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Niki de Saint Phalle : All power to the Nanas

Champion of the feminist aesthetic, Phalle’s sculptures and paintings have made her one of art’s most important outsiders You’ve seen them before. Those colourful stylised ladies with tiny heads and plenty of ass, but many wouldn’t know that these bright, pop characters found in gift shops around the world were created by one of the … Continue reading

The Strange City – Monumenta 2014 Paris

The strange City: Ilya and Emilia Kabakov at the Grand Palais Born in 1933 in Dnipropetrovsk (ex USSR), Ilya Kabakov is a major figure on the international art scene. In the 60s, he began a work on daily life un Russia and since then his installations, sculputres and paintings have been exhibited around the world. … Continue reading

Paris before Haussmann by Charles Marville – Photography

Widely acknowledged as one of the most talented photographers of the nineteenth century, Charles Marville (French, 1813–1879) was commissioned by the city of Paris to document both the picturesque, medieval streets of old Paris and the broad boulevards and grand public structures that Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann built in their place for Emperor Napoleon III. This … Continue reading

Epecuen : Ghost town

  EPECUEN, Argentina — A strange ghost town that spent a quarter century under water is coming up for air again in the Argentine farmlands southwest of Buenos Aires.   Epecuen was once a bustling little lakeside resort, where 1,500 people served 20,000 tourists a season. During Argentina’s golden age, the same trains that carried grain to … Continue reading

NYC Grand Central Terminal 100 years

Sunlight streams through the windows in the concourse at Grand Central Terminal in New York City in 1954 A century ago, rail travel was at its peak in the U.S., and New York City built the massive Grand Central Terminal to accommodate the growth. Built over 10 years, gradually replacing its predecessor named Grand Central … Continue reading

Oscar Niemeyer: Arquitecto o filosofo?

Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (Río de Janeiro, Brasil, 15 de diciembre de 1907) es un arquitecto brasileño. Seguidor y gran promotor de las ideas de Le Corbusier, es considerado uno de los personajes más influyentes de la arquitectura moderna internacional. Fue pionero en la exploración de las posibilidades constructivas y plásticas del … Continue reading

César Pelli- Las Torres Gemelas Petronas

  Las Torres gemelas Petronas son una de las obras más importantes de Pelli César Pelli (12 de octubre de 1926) es un arquitecto argentino, nacido en la provincia de Tucumán. Estudió arquitectura y se graduó en la Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Posteriormente comenzó a trabajar en su país, hasta que en 1952 se trasladó … Continue reading

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