Posts Tagged ‘London’

London’s New Masterpiece: The Shard by Renzo Piano Opens to the Public

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This week, London touches the sky. Friday marks the opening of The Shard, which at 1,016 feet (or 72 stories) makes it the tallest building in the European Union. Designed by iconic architect Renzo Piano, the structure sits alongside the Thames River in one of the oldest parts of the city. Housing office space, restaurants, multimillion-dollar condos […]

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Illustrator Neal Fox’s Decadent Cultural Saints in Stained-Glass Windows

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London-based illustrator Neal Fox, known for his quirky, humorous renditions of indelible pop-culture icons, is currently displaying his portraits of cultural figures in stained glass at a Berlin exhibition entitled “Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride.” Fox’s work, described as a “phantasmagoric journey through the detritus and mythology of pop culture,” depicts the often debauched, […]

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