The Magic of the “Great Waters” at the Versailles Castle

All information about the Versailles Castle is on CITIBREAK   Versailles, a place “without water” To animate the fountains of French gardens, the fountain of the 17th century used the force of gravity. Therefore they needed to have significant water resources located in height relative to the garden. The Versailles Castle, built on a hill without…

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Turning Living Cells Into Art | Colonies

The last thing Brazilian multidisciplinary artist Vik Muniz imagined upon meeting MIT postdoctoral fellow, and self-described “bacteria enthusiast” Tal Danino. Months later, from healthy cheek cells to cancer cells, Danino and Muniz were creating image after image of biogenerated beauty. Muniz, the 52-year-old artist responsible for using focused ion beam technology to etch sandcastles onto single grains of sand, explains: “I always love to collaborate…

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The Paris Musée de l’Armée – Hôtel des Invalides

To understand the history of the Paris Musée de l’Armée we need to go back to the seventeenth century. In the seventeenth century, when there was no structure to house disabled soldiers, Louis XIV decided by the 1670 order to build « un hostel royal pour y loger tous les officiers et soldats tant estropiés que vieux…

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Soon a biennial in Antarctica ?

Nadim Samman, curator at the TBA-21 in Vienna and Alexander Ponomarev, a Russian artist, announced that they were planning the organization of the First Biennial in Antarctica, according to The Art Newspaper. Their plan is from the exhibition “Antarctopia”, which was presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2014 in the pavilion dedicated to the…

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Famous works of art transformed into buildings

Federico Babina illustrated a variety of houses in the style of famous artists. Among the well known artists are names such as Piet Mondrian, Gerhard Richter, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Donald Judd, Picasso, Christo and some more well known artist names.     Babina explores the symbiotic relationship between architecture and art, and how they…

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Museum + Gardens + Wineyard = Musée Montmartre in Paris

The Musée Montmartre is certainly the most charming museum in Paris! It was created in 1960 in the oldest building in the Butte, it was also the place of residence of many artists as Auguste Renoir, Emile Bernard, Raoul Dufy, Suzanne Valadon, Maurice Utrillo, etc. It houses a unique collection of paintings, posters and drawings and…

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