Renaissance architecture do double duty as tableware

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By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Thursday 28 February 2013

If you’re ready to host the modern Renaissance right in your home, Alessandro Zambelli has the perfect Florentine architectural tableware for you. His ceramic Palace series includes serving sets in the form of elegant towers and buildings that can be unstacked, taken apart and used as plates, bowls, cups and such — so you can […]

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Ugly Renaissance Babies Tumblr

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 2 January 2013

Think Renaissance, and you might think about all these beautiful pieces of classical art. Well, except for maybe the babies in them. There are some ugly Renaissance babies around us, and this Tumblr is not afraid to expose them.

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Renaissance paintings, missing the people in them

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 3 November 2012

With his Abandoned paintings project, Hungarian artist Bence Hajdu turned his focus to Renaissance works from the great art masters, and paints the people out of the painting replicas so the focus is on the architectural backdrops. It’s pretty amazing to look at Leonard Da Vinci’s The Last Supper with nobody turning up.

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Zdzislaw Beksinski

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 27 February 2008

H.R. Geiger has nothing on Polish painter Zdzislaw Bekinski. The late artist’s obsessively rendered and nightmarish visions draw as much from Bosch and the Renaissance as they do from the surrealists while still capturing modern notions of death and terror.

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