a momentary vignette | a brief, beautiful glimpse of architecture, design, and art!

a Momentary Vignette

[ v1.05 | 10.01.1999 ]

[ prologue ]

welcome to a momentary vignette!

'a momentary vignette' offers a brief, beautiful glimpse of something from the world of architecture, design, and art... poetic, subtle and interesting!



[ a closer look ]

The Un-Private House, an exhibit from the Museum of Modern Art, presents a collection of contemporary houses designed by international architects. The exhibit explores the evolving definition of private and public realms within our residential environments... reflecting both recent architectural innovations as well as changing cultural issues.


[ event horizon ]

coming soon to a momentary vignette...

Help us celebrate the birthdays of noted designers and artists such as Corbusier, Picasso, and more!


[ worth reading ]

Objects for our work... our play... our daily lives. From the exhibit, Design for Life, this beautifully presented book features a collection of objects we often take for granted. From the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.


[ fading vignettes ]

a collection of the most recent vignettes...

[ Michelangelo Caravaggio ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99928.html
[ Erik Gunnar Asplund ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99922.html
[ skyscraper ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99915.html
[ Louis Sullivan ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99913.html
[ Unisphere ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99907.html
[ minaret ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99813.html
[ Andy Warhol ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99809.html
[ concrete ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99806.html

for a full listing of past vignettes, please visit the archives!

[ want more? ]

please visit some of these informative sites...

[ Bibliotheque ] http://www.loggia.com/bibliotheque/index.html
offers quality books on architecture, design, and art!

[ Loggia ] http://www.loggia.com
specializes in quality sites exploring the arts and humanities!

[ mythography ] http://www.loggia.com/myth/myth.html
exploring greek, roman, and celtic mythology and art!

[ the last word ]

any color as long as it is gray...

'Grisaille' (greez eye') is a type painting done primarily in shades of gray. In the Renaissance, artists often painted works that were intended to resemble sculpture using this technique.

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