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Hall house

The hall house is a type of vernacular house traditional in many parts of England, Wales, Ireland and lowland Scotland, as well as northern Europe, during the Middle Ages, centring on a hall. Usually timber-framed, some high status examples were built in stone. Unaltered hall houses are almost unknown. Where…

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Louis XIV style

The Style Louis XIV, also called French classicism, was the style of architecture and decorative arts intended to glorify King Louis XIV and his reign. It featured majesty, harmony and regularity. It became the official style during the reign of Louis XIV (1643–1715), imposed upon artists by the newly established…

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Utility location

Utility location is the process of identifying and labeling public utility mains that are underground. These mains may include lines for telecommunication, electricity distribution, natural gas, cable television, fiber optics, traffic lights, street lights, storm drains, water mains, and wastewater pipes. In some locations, major oil and gas pipelines, national…

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Remodernist film

Remodernist film developed in the United States and the United Kingdom in the early 21st century with ideas related to those of the international art movement Stuckism and its manifesto, Remodernism. Key figures are Jesse Richards and Peter Rinaldi. Manifesto and philosophy On August 27, 2008, Jesse Richards published a…

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Historical Palazzi in Siena, Italian Youth Committee UNESCO

Over the centuries, Siena has had a rich tradition. This itinerary retraces the architectural results achieved in various eras – from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth century – by numerous families of Siena who have played leading roles in its social, economic and cultural development and thereby contributed to…

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American colonial architecture

American colonial architecture includes several building design styles associated with the colonial period of the United States, including First Period English (late-medieval), French Colonial, Spanish Colonial, Dutch Colonial, and Georgian. These styles are associated with the houses, churches and government buildings of the period from about 1600 through the 19th…

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Look back of Art Paris Art Fair 2020, France

Art Paris 2020, after postponed, reopened at the Grand Palais September 11-13, 2020, confirm Paris’ unique dynamic and its place in the world contemporary art market, a moment full of art to see and people to meet. Art Paris 2020 faithful to its tradition of artistic diversity and openness. New…

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Baggage handling system

A baggage handling system (BHS) is a type of conveyor system installed in airports that transports checked luggage from ticket counters to areas where the bags can be loaded onto airplanes. A BHS also transports checked baggage coming from airplanes to baggage claims or to an area where the bag…

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Modern art

Modern art includes artistic work produced during the period extending roughly from the 1860s to the 1970s, and denotes the styles and philosophy of the art produced during that era. The term is usually associated with art in which the traditions of the past have been thrown aside in a…

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Henri Evenepoel

Henri Jacques Édouard Evenepoel (3 October 1872 in Nice – 27 December 1899 in Paris) was a Belgian painter, draftsman and engraver, whose most important works are associated with Fauvism. Henri Evenepoel was born from Brussels parents. Her mother died two years after her birth. His father, Edmond Evenepoel, is…

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Antae temple

An Antae Temple, also a Distyle in antis Temple, is a special name given to a type of ancient Greek or Roman temple that has side walls that extend to form a porch at the front or rear (or both) and terminated in structural pillars that were called the antae.…

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Arris

In architecture, an arris is the sharp edge formed by the intersection of two surfaces, such as the corner of a masonry unit; the edge of a timber in timber framing; the junction between two planes of plaster or any intersection of divergent architectural details. Also the raised edges which…

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Oscar Florianus Bluemner

Oscar Bluemner, known as Oscar Florianus Bluemner (21 June 1867 in Prenzlau, 12 January 1938 in South Braintree, Massachusetts) , was a German-born American Modernist painter. Oscar Bluemner is a representative of Modernism, many of his works show abstracted buildings or landscapes, especially the intense color scheme is striking. He…

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Anak Agung Gde Sobrat

Anak Agung Gde Sobrat (1912 – 1992) was a painter in Indonesia Sobrat was the son of an aristocratic family from the town of Padangtegal in Ubud Prior to World War II, he was also known as I Dewa Sobrat As a child, he was exposed to various forms of…

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Review of Art Cologne 2014-2015

Art Cologne is the world’s oldest art fair for modern and contemporary art of the 20th and 21st century. This art fair annually invites approximately 200 international galleries to showcase painting, sculpture, photography, prints, multiples, installations, performance and moving image art. Cologne has a perfect location, since it is situated…

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Religion and spirituality in Travel

Religion and spirituality have played a significant role in humanity’s history. Many cultural sights from buildings to festivals and traditions are of a religious nature. Most populated places have at least one place of worship; at least one such place is usually a prominent building, often with more elaborate architecture…

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Xuanzang’s footsteps in Bihar, Xuanzang Memorial

Nalanda was an acclaimed Mahavihara, a large Buddhist monastery in the ancient kingdom of Magadha (modern-day Bihar) in India. At its peak, the school attracted scholars and students from near and far with some travelling all the way from Tibet, China, Korea, and Central Asia. Archaeological evidence also notes contact…

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Rayonism

Term derived from the word for ‘ray’ (Rus luch), used to refer to an abstract style of painting developed by the Russian artist Mikhail Larionov These included Glass: Rayist Method (New York, Guggenheim) and Rayist Sausage and Mackerel (Cologne, Mus Ludwig) In 1913 Larionov began to expound and elaborate his…

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Ecofeminism

Ecofeminism is a branch of feminism that sees environmentalism, and the relationship between women and the earth, as foundational to its analysis and practice. Ecofeminist thinkers draw on the concept of gender to analyse the relationships between humans and the natural world. The term was coined by the French writer…

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ARMPIT, Latvian Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2015

The Latvian pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition presents ARMPIT, a multimedia art installation by Katrīna Neiburga and Andris Eglītis. It is a sculpted system of building constructions interwoven with video-stories about a peculiar local phenomenon, “garage elves”, who tend to spend their leisure time tinkering with various mechanisms…

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Brick Gothic

Different from other styles, the definition of Brick Gothic is based on the material (brick), and by a more strict definition, a geographical limitation (countries around the Baltic Sea). In addition, there are more remote regions with brick buildings bearing characteristics of this architectural style further south, east and west—these…

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White point

A white point (often referred to as reference white or target white in technical documents) is a set of tristimulus values or chromaticity coordinates that serve to define the color “white” in image capture, encoding, or reproduction. Depending on the application, different definitions of white are needed to give acceptable…

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