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Antonia Pozzi, ali d'ombra

Stazione termale mitteleuropea ricca di hotel barocchi e art nouveau che un tempo si alternava con Mosca nel presentare tutta la produzione cinematografica dei paesi comunisti, quest'anno oltre agli esordi dei giovani cineasti dell'est e a un ricco …

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Let's color. Coloring books for adults still trending

Tucked into a bowl of rice vermicelli at a Vietnamese restaurant, I slid a postcard coloring book out of my purse, turned off my cell and lost myself in the stylized stalks and fronds of an art nouveau drawing. I had four green pens in slightly …

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'Print Tsunami' illustrates Japanese influences on European art movements

One of the reasons Paris was ground zero for Japanese prints had to do with art dealer Siegfried Bing, at the time Europe's largest importer of the prints. Bing's gallery, Maison de l'Art Nouveau — the name of which was appropriated for the French …

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Science to Live By: Beauty and the Savanna Hypothesis

Development of our modern, Western understanding of aesthetics occurred in the cultural context of an expanding and lucrative commercial market in Europe for fine art, arising from the desire of the nouveau riche to flaunt their good taste as …

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Elise Blumann's paintings cast Western Australia in a different light

A sensitive, eloquent young woman from a well-to-do family, she enrolled at 19 in the Royal Art School in Berlin. In this epicentre of competing art styles, from expressionism and cubism to art nouveau, the student artist was exposed to works by her …

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Super Rugby 'Team Talk'

In the news: Is Dave Rennie rugby's version of world-renowned motivational guru Tony Robbins? Teamtalk reckons Robbins' bestseller Awaken The Giant Within, is by Rennie's bedside. Robbins was clearly pondering the Chiefs injuries when he wrote: …

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Race for Life 2015: 10000 women turn Glasgow's streets pink in fight against …

OLYMPIC curler Eve Muirhead was joined on stage by nine-year-old cancer survivor Danny Flanigan and his twin brother Joe to rally the crowd in Glasgow. Share; Share; Tweet; +1. VIEW GALLERY. THE streets of Glasgow turned pink yesterday as …

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Suspected college shooter: Slain victim molested my relative

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Police say they are investigating the fatal shooting of a gay community college worker as a hate crime, while the man charged in the killing told a judge he had gotten rid of his former supervisor because molested a relative.

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A hidden gem of the Art Nouveau era: 29 Avenue Rapp, 7th …

This weekend a friend and I were exploring the streets of the 7th arrondissement, when unexpectedly we stumbled upon the gem that is 29 Avenue Rapp. Right in front of us was an amazing Art Nouveau building, and we just …

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Guignols et politiques : je t'aime, moi non plus

… et de la communication politique. Il est l'auteur de Come-back, ou l'art de revenir en politique (Paris, Flammarion, 2014). … Ce n'est pas nouveau. Déjà au début du XXe siècle, les hommes politiques les moins connus cherchaient à influencer les …

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Preservation Palpitations

Of the few surviving Art Nouveau buildings in Manhattan, this surely is the finest. At 12 stories, it also offers a textbook lesson in how to build interesting tall buildings, with its tripartite division, like a classical column. Above a three-story …

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The Feel of the City: Jewelry from Centers of this World at Pforzheim Jewelry …

The wide spectrum of jewelry objects also includes avant-garde Art Nouveau creations, a pair of elegant clip brooches created by Cartier and a sparkling Tiffany brooch featuring superbly cut gemstones. There is even an exquisite, stylish golden …

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Star architects lead Lake Garda's lakefront property revival

The cluster of contemporary homes in Gardone Rivieria on the shores of Lake Garda, northern Italy, is a striking counterpoint to the town's traditional red-roofed houses and unrestored art nouveau villas. Called Villa Eden Gardone, this private resort …

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Wrangle for World Cup places to define Super Rugby season

A not-so-secret key to Dave Rennie's success at the Chiefs has been the high number of utility players he selects. There is only one given in Super Rugby, and that's injuries. Rennie's sides have been able to be morphed and moulded a thousand ways, …

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Stephen Fry visits Apple HQ and recalls the time he annoyed Steve Jobs

For me that man was Willy Wonka and every time I went to Cupertino I was Charlie visiting the Chocolate Factory. I don't mind saying that there was no one alive in the world I … He had been forced to resign from his own company the year after he had …

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Financial struggles can't slow Detroit's energy and creativity

At Hart Plaza, glimpse Robert Graham's monument to boxer Joe Louis — “The Fist,” as it's locally known — which has stood mid-punch since 1986. And walk to nearby … With its Tiffany stained-glass windows and its crystal chandeliers, The Whitney's …

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17 Reasons Being In Your 50s Is So Freakin' Fantastic

If you could live out the rest of your life at any age, in good health, what would it be? Sixteen? Thirty? Forty? According to a 2013 Harris poll of 2,242 adults, the magic number is 50. (Interestingly, when Harris asked the question 10 years earlier …

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Gaudi's Barcelona. The Shape of Dreams.

Barcelona turned me into a passionate fan of Modernist Architecture. I've always enjoyed Art Nouveau, but the Catalan Modernists took turn of the century architecture to a whole different level. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the buildings Antoni …

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Baton Rouge area calendar for July 3-9, 2015

Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS — Brady Lewis, left, playing Ken, the younger artist, listens as Gregory Leute as Mark Rothko, the older artist, explains his views during a scene rehearsal for Nouveau Bridge Theatre Company's first show, set …

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Beyonce sends heartwarming message of support to backing singer who is …

Pop queen Beyonce has sent a special message to one of her backing singers who is fighting cancer. The Love On Top hitmaker posted a beautiful black and white image of Tiffany Monique Riddick with an emotional message on her website. "We love you …

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State-of-the-Art Micropigmentation

Micropigmentation is one of the fastest growing specialties in the beauty industry. In the past decades it has evolved from modest permanent makeup to superior micropigmentation techniques. Nouveau Contour has always been the innovator in developing …

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"Can Heatherwick produce architecture that is more than a gimmick or a gadget?"

The copper top of the cauldron, made of many petals, looked like an Art Nouveau vessel, while the spindly stainless steel poles, grouped together, are more reminiscent of the mushroom-like columns Heatherwick has proposed for parks in London, New York …

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Brumbies lose Pocock again for Chiefs clash

Australia's ACT Brumbies head into this weekend's Super Rugby round against the Waikato Chiefs again without injury-blighted David Pocock as champions NSW Waratahs seek redemption after a poor opening loss. Former Wallaby skipper Pocock, who …

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Waterfront not just for the hyper-wealthy

When Chris Phillips talks about condos ranging in price from $250,000 to $450,000, he seems to have no idea of the marketplace. The White Star's Tiffany Square condos peak at $900,000. In three years, these waterfront condos will likely start at $750,000.

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Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Elegant Green Necklaces I

Elegant Green Necklaces I …. Gariod (1) Linzeler Frères (1) Longines (3) Lorenz Bäumer (1) Louis Aucoc (1) Louis Vuitton (2) Luciano Marotta Gigli (1) lucie campbell (1) Lucien Gautrait (3) Lucien Picard (1) luis masriera (2) Lulu Frost (1) Luz Camino (1) marchak (5) marcus and co (4) margherita burgener (20) Marianne Ostier (2) […]

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First commercial art fair opens in Jeddah

UBS also holds a number of regional partnerships with fine art institutions including the Fondation Beyeler in Switzerland, the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, the Louisiana Museum in Denmark, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, …

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When Bleeding Cool Visited Twitter Headquarters For The #ValiantSummit

The interior of the otherwise heavily art nouveau style building is quite modern, with plenty of glass, hashtag based signage, many a secure area, and some art fixtures. There was no mistaking the number of features catering toward employee comfort …

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6 bizarre museums you can visit from the comfort of your desk

The variety of designs is unbelievable: There are Art Deco and Art Nouveau toasters, raw or crazy technical constructions, streamlined toasters from the 50s, and porcelain pieces matching to the flower patterns of contemporary dinnerware." And we …

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January date for Catholic midwives appeal in abortion case

Two Roman Catholic midwives who lost a legal battle to avoid taking part in abortion procedures are to have their appeal heard in January next year. Midwifery sisters Mary Doogan, 57, and Concepta Wood, 51, said being forced to supervise staff taking …

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Ryan Gosling Lets Eva Mendes Take Spotlight For Their Baby Daughter: 'The …

Ryan Gosling lets Eva Mendes take the spotlight for their baby daughter because he's a pretty “shy” person! 'The Big Short' actor admitted that he's not really into all this “Hollywood glamor” in a recent interview, hinting that he is only interested …

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Destination Norway: fanciful fjord scenery and more

After a devastating fire in 1904, the city of Ålesund was rebuilt in art nouveau style, with architecture characterized by turrets, spires and colorful ornamentation. Stories of the fire and reconstruction are chronicled in a museum at the Art Nouveau …

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What's happening on the local art scene this week

Art Nouveau Galleries, works by Harry Boardman, Justin Long, Robert Ciampa, Ward Van Haute, Meghan Reiff and others. 93 South West End Blvd., Quakertown. Open daily, except Wednesdays, at 11 a.m.; closes 8 p.m. Fridays; 9 p.m. Saturdays; 4 p.m. …

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Earls Court: how to do regeneration wrong

The Warwick road Art nouveau facia of Earls Court is internationally known, and has intense goodwill shared by the millions of people who have passed through those doors. Rather like Big Ben, or the Houses of Parliament it is immediately identifiable …

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3 Days in…Orlando: Beyond the Theme Parks

Sure it has seven of the world's top theme parks. But that's not all there is to Orlando. There are more than 100 other amazing attractions in the greater Orlando area. Add to that an eclectic dining scene, and this destination is ready for anything a …

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100 ans de beauté russe en 1 minute (VIDEO)

Une vidéo représente le voyage visuel depuis l'élégance de l'époque Art Nouveau jusqu'aux fourrures célèbres de Kubanka. Le temps d'une vidéo, la top model Anna Zaytseva, à l'aide de coiffeurs et maquilleurs, change dix fois de style pour mettre en …

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