Pablo Picasso, "Chanel in blue" - The Blue Period (Spanish: Período Azul) is a term used to define the works produced by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso between 1901 and 1904 when he painted essentially monochromatic paintings in shades of blue and blue-green, only occasionally warmed by other colors. These somber works, inspired by Spain and painted in Barcelona and Paris, are now some of his most popular works, although he had difficulty selling them at the time.
How Women's Fashion Mirrors Social Change. 2000s - " This was a decade marked by women wearing recycled, mashed-up fashions. Vintage/thrift became cool, '80s styles saw a revival and "boho" clothes inspired by ethnic prints mirrored a new globalized marketplace. The style was hard to define and mirrored a national uncertainty fueled by deficit, two wars, the collapse of the banking system and the somber realities of"
T-House by Teke Architects The T-House appears at home in nature - an indication of the owners determination to engage with life and ways of doing things in the countryside. The grey of the #concrete surfaces and the somber tones of #timber components reflect the #Mediterranean flora and the geological formations that define the surrounding landscape. Read the article in full: http://on.fb.me/1PFAHxl #architecture #familyhome #olivegrove #sombertones #wood Photo: Onur Teke and Yercekim…
STOCKHOLM MONSTERS | 'ALMA MATER' | the Stockholm Monsters' only full-length release in seven years of existence, sounds like nothing that came before or after it in the group's catalogue. Instead, it bridges 1984's two defining U.K. musical trends, the somber guitar jangle of the post-Smiths indie poppers and the dancefloor-bound electronics of post-"Blue Monday" New Order and the rest of the Factory Records raincoat brigade. | #SynthPop #PostPunk #NewWave #1984