The Most Notorious Art Heists

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, United States On the 18th March 1990, two thieves dressed as Boston Policemen demanded entrance to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, claiming to the guard on duty that they were responding to a disturbance. They convinced the man to step away from the alarm button and to fetch his partner….

Famous Pieces of Art Related to Sport

The Races at Longchamp The Longchamp Racecourse was opened in 1857, and is located on the banks of the Seine near Bois de Boulogne. It is still regarded as one of the top thoroughbred racetracks in the world today. In 1867, Edouard Manet, a keen spectator, immortalized this racecourse in The Races at Longchamp. The…

Most Famous Statues of Sports Stars

Rocky Made famous by the movie Rocky, starring Sylvester Stallone, Rocky’s story about being an up-and-coming boxer was inspirational. Although he didn’t win the fight against Apollo Creed, he won the love of the viewers. Rocky’s willingness to work hard and hustle to become the world champion in boxing. Despite being a fictional character, this…

Most Expensive Pieces of Art in History

8. Portrait of Adele Block-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt This breathtaking gol-flecked picture, painted by Gustav Klimt, sold in 2006 to Ronald Lauder, the cosmetics mogul, for $158.5 million, which was a record at the time. This extraordinary painting also has quite a story to it – it was seized by the Nazis during the…

Most Beautiful Casino Architecture in the World

There are many casinos located all over the world, but finding one that features both luxurious architecture as well as an exquisite gaming experience is rare. A finely crafted exterior meeting a lavish indoor ambiance can transform your whole experience. If you would like a magnificent gambling experience in one of the most opulent casinos…