Tag Archive for history

Life in New York Tenements During the 1890s (7 pics)

Jacob Riis is a photographer born in Danemark in 1849 and who passed away in New York where he immigrated in order to find the “American Dream”. He was the photographer of the Great Depression which start in 1973 in Austria and spread it until the US to end in 1896.

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Life in New York Tenements During the 1890s (7 pics)

A Girl Encounters a Giant White Horse Frozen in Mid-Air Within the Venice Biennale’s Argentinian Pavilion (6 pics)

A girl is seen softly touching the nose of a giant, white horse frozen in mid-air within the Argentinian Pavilion of this year’s Venice Biennale , a large sculptural work by artist  Claudia Fontes .  The Horse Problem , and the Argentinian Pavilion, are located within the biennale’s Arsenal  building, the largest pre-industrial production center of the world.

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A Girl Encounters a Giant White Horse Frozen in Mid-Air Within the Venice Biennale’s Argentinian Pavilion (6 pics)

Wonderful Clothing Inspired by Art (9 pics)

On her style blog Artfully Awear , Ariel Adkins presents her colorful creations inspired by art history. From Van Gogh’s Sunflowers to abstract expressionism by way of Matisse’s collages, the American designer pays respect to every artistic period.

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Wonderful Clothing Inspired by Art (9 pics)

ISSEY MIYAKE'S OPENS ITS FIRST STORE IN MILANO (6 pics)

ISSEY MIYAKE opened its first flagship store in Italy – in a historic building, Palazzo Reina, at Via Bagutta 12, Milano in the Quadrilatero district. Occupying the area of approximately 500?, the space is designed by Japanese artist and designer Tokujin Yoshioka.

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ISSEY MIYAKE'S OPENS ITS FIRST STORE IN MILANO (6 pics)

Smart Lego’s 50 States of America (48 pics)

Jeff Friesen may be an award-winning fine art photographer, but he also has a 7-year-old girl, and a small playful side. For his series 50 States of Lego , he represents funnily every state of the United States through a unique aspect of its culture, its geography or its history, by staging figurines very precisely, as in a real mini photo studio.

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Smart Lego’s 50 States of America (48 pics)

Purchasing Listed Buildings: A guide (3 pics)

Listed buildings are grand examples of architecture , carrying years of history in their very design and construction. Unfortunately, their age also brings a number of problems you’ll have to contend with – from damp and decay to complicated legality surrounding the owning and maintenance of them.

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Purchasing Listed Buildings: A guide (3 pics)