Vintagedeluxe Costume Jewelry: Framed Brooches, carefully selected and matched to the pages of Linea Italiana Magazine, the Winter 1980 issue. Frame or wear these brooches: your choice! Tip from Mimi Berlin: send one to a friend, they will love this thoughtful gift! Available from MimiMall.Amsterdam (image above: vintagedeluxe costume jewelry: Framed Brooches. Tripping €25,-)
The brooches are pinned to the matte laminated pages in size A4; with the backside image visible. We have many more of these little time capsules in store: each one is unique! See them all at the MimiMall.Amsterdam
A Dutch Icon in a still-life in stone set by Mimi Berlin.
The boy in the middle is Bartje Bartels. He is a little farmer boy from Drenthe, a province of The Netherlands. He is brought up in a very poor family. Writer Anne de Vries came up with this caracter in 1935 and named his book after him. He wrote two booksabout Bartje. The quote “Ik bid niet veur brune bonen” (I don’t pray for brown beans) became well known in The Netherlands after Bartje became a tv series in 1972. The egg on the right is made out of concrete by Bloomingville. The Powercharger on the left is from Kreafunk. Just so you know! Have a nice day! xoxo
The Ideal City/La Città Ideale in the 15th Century
If you paid attention during art history classes (well, even if you didn’t) you know that the paintings ‘The Ideal City/La Città Ideale’ are one of the most fine examples of Italian Renaissance work. The Ideal City/La Città Ideale is a name given to 3 paintings which are kept at Urbino, Baltimore and Berlin and are named likewise. They are also known as the Urbino perspectives. The Ideal City of Urbino is the one we would like to share with you in specific. The Ideal City of Urbino, circa 1470, tempera on panel. (image via commons.wikimedia.org)
At the time we were in school this painting was believed to be made by Piero della Francesca. After that it was attributed to Luciano Laurana (and Francesco di Giorgio, Martini or Melozzo da Forlì.) Nowadays nobody knows for sure. (#theunneccesraythings #youneedlearnandremember) Continue reading →