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Bonnie
Chicago area
Producer at Cars.com for in-house SEO
Interests: User experience, seo, social media, analytics, classical music, opera
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Managing to be both clean and grandiose, this piano by Charles Rennie Mackintosh can be seen in the House for an Art Lover in Bellahouston, Glasgow, Scotland. The killer detail for me is the dramatic reinterpretation of the piano's "lyre" with its giant doves and rosebuds flanked by nearly invisible... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2011 at Wonderful Whiplash
Maria Altmann, who successfully sued Austria for the return of five Klimt paintings looted by the Nazi regime, has died. The paintings had belonged to Klimt patrons Ferdinand Bloch and his wife, Adele Bloch-Bauer (the model in two of the paintings), who were Mrs. Altmann's uncle and aunt. After Nazi... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2011 at Wonderful Whiplash
You don't need an electric car for this. I wasn't driving my 2000 Volvo V40 much and one day opened the trunk to discover the a perfect circle was missing from the felt stuff on top of the battery. A soft nest of shredded felt was sitting next to the battery.
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2011 on A Rat Ate My Chevy Volt at KickingTires
Gaudi designed many of the street lights in Barcelona (gas fixtures when they were built) owing to a commission to do so in 1878. The best known might be this one in Place Royal (Plaza Real or Plaça Reial). This 19th-century square with its tall palm trees is just off... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2011 at Wonderful Whiplash
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This image epitomizes Art Nouveau's whiplashy, floral aspect along with its idealized female face (anyone know the artist who did this for Casa Ricordi?). But it doesn't seem very Tosca to me. There is a shocking lack of red! From figure skating costumes (this opera's a fave for Irina Slutskaya... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2011 at Wonderful Whiplash
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Jan 11, 2011
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Oct 6, 2010
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