Monthly Archives: July 2022

The perfect time to try new arts? – Democratic Herald

By Jerrie Whiteley Democrat Herald I’m not sure how many of these articles I’m going to write about things TikTok made me try or buy, but here’s another one. For years I have always admired other people’s body art or tattoos. Some people take it too far with this in …

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Tips on how to wash furniture with whitewash

The good news about lime paint and lime, in general, is that the natural substance isn’t harsh or loaded with dangerous chemicals typically found in other paints and finishes, according to The Mud Home. . However, all projects, especially home and construction projects, should be done with caution and care. …

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Rent Control, Inflation, and Happy Art – Orlando Sentinel

Joanie Schirm, founding chair of the GEC; Orlando 1994 World Cup Committee Chairman Last week: PAUL AND JOANNE: I confess that I had a big childhood crush on Paul Newman and, on occasion, I wondered if it was possible to bring him back from the dead. In the just-released HBO …

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ARTnews’ picks for summer reading – ARTnews.com

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. Reading is as essential in the summer as …

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Xi Chen creates clothes for the daily well-being of women. here’s how

Xi Chen, founder and designer of Sonderlier®, is building an enduring fashion brand that provides women with versatile and comfortable designer clothes that fit their body and their schedule. Xi’s dream was to become a fashion designer, but she initially followed a seemingly more hands-on path in engineering. After struggling …

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Where to Buy Antiques in the Charlotte, NC Area

Shop the Brass Grasshopper in Matthews for all kinds of vintage treasures. Katie Hardister Whether you’re on a personal mission to renovate old things or want to spend the day exploring, you’re sure to make some unique finds when visiting the Charlotte area antique shops. While antique stores house a …

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Protective Clothing Fabrics Market 2022 Impact Analysis of COVID-19 and Forecast to 2028

MarketQuest.biz just released a report on Global Protective Clothing Fabrics Market, which represents a gigantic development from 2022 to 2028. The examination suggests to assess the breadth of the market with respect to volumes for the predicted period. The book focuses on past and current market highlights, which are used …

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Gospel in art: As the tares are gathered and burned, so will they be at the end of time

Peasant Burning Weeds, Vincent van Gogh © Van Gogh Museum & Drents Museum, Netherlands Source: Christian art Gospel of July 26, 2022Matthew 13:36-43 Leaving the crowd, Jesus went home; and his disciples came to him and said to him, ‘Explain to us the parable of the tares in the field.’ …

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Contemporary art is popular but it’s all about money and power

Among the most expensive and (one would think) exclusive to purchase works are Jeff Koons’ balloon dogs. But there are so many! At the very top of the market, there are five monumental balloon dogs of different colors, each worth tens of millions of dollars, and bought by some of …

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Duluth store owner sews outerwear repairs – Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH — For Anders Hanson, the outdoors is his office and his playground. Anders Hansen When he’s not outdoors educating people as an interpretive naturalist, he’s fishing, biking, camping, or skiing. Thus, what he wears is often paramount to what he does. “I’m very attached to items that I use …

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Antiques Roadshow visits Hexagon Reading in 1984 and reveals Huntley and Palmer fact

The Antiques Roadshow has arrived in France, Reading, in its sixth year on television, an exclusive BBC archive has revealed. Presenter Hugh Scully described the building as “the most modern of buildings”, despite having been in operation for eight years. In his introduction to the programme, he revealed a fact …

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Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl Concept Art Features Jimmy Neutron, Raphael, and Casey Jones

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl concept art has been shared and shows a few other characters who haven’t made it into the game yet, including Jimmy Neutron, Rocket Power’s Reggie, TMNT’s Raphael and Casey Jones, and more. When Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl launched last year, one of the big questions everyone was asking …

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Toy carts first made in the 1880s – AgriNews

Toy wagons, those large enough to transport children or carry bundles of newspapers for a newsboy, were first made in the 1880s in the United States. Most were wooden painted red. Newspapers were sold to newsagents by the bundle. The boys kept them in a wagon and moved around town, …

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The boutique furniture retailer’s updated vision? It’s mostly Maine

Chilton’s concept store in Portland serves as a showcase for its original creations. FREEPORT, Maine – One of the stops along Chilton Furniture’s new path to 100% Maine-made, originally-designed furniture is in room 238 at the Harraseeket Inn. This is where guests of the small hotel can experience first-hand what …

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Antiques Roadshow fans brave the heat at Powis Castle

Fiona Bruce and Runjeet Singh at the Powis Castle and Garden for Antiques Roadshow photo: BBC Presenter Fiona Bruce and the BBC’s Sunday Night Show crew filmed three episodes of the popular show on Tuesday. Filming for the 45th series of the Roadshow began a few months ago and for …

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Success of antiques fair as thousands brave heat at Powis Castle and Garden

Thousands of fans of the popular BBC TV series Antiques Roadshow braved the heat to show off their heirlooms and car boot treasures to experts at National Trust Cymru’s Powis Castle and Garden. Shooting of 45e The Roadshow series began a few months ago and, for the first time in …

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Asphalt art comes to Billings. Expect detours around North Park.

The streets of Billings will come alive with “asphalt art” in the coming days, thanks to a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. According to the press release, Billings is one of 26 U.S. cities to receive a $25,000 grant for the art installation that will be installed beginning Tuesday (7/18) in …

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Art review: From Francisco’s Gamez roots come rich, ingenious, and Renaissance-inspired portraiture

Carlos Gamez de Francisco, “Flowers for Fasting”, Chromaluxe aluminum print, 45 by 30 inches Images courtesy of Portland Art Gallery When Cuban-born artist Carlos Gamez de Francisco was a young student, he, like many aspiring artists, copied masterpieces by other painters. It started with Monet. But a prescient professor told …

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As Freight Is Diverted From The West Coast, The Midwest Trucking Company Expands

CLEVELAND – Ohio-based trucking and drayage provider ContainerPort Group is expanding its network of motor carriers with the introduction of Bristol Transportation, a new drayage provider operating in Charleston, SC; Chicago; and Savannah, Ga. CPG says Bristol’s launch strengthens its nationwide trucking solutions by adding capacity for customers in major …

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Hi-tech, disappointing: Amazon’s IRL clothing store misses the point | Amazon

Outside of Amazon’s first in-person clothing store in California, 22-year-old Diemmi Le summed up her experience, “You don’t have to talk to anyone.” For years, Amazon tried — and ultimately failed — to turn its online book business into thriving brick-and-mortar bookstores. Dozens of stores have been closed this spring. …

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A love of playing live and furniture

– Words by Angela Cowan Photographs by Don Denton Aaron Gray, Vice President of La-Z-Boy Vancouver Island, has spent most of his life in and around the furniture industry. He recently moved to Nanaimo to return to the family business. Aaron’s family has owned and operated La-Z-Boy locations on Vancouver …

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A love of live playing and furniture – Campbell River Mirror

– Words by Angela Cowan Photographs by Don Denton Aaron Gray, Vice President of La-Z-Boy Vancouver Island, has spent most of his life in and around the furniture industry. He recently moved to Nanaimo to return to the family business. Aaron’s family has owned and operated La-Z-Boy locations on Vancouver …

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Antiques Roadshow fans are in disbelief at guest’s jaw-dropping assessment of old razor

THOSE who tuned in to the Sunday night episode of Antiques Roadshow were stunned by a guest article. The BBC show headed to Salisbury in Wiltshire for the episode, where they filmed outside the famous Salisbury Cathedral. 3 A man had an object that belonged to Napoleon 3 The razor …

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Rising Star – Matt Aitchison, Technical Art Supervisor at Airship Images – Business News

Matt Aitchison, Technical Art Supervisor at Airship Images, talks about what it takes to be a Technical Art Supervisor, and even a bit of philosophy. How did you get into games? I studied at the University of Abertay with no real direction. I decided to be a programmer because I …

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54% of apparel and accessories shoppers have abandoned their online shopping cart

While most consumers love the convenience and variety of shopping online, they find certain aspects frustrating or time-consuming. As a result, about half of consumers have abandoned their online shopping cart on a potential apparel and accessories or home furnishings purchase in the past year, according to “The Tailored Shopping …

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How this young Australian created a clothing brand from the depths of a New York nightclub

Welcome to Getting The Gig, a career series where we meet culture pioneers on how they landed their dream job. “If I stopped selling today, I would still be creating and that’s what’s important.” If there were to be any kind of takeaway from reading this iteration of Getting The …

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Artist turns satellite images of the ocean into embroidery art

Many people are drawn to the ocean for its sheer beauty. And while most creatives capture beaches and seascapes, few capture its appearance from afar. This is why the art of Canadian artist Danielle stands out. Better known by her Instagram account name, Satellite pointsshe creates fascinating hand embroidery based …

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The new arts center aims to put Sicily back on the art world map

PALERMO, Italy — Mario Merz is one of the few artists whose work can fill the 17,000 square foot hangar occupied by ZACentrale, Palermo’s newest center for contemporary art. For his last exhibition, the Merz Foundation-run project paired several massive installations by the Arte Povera artist with a host of …

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The urgent need for fire-resistant upholstered furniture and mattresses in homes – EURACTIV.com

Many fatal home fires are caused by upholstered furniture and mattresses. Due to an aging population and a wave of renovations, these numbers will increase in the EU. There are now several possibilities to make them durable, circular and more fire resistant. Lieuwe de Witte is professor of fire safety …

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Coastal Collectibles and Antiques Fair

Coastal Collectibles and Antiques Fair When: Saturday August 20, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Where: Historic Campus at 110 Shipcarpenter Street, Lewes, DelawareAdmission: $5.00 per person – Children 12 and under are free Surround yourself with ancient treasures and hard-to-find collectibles from all eras. Dealers chosen to participate in …

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Huawei P50 pocket fold phone review: Beautiful symmetry of technology and art

ADVANTAGES: Sleek and stylish design Crease-free hinge folds the phone flat Impressive camera performance and output THE INCONVENIENTS: No official IP rating for dust and resistance EDITORIAL QUOTE: The Huawei P50 Pocket masterfully embodies the symphony of art and technology in a design that perfectly blends form and function. Beauty …

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After 6 decades and 3 years of hot streaks, the Colorado furniture dealer takes over

Larrabee’s Furniture & Design in Littleton, Colorado, is closing as its owners retire this year. LITTLETON, Colo. — When Larrabee’s Furniture & Design closes its doors for the final time later this year, its owners believe the impact they’ve made over the years will continue to be felt for years …

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12-Year-Old Hattiesburg Girl Turns Love of Art Into Business

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – Growing up, you often hear kids say they hope to one day become a doctor or a lawyer. A young girl from Hattiesburg, however, aspires to become an artist. Shanti Woodard, 12, has already gotten a head start on her potential career, even earning a few …

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48 calls to the municipal police on Tuesday, including theft of garden furniture, collision, abandoned vehicle and arrest for driving with drugs

Forty-eight calls have been made to downtown police in the past 24 hours – including reports of theft of garden furniture, a collision with three vehicles, an abandoned vehicle and an arrest for driving with drugs. In his police report on Wednesday, Wrexham Town Inspector Luke Hughes also provided an …

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Suspect wore women’s clothing to blend in with crowd after shooting, police say

The suspect in Monday’s mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, shot Independence Day parade goers from a rooftop. After firing “more than 70 rounds” into the crowd, he climbed out of the roof, dropped his rifle and mingled with the crowd to escape, according to Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli. “He …

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Goosefare’s Wells, Maine show may have been the best yet

Shoppers lined up waiting for the show to open and chatted with friends old and new. (Photo courtesy of Goosefare Promotions.) Review and photos by Rick Russack WELLS, MAINE – On June 26, Goosefare Promotions held its annual Antiques Show on the grounds of the Wells Reserve at Laudholm Farm …

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Across The Block – Antiques And The Arts WeeklyAntiques And The Arts Weekly

Color and shape were celebrated in last month’s best batches. The Nazmiyal Collection sold an intricate Masahir rug with impressive results, and Rachel Davis Fine Arts offered an Alexander Calder lithograph in simplified, vibrant hues. More intense was a sculpture by Bergman of a tiger fighting on the back of …

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Q&A: Simon Morsink – Antiques And The Arts WeeklyAntiques And The Arts Weekly

Simon Morsink is a Dutch art historian and icon expert. Most recently director of the Morsink Icon Gallery in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, he was named the new executive director of the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, Mass. He took up his new role on July 1, replacing founding director …

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4 albums, 2 years, a barrage of art for change by Justin John Scheck

Artist/producer Justin John Scheck returns months away from his debut album “From the Cradle,” announcing a barrage of art to come. He plans to write, record and produce four concept albums, including one every six months over the next two years. The first in the series he calls The Blue …

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ART MARKET: Indian Art Showcase becomes Bonhams’ latest cross-departmental auction

Like Sotheby’s and Christie’s, Bonhams organized a growing number of these cross-departmental sales, including The Male Form and Blazing A Trail: Modern British Women (see GTA No 2514), both of which will be repeated later this year. While it is difficult to assess the difference these themed auctions make in …

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Murals, a favorite art form in Nashua – Lowell Sun

NASHUA, NH — At least one Nashua resident recently discovered black and red spray-painted graffiti on her property. It was especially upsetting because she had spent the previous 2.5 days scraping and filling with cement to get the area ready to be sealed. The woman said the attackers also tore …

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How to repair wooden furniture with a walnut

Photo: ulrich22 (Shutterstock) Lovers of vintage or antique wood furniture know that these older pieces come with compromises. For example, old solid wood furniture was built to last, unlike modern counterparts made of particleboard. But because of that, it can be extremely heavy (i.e. hard to move) and quite expensive …

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Kovel’s Antiques: Butterprints can be hard to identify | News, Sports, Jobs

It is not easy to recognize certain pieces of wood with deeply carved patterns. Unlike today’s familiar decorative stamping tools, it was not pressed in ink and used to print onto fabric or paper; it’s a buttery feeling. Nineteenth-century farming families made their own butter, shaped it into …

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Mid-Century Replica Furniture Buying Guide

Given the continued survival of the affordable and high-end reproduction trade of iconic mid-century design in Ireland, it’s clear that as shoppers many of us aren’t bothered when it’s It’s about what we want to see and appreciate in our homes – even where it’s an obvious contender. Boasting a …

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