The Beautiful Buenos Aires Bookstore Inside A 100-Year-Old Theatre

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Image: Ryan Poole

Situated at 1860 Santa Fe Avenue in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires, you will find one of the most stunning bookstores in the world. Named by The Guardian as the second most beautiful bookshop in the world in 2008, El Ateneo Grand Splendid is one of the best known bookshops in Argentina. Continue reading »

Grand Opening of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow

The Bolshoi Theatre is illuminated on the eve of its reopening in Moscow. Russia’s Bolshoi Theater reopened with a star-studded gala performance after a more than six-year, $700-million restoration dogged by delays and financial scandal to reclaim its place as one of the world’s cultural jewels. (Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters)

Anatomical Theatre: Depictions of the Body, Disease, and Death in Medical Museums of the Western World


The The Vrolik : Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Anatomical preparation; 19th Century

Anatomical Theatre is a photographic exhibition documenting artifacts collected by and exhibited in medical museums throughout Europe and the United States. The objects in these photos range from preserved human remains to models made from ivory, wax, and papier mâché. The artifacts span from the 16th Century to the 20th, and include examples from a wide range of countries, artists, and preparators. Continue reading »