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April 30, 2013

The all too Familiar Story of Stanley Ho

Back in 2011, I stopped in Melaka Malaysia for a few days on my 3-month trip through Southeast Asia. I nearly fell in love with the […]
April 4, 2013
Naoshima Island

Photos from the Road: Art Installations on Naoshima Island Japan

  Naoshima Island is one of the most interesting art projects I’ve come across during my travels. Since 1989, the small island, located in Japan’s Seto […]
February 14, 2013
According to What

Ai Weiwei: According to What?

I went to Washington DC’s Hirshhorn Gallery without really knowing anything about Ai Weiwei’s artistic career. I was mostly interested in seeing if Ai is a […]
December 24, 2012

Michelangelo’s David according to a Renaissance Pigeon

Warning: the following is a guest post by a Renaissance pigeon. All opinions expressed are his own and not Bohemian Traveler’s. The true story of why […]
August 23, 2012

Helsinki Design

Helsinki is defined by design. The city rebuilt itself in the wake of the Second World War and excelled at design. It was cutting edge and […]
July 19, 2012

A Day in Santa Fe

History and Superlatives of Santa Fe   We somehow brought the July monsoon with us from the north. It rained in Taos and continued in Santa […]
November 11, 2011

Photo from the Road: Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

The Connecticut River Valley seemed to be filled with off-the-beaten path interesting sites. I already wrote about the Cornish-Windsor Bridge, and visiting the Harpoon Brewery over […]
October 25, 2011

First Fridays in Philadelphia

During the first Friday of each month, the Old City art district in Philadelphia has an open house for its galleries. Each of the galleries is […]
March 26, 2011

Gauguin was a Travel Snob

By Stephen Bugno Paul Gauguin was born in Paris and moved to Peru at age three where he lived for four years. In his teens he […]
December 8, 2010

Botero in the Museo de Antioquia in Medellin

Botero back by Popular demand This second round of Botero on Bohemian Traveler (see the first round of Botero sculptures) features his works, mostly paintings, which […]
November 5, 2010

Is this art?

I found this stencil graffiti just outside of Cartegena University. The graffiti artist poses an interesting question. Is the graffiti around this stencil art or not? […]
October 25, 2010

Fernando Botero Sculptures in Medellin

By Stephen Bugno After Pablo Escobar, Medellin, Colombia’s most famous son is Fernando Botero. He is perhaps South America’s most beloved artist. You might recognize his […]
October 4, 2010

Misconceptions about Mexico City

By Stephen Bugno Over-crowded, polluted, dangerous. These were some of the misconceptions I had about Mexico City. Strolling the quiet, tree-lined neighborhoods of Coyoacon, the one-time […]
May 26, 2010

Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

By Stephen Bugno Last Sunday I caught the Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg exhibit at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. While […]