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Video: See why a new art show at the Hammer Museum will remind you of a comfy …

In 2004, the artist Joseph Holtzman, founder, creative director and publisher of Nest: A Quarterly of Interiors, closed the wildly innovative design publication to focus on his painting. Fans were crushed, writing loving epitaphs to the award-winning …

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Miyzaki's Heros Immortalised in Art Nouveau | Madman …

What is art nouveau you may ask? Wikipedia says “Art Nouveau or Jugendstil is an international philosophy and style of art, architecture and applied art – especially the decorative arts – that was most popular during …

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Lalique Automotive Art | KTLA

This book celebrates the unique art of French glass master René Lalique. … By marrying well and selling jewelry designs to Cartier, Boucheron and others, Lalique was able to buy an existing jewelry workshop at age 20.

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There's a secret group of 250 Facebook millionaires who discuss which yachts …

That group is called “T.N.R. 250,” short for “The Nouveau Riche 250,” which is made up of Facebook's first 250 employees — many of whom became millionaires after the Facebook I.P.O.. According to Bilton, this group debates the purchasing of boats …

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Alexander Sokurov: Russia as Allegory for Art and Life

The director is involved in efforts to prevent St. Petersburg's historic buildings from being replaced by the eyesores of the nouveau riche. During the siege, “we paid such a high price for saving the city,” he said. “Therefore we don't have any right …

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Made of Bacteria, This Living Type Morphs Into New Letterforms

"I started with the initial letters in the old books that look like art nouveau—it has a natural line, it grows," says Elisar. Over time, the bacteria in the petri dish appears to morph into the new letters, growing into the thicker, blockier symbols …

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Absolutely fabulous! Jeweller to kings, Bing Crosby, James Bond, Joanna Lumley …

A gold, enamelled and pearl-set clock by Carl Fabergé, acquired by Russian Emperor Nicholas II in December for 215 roubles. This was clearly no ordinary place. The firm owned, for instance, three of Carl Fabergé's imperial Easter eggs – the serpent …

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The 2015 beauty Oscars

Roll out the red carpet for the year's most glamorous gongs! Revealed here for the first time: the winners of the CEW Beauty Awards. Can over 700 women be wrong? Most definitely not, when it comes to judging the CEW Beauty Awards 2015. That was the …

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A labor of love

A longtime passion project for producer Salma Hayek (credited here as Salma Hayek-Pinault), Lebanese philosopher-poet Gibran's cherished guide to life, death, love, art and so forth doesn't naturally lend itself to big-screen interpretation, and at …

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Felix ODELL c/o CAMERALINK traveled to summery-fresh Beirut for THE ESCAPIST

And you can get by quiet well with French next to the traditional Arabic language in the city of churches, mosques, and art nouveau buildings. For THE ESCAPIST, Felix kept more to areas near the beaches and on high sea to capture fabulous photos of the …

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Wood often neglected medium in art

n Lamp, electric, two-light, reverse painted shade, shepherd & sheep, umbrella shape, Art Nouveau, Jefferson, 1920s, 23 1/2 x 17 inches, $320. n Rookwood, vase, iris glaze, mistletoe design, Laura Lindeman initials, c.1904, 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, $420.

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The Best of Style: Our Comprehensive Guide to Philadelphia

FREEMAN'S AUCTIONEERS & APPRAISERS (1808 Chestnut St.; freemansauction.com) The oldest auction house in the US, home to premier sales in art, estate jewelry, and furnishings. I. BREWSTER & CO ….. TIFFANY & CO. (1414 Walnut St.; tiffany.com) The …

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antique art nouveau engagement rings | Jewellery Diamond …

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Studio Space of Louis Comfort Tiffany – Core77

Eric is co-founder and editorial director of Core77. … Studio Space of Louis Comfort Tiffany … Chen Yaoguang is the principal and founder of Hangzhou-based architecture studio Dianshang Building Decoration Design Co.

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What's Happening for September (UPDATED Sept. 1)

Nostalgia Jewelry class: 1-4 p.m., Ohr-O'Keefe Museum or Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Designed for ages 14 and older. Using art nouveau pendants and emblems of bronze and brass. Natural and semi-precious stones, findings and other embellishments are …

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Former Tiffany CEO and Descendant Dies at 91

Henry B. Platt, the 91-year-old former chairman and CEO of Tiffany & Co. died on July 22 at his home in Palm Beach, Florida, the New York Times reported last week. Platt was the last descendant of founder Louis Comfort Tiffany to manage the company.

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Lewis Center for the Arts presents Seuls en Scène – Princeton French Theater …

The musical Ajax, qu'on me donne un ennemi, based on German playwright Heiner Müller's 1995 play Ajax for example, will be performed on October 2 and 3 at 8:00 p.m. Head of Nouveau théâtre de Montreuil Mathieu Bauer, directs, orchestrates and plays …

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Felix ODELL c/o CAMERALINK traveled to summery-fresh Beirut for THE ESCAPIST mag

And you can get by quiet well with French next to the traditional Arabic language in the city of churches, mosques, and art nouveau buildings. For THE ESCAPIST, Felix kept more to areas near the beaches and on high sea to capture fabulous photos of the …

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NUTCRACKER, CINDERELLA, 'LEGENDS' and More Set for New York Theatre Ballet's …

This holiday ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, is set in Art Nouveau style circa 1907 with innovative choreography by long-time NYTB choreographer, Keith Michael; set design by Gillian Bradshaw-Smith; and costumes by Resident Costume …

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POLITICO Playbook: DICK, LIZ CHENEY DETONATE NEW BOOK – ROGER STONE book out …

("The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters," by Karl Rove. See the cover. http://bit.ly/1hO3Fi3) … She is so coiled about losing again – carrying her front-runner status around like a Fabergé egg – that she screws up …

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Strictly Come Dancing: Does Tess, Claudia or Zoe get your vote?

Most comfortable in black – in particular thick black eyeliner, which during this year's GQ Men of the Year Award, made her look like a panda – she has occasionally branched out into the world of colour for this series, with splashes of red and purple …

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The Cleveland Institute of Art celebrates 133 years of history with alumni …

But it's a start. The portfolio shows, for example, how Clara Driscoll, who attended in the mid-1880s, rose through the ranks at Louis Comfort Tiffany's studio to become a leading designer of museum-quality stained glass lamps. … The art college's …

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Monochrome Monday: Hands-on with the Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Quantième …

This year Montblanc introduced the entirely new Heritage Chronométrie collection, which immediately sparked interest from collectors. The collection features classic looks, classic complications, and even classically sized watches. The Montblanc …

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With a New Sequel About to Hit Shelves, Stieg Larsson's Partner Fights for His …

Sixty-one and wearing square-framed glasses, a checked orange shirt, tan jacket, and telltale running shoes, she led me—at a pace that suggested we were being tailed—to the cool, lush garden of the Art Nouveau central bath. Relaxing into a bench, she …

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Jewelry Road Trip: When in Brighton, UK… – Gem Gossip …

Continuing with BRITISH WEEK…I've been wanting to share with everyone this amazing little antique jewelry shop in Brighton, United Kingdom. It is called Fidra Jewellers and I've discovered this shop on Instagram; username …

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La Cigale fait chanter les plats

Si la décoration intérieure et ses céramiques ailées (partout des cigales stylisées Art nouveau) furent classées monuments historiques (1964), elle fut au bord de l'agonie dans les années 1970. Il n'y avait pas un chat, juste quelques junkies gothiques …

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Melbourne's booming population is expected to drive development

He describes Conservatory as “a landmark tower that builds on an art nouveau concept – a controlled and tempered habitat propagating a new environment for living within a graceful, sculptural façade that captures views, controls light and allows fresh …

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Russian Art Destroyed Highlighting Increased Religious Intolerance Under …

The sculpture was torn off the facade of an Art Nouveau period building in Saint Petersburg, in a religiously-motivated act of cultural vandalism. Police have now launched an investigation. More than a thousand people including architecture …

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Mike Allen's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in Washington

(“The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters,” by Karl Rove. See the cover. http://bit.ly/1hO3Fi3) … She is so coiled about losing again — carrying her front-runner status around like a Fabergé egg — that she screws up …

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Susan Boyle: I'd like Will Ferrell in my Christmas stocking

I feel safe and comfortable there and it's where I looked after Mum until her death seven years ago. We were … I am partial to a nice fake fur coat, but I don't go mad on designer clothes and expensive jewellery just because I have financial …

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Stage set for tense final round of Hong Kong Ladies Open at Fanling

Swirling winds and soaring temperatures made really low scoring on the Old Course hard to come by, although for much of her round, Hong Kong's Tiffany Chan Tsz-ching made healthy progress up the leaderboard. Chan, the 21-year-old amateur who has …

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L'Etat islamique détruit un nouveau temple antique à Palmyre

Le traitement de la sculpture et de la gravure de l'arc monumental par lequel on pénètre dans la cité depuis le grand temple est un exemple exceptionnel d'art palmyrénien. Les monuments funéraires de grande envergure situés en dehors de l'enceinte …

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ArtsBeat | Protesters Demand Restoration of Mephistopheles Sculpture in St …

Feodor Chaliapin, the legendary Russian opera singer known for his mesmerizingly demonic portrayal of Mephistopheles in Gounod's “Faust,” was the inspiration for the bas-relief, the great-grandson of Alexander Lishnevsky, architect of the Art Nouveau …

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The end of Weekly Top Five: Peter Bogdanovich's five best films

I'm all done writing top five lists for the Reader. Last week was my final week on the job, and I've had a lot of fun concocting these posts for the last couple years. Hopefully one or two of you enjoyed reading them. If you'd like to go back and see …

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