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Hopes high Negro League stadium will make comeback

The crumbling Art Deco stadium was granted national historic landmark status in 2013. Lawmakers are pushing to designate it as part of the nearby Great Falls National Historical Park. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) The Associated Press. Share Photo.  · ; ✉.

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Volunteers work to save famed Negro League stadium

The decrepit art deco structure was home to the New York Black Yankees, the New York Cubans and other Negro League teams. Eleven Hall of Famers played there. D. Brent Leggs of the National Trust for Historic Preservation says Hinchliffe is baseball's …

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The YES! Weekly Blog: Arts Council Teams Up With Wake …

Co-sponsors of the event are Art Nouveau of Winston-Salem, a group of art leaders under age 40, and the local chapter of Arts for Life, an organization that provides educational art programs to people with serious illnesses …

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These are not your average Easter eggs… -

Created by jeweller and goldsmith for the Russian Imperial family Carl Faberge, these large eggs were made as Easter gifts from the Tsar to his family. A total of 50 eggs were made with different themes and 42 survived the …

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Council may help foot bill for strengthening

The Christchurch City Council may contribute $800,000 towards the cost of strengthening a landmark art deco apartment building in the central city. It is considering dipping into its multimillion-dollar Central City Landmark Heritage Fund to help the …

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51 Awesome Webcomics The Eisners Have Completely Failed To Recognize

"Dark Science" is Diaz's best story yet, sending Kim to the art deco city of Nephilopolis, where bureaucracy rules more than science. 3. Broodhollow by Kris Straub: Straub achieves a delicate balancing act between sweetness and horror in the story of …

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Frank Gehry: meet the starchitect transforming Battersea Power Station

Along with the regeneration of the power station — Sir Giles Gilbert Scott's 1930s Art Deco masterpiece — the £8bn, Malaysian-backed development would revolutionise a 42-acre patch of London that has lain idle for 30 years. The scheme has already …

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Happy Easter: 5 most eggstravagant eggs around the world

Encrusted with a Vacheron Constantin watch, the egg is one of the original 50 Imperial Easter Eggs designed for the Russian royal family by Carl Fabergé. Read: Lost Fabergé egg to go … Fabergé egg hunt in New York. Prize: $125,000 worth egg jewellery.

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Sarah Bernhardt's first Art Nouveau poster created by a then …

Mucha produced a flurry of paintings, posters, advertisements, and book illustrations, as well as designs for jewellery, carpets, wallpaper, and theatre sets in what was initially called the Mucha Style but became known as Art …

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Lot 238: Art Nouveau Diamond Set Fob Watch …

Art Nouveau 14ct yellow gold chased fob watch with diamond set case back. Enamel dial with Swiss unsigned lever movement. Movement serviced and working. Size.

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arteriole: Art Nouveau Illuminations

arteriole: a student with a love of science, art, and good tunes to hum along with. View my complete profile … I could envision this plate reborn as an Art Nouveau Illuminated Manuscript… Posted by arteriole at 11:12 AM …

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Tome Tuesday Treasures from the Driehaus Collection …

louis comfort tiffany. This week's Tome Tuesday has a Chicago connection. Louis Comfort Tiffany son of Tiffany & Co founder Charles Lewis Tiffany and one of the most widely collected artists of our time. Louis Comfort Tiffany …

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Be quick: the designer new homes are launching in London this spring

Warehaus, a scheme of 30 flats inspired by Art Deco industrial architecture, brings urban glamour to the Hackney heartland. Stand-out features include not only that glass-bottom swimming pool set in a wildflower garden with seating at the top of the …

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Lendl sells collection of Mucha's posters

Prague, April 15 (CTK) – Businessman Richard Fuxa has bought a very valuable collection of 116 posters by Czech art nouveau artist Alfons Mucha (1860-1939) from legendary tennis player Ivan Lendl, public Czech Radio has reported. Fuxa refused to …

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League and Cup action in SML this week

Wednesday, April 23rd – Premier Division – Phoenix Swifts v Westbank United (Swilly Stadium); Championship – Gransha Institute v Art Deco (Riverside Stadium); First Division – Phoenix Athletic Colts v Oxford United (Lisnagelvin 4). Saturday, April 26th …

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Gecko increases international presence with return to Basel

Part of WB The Creative Jewellery Group, Gecko is showcasing alongside Domino at Basel, with collections from Fiorelli Costume and Fiorelli Silver, Fred Bennett and D for Diamond. Children's range, D for Diamond, is reportedly faring well in the …

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Jewelry: Street Prophets Thursday Coffee Hour – Daily Kos

The 18th century was marked by a fascination with archaeology and the ancient jewelry and gemstones. Cartier and Tiffany started during this era. Art Nouveau and Art Deco followed. In China the metal of choice was silver.

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Art Nouveau Bucharest – architectural tour, Saturday 19 April

Dear readers,. I will organise a thematic architectural tour this Saturday 19 April '14, for two hours, between 11.30h – 13.30h, on the subject of the exceedingly interesting, but often elusive Art Nouveau architecture of …

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Vancouver's Endangered Sites List Released By Heritage Society (PHOTOS)

"The Art Deco Hollywood Theatre is a precious community landmark built in 1935-36, and one of our last intact neighborhood theatres. The current owner has not expressed interest in retaining the interior of this significant theatre and has not found a …

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A new stage in her life.

She passes a brick building in her old neighborhood, Butte-aux-Cailles, renowned for its examples of art nouveau design, and explains that it holds three swimming pools fed by a thermal spring. A fountain across the street in Place Paul Verlaine, with …

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Art deco pavilion reopens on Worthing Pier after renovation

An art deco pavilion on Worthing Pier, which has been left empty for three years, has been renovated. Built in 1935, the Southern Pavilion was last used as a night club. The refurbishment began in January and is now complete. The managers hope it will …

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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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Bruxelles art nouveau (Belgique), Saint Gilles, avenue …

He was a close friend of Victor Horta, famous art nouveau architect. He designed decorative tableware, lamps, jewellery and small sculpture. He worked in bronze, silver, ivory. He was the author of about 40 medals and …

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Art Nouveau Charles Rennie Mackintosh Wall Plaque Pair …

HomeDeliveryTermsReturnsAbout UsContact UsShop CategoriesShop homeStatuesAnimalsLampsHot Cast – Solid BronzeCold Cast – Bronze ResinDesigner ResinPewterSilver.

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Jewelry Insider™: $33 Million Faberge Egg Found!

It is one of the lost Imperial Eggs designed by Carl Faberge. There are 50 imperial eggs in total. The location of 42 eggs is known, but eight are missing. Five are thought to be destroyed, but there are three out there in the …

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New Designer Jewelry Brands for Brides | Women Fashion …

jewellery that drove brides crazy; it's their whole assortment of bracelets, pendants, earrings, watches, etc. At Tiffany's, every jewel may be a valued and precious possession. The founding father of Louis Comfort Tiffany and …

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How to turn bling into bucks

Only buy jewellery you love. — Always get certification before buying. — Buy the biggest, highest-value single stone you can afford. — Simple settings will maximise returns. — Usually only antique or Art Deco jewellery will be worth more than the …

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Lille – Maison Coillot | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Lille – Place du Général de Gaulle (Grand'Place); Lille – Maison Coillot; Lille – Palais des Beaux Arts; Lille – Maison Coillot. This photo also appears in. Vakantie juni 2008 -… (Set) · Jugendstil – Art nouveau (Group).

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§ Art Nouveau Hair Barrette § | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Art Nouveau Hair Barrette § … Romantic… (205) · Romantic Green Flower; ✿ Pocket watch Bracelet ✿; § Art Nouveau Hair Barrette §; ✿ Romantic Earrings ✿; § Art Nouveau Earrings § … `I Love Jewellery (P1 / C2) (Group).

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Jewelry Periods Defined: Art Nouveau | Geolat

Art Nouveau (noo-VOE) means “new art” in French, and it's one of the names for a stylistic movement in Europe and the US that involved architecture, fine art, clothing, and other consumer products, as well as jewelry.

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See a Glorious, Just-Uncovered Hotel Ceiling Mural From 1927

Go back a little further: During WW2, the call went out for metal and people stripped the gorgeous medallions, filagree, and priceless Art Deco craftsmanship off the sides of MANY NY buildings and melted it all down for bullets! By mrmaxx. 04/15/14 04 …

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12 Top Picks in Princeton, NJ

Founded in 1992 as a nonprofit by one of the Johnson and Johnson heirs — the artist Seward Johnson — Grounds For Sculpture, a mélange of outdoor art, trees, water features, art-deco and contemporary buildings, was envisioned as a place for art …

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Your week of food and drink

The art-deco themed distillery is currently selling its house vodka, as well as infused iterations in cocktails served from the bar. Soon to come are black vodka, silver and gold rums and whiskey. The distillery and tasting room are also joined by a …

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The New Art HDR | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

This beautiful building is located on the Josefov (Jewish quarter) in Prague. The gorgeous Art Nouveau building houses a restaurant called "The Restaurant at the Old Synagogue." (restaurace u stare synagogy) Prague HDR …

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Berlin's latest hipster hangout

The less cool but nevertheless classy Waldorf Astoria opened nearby last January and in November the art deco Zoo Palast cinema returned to action following an ambitious renovation in time for the Berlin Film Festival. This month, the contemporary art …

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