Visions of space. ART TORRENTS: Robert Hughes 2019-01-28

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Visions of Space: Mies Van Der Rohe on Vimeo

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The yellow-white dots are adult stars powered by hydrogen fusion, the orange ones are late-life stars, and the red giants, which are shedding their gaseous envelopes, are older still. Visions of Space is a tribute to these original masters: the dreamers who imagined the rings of Saturn at sunset as viewed from one of its moons, the optimists who knew their grandchildren would live in domed habitats on the Moon, the artists who drew Von Braun wheels in orbit around the planets with the firm belief that mankind would have reached this far by no later than the end of the twentieth century , the adventure minded who saw in their mind's eye the churning clouds of Jupiter seen from a mining colony on a Galilean moon. To book your tickets please click here. And this is the book you got. Twenty-three years later Hughes discovered the long lost tape of that unique conversation and was inspired to travel back to Germany to examine the legacy of a man who was, for a brief period, the most powerful architect in the world.

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Visions of the Future

visions of space

The inset is a smaller version of the image in the preceding slide. The black steel cabinets are by Frank Horiel of Crown Creations in Livingston; the partition is formed with Ann Sacks tiles in a metallic, antique-gold finish. From the powder room entrance — constructed to look like a woodpile — to a graceful floating staircase, visual surprises delight at every turn. It will run from Saturday 7th to Saturday 21st November 2015, and will be open to all from 11. That man was Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's favourite architect. This master builder could spend days working out how to turn a corner with a skilfully placed beam and totally ignore the legitimate wishes and desires of those who used his buildings. This Christmas marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 8, the first human journey from the Earth to the Moon.

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Visions of Space: Mies Van Der Rohe on Vimeo

visions of space

It was a Craftsman-style home, beautifully built and timelessly designed. At its best, a progressive space exploration policy can help build an optimistic and constructive patriotism that stands in sharp contrast to the poisonous brand of nationalism put forward by President Trump and his acolytes. And this is the book you got. It was President Kennedy, after all, who challenged the nation to put a man on the Moon, before it had blasted an astronaut into orbit. Mies van der Rohe: Less is More This episode features the German architect, Mies van der Rohe, who moved to America and discovered the face of the modern corporate city. This narrow slice shows, among other things, iron and nitrogen in the outer reaches.


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Visions of Space

visions of space

Over time, though, it became apparent that, especially for year-round living, they would need some changes. Program summary Visions Of Space Albert Speer: Size Matters 2:02pm Sunday, 25 July Artist and critic Robert Hughes tackles the work and lives of three remarkable 20th-century architects whose work did so much to shape the modern world. Stephan's Quintet The Wide Field Camera 3 captured this still life of Stephan's Quintet, a group of five galaxies. The entrance is marked by a custom 5-foot-wide, 3,000-pound pivoting steel and glass door, flanked by floor-to-ceiling glass. We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be a unique and beautiful event! It's also known as Hickson Compact Group 92. To one side and set back from the main building lies a secondary cabin-like structure accommodating the master bedroom suite. They also wanted cutting-edge materials, high-tech windows and door systems, and highly original ideas.

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Visions Of Space: Artists Journey Through The Cosmos by David A. Hardy

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The 1940s pin up girl on the exterior, whose sister resides in the main house, came from a building in Los Angeles slated for demolition. The new property had the same uplifting views of Bridger Bowl ski area and proximity to a world-class Nordic ski resort, but it also boasted a year-round creek. Indeed, the spirit of Apollo 8 can offer Democrats and progressives strong guidance as they navigate—and hopefully chart a course beyond—the dire straits in which the nation finds itself today. Around 1998 and 1999, its brightness suddenly and unexpectedly doubled. The powder room, with its modernist Gong washbasin from Kreoo, is rusticated with a stacked-wood wall handcrafted by Ian Shinn of Highline Partners.


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Progressive Visions of Space Exploration : Democracy Journal

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It then slowly faded until, in 1868, it became invisible in the sky. Hughes looks at how each one used space in different ways to express our response, respectively, to the power of religion Gaudi , the power of the State Speer , and the power of the corporation Mies van der Rohe. But despite his undeniable impact there is something in Mies' work that Hughes finds shockingly neglectful of real human needs. This master builder could spend days working out how to turn a corner with a skilfully placed beam and totally ignore the legitimate wishes and desires of those who used his buildings. Plenty of existing trees meant instant privacy, while the selective removal of some trees allowed for unobstructed natural light and the opening of view corridors. The aesthetic integration of an otherwise utilitarian kitchen into the living area is achieved through a camouflaged refrigerator and cabinets, and a sleek island design overhung with a chandelier composed of clustered multifaceted pendants, and complemented by a trio of low, round upholstered stools with metallic legs.


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Visions Of Space: Artists Journey Through The Cosmos by David A. Hardy

visions of space

Gaudi was an intensely Catholic celibate who, despite his austere life, created some of the most sensuous buildings ever known. Meanwhile the pre-Hubble, Pre-Apollo, pre-Sputnik artists are receding into the mists as more new artists appear along with their snazzy up to date computers and expensive software. Meanwhile the pre-Hubble, Pre-Apollo, pre-Sputnik artists are receding into the mists as more new artists appear along with their snazzy up to date computers and expensive software. It's actually much closer to Earth 40 million light-years away than the other four galaxies here 290 million light-years away, in the constellation Pegasus. Mies is the father of the contemporary vogue for loft living - what he was building in the 1920s still looks futuristic now.

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Visions of the Future

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Given the tangible and intangible benefits from a bold space exploration program, this is a small price to pay. In episode two, Robert Hughes goes back into his past to explore the life and work of a man who was, for a brief period, the most powerful architect in the world. On the primary patio, a fire feature is housed in a metal chimney that is integrated into the upper roofline of the house. The couple loved the location and had no wish to move. Entry to the show is free of charge. These shocks are produced by gravitational interactions between intergalactic clouds of gas falling onto filaments in the web and by the fast outflow of material from star-forming galaxies.

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Photos: Hubble's newest visions of space

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It widens our horizons as a nation and a species, and fosters a positive and unifying sense of national purpose. Spectrograph reading of supernova remnant The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, added to the Hubble Space Telescope in May, tracks the output of gases from supernova remnant N132D. The outer edges of the butterfly wings arise from light emitted by nitrogen, while the white areas show light emitted by sulfur. In the master bath, the countertop is ebony with a live edge, the pendant is by Lindsey Adelman. The house is sited as close as possible to the creek, about 100 feet away, for the soothing atmospherics of a live water feature. Twenty-three years later, Hughes discovered the long lost tape of that unique conversation and was inspired to travel back to Germany to examine the legacy that Speer left behind.

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ABC Television: Program summary

visions of space

On the other side, a two-story garage houses an expansive second floor guest suite. Butterfly Nebula The got back to business this summer after an intensive repair and upgrade mission in May by a crew aboard the space shuttle. Combining scientific and documentary footage with feature films and video artwork, the Star Voyager exhibition celebrates an enduring fascination with space travel through the imaginations of artists, scientists and astronauts. The dramatic indoor-outdoor effect is exaggerated by an entire wall of glass: two 20-foot-wide, three-paneled doors which retract out of view to seamlessly meld the living room and patio. When everyone checks their egos at the door and comes together for a collaborative charrette, cool things can happen.


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