If I curbed my fascination for lanterns and Buddhas just once and set out for a deeper experience of New York’s Chinatown, might I find it? There seems to be an invisible wall between the tourist and the residents. . . .
I first saw the Alhambra, the great Moorish palace in Granada, Spain, in 1976. My sole preparation prior to the visit consisted of reading a description in “Europe on $25 A Day” (or whatever the per diem was in those…
Like a good jukebox, the New York Annex of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame offers plenty of musical stuff that’s worthy of a spin.
In Nancy, salivating over Art Nouveau inspired, say, by the curve of a swan’s neck or the swoop of a lily in bloom.
A master of kinetic sculpture, Jean Tinguely created ingenious works from all sorts of everyday materials, including scrap metal, plastic, and discarded wheels. In art-filled Basel, a museum pays homage.
For nearly a century, the Geffrye Museum has been leading visitors-in-the-know on a thoroughly comprehensive tour of urban English interiors.