Culture, travel, fashion and culinary delights: the Kosmos pages of Lufthansa Magazin bring you interesting and useful tidbits from around the world
Utopia in pink
When Ricardo Bofill built the residential complex La Muralla Roja on the Costa Blanca in 1973, his modest aim was to “renew or even revolutionize ways of life with the help of new building forms.” One apartment in this surrealist gem is for rent.
In northwestern Victoria, Australia, tall grain silos dominate the skyline. Now street artists have embellished them along a stretch of 200 kilometers with gigantic works of art, creating the Silo Art Trail, Australia’s largest open-air gallery.
London’s Tate Modern is showing a retrospective of the work of Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920), whose unique style found little favor in his lifetime. His main subject: the human form (here The Little Peasant).