25+ Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die
Aug28

25+ Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso 1. Spiral Jetty – Great Salt Lake, Utah Dia Foundation In 1970, artist Robert Smithson wandered out onto northeastern shore of the Great Salt Lake in Utah and began work on what is perhaps his best known project–The Spiral Jetty. Since Smithson’s untimely death only three years after its completion, Spiral Jettyhas become a primal testament to humanity’s mark...

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50+ Mesmerizing Mosque Ceilings That Highlight The Wonders Of Islamic Architecture
Jun19

50+ Mesmerizing Mosque Ceilings That Highlight The Wonders Of Islamic Architecture

Mosques throughout the Muslim world have some of the most intricate and exquisite architecture ever created by mankind. There’s too much amazing architecture in them to cover in just one post, so we decided to focus simply on the mosque’s ceilings – something the faithful might see when they look up to the heavens. These images show just how heavily mathematics and geometry featured into Islamic architecture in the Arab...

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The Azaleas of Shiofune Kannon-ji Temple in Japan
Jul12

The Azaleas of Shiofune Kannon-ji Temple in Japan

Shiofune Kannon-ji is a 1,300-year-old Buddhist temple in Ome City, in Japan, about 30 minutes by car from Yokota. The temple is located in a bowl-like depression surrounded by hills covered by azalea bushes. Between April and May, the hills are set ablaze with color when the 20,000 azalea bushes are in full bloom. Paved paths suitable for strolling wind through the bushes. The azalea festival is held during this period and the temple...

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