The Great Outdoors: Happiness Through Immersion in Nature

LUXURY MAGAZINE
Spring/Summer 2022

The Great Outdoors: Happiness Through Immersion in Nature
Culture

Technicolor Bouquets

Flowers in all their fleeting glory sustain the vibrant work of Japanese artist AZUMA MAKOTO.

BY BROOKE MAZUREK

Culture

Steeped in Tradition

Have a taste for tea? Do indulge.

Emma Blum

Culture

Grand Openings

New and remade museums around the world set their sights on a post-pandemic future.

JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

Culture

Artful Beauty

Since its inception in the 1930s, Swiss luxury skincare brand La Prairie has had an intrinsic link to art. Its latest collaborations uphold that tradition.

BY DEBORAH FRANK

Culture

Color Her World

Photographer ANDREA HAMILTON captures a certain magic in her photos, one that she’s painstakingly unearthed via a careful, methodical process. Her current focus? A groundbreaking digital platform.

BROOKE MAZUREK

Culture

New World Wines

There are no bragging rights in serving your guests a fine Bordeaux. But what about uncorking a top-tier red, quite literally, from Shangri-La, or a delicate koshu white—it’s a Japan-only grape, you know. Across the world, there’s a raft of noteworthy wine regions on the rise that jostle for space in your cellar with the classics. Here are the key names to know.

BY MARK ELLWOOD

Culture

As American as Pie

Pastel-colored paintings of pies and cakes launched his career, but there is more to the American Master WAYNE THIEBAUD than just desserts.

JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

Culture

Museum Moneymakers

The curation of a cultural institution’s gift shop is an art all its own.

MARK ELLWOOD

Culture

Shaken Up and Stirred

In addition to being the official start of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, Louisville is home to a number of cocktail bars that are putting an imaginative spin on the region’s well-known spirit.

SHAUN TOLSON

Culture

Finding the Light

CLAUDE MONET’s luminous pictures of the French countryside offer a welcome armchair escape.

JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

Culture

Online Views

Museums, galleries, auction houses, and even car manufacturers, are going all-out digital.

IRENE RAWLINGS

Culture

An American Life

One of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century, EDWARD HOPPER painted melancholic cityscapes and rural scenes imbued with loneliness and uncertainty—now eerily prescient.

JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

Culture

Artfully Done

Three collectible books celebrating art, photography, and history.

BY IRENE RAWLINGS

Culture

Save the Species, Save the World

A recent UN report predicts unprecedented rates of animal extinctions and the outcome is entirely dependent on human behavior.

Ted Alan Stedman

Culture

Nature Study

Pennsylvania-based artist KIRBY FREDENDALL paints modernist landscapes that seek to engender the feelings of introspection and calm she experiences in the outdoors.

By JASON EDWARD KAUFMAN

Culture

New Museums and Exhibits

Discover a mix of pop culture and literary heritage from Dublin to Vegas.

By Irene Rawlings

Culture

The Magic Kingdom

Time has stood still in Bhutan—until now.

By Francisca Kellett and Photographed by Jonathan Pozniak

Culture

Dining in D.C. and Hot-New Restaurants

From acclaimed chefs opening their first venues to the biggest openings of 2019.

By Irene Rawlings

Culture

Coup de Theater

Dresden has risen from the ashes of war and is making headlines with its much-desired treasures.

By Jason Edward Kaufman

Culture

Beyond the Museums

Art walks through old Dresden and day trips to nearby Meissen and Leipzig.

By Jason Edward Kaufman

Culture

We’ll Drink to That!

Bringing back popular vintage liquors via modern science.

By Mark Ellwood

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