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Author Gabriel Garcia-Marquez loved Castro more than the Cuban people

"Garcia Marquez, who died Thursday at age 87, was eulogized in a brief ceremony Monday evening in the dramatic art deco lobby by the presidents of both Mexico and Colombia, two countries linked by the writer through his birth, life, heritage and career.

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Store to make return after being torched in riots

The art-deco landmark delivered one of the most iconic images of the riots as the fire reduced it to rubble. Now, the new look store will be re-opening for the first time since that day and store manager Paul Guyver is “excited” to see the store make …

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In Mexico City, Things Are Hotter Than Ever

The proprietor of my Art Deco digs showed me up the wide stairs of an airy building, which seemed as if it hadn't been restored—just beautifully preserved and cared for. It was surrounded by a neighborhood that matched. This was no Miami Beach enclave …

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Blue Rider Design: The World-Class Textile Library in Portland That You've …

The breadth and depth of the textile designs in the collection are exceptional, showcasing aesthetic styles such as mid-century modern, art-deco, toile de Jouy, and tropicals. For whimsical prints clients can peruse French nautical themes, Japanese …

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Giants Causeway to get pride of place on the Paris Metro

A large proportion of the posters feature the Metro stations themselves with their Art Nouveau architecture and design. Many renowned artists designed posters for the Metro in the past and many of the images are now collectors' items and seen as works …

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Carl Faberge's Lost Third Imperial Easter Egg Goes On Display

LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 16: The Third Faberge Imperial Easter Egg is displayed at Court Jewellers Wartski on April 16, 2014 in London, England. This rare Imperial Faberge Easter Egg, made for the Russian Royal family in 1887, thought to be worth …

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art nouveau staircase Novelda(ES) | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

art nouveau staircase Novelda(ES) … LandoThe Dog's photostream (763) · dome cloud; living room art nouveau house Novelda; art nouveau staircase Novelda(ES); glass dome in art nouveau house Novelda(ES); I'm ready.

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Christie's Magnificent Jewels – Geneva – May 14th, 2014

One of my favorite portions of the Geneva auctions is jewelry from European collections, whether royal or not, and this sale includes quite an exemplary one. 'A Passion for Jewels: The Collection of a European Gentleman' …

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René Lalique – A.lain R. T.ruong

Peigne aux ombelles, René Lalique, France, vers 1897/1898. Corne blonde, argent, émail rouge sur argent, patine or pour les tiges. … … Acheté sur le stand de René Lalique à l'Exposition universelle de Paris en 1900 par la Comtesse René de Béarn. Posté par Alain Truong à 10:54 – Bijoux & Joaillerie/Jewelry – Commentaires [0] […]

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A star in the making: the Corinthia Hotel Budapest

It's breathtaking how many styles this city throws up, from Communist-era sludge to Art Nouveau delicacy, French Renaissance icing and sharp Brutalist angles. Weaving their way through the mêlée are the arterial boulevards, peppered with rusting Soviet …

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Producing Molière in the Kardashian age

Molière's original is about some nouveau riche young women who take their new-found wealth far too seriously and make themselves look extremely silly in their attempts to be on top of art and fashion. It's a frequent theme of the French master …

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Giants Causeway to get pride of place on Paris Metro

A large proportion of the posters feature the Metro stations themselves with their Art Nouveau architecture and design. Many renowned artists designed posters for the Metro in the past and many of the images are now collectors' items and seen as works …

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Oregon Gay Marriage Ban Case To Be Heard By Federal Judge

The Oregon State Capitol Building in Salem was designed in Art Deco style by architect Francis Keally of the New York firm of Trowbridge & Livingston. It was completed in 1938 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. By JONATHAN J.

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Itinerary | An Artist's View of Brussels

… temple built in the 1930s and founded by the architect Phillippe Rothier, La Loge is a contemporary art space and community gathering place of sorts in Ixelles, a district known for its distinctive Art Nouveau architecture.

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PhotoReflect: Faded flowers and Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The reputation of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) has never been higher than in recent years. It's difficult to go into a bookshop, a "craft" store, or a jewellers without coming across his name. Books, brooches, posters …

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Increasingly affluent Americans desire to have a … – Fingerlog

At first it was just a small stationery jewelry stores, but there are great Charles ideals and aspirations , hopes to become a world-class brand Tiffany . … 1870 Paris World's Fair , Tiffany will be awarded for the first time the world 's attention to emerge , followed by its active participation in the […]

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Battersea Power Station's towers must be demolished for flat redevelopment

1980: In recognition of its Art Deco splendour, the Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Heseltine lists Battersea Power Station as a building of special architectural and historical interest. 1982: Battersea B ceases operations. 1984 …

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Remember When: Many memories were made at Municipal Auditorium

As an old Shreveporter I've known of its 1929 birth and its dedication to the soldiers of World War I. Most importantly is its architect, Sam G. Wiener, a native son, and his fine example of art deco architecture. Put all these facts and memories …

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Tiffany & Co. dedicates annual Blue Book to gemstone trend …

On the occasional page, Tiffany included a quote from famous artists, authors, musicians and Louis Comfort Tiffany, son of brand founder Charles Lewis Tiffany. Each quote used in the 2014 Blue Book describes color as …

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IMAS: “Sacred Visions” Stained Glass Windows from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Studios, 12-4-13

From the private collection of Dr. Lawrence & Esperanza Gelman, “Sacred Visions: Stained Glass Windows from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Studios” is the third l…

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Sterling Silver Presentation Bowl – Art Nouveau Style – Antique George V – AC Silver (W8511)

A fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver presentation bowl in the Art Nouveau style; an addition to our ornamental silverware collectio…

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Cairn Scotland Charles Rennie Mackintosh Sterling Silver Earrings “Saltire” CRMA605

http://cairnscotland.com/ Charles Rennie Mackintosh Sterling Silver earrings CRMA605 Cairn Scotland sapphire & cubic zirconia. “Saltire”

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Peter Carl Faberge Google Doodle – Audio Commentary

Google Doodle Honors Peter Carl Faberge http://www.cheapohippo.com/?p=26496 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Carl_Faberg%C3%A9 Peter Carl Fabergé also know…

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COGNAC HARDY LALIQUE CARAFE PRINTEMPS 2013

Lalique et la Maison de cognac Hardy se sont associées pour créer la « carafe Printemps », dont l’esthétique est directement inspirée des flacons de parfums …

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12 reasons Oxford is the best city in the UK

With pubs dating back to 1242, coupled with a thriving culture of art, music and drama, it takes only a short walk down one of our cobbled streets to see that Oxford is without a doubt, the best city in the UK. Here are 12 reasons why: 1. Awe inspiring …

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Koloman Moser: Austrian artist – Art Nouveau | Articulos …

Koloman Moser 1868 – 1918 was an Austrian artist who exerted considerable influence on twentieth-century graphic art and one of the foremost artists of the Vienna Secession movement and a co-founder of Wiener … During his life, Moser designed a wide array of art works – books and graphic works from postage stamps to magazine […]

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Diamond and Natural Pearl Choker, 1900 – A.lain R. T.ruong

Conch pearl, natural pearl & tahitian pearl jewelry @ m.s. rau antiques · A natural pearl … 18 karat gold, enamel, pink sapphire, natural pearl and diamond pendant-necklace, lucien gautrait, maison gariod, france · An antique …

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Без заголовка. Обсуждение на LiveInternet – Российский …

Цитата сообщения La_belle_epoque Прочитать целикомВ свой цитатник или сообщество! Art Nouveau jewellery. Lucien Gautrait Сканы мне прислал Воронков Сергей, за что ему большое спасибо!

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Imperial Easter Eggs | The Met Store Blog

After being awarded the gold medal at the 1882 Pan-Russian Exhibition in Moscow for his immaculate replicas of ancient gold pieces in the Hermitage collections, jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé's (1846–1920) work came to the attention of the Imperial family. In 1885, he received … His workshop produced a broad variety of objets d'art, such as […]

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Jewelry News Network: Happy Golden Easter

Among the most famous eggs in the world are the “Imperial” Easter Eggs created by Carl Fabergé of the House of Faberger. These were made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II to give as Easter gifts for their …

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An Echo From the Past: A Lost Fabergé Egg Reappears

Back in 1885, a Russian jeweler named Peter Carl Fabergé (1846 – 1920), a Russian jeweller, made the first egg. It was commissioned by Russian Tsar Alexander III, who wanted to give his wife an Easter egg made of gold.

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Five Things You Didn't Know About Miller's Shoe Parlor in downtown Jackson

The exterior of the store features one of the oldest art-deco shoe signs in Michigan. “It's actually made out of what is called 'bar glass,'” Shotwell explained. “It is all colored stained glass; not painted metal or anything like that. The neon has …

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HOME TRENDS Design details feature classic styles with a modern twist

The kitchen is another area of the home that is seeing a resurgence in classic styles, with a bit of a modern twist. The spaces are opening up, but darker stains are coming back into fashion, as are Art Deco lines. "I like clean lines, and I like …

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Go East, Young Renters

… a century-old, yellow-and-brown Edwardian on the corner of 20th and Folsom, tucked away from the neighborhood's main thoroughfare of taquerias, fruit stands, Asian groceries, cocktail bars, vaporized tobacco shops, decaying art deco theaters and …

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Napier's brief Deco bus era nears the last stop

Napier's problem-child Art Deco buses are looking for new homes after the city council's decision to abandon the tourism bus service. The decision on how to dispose of "Veronica" and "Belle", two buses rebuilt in the US from chassis bought in France …

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