PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE 175 years

 

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PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE Sky Moon

 

PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE – The Last Family Owned Independent Genevan Watch Manufacturer

 

ORIGIN
Without interruption since 1839, Patek Philippe has been perpetuating the tradition of Genevan watchmaking. As the load family-owned independent watch manufacturer in Geneva, it enjoys total creative freedom to Entirely design, produce and assemble what experts agree to be the finest timepieces in the world – Following Following the vision of its founders Antoine Norbert de Patek (1839) and Adrien Philippe (1845). Thanks to its exceptional know-how, Patek Philippe Maintains a tradition of innovation hailed by an impressive repertoire of more than 80 patents.

 

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BUGATTI

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BUGATTI Galibier

Bugatti, 8 models since 1924
The horseshoe-shaped radiator grille adorns every Bugatti today. The racing cars of the French brand have been extremely successful in the 20s and 30s. 1963 Bugatti fell into a deep sleep from which the brand wake up until 1989. In 1991 the EB 110, so named in honor of the 110th Birthday of company founder Ettore Bugatti. Is currently the only model in the Veyron. Bugatti is part of the Volkswagen Group since 1998.

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50 Years of Berlin Philharmonie

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Berlin Philharmonie: Actually a two-venue facility with connecting lobby, the Philharmonie comprises a Großer Saal of 2,440 seats for orchestral concerts and a chamber-music hall, the Kammermusiksaal, of 1,180 seats. Though conceived together, the smaller venue was added only in the 1980s.

The Philharmonie has been the musical heart of Berlin for 50 years. Still at the periphery of West Berlin when it opened in 1963, it became part of the new urban centre after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Its unusual tent-like shape and distinctive bright yellow colour makes it one of the city’s landmarks. Its unusual architecture and innovative concert hall design initially ignited controversy, but it now serves as a model for concert halls all over the world. “One person opposite another, arranged in circles in sweeping, suspended arcs around soaring crystal pyramids.” In 1920 the architect Hans Scharoun wrote these words as a vision for the ideal theatre space. Thirty-five years later, he developed the main concert hall of the Philharmonie from this idea, with the concert platform and the musicians forming the central focal point.

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ICEHOTEL

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ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjärvi, Lapland

 

 

Using only frozen water from the Torne River, artists from all over the world gather in Jukkasjärvi to create at exclusive art exhibition: ICEHOTEL.

The art is created with imagination and hard work, only to melt away under the unforgiving rays of the sun come springtime. All that remains are our impressions, our memories – and photographs.

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Apple Spaceship is landing

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A few days ago it looked as though Apple ‘s new Apple Campus 2 may not be build. On the edge of California’s hometown Cupertino Apple Steve Jobs planned a few years ago to build a new building, plans for this were presented to the city council in June 2011. Even then, Jobs had compared the main building due to its shape with a spaceship.

Now, Apple may begin the construction of the new Apple campus 2. This was approved in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday by the City Council in Cupertino. On 15 November 2013 the final contracts will be signed, the public announcement will probable be on 19 November. When the groundbreaking ceremony will  take place is not yet known. Apple will begin as soon as possible the preparatory work in order to meet the blueprint. Finally in 2016 the building is to be completely finished.

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Annie Leibovitz

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Photographer Annie Leibovitz was born October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut. In 1970 she took a job at Rolling Stone magazine. In 1983 she began working for the entertainment magazine Vanity Fair. During the late 1980s, Leibovitz started to work on a number of high-profile advertising campaigns. From the 1990s to the present, she has been publishing and exhibiting her amazing work. She spearheaded the movement of music photography away from stage and studio portraiture to intimate, behind-the-scenes portrayals of musicians.

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Prix de la Jeune Photographie de Mode 2013

 

PRESENTATION AWARD PICTO
Established in 1998, the Picto Prize for Young Fashion Photography aims to emerge and highlight the work of a young fashion photographer, chosen by a jury of professionals composed among others by the art critic Virginie Bergougnoux, Sophie Bernard (Image Magazine), Celine Martin-Raget (Musée du Quai Branly), Christophe Brunnquell (director Figaro).. The Picto offers the winner an exhibition of his work and studio shooting by the partners Lumiere Imaging and Studio Daguerre. The amount of the prize is € 1,000.

REGULATIONS 2013: CONDITIONS TO PARTICIPATE
–    Have less than 35 years, all countries.
–    Provide a coherent and representative selection of your work (print B & W or color – minimum size 18x24cm).
–    Imperatively complete application includes :
paper portfolio series or selection.
the application form attached completed and signed (application form you can find here).
a CD with images of portfolio presented in low resolution 2 high definition images a biography / career of the photographer (maximum 15 lines) in Word .

Send all to: Sylvie Besnard before the deadline to Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 18h to PICTO BASTILLE , 53 bis rue de la Roquette , 75011 PARIS . (Any incomplete or submitted after the deadline for applications will not be considered.)

The screening will be on Thursday, November 14, 2013, the list of shortlisted candidates will be posted on the site http://www.picto.fr Monday, November 18, 2013.
All shortlisted photographers following the filing of their applications undertake to be present Wednesday, November 20, 2013 during the evening of the prize.

May the best be lucky!

 

Hanne Van Der Woude

Hanne van der Woude, is a young dutch Photographer, with an eye for natural colors and visual dynamic.

 

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Monica, Series ‘MC1R  Natuurlijk rood haar’ by Hanne Van Der Woude, 2007

As every first-year art student knows, red and green are complementary colours and combining them produces huge optical impact. Put a red dot on a green plane and something special happens: the image starts to move and vibrate.

In 2004, Hanne van der Woude eyed the landscape around Nijmegen (a city in the east of the Netherlands, near the German border) with this knowledge in mind. She stood in the floodplain beside the River Waal and thought how she could make the green washlands look even greener. Her mind turned to redheads.

It was the start of a quest to find models with red hair. To begin with, it wasn’t easy. She started to hang around outside primary schools and go up to people in the street; the search gradually turned into obsession.

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New Art & Poetry Project

Three creative women have joined forces to implement a very nice project: Poetry, Photography and Fine Digital Art will be merged to form a gem of art synthesis in a book.

We got an exclusive tasting  to present it to you:

Autumn letter

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Zac Posen

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Zachary E. “Zac” Posen (/zæk ˈpoʊzən/; born October 24, 1980) is an American internationally acclaimed fashion designer to the stars.
Zac was raised in SoHo in a Jewish family. His passion for fashion began at an extremely young age. As a child, he would steal yarmulkes from his grandparents’ synagogue to make ball gowns for dolls. At 16, he entered the pre-college program at Parsons The New School for Design, and interned with established designers. Zac made his big break in 2000 when a dress he designed for Naomi Campbell was well received in the fashion community. Zac is said to have a unique ‘feminine esthetic’ and is a favorite to dozens of celebrities including Natalie Portman, Rihanna, Kate Winslet, and Beyonce.

Let’s have a look on his fashion collection for 2014

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Peter Burke

 

Peter Burke

Peter Burke

 

Born in London in 1944, Peter Burke completed a student apprenticeship with Rolls Royce Aero Engines in 1960 after leaving school. He then went on to study sculpture at Bristol Polytechnic Fine Art Faculty, graduating in 1972.

The human form is often central to Peter Burke’s sculpture, as with Antony Gormley, who began working at a similar time, Burke often uses casts of a model to express a sense of universality in his sculpture. Working in steel and iron, using industrial processes, Burke’s engineering background has strongly informed his working practice. His work often reflects mankind’s relationship with mass–production and standardisation through a rhythm and repetition of materials.

Peter Burke has exhibited since 1973 in mixed and solo shows and has featured regularly in British and overseas galleries. His work is part of public and private collections including the Contemporary Art Society, London; Henry Moore Foundation and Greenwich Council, London. In 1995, Burke was awarded the prestigious Pollock–Krasner Award. In 2005, he was awarded the Diane Middlebrook Fellowship at the Djerassi Artists Program, California. In 2010, Burke exhibited in the ‘Ten Monumental British Sculptures’ exhibition at the Cerro de Vila Museum, Portugal and in 2011 had solo exhibitions in both London and Bath.

Most recently Peter gave an artist-led talk entitled ‘Sculpture and Reproductive Technology’ at an independently organised event by TEDx in Bradford on Avon. Visit the link listed under Additional Reference Material to find out more!

Peter Burke currently lives and works in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire.

 

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Babak Fatholahi – Photographer Interview

Babak Fatholahi, 2012

Babak Fatholahi, 2012

Fine Art, Portrait & Fashion Photographer
(1990 Iran, lives and works in Kiev, Ukraine)


Interview:  Babak Fatholahi (➤), Li van Saathoff (●) for ADL MAGAZINE

● Tell us a little bit about yourself?
➤ My Name is Babak Fatholahi, I was born in 1990. I am a freelance Photographer

● Which words would your friends use to describe you?
➤ Mysterious and talented.

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Dust and shot – Excellent artistic motion images

Thomas David is a Photographer from Marseille, France. He published a beautiful series of images by the title of Dust and Dance where he shot a dancer in action – with the action enhanced with Dust spraying off her. Read how he did this kind of photo series and get inspired!

Flamenco (Dust and dance) by Thomas David

Flamenco (Dust and dance) by Thomas David: “It’s been a while since I saw pictures using flour to create a sort of ” smoke,” which, well lit to make it stand , allowed to highlight the movement . Taking pictures of a dancer doing jumps with it seemed a great way to use the idea. And being in the studio eliminates all the problems of wind, changing light , rain , etc … So here I am proposing the idea to Elodie who very kindly accepted.”

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Coco – Gabrielle Bonheur – Chanel

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Coco Chanel (Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel)

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (19 August 1883 – January 10, 1971) was a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand . She was the only fashion designer to appear on Time magazine ‘s list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century. Along with Paul Poiret , Chanel what credited with liberating women from the constraints of the ” corseted silhouette ” and popularizing the acceptance of a sporty , casual chic as the feminine standard in the post-World War I era . A prolific creator fashion , Chanel ‘s influence extended beyond couture clothing . Her design aesthetic which realized in jewelry, handbags , and fragrance . Her signature scent , Chanel No. . 5, has become iconic of product .
What Chanel known for her lifelong determination , ambition , and energy Which she applied to her professional and social life . She Achieved success both as a businesswoman and social prominence thanks to the connections she made ​​through her ​​work . These included many artists and craft people-to splat she Became a patron . HOWEVER , Chanel ‘s highly competitive , opportunistic personality led her to make questionable life choices Which have generated controversy around her reputation , particularly her behavior during the German occupation of France in World War II.

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The Roger Vivier Dovima Pumps

The Roger Vivier Dovima Pumps

The Roger Vivier Dovima Pumps
features a stuffed rose pink-dyed taxidermy bird on each toe which is crystal encrusted with 24 carat gold accents.

Each shoe also features special protective crocodile or snakeskin platforms that attach before you wear them to keep the shoes from ever touching the ground. $43,000 and three months of waiting after you order.