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148-room Proper to join ranks of boutique hotels in downtown LA

Excavation there revealed hardwood floors and a ceiling painted in Art Nouveau design with scrolling patterns and floral elements that will be restored. Other rare features are the swimming pool on the seventh floor and a full-size basketball court on …

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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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On décrypte le nouvel épisode de «True Detective» dans «After Show»

La deuxième saison de la série HBO True Detective, créée par Nic Pizzolatto, est revenue à l'antenne depuis fin juin avec une nouvelle intrigue, un nouveau décor (la Californie) et un nouveau casting (Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams et …

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Retirement doesn't keep Sam Jarvis from keeping close eye on local restaurant …

So I opened a pub." Twenty years later Jarvis thought it was time to try something new. "I went to France and that's how the Metro came about. I fell in love with Paris, the feel, the Art Nouveau. I thought Portsmouth was ready for something more …

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(Paris Fashion Week) Versace

Donatella Versace presented a fun and frothy collection that mirrored the exuberance of the late 1970s and the architecture of Art Nouveau n Paris. The models, who wore turn-of-the-century flower crowns, sported voluminous flared silk sleeves alongside …

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Art Nouveau, Travel Scenes, and War Posters at Swann Galleries' Vintage …

Another beloved and iconic artist, Czech Art Nouveau innovator Alphonse Mucha, is well represented in this sale. Of particular interest is Times of the Day, 1899 ($30,000 to $40,000), four decorative panels, mounted on a folding beechwood screen …

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Contemporary arts to take over Sliema

The cinema will also host a lecture by architect Edward Said, titled Sliema's Arts Nouveau & Deco, which will deal with the exhibition's theme of urbanisation. Sliema Arts Festival takes place between July 17 and 19 in various localities across Sliema.

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Atelier Versace kicks off Paris couture week

Donatella Versace delivered her strongest show yet for her couture line since its 2012 relaunch, in a fun and frothy collection that mirrored the exuberance of the late '70s and the architecture of Art Nouveau. The models, who wore turn-of-the-century …

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Saint-Etienne mise sur le design pour son nouveau centre commercial

Ce « bijou architectural », baptisé Steel, « constituera le premier signal d'art moderne de notre ville adressé aux visiteurs », explique le maire de la ville, Gaël Perdriau (Les Républicains). Mais son objectif est d'abord commercial : réduire les …

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Musique. Le nouveau clip de Rihanna divise outre-Manche

Le nouveau clip de la pop star fait aussi des remous dans les médias britanniques, où les avis sont très partagés, y compris dans The Guardian, où la journaliste Barbara Hellen ironise : “Merci Rihanna pour avoir co-dirigé [ce clip] et avoir démontré …

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Iwalewa House – Showcase for African Art and Culture

The building that once housed a bank has impressive stone facade decorations in the art nouveau style, giving it both a powerful and representative appearance as a forum for intercultural dialogue. The 2,300 square meters (25,000 square feet) of space …

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Jungmannova 15 ranked as LEED Platinum

The front facade is mostly in the Art Nouveau style with several Art Deco elements. The reconstruction of the building and the addition of a new modern extension was conducted together with the renowned architecture studio DaM. Therefore, focus was put …

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Cher Coulter Reveals What Awards Season Is Really Like For Celebrity Stylists

Awards season is officially here and we're on the final countdown to the Golden Globes, which is taking place this Sunday. How do the Hollywood stars chose what to wear for one of the biggest nights on the calendar? We caught up with British power …

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Un été avec Marcel Pagnol et sa farandole de personnages

Elle l'avait inscrit dans la lignée de Daudet, de Mistral, de Giono en faisant de sa Provence l'un des territoires de notre littérature. Il s'était imposé comme l'un des premiers maîtres d'un art nouveau: le cinéma parlant. Avait tourné avec Raimu …

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L'image de synthèse ou l'invention d'un nouveau langage

Cet art est à la croisée de tous les autres, une synthèse additive de notre culture de l'image. Les images résultantes parcourent l'ensemble du spectre esthétique, de l'évocation jusqu'au réalisme le plus immersif. Face à de telles capacités sur le …

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Everyday People: Meet the artist behind the Sandcastle Contest poster

Art is still a hobby for Edwards, who cites the art nouveau movement from the late-19th and early 20th-centuries and retro pin-up art as her greatest artistic influences. However, she plans to start building her portfolio and talking with local …

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The In's and Out's of Art Nouveau – Wizard Interiors Inc

uveau style is incredibly widespread, influencing not only interior designers but also graphic design, fine arts, glassware and jewellery. The foundation of the Art Nouveau style is nature-based forms. Drawing inspiration from …

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(Paris Fashion Week) Versace – The Standard

Donatella Versace presented a fun and frothy collection that mirrored the exuberance of the late 1970s and the architecture of Art Nouveau n Paris. The models, who wore turn-of-the-century flower crowns, sported voluminous flared silk sleeves alongside …

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David Coulthard's Prague: My Kind of Town

Prague has a great mix of Gothic, Romanesque, baroque and art nouveau architecture. I like to stroll across Charles Bridge as you can enjoy fantastic views of the city on both sides. Commissioned by King Charles IV and built in the 14th century, it …

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Glasgow is fourth top retail city in UK after London, Manchester and Birmingham

A SURVEY by Callcredit found that Glasgow was the fourth top retail destination in the UK, and is also the most desired retail pitch in Scotland. Share; Share; Tweet; +1. Shoppers hit Buchanan Street in Glasgow. GLASGOW is the fourth largest retail …

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"In New York, architecture with a sense of social purpose is becoming …

… Art building says Steven Holl · Reacting to the critics would have "ruined"<br /> Glasgow School of. Steven Holl responds to the critics that blasted his controversial extension to Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art, saying that …

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2015's New It Girl? Dylan Penn Nabs Ermanno Scervino Campaign

Naomi told us from her New York hotel room, 'When I was younger and I did lingerie shoots, I never really felt comfortable. I was just awkward and shy about showing my body in that way. It's taken me to get to this age to feel comfortable in a lingerie …

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Meet The New Face Of Triumph Underwear! Ella Catliff Reveals Her Lingerie …

Grazia Daily: And do you colour co-ordinate? … You need to be comfortable with the amount of skin that you are showing because otherwise you are going to feel rubbish and it is very easy to tell when someone doesn't feel confident with their outfit …

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All Of The Avengers Unite At The Age Of Ultron European Premiere

She kept it simple and comfortable, with her hair swept back into a low key chignon and carried a black box clutch. Scarlett said of flirting with Mark Ruffalo: "I never thought these characters would end up in the environment that they do, but in fact …

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Versace Kicks off Fall 2015 Season of Haute Couture Week in Paris

The Italian label which has just announced preparation plans for an IPO kicked off the Fall/Winter 2015/2016 season of Haute Couture Week in Paris, with a showcase that departed from its usual edginess. Instead Donatella Versace opted for a softer …

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Sam Stourdzé, le nouveau directeur des Rencontres d'Arles

La 46e édition des Rencontres de la photographie s'ouvre aujourd'hui à Arles dans le sud de la France avec un nouveau directeur. Sam Stourdzé compte bien ouvrir ce rendez-vous majeur de la photographie aux autres arts. Quels sont les temps forts de …

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Atelier Versace kicks off Paris couture week in style

PARIS — Actress Michelle Rodriguez and model Naomi Campbell joined celebrity attendees Sunday at the start of Paris' fall-winter 2015-16 haute couture week — that headlined with Versace. Here are the highlights, including Adeline Andre and Ulyana …

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Frozen In Time: Art Deco And Art Nouveau In Eritrea …

Immigrant Italians put their stamp on Asmara, Eritrea and left frozen-in-time Art Deco and Art Nouveau buildings that rival any …read more. Read more here:: Frozen In Time: Art Deco And Art Nouveau In Eritrea …

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Stadswandeling langs Art Nouveau

De Art-Nouveau is een bouw- en decoratiestijl die in Groningen vanaf 1900 is toegepast voor woonhuizen, bijvoorbeeld langs de singels bedrijfspanden zoals het oude pand van het Nieuwsblad van het Noorden en bedrijfspanden. Het kenmerkt zich door …

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Secrets of the Great House

The sunburst motif is characteristic of Baroque church metalwork, especially monstrances and votive crowns, and Art Deco and Art Nouveau styles as well as church architecture. A sunburst is frequently used in emblems and military decorations and widely …

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MaxMara Resort 2016: Anglomania

The fashion follower who heads for MaxMara wants to feel comfortable as well as stylish in her clothes. Suffice it to say she won't be disappointed with broad, smocked elasticated waistbands – on wide-legged trousers, all-in-ones and culottes. Or were …

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Versace kicks off Paris couture week in style

Donatella Versace delivered her strongest show yet for her couture line since its 2012 relaunch, in a fun and frothy collection that mirrored the exuberance of the late '70s and the architecture of Art Nouveau. The models, who wore turn-of-the-century …

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Masterpiece London: 10 must-see jewels

When Masterpiece Fair comes to London there is always an air of excitement and anticipation of what discoveries will be revealed. It is a jewellery connoisseur's heaven and I have not been disappointed, having been reunited with some jewels that I had …

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Drawings from the Charles Rennie Mackintosh archive

The curator of a new exhibition of drawings by Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh has selected six works for Dezeen, explaining how he used his drawing skills as "a valuable promotional tool". The drawings …

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Rencontres d'Arles 2015, le monde à l'envers

Cette 46e édition ouvre aujourd'hui avec un programme resserré et un nouveau directeur, Sam Stourdzé. Les 46es Rencontres … Conjonction de planètes oblige, quand le théâtre, l'art lyrique et la photographie sont sur la même ligne de tir. Cette …

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