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You'll Never Guess Where the World's Best Hotel Is

This year, readers went for historic gems such as the Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace in Budapest, Hungary, a magnificent 1906 Art Nouveau structure, and the Ocean House in Rhode Island, an 1868 Victorian oceanfront hotel. Also popular were hotels …

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Moderate to Top-Tier Sales at Doyle New York, Skinner, and Bonhams

Just before the start of summer, Skinner, Doyle New York, and Bonhams offered at auction jewelry that realized prices in the hundreds to the hundreds of thousands of dollars. There was something for just about every buyer at each level of the market.

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Clash of the Items, at a Gallery Near You

At the Jason McCoy Gallery on 57th Street in Manhattan, Stephanie Buhmann, its director, and Samantha McCoy, its gallery manager, have organized “Domesticity,” which begins with Louis Comfort Tiffany glass and Charles Burchfield wallpaper and ends in …

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The Art Nouveau Period :: Hamilton Jewelers

Do you know the real meaning behind “estate” jewelry and “antique” jewelry? “Estate” is a popular term to label jewelry, but it does not specify the period of manufacture; it is primarily used to describe jewelry that is …

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David Brussat: Halt this attack on the people's plaza / Poll

Outdated versions of this plan are still available on the website of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority. The earlier versions at least retained the five lovely kiosks. Their design brought a bit of Paris and its Art Nouveau, suitably understated …

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Pick your poison with these posters advertising the drugs of Westeros

But artist Fernando Reza has imagined a world in which deadly toxins, as well as sedatives and other drugs, are widely advertised with lush art nouveau paintings in the style of 18th century French cabaret posters. Calling the series “A Song Of Art …

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Walkabout: Rollin' Down the Highway, Part 4 | Brownstoner

This building was something out of Europe, with a façade reminiscent of the Austrian Art Nouveau Movement, called the Vienna Secession. It was a four story building built in 1904 as the Plaza Garage. Art Nouveau …

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New tile A (details & better photo to come) | Art Nouveau Tiles

New tile A (details & better photo to come). Dsc_3292. Categories: My tile collection · « Barratt c1906 – RS0589* · New tile B (details & better photo to come) ». Top. © Art Nouveau Tiles – Antique tiles bought & sold.

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Mucha Birthday — Daily Art Fixx – Art Blog: Modern Art, Art …

Alphonse Maria Mucha was born on July 24, 1860 in Ivančice, Moravia (now Czech Republic) and is known for his prominent role in shaping French Art Nouveau. Mucha loved art as a child but studied on a choral scholarship …

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Art Nouveau at the Cobbler Shop | The Legion of Door Whores

About Julie (aka Cookie). Hi, my name is Julie. I'm a 54 year old wife, mom and a retired educator. I was a high school art teacher for almost 31 years. I was lovingly given the nickname "cookie" by my students–hence the title …

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FOM FEATURE: Popular Malay Jewellery in the 1950s and …

The intan jewellery could be described as 'Asian art nouveau'. The nature-inspired designs were similar to the art nouveau style popular in the west in the early 20th century, but the aesthetics were Asian. The design of intan …

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Fancy Faberge comes to DIA – The South End: Arts …

Karl Fabergé took over the jewelry firm at age 26. It was not easy work, despite studying business at Dresden Handelsschule in Germany. For ten years, his father's work master mentored and tutored him. By this time, the …

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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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Protest wall at city gallery mimics spirit of satirical artist

Ecce Homo (Behold the Man – as said by Pontius Pilate when he presented Jesus to the people) of 1923, is a monstrous set Berlin characters, caricatures of black marketeers, pimps, prostitutes, demobbed soldiers and the nouveau-riche. Hintergrund …

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English Heritage gold standard for local buildings

Two structures in the borough have been handed Listed status. The former Deaf Institute, in Church Lane, Rochdale, has been Listed as Grade II while the Middleton War Memorial and Gardens of Remembrance in Manchester Old Road, have been …

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Abta convention speaker to highlight opportunities of ageing population

The opportunities for travel firms of an ageing population will be debated at this year's Abta Travel Convention in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. The latest main stage speaker to be confirmed for the event is Sarah Harper, Oxford University …

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The Grand Budapest Hotel Is Actually a German Store

Interior of the department store that served as one of the main sets for Wes Anderson's film "Grand Budapest Hotel", taken in Goerlitz May 7, 2014. After hosting such international productions as "Around the World in 80 Days", "The Reader", "The Book …

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First Impressions: Ljubljana, Slovenia : As the Bird flies …

From Art Nouveau to Baroque and from the Art Deco Skyscraper to the bricks of the old Roman city walls, it became quickly clear that her buildings are beautiful and they stand proud in the Old Town, having survived the test of …

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Laura and Keith Art Nouveau Wedding Invitations | Steve …

Laura and Keith requested Art Nouveau-inspired wedding invitations. The centerpiece of their design was based off a piece of vintage art nouveau jewelry. The designs had the usual art nouveau framed elements, but also included some …

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Rene Lalique | OCOLSHIT

Rene was a glass designer living in the prime of Paris (1920s). His jewelry is absolutely remarkable. It's quite 'art nouveau' which isn't normally a style I'm into (except Alphonse Mucha). I find it very 80's posh if that makes …

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David Brussat: Halt this attack on the people's plaza

Outdated versions of this plan are still available on the website of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority. The earlier versions at least retained the five lovely kiosks. Their design brought a bit of Paris and its Art Nouveau, suitably understated …

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The Grand Budapest Hotel is actually a department store in Germany, and it's …

When it opened in 1913, the Art Nouveau establishment rivaled London's Selfridges and Berlin's Kaufhaus Des Westens (KaDeWe). Recently facing a battle for survival, however, the store is now in the midst of a $30-million facelift financed by …

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mdolla jewelry: Collier Dragon Prote

mdolla jewelry. Pages. Início. Copyright © / mdolla jewelry. -Template by : Urangkurai / powered by :blogger. Collier Dragon Prote. Dior Collier Dragon Protecteur, or blanc, platine, diamants, grenats, démantoïdes, opale et …

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mdolla jewelry: Eston Crown.

mdolla jewelry. Pages. Início. Copyright © / mdolla jewelry. -Template by : Urangkurai / powered by :blogger. Eston Crown. Antiques: Terrific Tiaras Eston Crown. Postado por heloisa às 11:09. Categories: Antiques, Antiques: Terrific Tiaras, …

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Major Kandinsky Retrospective Brings Modern Masterworks from the Centre …

"These works show how the young artist was influenced by major styles such as Art Nouveau, Impressionism, Symbolism, and Post-Impressionism," says Frist Center Chief Curator Mark Scala. In a period of experimentation and movement towards more …

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Art Nouveau Winston-Salem Has Scheduled Its Third …

Winston-Salem, NC (July 8, 2014) — Art Nouveau Winston-Salem, an affiliate organization of The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County for ages 21-40, has scheduled its third annual North Carolina emerging …

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Theo Fennell Debuts Rings That Tell a Story | Jewelry …

The renowned British jewelry designer Theo Fennell has created a series of four elaborate one-of-a-kind rings featuring hidden compartments… … Lalique Opens a New Paris Boutique. Located near René Lalique's original workshop on the Place Vendôme in Paris, the new two-level Lalique boutique on the rue de la Paix celebrates its founder's first passion: jewelry. […]

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Warm Yourself in the Thermal Baths of Budapest

But back to Budapest for two other world-class thermal baths or fürdö, more Western and a bit less daunting than the Rudas: the gigantic Szecheyni complex and the beautiful and luxurious Art Nouveau Gellert Baths. Both are co-ed and require swimsuits, …

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Amazon Expands Prime Music Selection: Hundreds of Thousands of Songs and …

Lord Huron and More Lord Huron rules over this mix of nouveau-folk songs from Fleet Foxes, Milo Greene, and more. Foals and …. Duke Ellington and More Swing to music from all-time jazz greats including Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, Art Tatum, and more.

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Tiffany, de papelería a icono de las joyas más deseadas

En los años 50 del siglo XIX, con Young ya jubilado, la compañía era ya uno de los principales negocios de platería del mundo, aunque habrá que esperar hasta 1867 para que Tiffany & Co. (la empresa ya había sido rebautizada) adquiera fama internacional …

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A Passion for Quality Antiques is Building in Kansas City …

With high-end jewelry, watches, traditional antiques, premiere lamps, chrome and car-related items, the offerings, from Classicism, Art Nouveau and Art Deco to Modernism, attract collectors of all ages and interests. Christoph …

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Art nouveau illustration – Nicoleta Stavarache – Blogger

Nicoleta Stavarache: Concept art/ Illustrator · HOME · SKETCHBOOK · CRIMSON DAGGERS … Here's what I've been painting on for the last several days, an Art Nouveau illustration. Posted by Nicoleta Stavarache at 9:30 AM.

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The Antique Jewelry Information Center: Art Nouveau …

Art Nouveau (French for New Style) is an international movement and style of art, architecture and applied art – especially the decorative arts – that peaked in popularity at the turn of the 20th century (1890–1905). The name …

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If You Like Tits And Cats, You Should Definitely Watch These Music Video …

So then it starts up and there's this weird, fancily-dressed British man singing at me like some nouveau “Puttin On The Ritz.” I wanted to … First it was trading “Art and Science” in for “Tits and Cats” and then it was the Zoolander-style, “Obey my …

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New speaker announced for The Travel Convention in Slovenia

ABTA announces today another main stage speaker for the 2014 Travel Convention which will take place on 21-23 September in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. Sarah Harper, Oxford University Professor and Director of the Oxford Institute of Population …

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