The Art of Intarsia

This art does not contain any paint. Intarsia is a woodworking technique that uses different types of wood, with their natural color and grain pattern.

The picture above shows Damiano da Bergamo’s work realized during the 16th century.

More info: The Lost Art of Intarsia

Stockholm’s Underground Art

Stockholm’s metro stations are very unique. They comprise the world’s longest art exhibition in the world.

Since the 1950’s, one hundred metro stations were decorated by more than 150 artists. If you have the chance to go there, you will be able to admire sculptures, murals, mosaics and installations.

More info: The Art of the Subway

“Castells”, Human Towers

In Catalonia, castells (“Castle” in Catalan) or human towers were raised to the level of art, they can reach a height of 15 m (about 50 ft).

In 2010, castells were declared by UNESCO to be the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

More info: The Art of Castells


Krzywy Domek

The photo of this building is not altered.

Krzywy Domek means “Crooked Little House” in Polish. Built in 2004, it is currently a part of a commercial center, located in Sopot (Poland). The place combines culture and art with business.

More info: Krzywy Domek

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