LusiveLife

30+ Years Later - Stolen Kooning Painting Returned

Willem de Kooning's 1955 painting "Woman-Ochre" was cut from its frame, ripped from its backing, rolled up and stolen was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art on the day after Thanksgiving 1985. The painting was missing for more than 30 years before being discovered by the owners of an antiques store in New Mexico who immediately ...

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Building a “Bridge” in Paris

This fall, Paris’ media icon Le Monde will be moving into its brand-new building, a multimillion-dollar creation that will look like a bridge.  The building is designed by the Norway-based firm Snøhetta—known for striking architecture such as Under, the underwater restaurant in Lindesnes, Norway and the National September 11 Museum at the ...

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Hidden Art in Tiny Nature – Artist María Fernanda Cardoso

María Fernanda Cardoso is a Colombian Australian artist, sculptor and illustrator. Her contemporary art references many types of ready-made material, including plastic, trash, plants, dried and living animals, bones and styrofoam. As a child, Maria Fernanda Cardoso took long nature walks with her father. Carrying a magnifying glass ...

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Lusive Building

Light Source

From the Pacific, travel Interstate 10 east — the old Route 66 — until you've almost reached the dim sum palaces of San Gabriel. Get off the freeway just before, wind your way past taco stands and warehouses into East L.A., and you'll soon arrive at Lusive — 85,000 square feet of inspiration & imagination, design & development, labor & light.

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