There’s no doubt that stained-glass practises created the first significant glass artworks, with stained glass makers paving the way for the emergence of different glass techniques and styles. Most commonly associated with medieval cathedrals and 19th Century stained glass makers, this technique has been used for different expressions since the beginning of the 20th Century, while these expressions and practises have introduced glass art to the world of fine and modern art
Japanese crafts are as old as Japan itself. Rural crafts were made with natural materials to provide for daily necessities, and with time they became increasingly complex and sophisticated. Crafts were then produced to be exported and to help the economy.
Argentine culture is as captivating and unique as it is diverse and varied. Influenced by colonial Europe, with strong Spanish and Italian undertones, this hot fusion can be found in different areas, from film, music and dance, to architecture, art and even sport.
It does not come as a surprise to anyone that Spain has an extraordinary art heritage, with masters such as Diego Velazquez and Francisco Goya hailing from the country. But Spain doesn’t have to be too attached to its past when it comes to art, as it also has many contemporary achievements: its new centres, galleries and museums for contemporary art are praised as being some of the best in the world. Here we explore three of these fantastic art venues, in Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona
Barely another theatre in the entire world enjoys such an outstanding reputation as Vienna's Burgtheater. This is due not only to the magnificent building on the Vienna Ringstrasse which is its home, but above all to a 250-year-old dramatic tradition, regarded by the theatrical community as the measure of all things