Society & Culture

Fashion for Men – Sartorial Splendour from Brummel to Bomer

Fashion for Men – Sartorial Splendour from Brummel to Bomer

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Television’s White Collar dandy the dapper conman-turned-FBI consultant Neal Caffrey is about modern suited sartorial splendour & style, at the essence of cool

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World Textile Trade 1500 -1800 – Pre-Industrial Revolution

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Textiles as a commodity and cultural conflict are both a consequence and a casualty of the effects caused by expansion of European colonial empires 1500 to 1800

Muse~News Editorial June 2013 Musing on Love & Week that Was

Muse~News Editorial June 2013 Musing on Love & Week that Was

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To close off the week many would believe is one to forget I received a jolt which made me change my thinking that perhaps it was one we really need to remember.

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What is Modernism?

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To understand the inspiration for the various ‘modern’ movements in art, design and style we need to begin during the early nineteenth century and examine the work of Viennese born painter, designer, craftsmen, historian Austrian Josef Danhauser [1805-1845]. He saw himself as a thoroughly modern man. When his father died…

Sydney Modern – Designing An Art Museum for the 21st Century

Sydney Modern – Designing An Art Museum for the 21st Century

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Steven Lowy President Board Trustees & Michael Brand Director Art Gallery of NSW joined forces recently to unveil a visionary master plan for completion in 2021

Jamie Allpress – A Day in the Life of a Dealer in Antiques

Jamie Allpress – A Day in the Life of a Dealer in Antiques

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I absolutely adore the antique trade; every day is different and offers a fresh set of challenges to surmount in an interesting life’s journey full of beauty

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Claude Monet Captured & Conveyed First & Lasting Impressions

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Claude Monet captured and conveyed the illusionary mesmerizing momentary quality of his first and lasting impressions observed in his glorious garden at Giverny