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Umbrella avalanche

  It’s been raining here on and off most of the days, and this is not what we wanted for a long weekend (you could get 10 days if you took just 4 days off, due to 2 national celebrations … Continue reading

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Metropol Parasol

First, a random thought – did you know you spoke Polish? The world ‘parasol’ which is (not so frequently, but still) used in English – is the only word used in Polish for the item ūüôā After this silly introduction, … Continue reading

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Falling Rainbow Umbrellas

Meanwhile, somewhere in a hotel in Las Vegas….umberellas! colour!

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Slight uncertainty

“Slight uncertainty” (or, in Czech, “Lehk√° Nejistota”¬†the sound of which phrase I love, but I guess it is a sound and joke understandable only to those of the Slavic anguage group) is an installation by Czech artist¬†Michal Trp√°k¬†located within a … Continue reading

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“Umbrellas” in Thessaloniki

Giorgos Zogolopoulos¬†was a prominent Greek sculptor (lived 101 years, there must be an element of eternity in the architect’s profession, just think of Oscar Niemeyer!) whose works frequently included umbrellas. He was particularly concerned that his sculptures should co-exist harmoniously … Continue reading

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When on a Winter’s Night a Traveller

This long and rather baroque in style and poetic title was given to an installation created by¬†Matej AndraŇĺ Vogrincic¬†at the Melbourne GPO for the 2005 L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival. The installation was composed of one thousand umbrellas suspended over the … Continue reading

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floating umbrellas

There are different ways of which a city can think to provide some shade for the pedestrains – some time ago I wrote about a shade of paper windmills, now my another favourite subject comes back – the umbrellas! This … Continue reading

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