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Wednesday arts pick: “Sagrada,” Rooftop Architecture Film Series

Designed by architect Antoni Gaudí, its brilliant mash-up of Gothic and Art Nouveau styles that remains still not finished. sagrada_530x332. As part of its Rooftop Architecture Film Series, the Contemporary screens “Sagrada: The Mystery Of Creation” a …

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Kimono's evolution reflects changing Japan

Traditional Japanese motifs were combined with new Western design concepts to make some dazzling kimonos, many inspired by the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. Designs became more graphic in following decades, especially in unlined summer …

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Spain: Greatness and grandeur of the "other" Barcelona

Conveniently, we lunch in Santuari de la Misericordia – an art nouveau restaurant beside the church where bride and bridegroom are taking their vows. A horse-drawn carriage waits impatiently outside, hooves tapping, tails swishing in the languid …

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History of Design: Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Constructivism, Bauhaus, Swiss, Modernism

GRAPHIC DESIGN STYLES THROUGHOUT HISTORY Design Style I: Art Nouveau Art Nouveau flourished between 1890 and 1910 and influenced all genres of art and design…

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The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection

The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection . . . . The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection Gold & silver Charles Rennie Mackintosh pendants, earrings, brooches, bracelets,…

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J.B.Hirsch,Inc.,www.jbhirsch.com

J.B.Hirsch,Inc., a private company founded in 1907. We’re now a century old company, carrying legend of a hundred years old French Bronze moulds, featuring L…

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Heart of East Denver

In the salad days of the 1870s and 80s, when Denver was flush with an economy fueled by mineral wealth, Curtis Park and its adjacent areas became the address of choice for the city's nouveau riche. They built … They are restoring 19th century homes …

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Copenhagen's hotel scene revamped: From boutique novelties to icons reborn

Situated in a historic building from the early 1900s, this 98-room hotel overlooks the Queen's Gardens and stays true to the nouveau-bohême culture and sustainable philosophy behind the Guldsmeden Hotels. … Among these include 62 luxury guest rooms …

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Wall Street Bankers Love Art About Money

The nouveau riche of Wall Street no longer just want the red Ferrari, the $10,000 Hermes Birkin bag, or ten bottles of the $1,000 champagne—they want paintings of these objects, and they know who can make it happen—New-Orleans based Ashley …

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Vienna's Neubau district: Venture out into Seventh heaven

It doesn't come more luxurious than the Vienna Park Hyatt (00 43 1 22740 1234; vienna.park.hyatt.com), located in the Art Nouveau walls of a converted bank in the middle of the city's Innere Stadt. The spa, complete with a gold-lined swimming pool, is …

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Ganoksin – BenchTube – Art Nouveau Dragon Fly- Jewelry …

Art Nouveau Dragon Fly 925 Silver. … The Ganoksin Project – Jewelry Manufacturing Methods and Techniques – Since 1996 · Click to Visit. in. The Tip's From The Jeweler's Bench Article Archive, The Orchid Archives – Entire, The Orchid …

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Horse Carousel Faberge style Trinket Box by Keren Kopal Swarovski Crystal

Item: E549 About the Artist Keren Kopal Keren Kopal is a designer of decorated works of art. As an art and antique collector Keren was inspired by the fabulo…

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Lalique crystal Jewellery

Lalique crystal Jewellery ,. . . . . Lalique’s official website The official website of Lalique North America, makers of fine crystal jewelry and works of ar…

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Can Political Films Make Any Real Change?

… filmmakers to the Dôme du Festival on Thursday for a roundtable discussion on the intersection of art and politics in filmmaking—and what makes some intersections more successful than others. The event was part of the 43rd Festival du Nouveau Cinema.

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An Easy Way to Amass a Valuable Art Collection

Your art-collecting clients are likely to pick up helpful but hard-to-follow advice on building their collections. “Buy the highest-quality objects you can afford” is one adage they're likely to hear. But that guidance makes sense, because it's often …

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Cirque Du Soleil 'Varekai': fitness and artistic tips from Cirque performer

The cirque nouveau ("contemporary circus") of Cirque du Soleil combines acrobatics, dance, music, and elaborate costumes. And their …. "What comes to me right now is being an artist, at Cirque du Soleil or not, all the time I'm here to give, you know …

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Remembering Matthew Tomlanovich

He held a BGS from Oakland University, an MFA in Acting from the California Institute of the Arts, and a Masters of Arts in Vocal Studies from the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. …. "I met Matt when he came on board with Nouveau 47.

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'Theatre hacker' Olivier Choinière wins Siminovitch Prize

In 2011, Choinière's most notorious déambulatoire took an audience into the upper balcony of Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, where he provided secret commentary on a production of Molière. Dubbed a “theatre hacking,” it provoked months of debate over its …

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Gallery showcases Art Nouveau exhibit

Featuring art work spanning 100-years, “Inspired by Nature: Graphic Design in the Art Nouveau Period,” is on display at the J. Wayne Stark Galleries. The exhibit showcases both European and American art from the Art Nouveau Period, which took place …

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Dubai auction expects to break records, as sales of Middle East work attract …

Painted during the formative period of the artist's early development, this piece displays the Palestinian artist Samia Halaby's journey towards depicting reality in an abstract form. In soft and muted pastel colours, White Spiral investigates the …

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Watch: New International Trailer And Images For Michel Hazanavicius' 'The …

The film was the director's big turn toward drama after his beloved "The Artist," but by most accounts, it doesn't work. In fact … #TheSearch – Découvrez en exclusivité la bande annonce du nouveau film de Michel Hazanavicius en VF ! https://t.co …

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Tomatoes with a twist: Slow-roasted vine tomatoes

Producer of erotic Emmanuelle films Alain Siritzky dies aged 72 after a short illness Known for producing and curating the immensely popular series; Would YOU spend $109,000 on a Louis Vuitton punch bag? Karl Lagerfeld designs luxury ….. Amy Poehler …

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Evil Pumpkin: The Lost Halloween review

The soft colors and lighting are complemented by a lovely Art Nouveau aesthetic, with graceful curlicues shaping the metal arms of storefront awnings and the warm curves of wooden doors. While Evil Pumpkin features a traditional slideshow presentation …

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Where: Art Nouveau , 77 Atlantic Road, Brixton, London SW9 8PU, UK

Where: Art Nouveau , 77 Atlantic Road, Brixton, London SW9 8PU, UK. An exhibition loosely based on the four elements Jeni Snell – Fire Bettina Fung – Water Silka Uddenberg – Air Serge Constantinesco – Earth @ Art Nouveau 77 Atlantic Road[...] " />.

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These Are The Best Parts Of 'A Walk Among The Tombstones'

Yet to move beyond the film's sexual politics is to find a hard-boiled detective thriller that would have found a comfortable home had it come out in either 1947 or 1997. In 2014, it's Liam Neeson in the lead role of Matt Scudder, a recovering …

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CirCairo: Acrobatics meets imaginary elements in Cairo

Circus is one of the oldest art forms known to mankind and the first representations of circus tricks date from the Ancient China, Egypt and Greece. Curiously, Egypt has one of the oldest depictions of … Over the past few decades, the contemporary …

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High Society: take on the role of nouveau-riche twits attempting to out …

Players in High Society take on the role of nouveau-riche twits attempting to out-ostentate each other through extravagant purchases. This is done through a series of auctions for cards representing the trappings of wealth (fine art, a castle, jewels …

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Pub owner 'sells his soul' on trading website to raise money for legal fees …

The New Zealand hotel manager auctioned it for NZD$51, which equates to about AUD$46, on an auction website. What prompted Mr Falconer to do the irreversible was a dispute with council over the renewal of his hotel's liquor licence. He was so …

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2014, Glasgow's defining year!

For lovers of design and architecture, then Charles Rennie Mackintosh's 'Scotland Street School' museum built between 1903 and 1906 is a shrine to the art nouveau movement and one attraction not to be missed. Similarly, the 'Gallery of Modern Art …

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Reflecting on master silversmith Georg Jensen

Georg Jensen Reflections (published by Rizzoli, £55) documents a series of collaborations which have lead key jewellery and flatware trends throughout the last century. Combining Moss's words with both new … Jensen is widely recognised as the …

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24 hours in… Buenos Aires

Start your day with cafe con leche, then head to neo-classical National Museum of Decorative Arts. There's a French feel to the mansion, built in the early 20th century, which is full of tapestries and European furniture, as well as paintings by El …

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Annual jazz festival swinging into town

WANTED: Rolex & Cartier Watches WANTED: Victorian Jewelry PREMIUMS FOR: Webb, Bulgari & Tiffany WANTED: Unusual Gold Pocket Watches WANTED: All Patek Philippe & Vachemn Constantin Watches Important Brooches WANTED: Fine Cameo & Enamel … call the …

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Travel: Greatness and grandeur of the 'other Barcelona'

Conveniently, we lunch in Santuari de la Misericordia – an art nouveau restaurant beside the church where bride and bridegroom are taking their vows. A horse-drawn carriage waits impatiently outside, hooves tapping, tails swishing in the languid …

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Early expo postcards may generate bidding battles during Oct. 25-26

The classifications include rare hold-to-light and real-photo cards; Uncle Sam Santas, political, Art Nouveau, baseball and other sports; and a broad range of social history themes. Additionally, there are 39 lots of coveted postcards designed by Samuel L.

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Marni Jameson: History as told by the chair

The century started with mission, and arts and craft styles. Chairs' severe lines were a reaction to Victorian excesses, and reflected industrialism. Art nouveau, modernism, art deco, and Bauhaus followed. After World War II, mid-century modernism took …

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