Australia’s Tallest Skyscraper Will Have a Green Twist With its impressive height and ambitious twisting, greenery-covered design, you could be forgiven for assuming Southbank by Beulah was destined to remain on the drawing board. The supertall skyscraper has now received planning permission, however, and is due to begin construction in Melbourne next year. Southbank […]
“Rising to a sharp gleaming point in the City of London, the aptly-named Scalpel is another high-profile skyscraper by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF). The office building is a striking addition to the capital’s skyline and rises to a height of 190 m (623 ft).” – Adam Williams May 6, 2020 new
“There’s something about floating translucent bubbles that’s always seemed futuristic, from the ’60s right up to the present day. Photographer Melvin Sokolsky was on the, er, ball, then, when he shot his now iconic Bubble series for the Harpers Bazaar 1963 Spring Collection.” – Doug Bierend wired.com
“In the days before the luxury mishmashes of the High Line and Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s West Side, the closest thing the city had to a Starchitect Row could be found on (or near) East 53rd Street between Sixth Avenue and the East River. There rose a promenade of classics: Eero Saarinen’s Black Rock, MoMA’s Goodwin/Stone home, SOM’s Lever House, Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Building, Hugh Stubbins’s Citigroup Center, and Philip Johnson’s Lipstick Building.”
Jesse Dorris October 2019 via metropolismag.com
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I’ve been an admirer of Tamara de Lempicka for quite a few years now. However, it wasn’t until last year I noticed several of her artworks in the opening sequence of Madonna’s music video “Vogue”.
This is one of them “Andromeda”
I’m very pleased to see this Google tribute to de Lempicka on her 120th Birthday!
Check out my board Tamara de Lempicka on pinterest.com/AmishHomo
The Polish artist lived in Paris in the Roaring Twenties and brought her unique style to portraits of aristocrats, stars and artists.
Photo of Tamara de Lempicka in Paris – 1929
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