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Explore the Jardins d’Etretat
A renowned landscape architect Alexandre Grivko heard about the project and was instrumental in their design.
In 2015, Alexandre Grivko and his talented team of architects recreated the historical landscape. Les Jardins d’Étretat expanded their borders, hosted new objets d’art and were given new life.

Etretat Gardens appear to have no beginning or end. They comprise different components united by one idea.
The graphics and perfect architecture can be seen from any viewpoint.
These are futuristic gardens, working with dimensions of live sculptures and streamlined forms, as if borrowed from the nature of the Normandy coast itself.
The first part, the Garden of Avatar, welcomes visitors and takes them to a magical land where you can imagine yourself a character from Avatar or Alice in Wonderland.
Intertwined here are the roots of century-old trees and plants nurtured by gardeners (holly ilex aquifolium, osmanthus burkwoodii and osmanthus heterophillus).
Life was created by nature; the philosophical and extraordinary gardens of Etretat have been shaped by man.
The Power Garden symbolises the movement of the ocean. The images of rising and ebbing tide, waves and whirlpools have been skillfully sculpted from Phillyrea angustifolia shrubs to rise in waves or descend in spirals, framed by blue Agapanthus africanus.
Here, you can enjoy the most spectacular view of the Aval Cliff and the famous needle protruding from the ocean.
Garden of Emotions and Bottom of the Ocean.
You can see how Enkianthus japonicas (imported from Japan) and Buxus sempervirens have been cut to represent shells of mollusks, recreated in honor of Etretat’s oyster farm, well-known since the 18th Century.
The impression is complemented by unique rubber sculptures made by Spanish artist Samuel Salcedo, depicting faces of people experiencing an intense range of emotions.
Tree Huggers’ Garden. In this sculpture composition by Wiktor Szostalo, people line up to hug the last tree on Earth. The project was conceived in 2005 and has since travelled around the world. Through a variety of images, the artist calls for the protection of nature. The sculptures were made with materials found in parks, including dried stems.
Wiktor has created various characters for different countries; for France, he fashioned a sculpture of Claude Monet painting the sunset at Etretat – “Soleil Couchant à Etretat”. The artist appears to be looking on from a huge ship and painting the ocean with large strokes. Monet’s masterpiece, like Etretat Gardens, should be viewed from different distances and angles.
The founder of the garden, Madame Thébault, in 1907 assembled rare species of orchids that symbolized concubines in sultan Suleiman’s harem, where every “flower-concubine” expressed its special beauty and temper.
While taking care of it, she got into Roxelana character, who had eclipsed her husband’s power (sultan). As the result, Madame Thébault got international prominence in cinema.
Since, garden and villa were named Roxelane (the first name of the garden). Whole of Madame Thébault’s orchids are collected nowadays.
The Parnassus Garden incarnates Alabaster Coast of Normandy. Plants create a rock layers pattern of the cliffs. The mythological “Parnassus” is a tribute to the sacred mountain on top of which muse of art dwells, giving an inspiration to Garden’s guests.
Inspired by famous Etretat cliffs, Claude Monet wrote his painting series “Les Falaises à Étretat”.
This famous canvas was painted on one of Etretat Gardens’ terrace in 1886 and now is a part of Shchukin’s eminent collection exhibited in Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow.
In 2016, Polish artist Wiktor Szostalo (www.facebook.com/wiktor.szostalo) installed at this place a monument to the impressionist who is working on the famous paysage. Take a look at spectacular view from Etretat Gardens through Monet’s eyes!

Sasha Frolova (b. 1984) lives and works in Moscow. On a different level, Sasha Frolova is known as the former student and now a female artistic counterpart to
Andrey Bartenev – the celebrated artist and eccentric arbiter elegantiae of the alternative fashion world in Russia. In
2014 Sasha Frolova won the AlternativeMiss World competition in London .

LES JARDINS D’ETRETAT

Avenue Damilaville, 76790

Étretat, France

Tel: +33 2 35 27 05 76

Email: info@etretatgarden.fr

Mon-Sun 10:00am-7:00pm

ENTRANCE FEE

Adult: 8,5€

Group 20+ persons: 7,5€

Children aged 2-12: 5€ (aged 0-2: free)

Disabled visitors: 6€

http://etretatgarden.fr/en/

Supporting MY School !


FIDM #alumna FASHION Walk!

Proceeds from #FIDMDEBUT go to:


@ladygagas

@BTWFoundation

Fri, April 6, 2018

12:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT

Location:

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

919 South Grand Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Event description:

This is an all-day event that begins with lunch and tours at our Los Angeles campus, followed by a round-trip bus ride to the Barker Hangar to enjoy the premier fashion runway show on the West Coast as graduating FIDM students make their debut in the fashion/design industry. FIDM’s DEBUT Runway Show features the work of FIDM Advanced Fashion Design, Digital Media, Interior Design, Textile Design, and Theatre Costume students.

Your $10 [non-refundable] ticket includes Open House, lunch, bus transportation, and DEBUT Runway Show admission. All ticket proceeds go to this year’s charitable organization, The Born This Way Foundation.

The agenda is as follows:

12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. OPEN HOUSE AT FIDM LOS ANGELES CAMPUS.

The day begins at our flagship college campus where attendees have the option to tour campus, learn about our 26 creative majors, meet staff, faculty and students, and hear from FIDM Alumni panelists. Lunch will be provided.

3:30 p.m.

DEPART FIDM CAMPUS FOR THE DEBUT RUNWAY SHOW.

Attendees depart from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica as a group. Round-trip bus service from FIDM Los Angeles to the Barker Hangar is provided as there is no self-parking available at the Barker Hangar.

5:00 p.m. DEBUT RUNWAY SHOW BEGINS AT THE BARKER HANGAR

7:30 p.m. DEPART BARKER HANGAR FOR FIDM LOS ANGELES CAMPUS

For questions about this event please contact Spencer Williams at 213-624-1200 ext. 1990.

#fidm #fidmalumni #fidmlife #fidmmuseum #fidmdebut #fidmla #losangeles #la #fashion #fashiondesigner #educationfirst #college @fidm @fidmmuseum

Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/debut-open-house-runway-show-tickets-42550653149

This groundbreaking 3D printing technology, developed by the MIT Self-Assembly Lab + Swiss Designer Christophe Guberan, will be co-presented at Design Miami by the Patrick Parrish Gallery and swissnex Boston.

The technology is a futuristic manufacturing facility based on Rapid Liquid Printing, a breakthrough 3-D printing technology developed in collaboration with Steelcase, which can rapidly produce objects of almost any size or shape using a robot and a tank of gel.

The space serves as a manufacturing facility in which a robot instantly prints tote bags and art objects inside a glass tank of translucent gel. After printing, each product is removed, cleaned, and put on display.

https://youtu.be/5M_tpiiYGxk

This exhibit is the first public demonstration of MIT’s rapid liquid printing technology.

Rapid liquid printing can produce large-scale objects out of high-grade materials like rubber, foam, or plastic in a matter of seconds or minutes by “drawing” them in a gel suspension.

Traditional 3-D printing is restricted by slow speeds, scale constraints, and poor material quality, which makes it unreliable as a mainstream manufacturing process. With rapid liquid printing, manufacturing can be reimagined as an artistic experience unlimited by scale or gravity, asking us to rethink design, production, uniformity, and product life-cycles.

Experiments

A strong attraction for the different materials and their intrinsic features has always guided my work as a designer. I have decided to dedicate a few years to research on materials. My intent is to try and rethink the way materials are used, as well as the production processes, using the possibilities made available by the new technologies.

To me, those technologies (Computer Numerical Controlled machines, 3D printers) are an integral part of the creative process. I like the idea of hijacking the use of those complex machines, to turn them into manual experimenting tools. I favor an instinctive approach, working more on hardware than software. The primary aim of my research is to produce knowledge, to generate new aesthetics. When working on a process, I try to explore it in depth, in order to create a rich repertoire of shapes and possibilities. This inventory then nourishes my world as a designer.

Implementation comes only after research, in particular through collaborations with companies, that see potentialities in my work to develop a product.

Design Miami 2017 Unveiling Audi A8L 55

sits at the vanguard of the changing auto industry with its hybrid powertrain assist as standard equipment and a laundry list of production-vehicle firsts.

The biggest design change appears inside the cabin, where Audi’s MMI infotainment system trades its large control knob and best-in-the-business interface for a second touchscreen at the front of the center console.

The fourth-generation A8 will introduce drivers to a truly active suspension, a 48-volt primary electrical system, and—in select markets—Level 3 autonomy by which Audi becomes the first automaker to sanction hands-free, Facebook-’til-your-face-melts driving.

My Passion for cars it’s obvious. Love for speed !

St-Germain, known for transforming 1,000 elderflowers bouquet into each bottle of liqueur, to collaborate with landscape artist Lily Kwong at the Faena Hotel’s Clusia rosea tree after it was damaged during Hurricane Irma. Utilizing “tying rituals,” she will transform the tree into a living work of art. @stgermaindrinks.fr @stgermaindrink

Last Night #faenahotelmiamibeach #art instillation by #petertunney The sinking of the #tajmahal #love #creative #beautiful #friends #artbasel #miami @petertunneyart @faenaart #miamibeach

JUMYO J U M Y O Life Observed.

A first time Art Basel experience curated by established gem connoisseur, Marc Tanjeloff of Astro West. A boutique gallery located in Manhattan’s upper west side, home to astonishingly rare crystal and fossil specimen (some centuries old). This exhibit taps the creative minds of rising NYC artists Morgan Freeman and Shepherd Flashman Lowrey. The two have been tasked with providing new context to the worlds oldest sculptures. Meshing rock & steel, the result is a strong contrast between masculine and feminine archetypes.

Thursday, December 7th through Sunday, December 10th from 12noon to midnight.

Morgan J. Freeman & Shepherd Flashman Lowrey invite you to the opening of J U M Y O an exhibition hosted at Laundromat Art Space in Little Haiti during Miami Art Week.

The exhibit features sculptures and imagery made by these two emerging New York City artists.

A first time Art Basel experience curated by established gem connoisseur, Marc Tanjeloff of Astro WestA boutique gallery located in Manhattan’s upper west side, home to astonishingly rare crystal and fossil specimen, some centuries old. This exhibit taps the creative minds of rising NYC artists Morgan J. Freeman and Shepherd Flashman Lowrey. The two have been tasked with providing new context to the worlds oldest sculptures. Meshing rock steel, the result is a strong contrast between masculine and feminine archetypes.

Venue

Laundromat Art Space

5900 NE 2nd Avenue

Miami, FL 33137 United States

Phone:

(303) 960-7810

Website:

https://www.laundromatartspace.com/

Art Miami 28th edition!

Art Miami maintains a preeminent position in America’s modern and contemporary art fair market and is g lobally recognized as a primary destination for the acquisition of the most important works from the 20th and 21st centuries.

ART MIAMI

SISTERS FAIRS

Aqua Art Miami

December 6-10, 2017

One of the best fairs for emerging art during Miami’s Art Week, Aqua Art Miami has consistently earned critical recognition for presenting vibrant and noteworthy international art programs.

CONTEXT Art Miami

December 5-10, 2017

CONTEXT Art Miami, along with the 28th edition of Art Miami, commences on December 5th, 2017, with the highly anticipated Opening Night VIP Preview.

2017 New Location

New Home of Art Miami + CONTEXT Art Miami and beyond.

One Herald Plaza at NE 14th Street On Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami Between the Venetian & MacArthur Causeways.

Art Miami

Brand New CONDO in SOMERVILLE!!!

Millennials!!!!!!!

One of my latest build outs with my Team in Boston.

Nestled on the edge of Teele Square lies an incredible sun-drenched 3 bed, 3 bath condo that has undergone a complete gut renovation in 2017. You will be immediately impressed by the architectural detailing throughout. The coffered ceilings and wainscoting extends from the living area into the well equipped kitchen.

The chef’s kitchen features white quartz countertops, a huge kitchen island, custom shaker-style cabinetry, and Jenn-Air stainless steel appliances. There’s additional living space in the finished basement with a full bath, a dry bar, and a 3rd bedroom. Perfect for overnight guests.

The unit has 2 zones of Central Air and heat controlled by programmable thermostats, new plumbing, roof, electrical – the list goes on! There’s even 1 off-street parking space and a storage area in the basement.

Just a short walk to Davis Square –

Sold both units!

ABERDEEN ELEGANTLY DESIGNED. From the elegant common spaces to the interiors of the units, the design palette exemplifies the beauty of the building.
Custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, high end Jenn-Air appliances and Ann Sachs tile are just a few of the luxurious unit finishes.
The well thought out, spacious floor plans are perfect for living and entertaining. Many of the units feature a wealth of private outdoor space and gorgeous views.
The exclusive Penthouse Residences feature upgraded finishes, including a Wolf and Sub-Zero

Expertly designed inside and out with a striking modern twist on an Art Deco style, there is simply not a higher quality building in the area. 

Ideally situated high on a hill overlooking Brookline and Boston along one of Boston’s most historic streets, Commonwealth Avenue, The Aberdeen is a boutique property with only 40 condominium residences for sale.

Layouts range in size from 700 to 1,400 square feet.

One-bedrooms start at $550,000; two-bedrooms start at $675,000; and penthouses with private roof terraces start at $995,000.

1650 Commonwealth Ave, Brighton, MA

www.aberdeenboston.com

The eight-story building has a black-and-white exterior and interior design details modeled after the Duomo di Siena’s bell tower in Italy and inspired by the location’s newsprint heritage. Maisonettes—first-floor residences with separate entrances, high ceilings, and patios—add a neighborly touch.

With luxe amenities and prices to match (junior one-bedrooms start at $650,000 for roughly 600 square feet; three-bedrooms run more than 2,000 square feet and start at more than $2 million), the Siena will herald a new era indeed.

Siena, 300 Harrison Ave., Boston, 617-357-8500, sienaboston.com.