Art in Vienna

The Vienna Secession The Secession is an exhibition space that combines contemporary art with a building whose architecture is an icon of the spirit of impending change around 1900. It was founded in 1897 by a group of artists, led by Gustav Klimt, who had split with the conservative Künstlerhaus. The art magazine Ver Sacrum … More Art in Vienna

Spring Break: Lefkara

For my last day in Cyprus, we spent the morning in Lefkara, a small village in the Troodos foothills famous for its lace. We make the conscious decision to avoid all of these lace shops, the majority of which were highly touristy, and instead focused on the architecture of the town, taking pictures of what … More Spring Break: Lefkara

Spring Break: The Painted Churches of Troodos

Located in the Troodos mountain range are ten painted churches which make up one UNESCO World Heritage Site. Together, they provide brilliant examples of various trends in Byzantine and post-Byzantine art, from the 11th to the 19th century. We were able to see six of them, in addition to a number of traditional, small Cypriot … More Spring Break: The Painted Churches of Troodos