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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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Darkly funny, The Overnight explores the small, embarrassing truths of marriage

As pairings merge, split, and meander throughout the sprawling complex, we learn that Kurt is an abstract artist deeply inspired by the human sphincter and that his lovely French wife Charlotte (Judith Godrèche) is an actress of sorts. A show of a …

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Rebuilding from blaze helps Glasgow kindle new knowledge

As the school's recently appointed Mackintosh research fellow, she is coordinating projects inspired by the rebuilding of the Art Nouveau masterpiece. The fire was powerfully destructive, but it was also surprisingly revealing, Dr Calvert said. For the …

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Meghan and Timothy

Meghan, 29, said the inspiration was “not only for their obvious beauty, but for some hidden meanings” the bird represents, including love, compassion, immortality, royalty, prosperity, soul and peace. Want more weddings? Visit TheWeddingTrends.com.

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

Elegant Green Necklaces III …. julia peng (2) Katherine Jetter (1) koch (2) Konstantin Linke (1) kutchinsky (3) L. Duchêne & Fils (1) Lacloche Frères (5) lalique (21) lanvin (1) Leon Gariod (1) Linzeler Frères (1) Longines (3) Lorenz Bäumer (1) Louis Aucoc (1) Louis Vuitton (2) Luciano Marotta Gigli (1) lucie campbell (1) Lucien […]

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In the Atelier: Parmigiani Fleurier's Homage to Sculptor Edouard Marcel Sandoz

Animals were some of the favorite subjects of Swiss sculptor and painter Edouard Marcel Sandoz, who was renowned for sculpting with great delicateness and intricacy, using wood, stone, clay and bronze to create some of the most sophisticated patinas.

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Lauren Bacall's treasures fetch $3.6 million at auction

Hollywood screen icon Lauren Bacall's carefully collected personal mementos fetched $3.64 million on the auction block, Bonhams said. There were hundreds of items up for grabs at the two-day sale — including housewares, furniture, fine art, jewelry …

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Cast iron beds that appeal to people from all…

The bottom line is that the beds fit into every type of environment – from clean modern lines, vintage styles, art deco and art nouveau. New customers are always welcome at Antique Cast Iron Beds, and people are encouraged to visit the company's …

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JCK 2015: Ball Watch Engineer II Volcano Features New Antimagnetic Case

In 2014, Ball Watch broke new ground in antimagnetic watch technology with the introduction of its Engineer II Magneto S, a watch that featured an inner shield, made of a patented alloy called “mumetal,” which protected its mechanical movement from the …

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Cider, Art Nouveau, and Wisdom from a Nonagenarian in …

An old lady approached us with a large smile and a curious glint in her eye us as I took a photograph of an art nouveau building on the promenade running parallel to Calle Cabrales. She asked if we spoke Spanish, we …

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Stephen King publie une nouvelle inédite sur audiobook

Cette prépublication inhabituelle est un signe que le livre audio, jusqu'alors un peu négligé par les auteurs et les éditeurs, est en train de devenir un art à part entière. Le secteur des audio books numériques est en effet en train d'exploser … Ce …

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Creepy dolls at Unblurred; the Regatta returns; it's Christmas at KidsPlay …

The new paintings blend fantastical colors with a realistic humanity in an art-nouveau style, exploring the many dimensions of modern femininity. Largely self-taught, Vassar graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, and in addition to multiple shows …

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Dream house for sale: Vienna

A thoughtful renovation by Grankova architects brought the home back to its original 1924 state, with hardwood floors and rich stucco, blending classical elements with Art Nouveau and modern design.

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Big Screen, Big Scream

Artist Chiho Aoshima made the video with New Zealand animator Bruce Ferguson, and it's called Takaamanohara, a Shinto word for heaven. As maximal as the video's surface is—comparable to the densest Indian paintings, art nouveau tangles, …

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Antiques Roadshow visits Durham Cathedral

During the last series the show unearthed some amazing finds, including memorabilia bought from the last survivor of the Titanic, a teapot once owned by Nelson and a small Faberge Easter egg charm found in a bag of paste jewellery which subsequently …

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Exploring the land of the green fairy in Switzerland

It became wildly popular in the 1800s and developed a cult-like following with the art nouveau set such as Vincent van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec, Charles Baudelaire, Paul-Marie Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud and Guy de Maupassant.

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Valuable works of art and 'high-value' items stolen from famous auction house …

Jewellery, antiques and valuable works of art, including rare pieces by the famed house of Fabergé, were reportedly taken from Christie's, in King Street, central London. The burglary, which … Cricket: Former Derbyshire player and head coach Karl …

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Kendrick Lamar : Alright, le nouveau clip complètement dingue !

À chacune de ses nouvelles sorties, Kendrick Lamar place la barre plus haut et repousse les limites de son art. C'est évidemment le cas avec le nouveau clip Alright qu'il vient de dévoiler sur son chaîne Vevo. Alors qu'il a livré une performance …

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