Paris to Open World’s First-Ever Floating Museum

Located at Pont des Invalides in Paris, a three-level museum called Fluctuart is set to house work from Swoon, JR, Keith Haring and more. The space will be the world’s first floating museum, and its rooftop (with weatherproof sculptures), main deck (coffee/cocktail bar, bookshop and permanent collection) and bottom level (for temporary exhibits and events) will be free to visit. Unlike at other museums, visitors …

Art Collector’s Manhattan “Phallus Palace”

Charles Leslie (art collector and founder of Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, among other things) has an apartment in Manhattan that’s full of homoerotic art. It’s so full that it’s been dubbed the Phallus Palace. From site-specific murals to ancient artifacts, sculptures, souvenirs, embroidered cushions, tapestries, photography, painting and beyond, it’s a treasure trove that has every inch of the walls and tables …

Casa Malca, Tulum

A private estate turned beachside boutique hotel with extraordinary works of art on display

There tend to be two schools of thought when addressing Tulum, Mexico as a destination: those who have been there and done that, and those who dream of the tiny hotel-lined street sat between calm seas and a dense jungle. Remarkably, Casa Malca, situated along Carretera Tulum Boca Paila (aka Route 15), should appeal to both. For the former, this unique Design Hotels-certified destination offers …