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    Combining geometrical purity and gestural grandeur, Thierry W. Despont combines architectural skills and painter's virtuosity in this spectacular collection of majestic, daunting and singularly attracting orbs, turning his struggle with corrosive materials and richly textured pigments into a spiritual achievement. A compound of restless collage and swirling pigments, each orb is animated by a life of its own: colorful magma breaking through the scorched surface of the canvas, white streaks flickering against the encroaching and abysmal darkness of a stark black background that seems about to engulf it. Mysterious and luminous, intimate and remote, they conjure up the awe of man in front of a cosmic world he both reveres and dreads. Beyond the eruptive, cataclysmic forces animating them, the orbs are inwardly radiant, animated by a life that seems to emerge from their depths. First published Nov. 23,2008. De Luxe version. Printed on art quality cotton paper. Hardcover /jacket. 120Pages. 13 x 16 1/2in. 100Illustrations. ISBN : 9782759403837 Born and raised in France, Mr. Despont is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts and holds a Masters Degree in Urban Design and City Planning from Harvard University. "Architecte DPLG," Mr. Despont is a knight of the French Legion of Honor and a knight of the Arts and Letters. Based in New York City, he is co-author of Restoring the Statue of Liberty (McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1986), Houses, a collection of his residential projects, and Le Bateau Ivre, a folio of his drawings illustrating Arthur Rimbaud's poem, "Le Bateau Ivre." Mr. Despont is also the author of Masks, Studio. and Planets. published by Assouline.
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    Renowned and adored by the fashion world for his exquisitely crafted shoes and dizzyingly high stilettos, Christian Louboutin is in a league of his own. Delving into the designer's imagination, this beautiful tome - created to celebrate the brand's 20th anniversary - contains over 300 pages of stunning photography, inspiration, biographic detail and even some pop-up art. Featuring a fold-out cover and with exclusive insight into his personal archives, this is a real collector's item that will look fabulous on your coffee table or as a gift.
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    When we judge others we are saying a lot more about ourselves than we are about them. Of course we need to be discerning and make judgments in order to be effective, but we can all benefit from being more mindful about what insecurities, unmet needs and fears may also be driving judgment. We should reflect on what our judgments saying about us and our need to judge. How are your judgements limiting your ability to connect, engage and build bridges rather than barriers? We human beings are far more alike than we are different. I learnt that during my days in the West Bank. I learnt that living in Papua New Guinea. I learnt that living in America’s Bible Belt. And I was reminded of that again last week in Borneo. Sure, notice what makes you different to others. Notice what makes others different to you. But also notice the threads that link you – the insecurities, the dreams, the love of family, the anxieties, the things that you care about most deeply and the things that which makes you laugh most loudly. When we focus on the common ground, when we focus on our shared humanity, that’s when we can communicate, connect and create profound change both in our experience of life, and in the collective experience of humanity here on earth.
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    I was astounded to learn that 22-year-old Hungarian photographer Noell S. Oszvald who lives and works in Budapest picked up a camera only a year ago. The gifted artist has shared only two dozen or so images with the world via Flickr but they already show an accomplished grasp of compos
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    Megan Fox is featured in an interesting spread in the April issue of Jalouse Magazine, where she makes a few comments on her insecurities and looks: On posing for magazine covers and ads: "I hate taking pictures, I never watch them, otherwise I would have wanted to change everything. I prefer not to see any and trust the photographer, who knows his job." On the importance of her looks: "I live well with my image, I cannot complain, I would not trade my place with an unattractive girl." ... says 25 year-old Megan. Many more when you turn the page!
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  • Paravent Metamorphosis of Woman By Leonor Fini
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    Leonor Fini (Argentina 1907-1996 Paris) Four of eight serigraphs by world famous Surrealist painter, author, costume and set designer and graphic artist, Leonor Fini, shown here attached to a screen. These panels are available framed in ornate brushed gold, carved frames and may be viewed in New York at this time. The edition originally consisted of 135 sets, however, a number of pieces were damaged in a flood in a German museum, and only 120 sets survived. Each of the four pieces measures 60X18 inches - 66 X 24 inches, framed. One of the silkscreens comprising the set is signed. Number 50/120/ Printed in Germany by Dietz Offizin, the Paravent is perhaps Fini's most famous graphic work and is documented in numerous books on the artist. Leonor Fini was born and lived in Argentina as a young child until she was taken by her mother to Trieste, Italy. This “kidnapping” to flee her tyrannical Neapolitan father situated the child, often disguised as a boy, in the heart of a bohemian lifestyle. Self taught, Fini painted portraits and at age seventeen, moved to Paris. Her beauty is legendary with poems written about her and love letters to her by the preeminent poets and artists of the day. Fini, always fiercely independent, painted from her dreams and became associated with Andre Breton, Dali, Ernst, but never formally joined the Surrealist Movement. She was inspired by the Pre-raphaelites as well as by Klimt, Munch and Beardsley. She lived surrounded by pieces of Art Nouveau and Art Deco and at one point, surrounded by as many as twenty-two cats. Her residence remained in Paris, although she summered either in Corsica, where she took over a monastery or in St. Dye Sur Loire, in a home built with left over materials from the various chateaus of the region. Her first one-person exhibition took place at the Galerie Barbaroux in Milan in 1929 followed by a second exhibition in Paris, at the Galerie Bonjean in 1932. By 1936 she had caught the attention of Julian Levy who showed her work as well as Alfred H. Barr, who included three of her pieces in the ground breaking Dada and Surrealism Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in 1936. She spent the summer of 1939 in St. Martin d’ Ardeche with her friends, among them – Max Ernst, Leonora Carrington as well as Salvador Dali. Although Fini is best known for her paintings of goddesses, felines and imaginary creatures – particularly the sphinx, involved in ritualistic worship, she was also a fine book illustrator, costume and scenery designer, decorative arts designer (having designed the perfume bottle for Elsa Schiaparelli’s “Shocking” in the shape of a female’s torso with flowers at the neck, providing the original illustration used on the Chateau Mouton Rothschild Reserve wine vintage of 1956 and costumes, décor and furniture for the Paris Opera and Ballet). Bibliography Alvarez, Jose. Le Livre de Leonor Fini – Peintures, Dessins, Ecrits, Notes de Leonor Fini. Paris: Editions Mermoud – Clairefontaine / Vilo, 1979. Brion, Marcel. Leonor Fini et Son Oeuvre. Paris: J.j Pauvert, 1955. Chadwick, Whitney. Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement. Boston: Little Brown, 1985. Chadwick, Whitney. Women, Art and Society. London. Thames and Hudson Ltd, 1994. Dedieu, Jean-claude. Leonor Fini. Paris: Frederic Birr, 1978. Guibbert, Jean-paul. Leonor Fini – Oeuvre Graphique. Lausanne: La Guilde du Livre et Clairefontaine, 1968. Guibbert, Jean-Paul. Leonor Fini. Lausanne: La Guilde du Livre et Clairefontaine, 1971. Jelinski, Constantin. Leonor Fini. Lausanne: La Guilde du Livre et Clairefontaine, 1968. Jelinski, Constantin. Leonor Fini Peinture. Lausanne: La Guilde du Livre et Clairefontaine, 1972. Waldberg, Patrick. Le Surrealisme. Paris: Skira, 1963.
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