Word of Mouth: Art Museums of Cartagena

Four establishments bearing everything from Zenú artifacts to politically-charged photography

by Leora Novick As enticing as the rainbow-colored, sun-soaked streets of the old city of Cartagena, Colombia may be, the city’s museums hold an abundance of art, both modern and historic, to fill your days with design inspiration. From hand-stenciled gold relics from the early Zenú society to today’s well known and emerging Colombian artists, each individual museum has a very distinct voice and aesthetic, …

The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums

The first English language guide of its kind to be published in 30 years

Across 176 full-color pages, author and historian Sophie Richard delivers comprehensive insight on over 50 art museums and galleries throughout Japan in her first book “The Art Lover’s Guide to Japanese Museums.” Filled with practical knowledge, interior and exterior photography, plus insider tips learned directly from museum curators and directors, it makes for an essential travel companion for art enthusiasts touring the nation. The guidebook …