Monthly Archives: November 2009

Emil Filla

The beginnings of modern Czech art and painting, particularly Cubism, are inextricably linked with the name Emil Filla.

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Richard Anuszkiewicz

My work is of an experimental nature and has centered on an investigation into the effects of complementary colors of full intensity when juxtaposed and the optical changes that occur as a result, and a study of the dynamic effect of the whole under changing conditions of light, and the effect of light on color. — Richard Anuszkiewicz

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World’s First Ever Undersea Restaurant – Ithaa

The world’s first ever undersea restaurant called Ithaa ( which translate as “pearl” in the natives’ language in Maldives, Dhivehi ) brought to you by Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa. This undersea restaurant cost less than $5 million and is part of a project to rebuilt the Rangalifinolhu Island into a tourist attraction. The restaurant sits 5 meters below the sea and is surrounded by vibrant coral reef offering a 270 degrees of panoramic underwater views. This 5 x 9 meter restaurant has a capacity of 14 people and was designed and constructed by M.J. Murphy Ltd which is a design consultancy based in New Zealand. The meals of this restaurant range in cost from USD$120 to USD$250.

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Inside an actor’s brain

Inside an actor’s brain | Fiona Shaw performs in a scanner

As part of a new exhibition on human identity, actor Fiona Shaw agreed to have her brain scanned while performing parts of TS Eliot’s poem The Waste Land. Stuart Jeffries joined her at University College London

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