Artful Traveler


Pauline Boty was a British painter and co-founder of the 1960s’ British Pop art movement, of which she was the sole female member. In his new book, Pauline Boty: British Pop Art’s Sole Sister, author Marc Kristal celebrates her life, her genius, and the art world at the center of

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Travel writer and Everett Potter’s Travel Report contributor Mark Orwoll has taken his experiences as a globe-trotting reporter and applied them to his new novel, Cross Purposes, a fictional account of a plot to steal the Shroud of Turin. At the onset of World War II, a mysterious millionaire gathers a group of misfit researchers

06 Perelman Performing Arts Center, interior corridor on theater level, designed by REX. Image Iwan Baan.

By Beverly Stephen New York City has a brand-new tourist attraction. The Perelman Performing Arts Center, now called PAC NYC, was inaugurated on September 13 not by a ribbon cutting but by a ribbon “connecting.” The idea is that the arts connect the community, and the past connects to the

Compositional Study for View into Infinity

By Gayle Conran By definition, New York City is always a buzz, but for many of us, the mid-August slump in Manhattan is a real thing. Everyone has decamped for the Hamptons or Europe, and by now, you’ve more or less seen everything on your cultural bucket list. It’s the

Apollo statue part of the Fontaine du Soleil at Place Masséna

Story by Jimmy McKenzie Photos by Paul Clemence Bonjour, mes amis! If you’re looking for a place to soak up the sun, enjoy some delicious food and wine, and explore a rich cultural history, then Nice is the place for you. This bustling city on the French Riviera has it

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Story & photos by Paul Clemence The visionary work of the late Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is today a major draw for Brazil’s visitors, with hordes of archi-tourism afficionados from all over the world flocking there to check out his unique take on Modernism. Given how prolific his career was

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Story by Jules Older. Photos by Effin Older. It’s rare for me to urge readers to drop everything and get themselves to a single museum for a single exhibition by a single artist. But when the art is by one of the most important artists of our age … Put

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By Paul Clemence Mexico City’s ancient history and its rich cultural heritage, from the Aztec empire to the Spanish occupation, have made the sprawling capital a major destination for history and anthropology-inclined travelers. Not surprisingly, the city counts 3 Unesco World Heritage Sites. But in recent years, as the city

8. The Staircase in the Kenneth C. Griffin Exploration Atrium

By Sandy MacDonald If it’s been ages since you trudged the halls of the venerable Museum of Natural History — an imposing Victorian Gothic behemoth built in 1874 and since swallowed up by a score of accreted additions — it’s time to return. The offending statue of nature-lover (sometime despoiler)

1. Flagler College Dining Room

By Ruth J. Katz Botox is on my mind. I imbibed the “magical” waters at the celebrated Ponce de Leon Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. But, sadly, I did not get the “as-advertised” (OK, to be honest, the “as-hoped-for”) miraculous facial transformation that I thought this elixir was guaranteed to