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  • Volcan décrit | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    knotted into a different shape show his pleasure in drawing The spouting hesitant cumbersome stroke hints of a rudimentary world in the making I hope contemporary art abandons its blind faith in a desperate technology I hope we go back to using our hands The artist Pierre Alechinsky was born in Brussels in 1927 He enrolled in the Brussels based architecture and visual arts school École nationale supérieure d Architecture

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/volcano-alechinsky.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • New York Subway map| Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    the Urban Environment Friends of the mheu Back to the timeline Previous Next New York Subway map Massimo Vignelli Technique poster Date 1972 Location copyright New York City Transit Authority View this work in the Urban transportation exhibition Contact Friends

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/plan-metro-nyc.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Rise of the new towns (extract) | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    Museum of the Urban Environment Friends of the mheu Back to the timeline Previous Next Rise of the new towns extract Anonymous 1973 Pathé Gaumont Archives View this work in the exhibition Babel to Dubai Urban Utopias Contact Friends of

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/new-towns-extract.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • T-Central metro station, Stockholm | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    the Urban Environment Friends of the mheu Back to the timeline Previous Next T Central metro station Stockholm Per Olof Ultvedt Date 1975 Photo credit Michael Rohde for metrobits org View this work in the Urban transportation exhibition Contact Friends

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/t-central-station.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Le Casanova de Fellini | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    one amorous liaison to the next in a Europe in the grip of a decadent aristocracy He tries unsuccessfully to stave off his boredom and in the process the pleasures of the flesh are relegated to mere gymnastics in the company of staggeringly well formed partners who are about as expressive as blow up dolls When the film came out it was not very well received by the critics who were puzzled by the excessiveness of the characters and sets and by the lengthy running time It has since been considered by some to be one of Fellini s masterpieces Initially I had thought of giving the role to Gian Maria Volonté But successive schedule slippages had resulted in breaches of contract So I assigned the role of Casanova to Donald Sutherland a sperm filled waxwork with the eyes of a masturbator as far removed as you could imagine from an adventurer and seducer like Casanova but nonetheless a serious studied professional actor extract from an interview with Fellini free translation from the French The artist Federico Fellini an Italian film director was born into a middle class family in Rimini in 1920 Drawn to journalism and newspaper cartoons he moved to Rome in 1939 After the war he made his cinema debut as a sceenwriter under a number of Neorealist directors including Roberto Rossellini and Alberto Lattuada He began making his own films in the early 1950s Variety Lights The White Sheik I Vitelloni and had his first success with La Strada starring his wife Giulietta Masina and Anthony Quinn Fellini won the Palme d Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1960 for La Dolce Vita with Marcello Mastroianni who was to become his actor of choice and the curvaceous Anita Ekberg With 8½ he moved away from

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/casanova-fellini.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • les gbakas d'Abidjan | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    exhibition L auteur Born in Burkina Faso Daouda Koné studied at INA the specialized audiovisual training school in Paris and began his career as a technician with Ivorian television Very quickly his colleagues noticed his talent as a composer songwriter and singer and he was invited to perform on television where he was an instant success His first hit Les gbakas d Abidjan gbakas are the public transit minibuses that

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/gbakas.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Avoid the crush | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    Friends of the mheu Back to the timeline Previous Next Avoid the crush Harry Stevens Date 1976 Size 76 X 23 cm Technique gouache Photo credit TfL from the London Transport Museum collection View this work in the Urban transportation

    Original URL path: http://www.mheu.org/en/timeline/avoid-crush.htm (2016-04-28)
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  • Taxi driver | Musée historique de l'environnement urbain
    a New York taxi driver Somewhat unbalanced he fancies himself as a social avenger on a mission to clean up this city His encounter with a child prostitute Jodie Foster prompts him to get her away from the underworld and her pimp Harvey Keitel who he ends up killing so earning his redemption The film was a huge box office success and won the Palme d Or at Cannes The director Born into a Sicilian immigrant family in New York City in 1942 the film director Martin Scorsese grew up in Little Italy He was expelled from the seminary where he had begun theological studies and eventually studied film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts He made several short films of note and became an assistant director and co editor of the documentary film Woodstock With the support of John Cassavetes he worked on a number of personal projects and made Mean Streets His decisive meeting with Robert de Niro who was to become a kind of onscreen alter ego led to their making nine films together many of them hugely successful including Taxi Driver Raging Bull Goodfellas and Casino Scorsese has won many awards as a director Golden

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