UNESCO Adds Yoga to World Heritage List, Swiss Ski Resort Becomes Art Hotspot

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Yoga students practicing “hot yoga.” Matt Cardy/Getty Images

UNESCO has a special list for “intangible” world heritage, which is a fancy way of saying influential cultural trends. Recently added to the prestigious roster is the Indian philosophy of yoga.

Why did Vito Schnabel open a gallery in the Swiss ski resort town of St. Moritz? The two has over 30 galleries, and when dealer Bruno Bischofberger offered him his gallery, “I knew it was an incredible opportunity to be part of the cultural conversation there,” he told the Times.

Not everyone is a fan of John Baldessari’s custom “art car” for BMW. Andrew Krok writes: “Some of BMW’s Art Cars are evocative of their era. If that’s the case with John Baldessari and the 19th such creation, well, art is dead, folks.”

How do Miami Basel dealers beat the boredom of manning the booth? One dealer has invented an art-themed bingo game based on the attire of fairgoers.

Papo Cool plans to live off the Puerto Rican rainforest for 400 days—in the name of art. The artist and founder of New York’s Exit Art will “live off the land in silence” for over a year, reports the Art Newspaper’s Julia Halperin.

UNESCO Adds Yoga to World Heritage List, Swiss Ski Resort Becomes Art Hotspot