Handbills and Posters from Detroit’s Grande Ballroom, circa 1967-68 Simply stunning vintage handbills for Detroit’s historic live music venue The Grande Ballroom. The majority of these trippy handbills and postcards were designed by Gary Grimshaw (who died in January of this year) and Carl Lundgren. Historically significant, yes, but from a design perspective, these are just jaw-droppingly, […]Read More Gorgeous Psychedelic Posters
The Silver Factory Darkroom Ghost By Nate Freeman William Linich (February 22, 1940 – July 18, 2016), the primary architect, foreman, lighting designer and archivist at Andy Warhol’s Factory, film-maker and photographer, who used his camera to immortalize its denizens, has died at age 76. To look through the snapshots taken by Name in the 1960s is […]Read More Rest in Peace Billy Name!
Abandoned Parisian Nightclub The site of a stunning 1885-era Parisian municipal bathhouse, HOME to the previous Les Bains Douches Nightclub, is now set to be revamped into a Luxury Boutique Hotel. Earlier this year, a group of 50 Art practitioners filled it up with their own art, creating their very own pop up art gallery from it. […]Read More Hijacked by Street Art
”More than mere playthings, Enchanted Dolls are a brand of elegantly sculpted and articulated works of art. Adorned with elaborate costumes and graced with precious gemstones, metals, and rare found objects, each ball-jointed porcelain doll intricately conveys an aspect of our humanity.” This page is really only a very small incomplete partial view of Marina […]Read More Dolls with a Soul, a Story and Stars in their Eyes
Transgen Syren ReBirth Miniature porcelain twins doll undergone changes. After the forced surgery has survived only one sister. Now she is free, healthy …. only sometimes misses his sister. Recovered hands and sprouted limbs. Blind Siren became strong young Octowoman … She survived and enjoy freedom.This is her second birth. NYMPHOSIS The “pupation” is […]Read More ShirrStone Shelter
The City of Priests and Rock-Hewn Churches Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia famous for monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia’s holiest cities. The population of Lalibela is almost completely Ethiopian Orthodox Christian. Ethiopia is one of the earliest nations to adopt Christianity in the first half of the fourth century, and […]Read More The Lalibela Churches
A Way of Life and a Philosophy/The Accessories and Jewellery As promised here are some nice piece of jewellery or accessories that are considered to be Art Nouveau. […]Read More Art Nouveau III
Architecture Art Nouveau is an elegant decorative art style characterized by intricate patterns of curving lines. Art Nouveau remained popular until around the time of World War I, and was ultimately replaced by the Art Deco style. I chose to make a post about it because so many people do not even know about it, even […]Read More Art Nouveau/Gaudi