BILL CUNNINGHAM: Unseen to See

BILL CUNNINGHAM: Unseen to See

By Marian West      December 9, 2011

A poem written after viewing Richard Press' documentary on Bill Cunningham, highly-acclaimed yet humble NY Times fashion photographer since 1978.

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A Legacy of Dignity and Detail

A Legacy of Dignity and Detail

By Renée Kurz          December 9, 2011

François Lesage valiantly upheld the honor and tradition of couture embroidery from the time he was 20, when he took over his father’s atelier in Paris, until his death on December 1st at the age of 82. His clients’ names? Christian Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent, and Karl Lagerfeld. LoC’s contributor Renée Kurz met his son Jean-François and worked with him in India. She unveils for us hidden and mesmerizing patterns beyond the luxuary craft…

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Shedding New Light on 9/11 Tragedy

Shedding New Light on 9/11 Tragedy

By Paul Anel       December 2nd, 2011

The World Trade Center "Transportation Hub," designed by Santiago Calatrava, speaks about architecture's capacity to transform a functional space into a sacred one, and to shed new light on a dark memory.

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The Human Element in Architecture

The Human Element in Architecture

By Gonzague Leroux       December 2nd, 2011

Encounter with Architect, Timothy Schrock. Timothy introduces us to his conception of architecture as a means to serve the quality of life and the development of the person. He gives some insights through two of his projects.

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