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Welcome to another exciting issue of the newsletter - a day later than usual but at least it made it to your inbox. Lots of interesting art news this week as well as some great new architecture and interior projects. Take a look around and you’re bound to find something you like. Let’s get to it.

A long-unseen Basquiat painting appears in the new Tiffany campaign

How pop art king Andy Warhol changed culture forever

Why art collectors are obsessed with Andy Warhol

Queens County Fair features Warhol's cow as design for this year’s corn maze

Over sixty venues open for an art-filled weekend in upstate New York

Twenty-four elevated cabins create this modernist retreat in the Catskills

Step inside Airbnb’s most wish-listed architectural stays

A tiny mushroom-shaped dome in the California redwoods is the world’s most booked Airbnb

This modern prefab cabin in the Ecuadorian Andes explores how we live and work

This new prefab office pod lets you work from practically anywhere

This ‘plug n play’ ADU is a self-sufficient tiny home that’s delivered fully assembled and ready to go

A rare, flying saucer–shaped Futuro home touches down in England

Lasdun brutalist building upgraded for University of London

Architects create home office in brutalist London tower

The refurbishment and adaptive reuse of brutalist architecture

Concrete construction offsets around one half of emissions caused by cement industry

The tyranny of concrete and its costly carbon footprint

A concrete seafront home on Oaxacan beach follows the rising and setting of the sun

A minimal housing space for kite-surfers is embedded into the water and sand in Brazil

A Brazilian home with an indoor/outdoor living style and another one in Texas

A sloping home in the bush of Brisbane

An intimate and essential retreat in the Nordic landscape

Styling tricks to learn from a serene Scandinavian apartment

Swedish interior designer shares insight into her holistic approach to designing interiors and furniture

A New York gallerist’s East Village apartment

This renovated loft in a former Manhattan hotel is the perfect mix of polished and playful

This penthouse office in Barcelona is a place of human connection, collaboration and inspiration

An elongated one-story volume is built in the countryside in the Czech Republic

A fifteen foot wide 160-year-old neo-Gothic building in Germany is reinvented as a hotel

Reviving historic buildings

The home Jean Prouvé designed for his daughter in the French countryside is now up for sale

Inside Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater house

Mies van der Rohe’s Neue Nationalgalerie reopens with an Alexander Calder exhibition

Latest BMW art car is Alexander Calder's unbuilt artist's proof

San Diego Museum which highlights folk art and design reopens after three-year $55M renovation

7 exceptional museums opening this fall

Hilma af Klint show in Australia closes after only fourteen days :’(

Unauthorized Banksy show in Seoul embroiled in replica controversy

Manhattan dealer busted for selling hundreds of fake ‘cookie-cutter’ antiquities

Italian man suspected of orchestrating van Gogh heist arrested in Dubai

Is a Sopranos-like family behind the billion-dollar Dresden jewel heist?

Scammers and hackers see new frontier in NFT art

An 'all female' NFT project was exposed as being founded by three Russian men

Artist Tom Sachs creates rocket NFTs

12-year-old earns $400K by selling NFTs

Teenager buys $7,000 worth of Leica camera gear for just $15 at a garage sale without realizing

Someone bought a Leica for $24K in 2019 and just sold it for $480K

Vancouver-based architectural photographer talks about working with the best and chasing the light

Japanese photographer has been documenting New Yorkers for the last forty years

Dash Snow documentary fails to contend with the artist’s carefully constructed persona

Is the party over for New York’s outlaw houseboats?

Parisian artist sails floating rock off the coast of Marseille

That’ll bring this week’s newsletter to a close. Seriously, thank you all for reading this far. I truly appreciate you…especially when you share the newsletter with a friend. And as always, send links and feedback over to capa@bloodandchampagne.com. I welcome your messages.

Thomas