PLANTS & ART

Ενρίκε Ολιβέιρα (Henrique Oliveira), 'Baitogogo' - Palais de Tokyo

Henrique Oliveira, The Sculptor and Painter

Henrique Oliveira, a Brazilian-born sculptor and painter, creates three-dimensional constructions using materials of little value that transform the real into a dreamy space and the imaginary into a tangible one. In the following article we go through some of these places by way of the Henrique Oliveira’s installations.

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Frank Plant - Frank 's Plant 'Grow' at the Wageningen University

The Sculpture by Frank Plant at the Wageningen University

When an excellent idea is implemented by a gifted artist the result is always marvelous: the Dutch Wageningen University commissioned the sculptor Frank Plant to create a work that will artistically represent what the University represents. And Frank Plant did it. He gave a wall-mounted large scale sculptural composition entitled ‘Grow’.

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Pina Bausch - The Great Choreographer Pina Bausch

Pina Bausch & the Lawn of Herod Atticus Odeon

It was summer of the distant 2001. On the phone, Theoni, pleased to announce that the time of Herod Atticus Odeon fall was reached: her landscaping company took over the layer of the orchestra of the ancient theater with lawn. I wish her “Also to the Parthenon”.

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The Gleaners (1857) (Part) - Jean-Francois Millet

The Rural Life in Painting Art: Jean-Francois Millet, the Artist.

Jean-Francois Millet, breaking new artistic ground as rapporteur of the realism, focused the theme of the narration of rural life, the narrative of the life of French peasants of his time, and not with the eyes of a genre painting but with the look of a pioneer that combine landscape and people in one indissoluble, even organic, coherent lattice.

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

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The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

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The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

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Ενρίκε Ολιβέιρα (Henrique Oliveira), 'Baitogogo' - Palais de Tokyo

Henrique Oliveira, The Sculptor and Painter

Henrique Oliveira, a Brazilian-born sculptor and painter, creates three-dimensional constructions using materials of little value that transform the real into a dreamy space and the imaginary into a tangible one. In the following article we go through some of these places by way of the Henrique Oliveira’s installations.

Read More »
Frank Plant - Frank 's Plant 'Grow' at the Wageningen University

The Sculpture by Frank Plant at the Wageningen University

When an excellent idea is implemented by a gifted artist the result is always marvelous: the Dutch Wageningen University commissioned the sculptor Frank Plant to create a work that will artistically represent what the University represents. And Frank Plant did it. He gave a wall-mounted large scale sculptural composition entitled ‘Grow’.

Read More »
Pina Bausch - The Great Choreographer Pina Bausch

Pina Bausch & the Lawn of Herod Atticus Odeon

It was summer of the distant 2001. On the phone, Theoni, pleased to announce that the time of Herod Atticus Odeon fall was reached: her landscaping company took over the layer of the orchestra of the ancient theater with lawn. I wish her “Also to the Parthenon”.

Read More »
The Gleaners (1857) (Part) - Jean-Francois Millet

The Rural Life in Painting Art: Jean-Francois Millet, the Artist.

Jean-Francois Millet, breaking new artistic ground as rapporteur of the realism, focused the theme of the narration of rural life, the narrative of the life of French peasants of his time, and not with the eyes of a genre painting but with the look of a pioneer that combine landscape and people in one indissoluble, even organic, coherent lattice.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Safe Distance of Trees from Houses & Buildings

The article provides information on the safe distance from houses & buildings at which trees can be planted so that the person concerned does not later find himself in the very unpleasant position of having to cut some of them down or worse, to move – at least until restoration of any damages on walls or foundations.

Read More »

The People of the Abyss – A Nonfiction Book by Jack London

Few books have so realistically described the condition of the working class in circumstancess of almost absolute poverty as Jack London’s famous book “The People of the Abyss”, from which an excerpt is given here, together with a video lecture by Cecelia Tichi, professor of American Studies, about his overall work.

Read More »

The Management of Black Spot of Rose

The following unique and unrepeatable (literally) article deals with the Rose Black Spot disease (the ascomycete fungus Diplocarpon rosae – Marssonina rosae), plus the description of the parasite establishment and the symptoms caused by its infection on the poor and unlucky commercial or domestic growing plants.

Read More »
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