Art of the table, Art+Culture, Design and Deco

Daum, entre Art et Industrie

  Par Julie-Chloé Mougeolle Daum et Nancy, deux noms indissociables qui évoquent l’épopée d’une des plus grandes cristalleries françaises, créée à la fin du XIXème siècle, et dont la notoriété, à l’origine, est lié au mouvement de l’Ecole de Nancy, fondée dans les années 1900. Longévité et créativité sont les caractéristiques de cette entreprise qui a […]

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Art of the table, Art+Culture

Majestueux Art Nouveau à Nancy

Par Julie-Chloé Mougeolle Majestueux Art Nouveau à Nancy Nancy est une des capitales européennes de l’Art Nouveau. Nous avons souhaité vous faire découvrir trois lieux phares parmi plus de soixante. La brasserie l’Excelsior La brasserie l’Excelsior, située rue Mazagran, est l’un des bâtiments de style Art Nouveau les plus connus de Nancy. Construit en 1910 et […]

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Art+Culture

Scarlett Johansson partied with her lookalike from Reddit

Grandma Geraldine was taken to the premiere of ‘Rough Night’ on the actress’ invitation Back in April, Denver Dodd (aka denverjoel) posted a picture to Reddit showing his grandma Geraldine looking like the mirror image of actress Scarlett Johansson. The image, taken in 1967, has since been viewed 5.2 million times and is a dead cert for the Ghost in the […]

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Art+Culture, Photograhy

Welcome to Heimat

An enchanted trip through Bavaria with Ellen von Unwerth Follow Ellen von Unwerth on a tantalizing tour through her childhood homeland of Bavaria. Amid stunning scenery and charming traditions, you’ll frolic in the company of the most rugged farmhands and luscious maidens, all too ready to share their love for the region, and to discard their lederhosen and […]

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Architecture, Art+Culture, Photograhy

Stanislas, le « Bienfaisant » 

Par Julie-Chloé Mougeolle Un Son & Lumières estival mémorable Inscrite depuis 1983 au patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO, la place Stanislas se pare chaque soir jusqu’au 18 septembre d’une scénographie à base d’images monumentales à la hauteur d’une des plus belles places d’Europe. Ce nouveau spectacle vous fera rêver de toutes les lumières pendant 20 minutes […]

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Art+Culture

A land, a Prince

Balkan has been for centuries an extremely complicated territory and only those who have lead and managed its territories can understand the problems. Furthermore we should refer our self to the treaty of Westphalia which destroyed the empire in 1648 between 1800 states where the problems of today. However to come to the subject , […]

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Art+Culture, Politic

Nisje spektakolare e vitit të Skenderbeut

Është e papranueshme që muslimanët të shohin përpara statujës së Skënderbeut në sheshin Skënderbej. Është e papranueshme që muslimanët të tregojnë përpara Skënderbeut shpinën ku statuja e tij është e mbuluar nga një ekran qesharake. Skënderbeu luftoi dhe i dëboi ata nga Ballkani dhe për të parë sot ata duke treguar mosrespektimin e tyre ndaj […]

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Art+Culture, Politic

A spectacular beginning of Skanderbeg year

It is unacceptable to see Muslims in front of the Skanderbeg statue on the Skanderbeg square. It is unacceptable that Muslims show in front of Skanderbeg their back where his statue is covered by a ridiculous screen. Skanderbeg fought and drove them out of the Balkans and to see today them showing their disrespect to […]

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Art+Culture

gugging ! the crazed in the hot zone

2 septembre > 14 octobre 2017 christian berst art brut Lieu emblématique de l’art brut, la maison des artistes de l’hôpital psychiatrique de Gugging, près de Vienne, en Autriche, a révélé depuis sa création par le docteur Navratil en 1981 quelques-uns des artistes bruts les plus iconiques de notre époque. On sait moins que David Bowie – […]

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Art+Culture, Cinema

Le grand échalas aux mains interminables, Christopher Lee

Le grand échalas aux mains interminables n’est plus. Sir Christopher Lee s’en est allé, sans doute du côté des forêts obscures de Transylvanie qu’il avait tant de fois arpentées sous la cape sanguinolente de Dracula. Une revanche pour cet aristocrate déchu qui a multiplié les petits boulots avant d’incarner toutes les figures du mal possibles […]

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Art+Culture

The Kiss painter Gustav Klimt

  Although the painting is today one of the most popular and recognisable works of art, it was painted soon after his three part Klimt University of Vienna Ceiling Paintings|Vienna Ceiling series which created a scandal and were criticized as both ‘pornography’ and evidence of ‘perverted excess’. The works had recast the artist as an enfant terrible for his […]

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Art+Culture

Flowers as Objets d’Art

Drawing on the rich and storied history of botanical art, Steve Harries render the familiar forms of flowers in an entirely new light The ephemeral beauty of flowers has preoccupied artists for centuries. From vivid still lifes by the Dutch masters, to the visceral large-scale paintings of flora by Georgia O’Keeffe, the genre is abloom with different […]

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Architecture, Art+Culture

For Bauhaus Lovers, Five Must-Visit Holiday Destinations

From the font you’re reading this in, to the buildings that surround us, there are few aesthetic aspects of our daily lives that haven’t been touched by the influence of the Bauhaus. But despite its global reach and international reputation, the Bauhaus was very much a child of interwar Germany; three towns particularly: Weimar, Dessau and Berlin. […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion

Quentin De Wilspelaere in a Unique Look Behind the Scenes of Fashion Shows

When photographer Quentin De Wispelaere speaks about the entrancing textures of fashion week, he isn’t referring to the clothes. Rather, it’s the reflective surfaces, anonymous figures and luminous technology behind the scenes that prove his most seductive subject. These details, the Belgium-born 27-year-old maintains, hold the locus for disorientating the viewer; where the fashion show spectacle is […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Interview, News, Photograhy

Inside the wildest bar in 1970s New York

For a decade Max’s Kansas City ruled New York, becoming the premier spot to eat, drink, dance, party, and frolic. Proprietor Mickey Ruskin opened the nightclub and restaurant in 1965, drawing top talents like Allen Ginsberg. William S. Burroughs, and Robert Rauschenberg. But when Andy Warhol and his entourage started hanging out in the back […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Photograhy

Rare photos of Warhol

In the early 1960s, the shadow of the post-war boom cast a dark shadow upon streets across the United States as the illusion of The American Dream was shattered by the truth of how it came to be. Amid the fight for human rights, Andy Warhol emerged with a body of work that celebrated the […]

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Art+Culture

Alexander McQueen S/S99, the Magnificent Impact

While Alexander McQueen moved many to tears with his extraordinary London shows – shows that included Bellmer La Poupee, Joan and The Overlook – he himself would regularly claim that he wasn’t sure what all the fuss was about. No. 13, he said, was “the only one that actually made me cry”. It was staged, […]

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