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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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Willow Tearooms owner buys Miss Cranston rights

The four-storey Art Nouveau building was recently purchased for £400,000 by the Celia Sinclair charitable trust and a £900,000 fundraising campaign is underway to repair and restore it to its former glory in 2016. The interiors feature Mackintosh's …

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Tiffany's Stained Glass Desk Lamp Legacy

The museum houses the largest collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany, including Tiffany jewelry, ceramics, paintings, glass art, stained glass, lamps, and inside the chapel he designed for the World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago in …

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

President Xi Jinping began his attack by criticizing what could widely be considered to be the first building of the Nouveau Weird Movement, Rem Koolhaas' CCTV building (which is, admittedly, not that weird anymore). He warned that the pursuit of …

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The NYC Met showcases 50 spectacular Japanese Kimonos

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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Egg-randisement

This was made famous by the exquisite Fabergé eggs, a limited number of eggs crafted by the renowned Russian artist and jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé for the Tsars as Easter gifts for their wives and mothers. These unmatched pieces were made from gold …

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Wednesday arts pick: “Sagrada,” Rooftop Architecture Film Series

Designed by architect Antoni Gaudí, its brilliant mash-up of Gothic and Art Nouveau styles that remains still not finished. sagrada_530x332. As part of its Rooftop Architecture Film Series, the Contemporary screens “Sagrada: The Mystery Of Creation” a …

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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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Spain: Greatness and grandeur of the "other" Barcelona

Conveniently, we lunch in Santuari de la Misericordia – an art nouveau restaurant beside the church where bride and bridegroom are taking their vows. A horse-drawn carriage waits impatiently outside, hooves tapping, tails swishing in the languid …

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History of Design: Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Constructivism, Bauhaus, Swiss, Modernism

GRAPHIC DESIGN STYLES THROUGHOUT HISTORY Design Style I: Art Nouveau Art Nouveau flourished between 1890 and 1910 and influenced all genres of art and design…

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The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection

The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection . . . . The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection Gold & silver Charles Rennie Mackintosh pendants, earrings, brooches, bracelets,…

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J.B.Hirsch,Inc.,www.jbhirsch.com

J.B.Hirsch,Inc., a private company founded in 1907. We’re now a century old company, carrying legend of a hundred years old French Bronze moulds, featuring L…

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Heart of East Denver

In the salad days of the 1870s and 80s, when Denver was flush with an economy fueled by mineral wealth, Curtis Park and its adjacent areas became the address of choice for the city's nouveau riche. They built … They are restoring 19th century homes …

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Copenhagen's hotel scene revamped: From boutique novelties to icons reborn

Situated in a historic building from the early 1900s, this 98-room hotel overlooks the Queen's Gardens and stays true to the nouveau-bohême culture and sustainable philosophy behind the Guldsmeden Hotels. … Among these include 62 luxury guest rooms …

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Wall Street Bankers Love Art About Money

The nouveau riche of Wall Street no longer just want the red Ferrari, the $10,000 Hermes Birkin bag, or ten bottles of the $1,000 champagne—they want paintings of these objects, and they know who can make it happen—New-Orleans based Ashley …

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Vienna's Neubau district: Venture out into Seventh heaven

It doesn't come more luxurious than the Vienna Park Hyatt (00 43 1 22740 1234; vienna.park.hyatt.com), located in the Art Nouveau walls of a converted bank in the middle of the city's Innere Stadt. The spa, complete with a gold-lined swimming pool, is …

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Ganoksin – BenchTube – Art Nouveau Dragon Fly- Jewelry …

Art Nouveau Dragon Fly 925 Silver. … The Ganoksin Project – Jewelry Manufacturing Methods and Techniques – Since 1996 · Click to Visit. in. The Tip's From The Jeweler's Bench Article Archive, The Orchid Archives – Entire, The Orchid …

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Horse Carousel Faberge style Trinket Box by Keren Kopal Swarovski Crystal

Item: E549 About the Artist Keren Kopal Keren Kopal is a designer of decorated works of art. As an art and antique collector Keren was inspired by the fabulo…

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Lalique crystal Jewellery

Lalique crystal Jewellery ,. . . . . Lalique’s official website The official website of Lalique North America, makers of fine crystal jewelry and works of ar…

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Can Political Films Make Any Real Change?

… filmmakers to the Dôme du Festival on Thursday for a roundtable discussion on the intersection of art and politics in filmmaking—and what makes some intersections more successful than others. The event was part of the 43rd Festival du Nouveau Cinema.

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An Easy Way to Amass a Valuable Art Collection

Your art-collecting clients are likely to pick up helpful but hard-to-follow advice on building their collections. “Buy the highest-quality objects you can afford” is one adage they're likely to hear. But that guidance makes sense, because it's often …

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Cirque Du Soleil 'Varekai': fitness and artistic tips from Cirque performer

The cirque nouveau ("contemporary circus") of Cirque du Soleil combines acrobatics, dance, music, and elaborate costumes. And their …. "What comes to me right now is being an artist, at Cirque du Soleil or not, all the time I'm here to give, you know …

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Remembering Matthew Tomlanovich

He held a BGS from Oakland University, an MFA in Acting from the California Institute of the Arts, and a Masters of Arts in Vocal Studies from the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. …. "I met Matt when he came on board with Nouveau 47.

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