"Richard Curtner is skilled in numerous mediums of art. However, he prefers to work in Textual Collage (word collage) presentations. This self developed new medium that he has been using for over ten years differentiates him from other artists. His collages are a capsulation of written text focused on subject matter creating realistic visual images, provoking inner thought, opening dimensions of contemplation that are otherwise unseen "thoughts"... from, curtnerart.com
Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal usually makes the various lists of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906 and features stunning Art Deco woodwork, a stained glass ceiling, and ornate shelving with a dramatic staircase up the center of the store.