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Florida cracker architecture

Florida cracker architecture is a style of wood-frame home used somewhat widely in the 19th century in the U.S. state of Florida, and still popular with some developers as a source of design themes. Florida cracker homes are characterized by metal roofs, raised floors, large porch areas (often wrapping around…

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Tourism in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan occupies the 39th place among 148 countries on competitiveness indicators in the field of tourism in the world. On the account of having rich oil resources, the country itself contributes to the amplification of the worldwide economy. According to the report prepared by the World Travel and Tourism Council,…

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Zubaan New Delhi, India

Zubaan is a leading independent publishing house based in New Delhi with a strong academic and general list. It was set up in 2003 as an imprint of India’s first feminist publishing house, Kali for Women, and continues to publish books on, for, by and about women in South Asia.…

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Middle ages and Renaissance, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

This section begins with a French set of ivories 14th century illuminated manuscripts and books, followed by a selection of sculptures and paintings from the 15th to the 18th century . The Flemish school is represented by Jean de Liege , Rogier van der Weyden and Dirk Bouts . Italian…

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Modernism music

In music, modernism is a philosophical and aesthetic stance underlying the period of change and development in musical language that occurred around the turn of the 20th century, a period of diverse reactions in challenging and reinterpreting older categories of music, innovations that led to new ways of organizing and…

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Château de Châteaudun, France

The Château de Châteaudun is a castle located in the town of Châteaudun in the French département of Eure-et-Loir. Overlooking the Loir 60 m, the castle of Jehan Dunois, called “the Bastard of Orleans” aligns a rare succession of elements of medieval architecture, Gothic and Renaissance. The Sainte-Chapelle houses a…

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Animalier school

Animalier school or animalier movement was a roughly late 18th century to late 19th century movement and school of art, which took as its subject in various figurative forms the animal kingdom or Kingdom Animalia. The movement predominantly centered around Paris, France, and Italy, with some offshoots in England, Germany,…

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History of Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva is a Swiss city located at the southwestern end of Lake Geneva. It is the second most populous city in Switzerland after Zurich. Geneva is also the second largest financial center in the country after Zurich. It is considered the most important in the world in terms of trans-national…

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Classification of Armenian carpets

The Armenian carpet is a term that defines the pile and lint-free carpets that were woven by Armenians living both in the Armenian Highland and outside it from the pre-Christian period (up to 301 years) to the present day. Carpet weaving, being one of the kinds of Armenian decorative and…

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Heri Dono: Voyage trokomod, Indonesia Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2015

The Indonesia pavilion is themed “Trokomod”. conveys the expectations of all historically dominated cultures to be granted equal room and recognition. Myths, legends and folk tales infuseDono’s imagination. Recently he joked:“I am Semar, considered a clown, but inmy former life I was a dinosaurus.” Heri Dono, artist Indonesia, discuss with…

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Mülheim district, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Mülheim is a city district (Stadtbezirk) of Cologne in Germany and a formerly independent town (Mülheim am Rhein). Mülheim is located on the right bank of the Rhine opposite the old town of Cologne. Mülheim is the 9th district of Cologne. It includes the districts of Buchforst, Buchheim, Dellbrück, Dünnwald,…

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Contemporary Archive, First floor, National Academy of San Luca

The Contemporary Archive of the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca collects drawings by artists and academic architects of the 1900s and contemporaries who wanted to entrust the institution with what was elaborated throughout their work experience (they are present, among others, the funds of the architects Mario Ridolfi, Mario De…

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Architecture of Kosovo

The Architecture of Kosovo dates back to the Neolithic Period and includes the Copper, Bronze and Iron Ages, Antiquity and the Medieval period. It has been influenced by the presence of different civilizations and religions as evidenced by the structures which have survived to this day. Local builders have combined…

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Convent of Christ, Tomar, Portugal

The Convent of Christ (Portuguese: Convento de Cristo/Mosteiro de Cristo) is a former Roman Catholic convent in Tomar, Portugal. Originally a 12th-century Templar stronghold, when the order was dissolved in the 14th century the Portuguese branch was turned into the Knights of the Order of Christ, that later supported Portugal’s…

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Investment in Azerbaijan

The overall investment climate in Azerbaijan continues to grow despite of significant challenges remain. Over the recent years, the country has made efforts to integrate more fully into the global marketplace and attract foreign investment. History Early History Several foreign companies and entrepreneurs came to the Caucasus in the late…

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Altars on the north side, Seville Cathedral

The cathedral has 80 chapels and altars. The altars of the cathedral of Seville are an extraordinary set to observe the stylistic evolution of the art of gridwork in Andalusia. These closures protect the enclosures, they are openwork screens through which light penetrates and produce an atmosphere of mystery that…

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Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair 2017, China

The 10th edition of the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair, a cellar full of wine knowledge and business opportunities, last from November 11-13, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. A total of 1,070 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions presented exquisite wines from around the world.…

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Japanese-Western Eclectic Architecture

Japanese-Western Eclectic Architecture (Japanese: 和洋折衷建築) is an architectural style that emerged from the Eclecticism in architecture movement of the late 19th and early 20th century, which intentionally incorporated Japanese architectural and Western architectural components into one building design. The style is both a precursor to and a style of Modern…

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Monza Park, Lombardy, Italy

Monza Park is a large walled park in Monza, Lombardy, northern Italy. The Monza Park is one of the major parks European historians, the fourth largest enclosed d’Europe and more surrounded by walls. It has an area of 688 hectares and is located north of the city, between the municipalities…

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Streamline Moderne

Streamline Moderne, sometimes termed Art Moderne, is a late type of the Art Deco architecture and graphic design/style that emerged in the 1930s. Its architectural style emphasized curving forms, long horizontal lines, and sometimes nautical elements. Moderne architecture includes other subtypes besides Art Moderne/Streamline, such as PWA Moderne. Background The…

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Hand-colouring of photographs

Hand-colouring refers to any method of manually adding colour to a black-and-white photograph, generally either to heighten the realism of the photograph or for artistic purposes. Hand-colouring is also known as hand painting or overpainting. Typically, watercolours, oils, crayons or pastels, and other paints or dyes are applied to the…

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Hypostyle

In architecture, a hypostyle hall has a roof which is supported by columns. Etymology The word hypostyle comes from the Ancient Greek ὑπόστυλος hypóstȳlos meaning “under columns” (where ὑπό hypó means below or underneath and στῦλος stŷlos means column). Construction The hypostyle is transverse to the longitudinal axis of the…

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Southern Europe still life in seventeenth century

In Spanish art, a bodegón is a still-life painting depicting pantry items, such as victuals, game, and drink, often arranged on a simple stone slab, and also a painting with one or more figures, but significant still-life elements, typically set in a kitchen or tavern. Starting in the Baroque period,…

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