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Indies Empire style

Indies Empire style (Dutch: Indische Empire stijl) is an architectural style that flourished in the colonial Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) between the middle of the 18th century and the end of the 19th century. The style is an imitation of neoclassical Empire Style which was popular in mid-19th-century France.…

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Roman glass

Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts. Glass was used primarily for the production of vessels, although mosaic tiles and window glass were also produced. Roman glass production developed from Hellenistic technical traditions, initially concentrating on the production of intensely coloured…

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Antioch Mosaics, Baltimore Museum of Art

The BMA exhibits a collection of Antioch mosaics, the result of its participation in excavations of this ancient city, known today as Antakya in southeastern Turkey, near the border of Syria. With the support of BMA Trustee Robert Garrett, the Baltimore Museum of Art joined the Musées Nationaux de France,…

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Parmesan Renaissance

The Renaissance in Parma was one of the main declinations of Renaissance art in Italy. Late compared to other centers, Parma developed from the second decade of the sixteenth century a school of absolute prestige and relevance, among the most interesting of the century, churning out two absolute masters of…

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Review of Salone del Mobile.Milano 2014, Milan Design Week, Italy

Salone del Mobile Milano, the most expected international event for the furnishing and design sectors, last from 8 to 13 of April, 2014, at Fiera Milano, Rho. The 53rd edition of Salone del Mobile Milano along with the side events EuroCucina (International Kitchen Furniture Exhibition), International Bathroom Exhibition and SaloneSatellite,…

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The Order of Things, Warsaw National Ethnographic Museum

“The Order of Things. The storeroom of Piotr B. Szacki” is a exhibition in the form of a museum magazine with the accompaniment of multimedia, exhibits related to crafts (tools in the field of obtaining and processing food, breeding, etc.). The objects are arranged according to the author’s classification of…

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FLIP

FLIP from São Paulo Street Art, Brazil His work permeates various worlds. Flip works through the peaceful coexistence of certain positions such as figurative and abstract. The São Paulo Street Art collection presents a group of artworks displayed in the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil. This first set of photographed…

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To the Paintings! Residence Exposition Ephémère, 9eme Concept

From a simple artistic project to the Résidence-Exposition Aux Paintings! Our initial project was to organize an artistic event in Marseille, large-scale and accessible to all. To realize this idea, we set out to find a place devoted to demolition or rehabilitation. Our approach evolved when we took the opportunity…

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Shape grammar

Shape grammars in computation are a specific class of production systems that generate geometric shapes. Typically, shapes are 2- or 3-dimensional, thus shape grammars are a way to study 2- and 3-dimensional languages. The foundation of shape grammars has been defined in a seminal article by George Stiny and James…

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Western Fashion History 1700–1750

Fashion in the period 1700–1750 in European and European-influenced countries is characterized by a widening silhouette for both men and women following the tall, narrow look of the 1680s and 90s. Wigs remained essential for men of substance, and were often white; natural hair was powdered to achieve the fashionable…

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Biomorphism

Biomorphism models artistic design elements on naturally occurring patterns or shapes reminiscent of nature and living organisms. Taken to its extreme it attempts to force naturally occurring shapes onto functional devices. The works of this trend have the aspect of life, they are endowed with plant, animal or human forms.…

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Black color in history and art

Black is the darkest color, the result of the absence or complete absorption of visible light. It is an achromatic color, literally a color without hue, like white (its opposite) and gray. It is often used symbolically or figuratively to represent darkness, while white represents light. Black ink is the…

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The Seven Lamps of Architecture

The Seven Lamps of Architecture is an extended essay, first published in May 1849 and written by the English art critic and theorist John Ruskin. The ‘lamps’ of the title are Ruskin’s principles of architecture, which he later enlarged upon in the three-volume The Stones of Venice. To an extent,…

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IDEA Architectural

IDEA Architecture (previously known as IDEA Architectural) is a BIM CAD software for architects and designers, built on top of IntelliCAD by 4M Software company. IDEA’s BIM structure, provides a smart model shaping and high design accuracy, directly applied to the real 3D building model. All the building elements (i.e.…

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Kadamba architecture

Kadamba architecture was a style of temple architecture founded by Mayurasharma in the 4th century AD in Karnataka, India Kadambas created new style of architecture which was the basis of the Hoysalas style of architecture, developed original school of sculpture, was the forerunner of series of South Indian sculptors. Many…

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Miloš Alexander Bazovský Gallery, Trenčíne, Slovakia

The Gallery Milosa Alexandra Bazovsky (Slovakia: Galéria Miloša Alexandra Bazovského v Trenčíne GMAB), constituted 40 years ago, was named after M. A. Bazovský, one of the founders of modern Slovak painting who spent the last years of his dramatic life in this town. The gallery found its home in the…

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Ellen Gallagher

Ellen Gallagher is an American artist. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions and is held in the permanent collections of many major museums. Ellen Gallagher (born December 16, 1965) is an American artist. Her work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions and…

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Home modifications

Home modifications are defined as environmental interventions aiming to support activity performance in the home. More specifically, home modifications often are changes made to the home environment to help people with functional disability or impairment to be more independent and safe in their own homes and reduce any risk of…

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National Museum of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The National Museum of Mongolia is one of the national museums of Mongolia located in Ulaanbaatar. The National Museum of Mongolia is a cultural, scientific, and educational organization, which is responsible for the collection, conservation and interpretation of the objects under its curation. The first museum in Mongolia, which was…

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Fuchsia color

Fuchsia is a vivid purplish red color, named after the color of the flower of the fuchsia plant, which took its name from the 16th century German botanist Leonhart Fuchs. The color fuchsia was first introduced as the color of a new aniline dye called fuchsine, patented in 1859 by…

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Guell park, Barcelona, Spain

The Park Güell is a large garden with elements architecture located in the upper part of Barcelona, on the slopes of the Carmel hill overlooking the sea, not far from Tibidabo. It was designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí, the greatest exponent of Catalan modernism, built between 1900 and 1914…

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Azeri style

The “Azerbaijani style” or “Azeri style” (Persian: شیوهٔ معماری آذری‎) is a style (sabk) of architecture when categorizing Iranian architecture development in Iranian Azerbaijan history. Landmarks of this style of architecture span from the late 13th century (Ilkhanate) to the appearance of the Safavid Dynasty in the 16th century CE.…

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Purple in science and nature

Purple is a color intermediate between blue and red. It is similar to violet, but unlike violet, which is a spectral color with its own wavelength on the visible spectrum of light, purple is a composite color made by combining red and blue. According to surveys in Europe and the…

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