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News: Godfather Mansion For Sale

Godfather House

  The house where for a year and a half, Frances Ford Coppola and co. set-up camp to film interior and exterior shots for The Godfather is now up for sale. The estate, situated on Longfellow Avenue on Staten Island in New York City, has been the home of the Norris family for 50 years. The eight bedroom house also ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

Rockefeller Christmas Tree

  Celebrate: We officially kicked off the holiday season this week with the first night of Hanukkah on December 1st and the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. If you’re in New York City this December, make sure to head to the Rock to not only see the tree but all of the beautiful windows of Sax’s Fifth Avenue, ... Read More »

News: Tate Britain Gets Facelift

Tate Britain

Over the past ten years, visitors to the Tate Britain have gone up by over 60%, putting a toll on this somewhat modest gallery’s facilities. In order to help accommodate the new influx of patrons, the Tate Britain will undergo 45 million pounds in improvements, from new walls to a re-hanging of all the museum’s paintings.   Construction is set ... Read More »

Chronicles: India House

Kate&leopold

  Dominating the picturesque Hanover Square in Lower Manhattan is the India House, or 1 Hanover Square. Built in 1851 by developer and merchant Richard F. Carmen, it was here where the New York Cotton Exchange was founded in 1870, the second such exchange of its kind.   But before the India House stood on Hanover Square, during Dutch Colonial ... Read More »

News: Kenny Scharf’s New Bowery Mural

Kenny Scharf mural

  Replacing Shepard Fairey’s mural on Bowery and Houston is the new work by artist Kenny Scharf. The former Deitch Projects space is now curated by the Hole Gallery in SoHo. Fans of the mural will be waiting with baited breath to see if like former installations, this too will be bombarded by local grafittists.   Speaking of the psychedelic ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…Bowlie 2

Bowlie 2

  In 1999, Belle and Sebastian curated the first Bowlie Festival. That festival became the inspiration for All Tomorrow’s Parties, which in turn became an festival with outposts in multiple countries around the world. Now, 11 years later, Belle and Sebastian are back, once more curating Bowlie, taking place at Butlin’s- a family weekend resort in the southwest of England. Read More »

News: Tudor Tomb Mystery in Suffolk

Detail from the tomb of Henry Fitzroy

Researchers from the University of Leicester in the UK have just been awarded £497,000 from the Science and Heritage Programme of the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (there’s a mouthful) to conduct studies on the mysteries tombs of Tudor Suffolk using space technologies.   The tombs in question are the Renaissance monuments ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Figueres, Spain

Salvador Dali

  The small town of Figueres is famous for one reason, but oh what a reason. Figueres is not only where renowned surrealist painter and artistic innovator Salvador Dalí was born, it is also where he, along with the town’s mayor, decided to build a museum dedicated to his work and where eventually, he was buried. In fact, if you ... Read More »

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