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LACMA Acquires $40 Million ‘Big Lebowski’ House

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LACMA Acquires $40 Million 'Big Lebowski' House

LACMA Acquires $40 Million 'Big Lebowski' House

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The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has received a sizable donation in the form of a unique, John Lautner-designed home estimated at over $40 million. The 1963 house’s gravity-defying architecture, distinctive, triangular concrete roof, and position high above Beverly Hills make it an architectural gem, but it also has a Hollywood past: it was featured in the 1998 Coen brothers hit The Big Lebowski as pornographer Jackie Treehorn’s home.
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California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

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California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

California Dreaming: Stephanie Kloss photographs iconic mid-century homes

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German photographer Stephanie Kloss visited some of California’s iconic Mid-Century Modern homes to create this series of 1940s-inspired images.

The abundance of film stars and warm weather made California a “hot-spot for architectural experimentation” by prolific west-coast architects including Richard Neutra, John Lautner, E Stewart Williams and Albert Frey during the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
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Collectors: Eugenio López Alonso

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Photographer Jim Goldberg shows us around the home of Latin America’s most prominent contemporary art collector

Born into a bottled fruit juice empire, Eugenio López Alonso changed the meaning of the family business forever when, starting in the 1990s, his Jumex collection revitalized the contemporary art scene in Mexico City.
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Land of Nothingness

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Land of Nothingness

Land of Nothingness

Land of Nothingness

Land of Nothingness

via ignant.de | Photos © Maroesjka Lavigne

For the series ‘Land of Nothingness‘, Belgian photographer Maroesjka Lavigne traveled to Namibia where she captured serene photographs of its vast landscape. The calm atmosphere in the images is dominated by pale hues of the desert and spotted with wildlife. At the same time, Lavigne seems to explore the themes of solitude and slowness in her photographs.
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Il Capo (The Chief)

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Yuri Ancarani extracts a striking portrait of marble

“Marble quarries are places so unbelievable and striking, they almost feel like they are big theaters or sets,” says Yuri Ancarani, the filmmaker behind today’s excerpt from the documentary, Il Capo (The Chief), which follows a quarry boss as he guides his men through the extraction process, using a silent language of gesture and sign.
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