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Artificial brain

An artificial brain (or artificial mind) is software and hardware with cognitive abilities similar to those of the animal or human brain. Research investigating “artificial brains” and brain emulation plays three important roles in science: An ongoing attempt by neuroscientists to understand how the human brain works, known as cognitive…

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Divisionism

Divisionism (also called chromoluminarism) was the characteristic style in Neo-Impressionist painting defined by the separation of colors into individual dots or patches which interacted optically. The Divisionism is an Italian artistic phenomenon derived from Neo-Impressionism and characterized by the separation of colors in individual points or lines that interact with…

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Henry Farrer

Henry Farrer (born 23 March 1844 in London, 24 February 1903 in Brooklyn) was an English-born American artist known for his tonalist watercolor landscapes and etchings. Farrer was born in London, the younger brother of artist Thomas Charles Farrer. Thomas had studied in Britain under John Ruskin and Dante Gabriel…

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George French Angas

George French Angas (1822–1886), was an English explorer, naturalist, painterartist and natural historian, published many illustrations of the plants, native animals and peoples of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. His paintings are held in a number of important Australian public art collections. He was born in Newcastle upon Tyne,…

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Wajima Museum of Urushi Art, Japan

Ishikawa Wajima Urushi Art Museum is the only lacquer art museum in the world in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture. This spacious Museum displays a number of lacquer art works by various artists belonging to different periods, some of whom are members of Art Academy and persons designated as “Living National…

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Shanghai Auto Museum, China

The Shanghai Automobile Museum is located in the Auto Expo Park in Anting, Jiading, Shanghai. It was officially opened to the public in January 2007. The venue covers an area of ​​11,700 square meters, with a construction area of ​​27,985 square meters, a building height of 32.45 meters, and a…

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Boschi Di Stefano House Museum, Milan, Italy

The Boschi Di Stefano House Museum is a museum in the Municipality of Milan which has been open to the public since 2003. The apartment, formerly inhabited by husband and wife Antonio Boschi (1896-1988) and Marieda Di Stefano (1901-1968), hosts an exhibition of around three hundred works, including paintings, sculptures…

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Carmen Thyssen Museum, Málaga, Spain

The Carmen Thyssen Museum is an art museum in the Spanish city Málaga. The main focus of the museum is 19th-century Spanish painting, predominantly Andalusian, based on the collection of Carmen Cervera, third wife of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. Carmen Thyssen Museum are a museum dedicated to conservation, research and…

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Eclecticism in architecture

Eclecticism is a nineteenth and twentieth-century architectural style in which a single piece of work incorporates a mixture of elements from previous historical styles to create something that is new and original. In architecture and interior design, these elements may include structural features, furniture, decorative motives, distinct historical ornament, traditional…

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Naval Museum of Cartagena, Spain

The Cartagena Naval Museum is a military museum near the city port of Cartagena, Spain. It presents exhibitions related to naval construction. It is a subsidiary of the Naval Museum of Madrid. The Naval Museum of Cartagena has recently been moved to a new headquarters located in the city’s maritime…

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Social sustainability

Social life is the least defined and least understood of the different ways of approaching sustainability and sustainable development. Social sustainability has had considerably less attention in public dialogue than economic and environmental sustainability. There are several approaches to sustainability. The first, which posits a triad of environmental sustainability, economic…

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Green building

Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to both a structure and the application of processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle: from planning to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. This requires close cooperation of the contractor, the architects, the…

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Alabama crimson color

Alabama crimson is a strong, red color, inclining to purple. It originally meant the color of the kermes dye produced from a scale insect, Kermes vermilio, but the name is now sometimes also used as a generic term for slightly bluish-red colors that are between black and rose. Color coordinates…

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Holocene extinction

The Holocene extinction, otherwise referred to as the Sixth extinction or Anthropocene extinction, is the ongoing extinction event of species during the present Holocene epoch, mainly as a result of human activity. The large number of extinctions spans numerous families of plants and animals, including mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and…

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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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Zakopane Style

Zakopane Style (or Witkiewicz Style) is an art style, most visible in architecture, but also found in furniture and related objects, inspired by the regional art of Poland’s highland region known as Podhale. Drawing on the motifs and traditions in the buildings of the Carpathian Mountains, this synthesis was created…

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National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan

The National Museum of Nature and Science is a Japanese museum operated by the National Science Museum. Overview The National Museum of Nature and Science states, “Survey and research on natural history and other natural sciences and their applications, and collection, storage (including upbringing) of these materials, and public display…

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Roofs and domes, Palais Garnier

The large central dome is covered with copper, which, once oxidized, takes on a greenish color. In the past, the domes of the two pavilions were also covered with copper, but today they are made of zinc, like the other roofs of the building. Some decorations of the domes covering…

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Travel basis knowledge

There are many things you have to take into consideration before and when you travel somewhere. This article presents travel basics and is geared towards people with comparatively little travel experience — this is not to say that experienced voyagers could not find it useful as well. More thorough information…

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Botanical Garden, 360° Video, Inhotim Institute

Inhotim’s gardens are unique, with rare beauty and landscaping that exploits all the aesthetic possibilities of the botanical collection. In addition to contemplation, the gardens are a field for floristic studies, cataloging of new botanical species, conservation in situ (their environment) and ex situ (outside their environment) and environmental education…

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Guide Tour of Maison de Victor Hugo, Paris, France

Maison de Victor Hugo is a writer’s house museum located where Victor Hugo lived for 16 years between 1832–1848. The museum consists of an antechamber leading through the Chinese living room and medieval style dining room to Victor Hugo’s bedroom. Victor Hugo’s House also manage Hauteville House, Guernsey (Channel Islands).…

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Ādams Alksnis

Ādams Alksnis (10 March 1864 – 21 March 1897) was a Latvian painter. He is one of the first painters who started to paint daily scenes from latvian peasant life. Ādams Alksnis is the head of the circle of Latvian artists “Worker”. Biography Alksnis was born in 10 March, 1864…

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