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Friends of Historic Saugerties holds lectures on June 6

including a brief history of the major historical and cultural influences of the 1850-1900s and how they affected the Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, and Victorian styles of furniture. Historically important designers including Gustav Stickley, William …

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A couple of issues

An ordinary middle class family with its characteristic aspirations located anywhere in the world would identify with Connie, the artist mother, Douglas Peterson, the biochemist father, and Albie, their only son who is trying his best to come to terms …

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Marc Metrick In, Marigay McKee Out at Saks

Metrick was executive vice president and chief administrative officer of the Hudson's Bay Co. McKee was president of Saks Fifth Avenue … Among the departures were Jennifer De Winter, the retailer's chief merchant, who joined Tiffany earlier this year …

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Lalique – French sublime design

Rene Lalique initially began creating flamboyant Art Nouveau jewelry, believing the quality of the design was just as influential to the success of a piece as the quality of the precious stones. From 1896 there was an ongoing …

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Eurovision 2015: The running order – when will UK and, er, Australia perform?

27 countries are competing to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna tonight. To make sure you don't miss your favourite, here is the order in which every act will appear. The UK entry Electro Velvet is on fifth: …

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Google doodles eggs for Peter Carl Faberge's 166th …

Born on May 30, 1846 in St. Petersburg, Peter Carl Fabergé is most famous for his trademark Fabergé eggs. Having honed his jewellery skills in Germany, France and England, he joined his father's business in 1870.

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Arizona Storytellers: Celine Rille

Celine Rille is the founder of the Nouveau chapter of the Arizona Costume Institute at the Phoenix Art Music. KJZZ is partnering with the Arizona Republic to bring you the Arizona Storytellers project on the radio. Storytellers in Phoenix share their …

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Your Travel Expert On: Classic Cuba

With a guide in the driver's seat, cruise by sun brightened colonial buildings and Gaudi inspired facades with their breezy central courtyards. Art Nouveau embellishments and high arched doorways. At Finca La Vigia, Ernest Hemingway's home for over …

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Arts and culture listings, May 22-29, 2015

“Body Awareness”: The Flying H Group Theatre Company presents Annie Baker's play about art, Asperger's and arousal. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through May 30, 6368 Bristol Road, Ventura. $10-$15. 901-0005; flyinghgroup.com.

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Hotel Casa Fuster, once Barcelona's most luxurious residence

Well spotted; it's certainly not. Confusingly, " modernisme" is the Catalan word for art nouveau and has nothing to do with modernism. Barcelona was one of the leading sites of the art nouveau movement, its great name being Antoni Gaudi. Ring a few bells?

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Penny Stock Journal: Fabulous Fabergé – Jeweller to the …

She was so delighted the tradition of the Tsar giving his Empress a surprise Easter egg by Carl Fabergé would continue until 1917. According to tradition, not even the Tsar knew what egg form they would take: the only …

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ART DECO: DELHI'S UNSUNG ARCHI

If you take the Metro from Rajiv Chowk to Rajouri Garden, it's easy to spot the veritable treasure trove of Art Deco heritage structures en route – built in the period of global economic resurgence between the First and the Second World Wars. The …

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Norris Green hit-and-run death driver hunted

The victim was found seriously injured in Gable View, Norris Green, on Saturday afternoon and died of his injuries in hospital. Police are hunting for the driver of a 4×4 vehicle which officers say would have sustained damage to its front. Det Ch Insp …

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Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott remained determined to fight his cancer right until …

Dave 'Devilfish' Ulliott was as comfortable with Hollywood royalty as he was with his high-rise council flat roots. The former world poker … After his second stint in jail he decided to go straight, and he set up a pawnbroker's shop and jewelry with …

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Fake Tiffany Jewelry – for decoration industry into natural …

1970 Paris World's Fair, Fake Tiffany jewelry wholesale will be awarded for the first time emerging global attention, followed by the active participation of its second-generation successor Louis · Comfort · Tiffany (Louis Comfort …

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A Day With Louis Comfort Tiffany – Emanu-El | Calendar

Louis C. Tiffany was born in New York City on Feb. 18, 1848, the son of Charles Tiffany, founder and director of the jewelry retailers Tiffany & Co. Tiffany was interested in painting as a young man; he studied with George Inness and traveled in …

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Luxury Jewelry: Lalique Jewelry

Lalique was an artist Jewelry From Art Nouveau to Now,” features 300 designs by world renowned jewelry designers including works from René Lalique, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleff & Arpel, as well as works by four Vermont …

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Saturday Diary: Mrs. Simpson's garden blooms

White petunias planted by a friend ring an Art Nouveau-style statue of a woman that the Simpsons found in their garage when they moved in. “Kathleen liked all white flowers around it,” Mr. Simpson says. Even the tiny blue forget-me-nots are thriving …

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17 things to do with the kids in Dorset during half-term

The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery will be hosting a children's poster design workshop inspired by their own Alphonse Mucha exhibition. Artist and tutor Kate Salwya will be exploring Art Nouveau colours, lettering, stencils and patterns. Costs £12 and a …

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Plane passengers reveal how they would combat their biggest frustrations

'As to what makes holiday travellers feel better and keeps everyone more sane while taking to the skies, it comes down to keeping the flights on time, comfortable and running smoothly.' Thirty-seven percent of those surveyed felt that children should …

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Brian O'Driscoll laments Ireland's absence from sevens scene

Ireland and Lions great Brian O'Driscoll says it's "a shame" his country are missing out on the sevens phenomenon sweeping the rugby world, especially with the code being part of the Rio Olympic Games next year. The Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong …

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Putnam's First Fridays win CT Main Street Award

'A Century of Art' is 2015's theme. May's First Friday centered on Art Nouveau, a style popular between 1890 and 1910. Restaurants designed meals, desserts and specialty drinks around the theme. Businesses hung art nouveau prints on their walls and put …

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Inspiration + Adventure Await This Summer at Denver's Mile High Attractions

Joan Miro: Instinct & Imagination at the Denver Art Museum focuses on artworks the Spanish artist created during the last two decades of his career, from 1963-1981. Joan Miro's imagination and creativity extended well into his old age. Later in life …

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EU walks tightrope in fear Minsk talks will be endangered

The spiral domes alongside the art nouveau architecture of Latvia's capital city are testimony to the complex cultural heritage of this eastern corner of the European Union. Signs of Russian influence are everywhere in Riga, a city which is home to up …

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A foodie tour of Nişantaşı for a taste of home

Its paved side-walked streets and six-story Art Nouveau apartments have kept the 'kapıcı' (doorman) tradition alive and have served as the background for Nobel-laureate Orhan Pamuk's novels, as well as the inspiration behind the hilarious Turkish …

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Chen Long and Lin Dan on collision course to Malaysia Open final

World number one Chen Long cruised again yesterday while his legendary compatriot Lin Dan survived a scare, but the Chinese shuttlers stayed on a collision course for the final of the Malaysia Open. Chen notched another straight-game win, this time …

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Her visual style is inspired by the Art Nouveau movement

Her style, in general, is inspired by the Art Nouveau movement, which originally peaked between 1890 and 1910. Still, having fully adopted the power of digital graphics tools and software, but always keeping pen and paper …

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ART DECO: DELHI'S UNSUNG ARCHI

If you take the Metro from Rajiv Chowk to Rajouri Garden, it's easy to spot the veritable treasure trove of Art Deco heritage structures en route – built in the period of global economic resurgence between the First and the Second World Wars. The …

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At Restaurant Lorena's in Maplewood, a Menu Built Around Vegetables

Its presentation and style, in fact, was as old as it was when Julia Child first attempted to master the art of French cooking at Le Cordon Bleu in 1949. In its traditional way, however, the crepe was simply delicious and, at certain moments …

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A Full Floor at One57 for $47.78 Million

John Burger of Brown Harris Stevens represented the sellers, James and Anna M. Fantaci, who gut renovated the apartment to include Art Nouveau-style features like a bowed asymmetrical doorway, along with modern conveniences like integrated Crestron …

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The weirdest thing I did to save money

“This sounds like another middle-class woman playing at money saving but it was a powerful and empowering experience that took me far beyond my comfort zone. And I was already using most usual saving hacks and then some, anyway. To buy three ski lift …

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When John Ashbery Was New York's Art Critic

there is a sensuous richness in the paint and in the decorative Art Nouveau swirl of sunset clouds, an excitement in the vertiginously receding perspective of the bridge, that gild this too bitter pill and persuade one to swallow it, to accept it and …

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Relatives upset they can't visit inmates injured in wreck

The four inmates who survived were taken to Medical Center Hospital, which bars relatives from visiting any inmate who comes to the hospital in Odessa for treatment, spokeswoman Tiffany Harston said. Three of the men were in critical condition Thursday …

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Couple sue Thomson after falling 'horrendously' ill on honeymoon to Dominican …

'Thomson closely audits all resorts to which we operate to ensure that health, hygiene and comfort levels are maintained in line with industry standards. 'As this case is now subject to legal proceedings it would be inappropriate for us to comment …

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Travel expert lobbies for extra-wide seats on planes to fit 'passengers of size'

… extreme cases crew can refuse to let overweight passengers board flights. George Hobica suggests adding one or two rows of 'economy-class wide' seats to planes instead, similar to the economy comfort seating which is offered by American Airline Delta.

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