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a Momentary Vignette

[ v1.02 | 06.28.1999 ]

[ prologue ]

welcome to a momentary vignette!

Celebrate our one year anniversary in July, as we explore an array of tangents related to architecture, design, and art. Besides the latest news, exhibitions, and events, we'll also include some special features and other surprises available only to our newsletter subscribers!



[ a closer look ]

The Library of Congress presents the exhibit, The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention, from May 20 through September 4, 1999 in Washington D.C. Other scheduled stops include the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York, St. Louis Art Museum in Missouri, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California. The exhibit features the innovative work of this creative team, from their well known furniture, to contributions in architecture, design, and film.


[ event horizon ]

coming soon to a momentary vignette...

Join us as we celebrate our birthday as well as those of noted architects and designers such as Josef Luis Sert, Willem Dudok, and the legendary R. Buckminster Fuller.


[ worth reading ]

Want more Eames? Charles and Ray Eames: Designers of the Twentieth Century, provides a revealing look at America's most famous design partnership. Pioneers of 20th-century American design, Charles and Ray Eames are noted for their innovative works of architecture, furniture, film, and exhibition design. Over 500 pages long, the book chronicles the work of these remarkable designers from 1941 to 1978.


[ fading vignettes ]

a collection of the most recent vignettes...

[ Antoni Gaudi ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99625.html
[ Gerrit Rietveld ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99623.html
[ Pier Luigi Nervi ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99621.html
[ Eames DCW Side Chair ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99618.html
[ Guggenheim Bilbao ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99616.html
[ Running Fence ] http://www.loggia.com/vignette/99614.html

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

[ want more? ]

please visit some of these informative sites...

[ 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!

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

[ the last word ]

this time, we shed some light on a shadowy subject...

A painting technique employed by Italian Renaissance painters such as Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, 'chiaroscuro' (kyah'ro-skoo'ro) literally means 'light and shadow'. The technique was used to achieve the illusion of depth and dimension in a painting through the use of light and dark areas.

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