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Latvia keen to counter Moscow moves to whitewash horrors of the past

The elegant but weather-worn “House on the Corner” stands six storeys high in central Riga, its playful blend of neoclassical and art nouveau features belying countless atrocities committed inside. Latvians tell a characteristically caustic joke about …

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Japanese Printmaking Explored at Krannert Art Museum: "The Creative Print …

Visitors to Krannert Art Museum (KAM, http://kam.illinois.edu) are invited to explore Japanese printmaking by participating in a Gallery Conversation entitled “The Creative Print Movement in Japan,” Oct. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the museum's Asian Gallery …

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CLARK ART INSTITUTE TO HOST SCULPTURE AND PHOTOGRAPHY …

… interests also include the history of photography, the historiography of art history, and women and the visual arts. This Symposium is the first of a two-part event co-sponsored by the Clark's Research and Academic Program and the Getty Research …

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Works from Cy Twombly's Personal Collection at Auction

Christie's will be offering a group of works from the Twombly Foundation on Nov. 12 and 13. None are by the famed artist, rather they are pieces collected by Cy Twombly in the 1960s. His examples of Warhol, Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Claes Oldenburg …

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Silver Rennie Mackintosh pendant DWA235m2 | Celtic …

www.rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk Charles Rennie Mackintosh pendant – Sterling silver DWA235m2. Originally posted 2011-11-20 05:10:04. Related posts: Silver Rennie Mackintosh pendant DWA199m2 · Rennie Mackintosh watch …

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The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection …

The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection. This entry was posted by nick4033 on October 19, 2014 at 9:57 AM. The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection . . . . The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection Gold …

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Museum & Gallery Listings for Oct. 24-30

They represent a marvelous variety of styles and influences, including Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, classic Chinese traditions and European folk art. What they share is a love for processes and materials and a candid way with the human touch.

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The Bedford Antiques Show at Historical Hall

She also has a case of unusual Bakelite and Mexican silver jewelry. Framont of Greenwich, CT, specializes in fine paintings, drawings, and sculpture of the late 19th to early 20th century. Knollwood Antiques of Thorndike, MA, is known for his …

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Inspired By Nature: Graphic Design in the Art Nouveau Period

The J. Wayne Stark Galleries at Texas A&M University are proud to introduce their newest exhibition Inspired by Nature: Graphic Design in the Art Nouveau Period, opening October 12. This exhibition (in conjunction with American Art Nouveau) was made …

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Van Cleef & Arpels' boutique re-opens its doors in celebration of its 10th …

Nurtured by influences of a private French Salon of the Art Nouveau period, powdery hues in a sumptuous array of silk and velvet surround the traditional façade, creating a light and airy space, gracefully setting the scene for the renowned High …

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Swann Galleries Auctions Vintage Travel Posters

Today, vintage travel posters are sold as art. In June, Christie's held an auction called the Art of Travel, in London. “L'Atlantique,” a 1931 poster by A. M. Cassandre that portrays the bow of an ocean liner in a highly stylized Art Deco manner …

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'Sleepy Hollow' Season 2 Scoop: Head Honcho On What's Next For Ichabod And …

It's a really ambitious show, and everybody has to be facile and comfortable with all of these different tones. I think we have a couple of new editors this season and they need to know how to balance, within the same scene, going from a really funny …

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Bernardi Roig's sculptures lurk in surprising spots in 'NO/Escape' at the …

When it comes to museums, Mallorcan artist Bernardi Roig prefers stairs and hallways to gallery walls. “For me, the least interesting place in a museum is its walls,” he says. “There, you will always find what you expect.” For his first show at the …

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Rago Auctions Open House Features a Talk on Art Nouveau by Benjamin …

Under his leadership Macklowe Gallery has become the world's most respected dealer of antique and estate jewelry, French Art Nouveau decorative arts and the entire oeuvre of Louis Comfort Tiffany, increasing yearly sales from $4,000,000 in 1995 to over …

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Puig Blows Out 100 Candles

Almost Olympian in scale, the evening opened with a multi-media presentation in the Gran Teatre del Liceu and climaxed with a sumptuous cocktail, dinner and dance party at the former Hospital Sant Pau, billed as the the largest Art Nouveau complex in …

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Temple of the night: Berlin's Friedrichstadt-Palast

The Friedrichstadt-Palast's front building has an art nouveau facade reminiscent of the early days in this glorious theater's history. The main building, made of concrete, takes up an entire city block. Shows such as current production "The Wyld …

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Art Nouveau mermaid – Bridal Jewelry Mall

via JEWELRY, ACCESSORIES AND MORE October 19, 2014 at 12:51AM.

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Midwest travel: Christmas trees, film festivals and more

14-15: 26th Annual Holiday Handcrafters' Showcase and Marketplace, Muncie. This holiday crafts show presents arts, crafts, collectibles, antiques, home and personal items and gourmet gift foods. 419-436-1457, tinyurl.com/nh6yh3n. Miles from Chicago: 230.

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Van Cleef & Arpels' boutique re-opens its doors in celebration of its 10th …

Nurtured by influences of a private French Salon of the Art Nouveau period, powdery hues in a sumptuous array of silk and velvet surround the traditional façade, creating a light and airy space, gracefully setting the scene for the renowned High …

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When it comes to museums, Mallorcan artist Bernardi Roig prefers stairs and hallways to gallery walls. “For me, the least interesting place in a museum is its walls,” he says. “There, you will always find what you expect.” For his first show at the …

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From the archive, 23 October 1964: A very fair lady indeed

Every delightful absurdity of Edwardian costume, art nouveau, Lalique glass, William Morris wallpapers, white furniture, and stained glass panels in Wimpole Street front doors has been assembled and drastically redesigned by the modern Piranesi, to …

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Guest blog from lovedazzle jeweller Sheila McDonald …

As a former student at the Glasgow School of Art, I love the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I was sixteen when I first visited the Art School and I remember that the building with its beautiful details absolutely blew me away …

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China's President Wants To Ban Weird Buildings — And That's A Huge Mistake

From smog-chomping supercities to giant penis skyscrapers, China has built its reputation on wild and wacky structures of late. But in a public speech last week, China's president made a promise to his country: “No more weird architecture.” No way!

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Antiques market: Halloween cards

… and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26. John Winsch published postcards in New York from 1910 to 1915, and his sought-after Halloween postcards retain some of the Art Nouveau styling of the turn-of-the-century decorative arts. Presale estimate: $200-$600 apiece.

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Shelburne Museum hosts treasure hunt for real treasure

Displayed in the Diana and John Colgate Gallery of Shelburne Museum's new Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education, “Natural Beauties” will feature works by revered jewelers/artisans including Harry Winston, Cartier, Van Cleef and Arpels, Bulgari …

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Kimono's evolution reflects changing Japan

Traditional Japanese motifs were combined with new Western design concepts to make some dazzling kimonos, many inspired by the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. Designs became more graphic in following decades, especially in unlined summer …

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Día De Los Muertos Nail Art: See Creative Designs And 5 Must-Have Products …

L'Oréal Paris Colour Riche Nail in Red Tote: L'Oréal Paris and Color Designer, Orrea Light, bring six new Trend Setter shades for 2013. Inspired by exotic flowers, the bold hues of the “Le Nouveau Riche” collection range from lime green to neon pink …

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Panasonic Teams Up with Design Firm for 3D-Printed Camera Cases

Panasonic has collaborated with the German design firm WertelOberfell to create a series of 3D-printed camera cases inspired by three different “design epochs.” The cases, which are currently only concept designs, showcase how cameras can utilize tech …

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Purple Fan: Art Nouveau Jewelry book

I love Art Nouveau and jewelry/anything in that style, so I've seen lots of books on it. This book has pictures of jewelry I've never laid eyes on and the pieces are breath-taking! All the pieces are from a private collection.

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Old Photo – Art Nouveau Lady with Jewelry – The Graphics …

Here's a marvelous Old Photo Postcard! This one shows a lovely French Lady in a stylish Art Nouveau Costume! She's wearing loads of Jewelry (I see lots of Pearls there) and an elaborate Headdress on her head! She's even …

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Comply With Charles Lewis Tiffany, Father Associated With …

Can easily something just about Louis Comfort Tiffany, builder from the famous tiffany shop stained cup lighting unit. Do not have often heard with regards to his particular father, Charles, founder of Tiffany and Co., our planet's …

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Luxembourg & Dayan Presents MARIO SCHIFANO: THE 60s, 11/6-1/10

In 1962, New Realists opened at Sidney Janis Gallery in New York City, heralding a new generation of American Pop Art and French Nouveau Réalisme. The exhibition featured Mario Schifano, a young painter little known outside of Italy, who was having his …

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Art Nouveau – New World Encyclopedia

Jewelery of the Art Nouveau period revitalized the jeweler's art, with nature as the principal source of inspiration, complemented by new levels of virtuosity in enameling and the introduction of new materials, such as opals and semi-precious …

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Matthew Guy declines request to save Gough Whitlam, Kew birthplace from …

A single-storey double-fronted Federation-style villa of brick construction, which features a distinctive centrally-placed square porch with Art Nouveau parapeted walls. Intact apart from a rear extension. Built in 1911, it was owned and occupied by …

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I Spent A Day With One Of The World's Greatest Chefs, Massimo Bottura, And It …

The Art Nouveau Albinelli market is considered one of Italy's most beautiful and would be one of the city's great tourist sights, if there were more tourists. Today, I seem to be the only one. “Ciao Max!” the stallholders call. He is clearly well known …

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