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7 ages of man shakespear sculpture

Seven Ages of Man 22 foot totem pole sculpture inspired by shakespeare

William Shakespeare’s play ‘7 ages of man’ is the inspiration for this 22-foot high cast aluminium Sculpture, on Queen Victoria Street, Blackfriars by Artist Richard Kindersley The seven ages of man according to William Shakespeare in his play ‘As You Like It’, Act 2 Scene 7 ‘All the world’s a stage’, by William Shakespear And …

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Biba Story, 99 Kensington Highstreet

1973 Biba Fashion House 99 Kensington High Street

The grand art deco building contains 7 floors and opened in 1933. The Intro appears #OnThisDay 10th September https://wp.me/p9H7Q3-19D Biba fashion was based on inspirations from Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Kitsch. Bell swooping sleeves one of their signature shapes. The Designer Barbara Hulanicki and Simon Fitzsimon her husband spent a million or so on refurbishing …

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ceramic poppies at the imperial war museum

World War One Ceramic Poppy installation at The Imperial War Museum

Poppies Art installation to commemorate World War One Centenary (1918-2018) at The Imperial War Museum, enjoy the virtual walk Ceramic Poppy Artist Paul Cummins   The imposing building of the Imperial War Museum in South London is something to behold, you’re greeted by two 15 inch naval guns from HMS Ramillies and HMS Resolution. When …

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