LIPSTICK BUILDING (REALLY?)

Its official name is 53rd at Third, but is popularly known as the Lipstick BuildingĀ  (the lipstick). The elegant elliptical shape of the building is different from its surroundings. This is the second post-modern contribution of Philip Johnson to the Manhattan...

FLOWERS, SALAMANDERS & ART NOUVEAU

The style of Art Nouveau and the flower forms of the plant live on. But not necessarily in styles of furniture. The linear floral ornamentation lives on in architecture. Specifically, the architecture of Antonio Gaudi. Last week we discussed the brilliance of this...

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