Classic

Classic

Classical Architecture – At the Meeting of Human and Divine

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Design in architecture reached a zenith at Athens in the fifth century. It is a place where artists were caught between the meeting of the human with the divine

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The Roentgen Family Cabinetmakers – Neoclassical Furniture

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The German Roentgen family cabinetmaking firm in operation c1740-1795 produced some of the most outstanding furniture of their age in the neoclassical style

Antique Commode

Antique, Masterpiece, Collectible – Recycle on a Grand Scale

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An antique is something that was made in a previous era, however, according to antique dealers, their associations and the tax man, it is not really that simple

Olympic Games London – Success in the Ancient & Modern World

Olympic Games London – Success in the Ancient & Modern World

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Winning at the Olympic Games was every bit as potent to the athletes of ancient times as it is today – it was the penultimate place to achieve success in sport

Classic: Renaissance

Classic: Renaissance

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The word classic means of the first class, of acknowledged excellence; the word classical pertains to the standard achieved by ancient Greek and Latin authors or their works, or the culture, art, architecture of Greek and Roman antiquity generally. The main characteristics are clarity of outline or formal design; restrained,…

The Block, a Renovating Nightmare or, a Restoration Delight

The Block, a Renovating Nightmare or, a Restoration Delight

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Do the protagonists on television’s real estate renovating reality show, The Block at Melbourne in 2011 face a renovating nightmare, or a restoration delight?