AMERICAN ART DECO AN ILLUSTRATED SURVEY
Building Philadelphia Speaker Series - Preservation
Apr 03, 2019Richard Webster, PhD, and Professor Emeritus at West Chester University explores the architectural styles of Philadelphia that were popular after the “colonial” era, but before the Victorian era this talk Webster presents the eclectic mix of styles, often intermixed in one building, that make up this fascinating period of Philadelphia’s architectural history.
Richfield Tower - Wikipedia
Richfield Tower, also known as the Richfield Oil Company Building, was constructed between 1928 and 1929 and served as the headquarters of Richfield Oil was designed by Stiles O. Clements and featured a black and gold Art Deco façade. The unusual color scheme was meant to symbolize the "black gold" that was Richfield's business. Haig Patigian did the exterior sculptures.
Pop art - Wikipedia
Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the United Kingdom and the United States during the mid- to late-1950s. The movement presented a challenge to traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular and mass culture, such as advertising, comic books and mundane cultural objects. One of its aims is to use images of popular (as opposed to elitist) culture in art, emphasizing the banal
The Exhibition | Tamara Lempicka
This coming 5 October Arthemisia opens a new exhibition to the public at Palacio de Gaviria. On view through 26 May 2019, the first survey show in Madrid dedicated to Tamara de Lempicka includes a selection of around 200 works coming from over 40 private collections, museums and lenders worldwide.
Art New England | Exhibitions
Fairfield University Art Museum. Through September 21: Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce, highlighting corporate commissions by this master of Art Deco, the exhibition includes paintings, wall sculptures, preparatory drawings, cartoons and gouache sketchesugh June 8, Walsh Gallery: The Artist Collects: Highlights from the James Reed Print Collection, celebrating the transformative
History of the Design and Construction of the Bridge
Explore this Topic Further. Bridge History. Key Dates in Bridge History from Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (all ages) This timeline chronicles important events in Golden Gate Bridge history from 1846 when Captain John Fremont declared California independent from Mexico to the present day when two white-tailed deer stopped all traffic on the Bridge as they ran from San
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Glasgow Architecture : A Walk About Town
Glasgow is Scotland's largest city and there are many interesting buildings to be seen in the city centre, which is laid out in a North American style grid-iron pattern.
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BuffaloResearch--Off the Beaten Cyberpath: Unexpected
Surfing for obscure local sites is one of my favorite ways to waste large chunks of time you, dear reader, are the beneficiary of my ongoing treasure hunt. To keep this mild obsession from becoming totally tedious, I reserve the right to poke a little fun here and there.