An Artist Comfortable in Any Medium, Even Lithium

Name: Lydia Ourahmane Age: 30 Hometown: Saïda, Algeria Currently Lives: In a two-bedroom apartment in Barcelona, above Sala Parés, a venerable art gallery Claim to Fame: Ms. Ourahmane is an Algerian-British artist known for sprawling installations that defy geopolitical boundaries. A recent work, “Barzakh,” (it means “separation” or “a barrier between two things” in Arabic)…

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Driving Iceland’s Overlooked North

The water circuit Leaving the lake the next day, we set out to explore the northern roads of the Diamond Circle, heading first for Dettifoss falls. As Gullfoss waterfall is to the Golden Circle, Dettifoss is to the Diamond. With a 330-foot-wide pounding curtain of water, Europe’s most powerful falls sprayed the extensive gorge-side viewing…

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Cobalt Blue Is Color Rushing Our Summer

Your eyes aren’t deceiving you: You are, in fact, seeing cobalt blue everywhere. It’s popping up in the design of Instagram-famous brands like Glossier and Great Jones; it’s featured prominently in new lines of cookware, glassware, loungewear and even cookbooks. When millennial pink dominated in 2016, it was believed to be a response to current…

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