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FAMOUS ARTISTS AND THEIR STUDIOS

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Salvador Dali

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COMMON OBJECTS TOTALLY DISMANTLED

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Chainsaw

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COOL THINGS MADE WITH LEGOS

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THE BEAUTIFUL EDWARD HOPPER PAINTINGS

Edward Hopper is widely acknoledged as the most important realist painter of twentieth-century America. But his vision of reality was a selective one, reflecting his own temperament in the empty cityscapes, landscapes, and isolated figures he chose to paint. His work demonstrates that realism is not merely a literal or photographic copying of what we see, but an interpretive rendering. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of his death, here are some of his most beautiful and important artworks:

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Nighthawks, 1942.

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TLBSPEDIA: RITA HAYWORTH

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A legendary Hollywood actress whose beauty catapulted her to international stardom in the 40’s and 50’s, Rita Hayworth was born Margarita Carmen Cansino on October 17 1918, in New York City. She changed her last name to Hayworth early on in her acting career on the advice of her first husband and manager, Edward Judson.

Hayworth hailed from show business stock. Her father, the Spanish-born Eduardo Cansino, was a dancer, and her mother, Volga, had been a Ziegfeld Follies girl. Soon after their daughter was born, they shortened her name to Rita Cansino. By the time Rita was 12 she was dancing professionally. Continue reading “TLBSPEDIA: RITA HAYWORTH”

TLBSPEDIA: KATHARINE HEPBURN

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Katharine Houghton Hepburn was born May 12 1907, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Katharine Martha Houghton, a suffrage activist, and Dr. Thomas Norval Hepburn, a urologist who sought to educate the public about the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases. A liberal-minded family, the Hepburns encouraged young Katharine to speak out, sharpen her mind and engage with the world as fully as possible. The Hepburns’ happy family life took a tragic in 1921, however, when Katharine made the horrifying discovery of her older brother, Tom, dead, hanging from the ceiling of his room. The loss of her beloved brother completely debilitated Katharine. For years, she withdrew almost entirely those around her, for a time even adopting Tom’s birthday (November 8) as her own.

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WHY YOU SHOULD WATCH ‘FRIENDS’ (IN IMAGES)

Friends tells the story of Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay who are all friends, living off of one another in the heart of New York City. Over the course of ten years, this average group of buddies goes through massive mayhem, family trouble, past and future romances, fights, laughs, tears and surprises as they learn what it really means to be a friend.

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman

Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry

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TLBSPEDIA: JOAN CRAWFORD

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Film actress Joan Crawford was born Lucille Fay LeSueur in San Antonio, Texas, on March 23 1905 (though some sources have reported her birth date as 1908). Her parents separated before she was born, and her mother later married theater owner Harry Cassin. Crawford would come to be known as Billie Cassin growing up, and periodically throughout of her entertainment career.After her mother and stepfather split, Crawford attended two private schools, where she worked on the premises to pay for tuition while also being treated harshly, receiving corporal punishment for perceived misdeeds. Because of her workload, she was unable to attend classes and her scholastic record was faked.

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CURIOSITIES ABOUT ‘THE FIFTH ELEMENT’

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In May 7 1997, was released one classic movie of the 90’s, ‘The Fifth Element’. The movie history is: In the twenty-third century, the universe is threatened by evil. The only hope for mankind is the Fifth Element, who comes to Earth every five thousand years to protect the humans with four stones of the four elements: fire, water, Earth and air. A Mondoshawan spacecraft is bringing The Fifth Element back to Earth but it is destroyed by the evil Mangalores. However, a team of scientists use the DNA of the remains of the Fifth Element to rebuild the perfect being called Leeloo. She escapes from the laboratory and stumbles upon the taxi driver and former elite commando Major Korben Dallas that helps her to escape from the police, and he have to help her in her mission.

Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Chris Tucker
Director: Luc Besson

To celebrate the 20th anniversary, here are some of the curiosities about this movie.

  • The explosion in the Fhloston main hall was the largest indoor explosion ever filmed. The resulting fire almost went beyond control.

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