lovers, hippies, and New Agers, Venice is Los Angeles’ most soulful, eccentric and eclectic boho beachfront neighborhood.
“The Great Tamer:” Greek Gem On Tour
“The Great Tamer” performance, conceived and directed by Greek experimental theater stage director, visual artist and choreographer, Dimitris Papaioannou, invites spectators to get out of the rut of traditional thinking through a revealing and somewhat unsettling tour running through March 29th, 2018.
The Amish: All About America’s “Plain People”
For a group that enjoys living a life of seclusion and doesn’t believe in watching television, dramatizations of their mysterious lifestyle and some Amish people themselves have been featured in many programs bringing a somewhat unwelcome focus on America’s “Plain People.”
Marfa: Arresting Oddity in Texas Wilderness
Marfa is a contemporary art hub in West Texas on the High Plains of the Chihuahuan Desert at the junction of U.S. highways 90 and 67. This tiny but extremely vibrant town is an hour drive to the Mexico Border, an hour and a half from Big Bend National Park, and three hours from El Paso.
Jeremy Bentham’s Preserved Corpse in NYC
The mummified corpse of 18th-century English philosopher Jeremy Bentham will travel to The Met Breuer in NYC for an exhibition that will run from March 21st to July 22nd, 2018.
McCandless’ Story: Glorifying a Senseless Death?
Born on February 12, 1968, in El Segundo, California, Christopher Johnson McCandless, also known by the name “Alexander Supertramp,” was the 24-year-old American survivalist who died of starvation in August 1992 inside an abandoned Fairbanks City Transit System Bus in Alaska, USA.