Barcelona - Palau Güell The Palau Güell is a mansion designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí for the Catalan industrial tycoon Eusebi Güell. The construction was carried out in the period between 1885 and 1900. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. (source: wikipedia)
Liza Lou created this beaded kitchen in 1996. It was her first such piece of art; she has done other, increasingly elaborate ( works, including a backyard with 250,000 individually-beaded blades of grass. Each of the beads in her elaboratelly detailed works of art is applied with tweezers. American-born Liza Lou now lives in South Africa. In 2002 she was awarded a MacArthur Genius grant.