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  FORTUNY, Mariano FORTUNY Y MADRAZO biography by www.Senses-ArtNouveau.com: his life and work
Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was born in 1871 in Granada, Spain and his father, Mariano Fortuny y Marsal, was also a painter and an eclectic collector of Ancient oriental tissues and carpets, rare potteries and metal armories.
Fortuny also invented new methods of textile dyeing and of printing processes onto fabrics, reproducing the depth, color and beauty of ancient brocades, velvets and tapestries.
Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo died in his Venetian Palace 1949 and was burried in the Verano Cimetery in Rome.
www.senses-artnouveau.com /biography.php?artist=FOR   (1134 words)

His most notable invention was the Fortuny fabrics and they are still made today in the Fortuny Factory on the Giudecca in Venice, Italy.
Fortuny fabric and Fortuny lamps are used in some of the most beautiful places in the world.
The production of Fortuny Fabric was the culmination of all of his knowledge of colors, mechanics, and art into one manifestation of genius.
www.fortuny.com   (250 words)

 YouTube - homentage-recordatori a Esteve Fortuny, companyia electrica
YouTube - homentage-recordatori a Esteve Fortuny, companyia electrica
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homentage-recordatori a Esteve Fortuny a les fonts de Montjuic, mercè 2006 (less)
www.youtube.com /watch?v=vZokvqAAaGw   (259 words)

 The Secret Life of Jason Fortuny - 10 Zen Monkeys
Fortuny’s LiveJournal entries detail everything from his search for his biological father to his recent STD test.
The difference between genius and outright stupidity is calculated outcome, and it appears that Jason Fortuny, in his attempt to become ubermensch for the “asshole and proud” crowd, forgot to cover his very own ass.
fortuny is an idjit, the horny dupes are idjits.
www.10zenmonkeys.com /2006/09/12/the-secret-life-of-jason-fortuny   (3734 words)

  The Fortuny Gown
Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was born in Granada, the ancient Moorish capital of Spain, in 1871, of a family of Spanish artists.
After the elder Fortuny's death, his mother moved the family to Paris, where she organized a small salon for the friends and followers of her late husband, and also encouraged Mariano to start painting.
The elements which came to have the greatest influences on Fortuny were the art of the past and that of non-Western cultures where the concept of progress and change did not exist until the arrival of European colonists.
www.chick.net /proust/fortuny.html   (1890 words)

  SHOPPER'S WORLD; In the Footsteps of Fortuny, Rich Venetian Fabrics - New York Times
Fortuny's fabrics, printed with metallic paints and natural dyes by methods that are closely guarded to this day, were initially made on an upper floor of his palazzo.
Fortuny used iridescent beads of Murano glass to outline the seams of his classic Grecian gowns; Venetia Studium uses the same beads to edge a scarf or a pillow.
Fortuny printed cottons are available in New York from Fortuny Fabrics, with two showrooms, one in the D and D building at 979 Third Avenue and the other at 509 Madison Avenue; (212) 753-7153.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CE2DA1E3AF93BA15754C0A967958260&sec=travel&pagewanted=print   (1458 words)

 Artist - Fortuny
Fortuny was a gay master of character and comedy as well as of bric-a-brac.
Standing aloof from the ideas and tendencies of his times and not a sweeper of the chords that stir in human nature the heroic or the pathetic, it is none the less uncritical to rank this Spaniard as a brainless technician.
Fortuny has personal charm, a quality usually missing nowadays, for painters in their desire to be truthful are tumbling head over heels into the prosaic.
www.oldandsold.com /articles19/art-11.shtml   (1975 words)

 Mariano Fortuny - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fortuny, Mariano, 1838-74, Spanish genre painter, etcher, and watercolorist.
Palazzo Fortuny; a Venetian palace, now the museum of the work of master textile designer Mariano Fortuny.
Sir Elton John, Sting, Trudy Styler, Julie Taymor Among Those on Honorary Committee for 'Fortuny at Villa Delle Favole' to Be Held Sunday, September 23, 2001 in San Marino.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Fortuny.html   (348 words)

  Texarkana Gazette: News and Classifieds From Texarkana, Texas/Arkansas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fortuny was a Spanish painter, photographer, clothing designer and interior designer renowned for his fine-pleated gowns and colorful velvet scarves.
Fortuny also invented new methods of textile dying and of printing processes on to fabrics, velvets and tapestries.
Fortuny died in 1949 after leaving a deep and lasting impression on the fashion industry.
www.texarkanagazette.com /articles/2005/11/13/local_news/news/news06.txt   (213 words)

 Lightology: Online Store
Fortuny was the first to make use of the opportunities electricity presented to the theater, and the techniques he invented helped to revolutionize stage lighting.
The Fortuny Moda lamp is strikingly contemporary despite its 1903 patent.
Fortuny was widely celebrated during his life and was known by many contemporaries as the "Magician of Venice." Even while alive he was regarded as something of enigma, and undoubtedly many secrets died with him in 1949.
www.lightology.com /index.cfm/method-light.mariano_fortuny   (307 words)

 Phoenix Art Museum - Mariano Fortuny   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mariano Fortuny was a leading artist and inventor during the early 20th century.
Although he is now best known for his textile and clothing designs, he was a creative genius who pursued a variety of disciplines - painting, photography, etching, sculpture, theatre set, lighting design - the sensibilities of which are reflected in the garments he created.
This exhibition presents 11 Fortuny garments from the Museum's fashion design collection, including examples of the Delphos gown and silk velvet coats, primarily from the 1920s.
www.phxart.org /pastexhibitions/fortuny.asp   (340 words)

 Uncensored:Jason Fortuny - Wikitruth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Many have compared Fortuny's acts to those that would out and expose gay men, in that the victims and their letters all discussed legal acts that would occur between consenting adults, but acts that if publically known would result in physical, emotional, or monetary harm to the participants by others in society.
While Fortuny refers to his act as an "experiment", it must be noted that no ethical scientist would ever conduct such an experiment in which participants were chosen without consent and their privacy invaded and made public.
In that sense it is wrong to label his acts as experiment and more accurate to label his acts as malicious acts of thuggery and attention whoring.
www.wikitruth.info /index.php?title=Uncensored:Jason_Fortuny   (623 words)

 Hattrick - EFS Fortuny - La Imperial
Fortuny's Eerik Hunt was shown a yellow card for standing over the ball and blocking an opponent's quick freekick in the 34th minute.
Fortuny's Anders Ragnblom swung in a good chance from the left, but the visitors' defence were able to clear the ball.
Fortuny's Anders Ragnblom was shown a yellow card after 44 minutes for slicing down an opponent.
www.hattrick.org /Common/matchDetails.asp?matchID=86692568   (564 words)

 Biografía - Fortuny, Mariano
Fortuny sentirá una especial admiración por la pintura de Rafael, maravillándose con el Inocencio X de Velázquez.
Fortuny deseaba abrir nuevos caminos con su pintura pero los encargos que le hacen son obras de "casacón" y él necesita dinero para vivir.
En octubre regresa la familia Fortuny a Roma cayendo enfermo el 14 de noviembre; Fortuny fallecerá en Roma el 21 de noviembre de 1874, víctima posiblemente de la malaria, complicada con una dolencia gástrica motivada por el vicio de chupar los pinceles de la acuarela.
www.artehistoria.com /genios/pintores/1954.htm   (2013 words)

 Museo Fortuny Venice
Mariano Fortuny converted this grand Gothic palace which belonged to the Pesaro family into a comprehensive studio for painting, photography, set design and the creation of fabrics.
The Fortuny Museum was donated to the city in 1956 by Henriette, Mariano's widow, and focuses on all disciplines relating to visual communication, following a tradition established over the course of the last two decades, while bringing together the cultural inheritance of his experimentation and innovative curiosity.
It is currently closed for restoration work, returning the rooms and furnishings to the way they were originally intended by Fortuny.
www.italytraveller.com /en/r/venice/c/museo-fortuny   (120 words)

 State v. Fortuny (03/08/2002) ap-1792
Fortuny, on the other hand, argues that he should get whole-day credit for these days of employment because work release is a staff-sanctioned aspect of the Genesis House program.
According to the State, Fortunys job-related absences were so extensive that he basically was able to lead his normal life, with the exception that he had to return to Genesis House to sleep.
If Fortuny and similarly situated defendants were denied credit for the time they spent on work release, this would undercut the acknowledged rehabilitative benefits of work release by deterring defendants from seeking work release and, potentially, deterring treatment programs from offering it.
touchngo.com /ap/html/ap-1792.htm   (2212 words)

Fortuny fabrics are world-renowned for their luxurious textures, their subtle, often iridescent palette of colors, and their elegant patterns, which are influenced by Islamic metalwork, old master painters, Japanese katagami stenciling, Moorish pottery, and Moroccan textiles.
Fortuny found that he preferred cotton to silk for its versatility and durability; Fortuny cottons resemble silk without the sheen.
Fortuny especially loved working with the image of the pomegranate, a design that was common during the Renaissance.
www.marthastewart.com /page.jhtml?type=content&id=tvs2459   (1275 words)

 Jason Fortuny and The Seattle Craigslist Scandal | storyevent
Fortuny’s cell phone had been disconnected as of the following Saturday, but an online friend who’d established contact on Sunday with the famous vigilante said, “He’s laying low for awhile.
Wouldn’t you be?” If it were not for this video, where one of the men complains about the incident to a local reporter, it would be easy to imagine a deeper conspiracy at work here.
Neither Jason Fortuny nor the victims of his joke expected to have their correspondence broadcast to the outside world.
www.storyevent.com /jason-fortuny-and-the-seattle-craigslist-scandal   (1882 words)

 Texarkana Gazette: News and Classifieds From Texarkana, Texas/Arkansas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fortuny's designs are noted for their use of remarkable silk fabrics hand-dyed individually to achieve astonishing colors.
It was Babbie's affiliation with 23 Idlewild in Memphis, whose owners were international cotton traders, that led to her exposure to the workplace of Fortuny in Venice, Italy.
Fortuny's Delphos gowns, his unique, colorful scarves and other fashion extras will excite viewers with the timeless beauty of carefully handcrafted gowns.
www.texarkanagazette.com /articles/2005/10/28/local_news/features/features02.txt   (485 words)

 Mariano Fortuny
In 1871, Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo was born in Granada, Spain.
In 1909 Fortuny opened his own salon on rue Marignan selling not only his pleated silk and velvet gowns, but also cushion covers, wall hangings, lampshades, etc. In 1912, he showed his textiles in the Spanish pavilion at the International Exhibition of Decorative Arts in Paris.
Fortuny's important contribution to fashion was his method of pleating.
www.designerhistory.com /historyofashion/fortuny.html   (759 words)

 Few are laughing over sick online joke
What Fortuny allegedly did with the responses is something many are rightfully calling unforgivable, the product of a sick mind, beyond boorish.
Fortuny's liability under Washington state law rests on whether the disclosures are of legitimate concern to the public, Opsahl tells The Associated Press.
Put another way, to Fortuny, "the victims are 'perverts' who aren't smart enough to know how to use the Internet anonymously," as bloggers from Wired point out.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /jamieson/284734_robert12x.html   (859 words)

 Mariano Fortuny y Marsal Online
Mariano Fortuny y Marsal at the Prado Museum, Madrid
Mariano Fortuny y Marsal in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database
All images and text on this Mariano Fortuny y Marsal page are copyright 2007 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/fortuny_y_marsal_mariano.html   (209 words)

 The Urban Institute | Author: Fortuny, Karina
Author(s): Randolph Capps, Karina Fortuny, Michael E. Fix
As Congress debates the fate of more than 10 million unauthorized immigrants living in the United States, their impact on the U.S. low-skilled labor force is an important consideration.
Author(s): Randolph Capps, Stephen Zuckerman, Everett Henderson, Allison Cook, Karina Fortuny
www.urban.org /KarinaFortuny   (721 words)

 Blakeley Home Store - Gallery - Fortuny Lighting - About Mariano Fortuny
Fortuny, in the residence of his very central palace, through a philological course, drew inspiration from the fascination and magic of Oriental countries as well as the antique and noble roots of Occidental art, becomes among the most original and brilliant participants of Venice's "silver age".
His figure, in the circle of cosmopolitan culture at the turn of the century, is in fact directly connected to the names of its principal protagonists.
Just as iridescent and fantastic were the thousand hues of the pleated silk, which was made possible with a particular loom that Fortuny himself patented, and the variegated fabrics with designs of renaissance and islamic inspiration.
www.blakeleyhomestore.com /gallery/marianofortuny.html   (332 words)

 Fortuny Delphos Dress, 1915   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fortuny's clothing designs made reference to patterns and styles of North Africa, the Near East and the styles of Renaissance Italy.
Fortuny's "Delphos" dresses were inspired by Ancient Greek clothing and drapery and were made in a variety of styles, this is one of the earliest from around 1915.
The method by which Fortuny pleated the silk for his dresses was patented in 1909, but despite many attempts to recreate the method, the secret has been lost to fashion for over 50 years.
museums.leics.gov.uk /collections-on-line/GetObjectAction.do?objectKey=270746   (149 words)

 Mariano Fortuny y Carbo', Kabyle mort   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fortuny, who was born in Spain and orphaned at an early age, was largely self-taught.
Fortuny visited Paris in 1866, where he studied with Gerome and was influenced by the work of Meissonier.
Fortuny was an excellent colourist and had a strong influence on the watercolorists of the late 19th century.
www.mattiajona.com /schede/fortuny2.html   (286 words)

 1930s Vintage Clothing: #1740 Fortuny stenciled velvet jacket at Vintage Textile
Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo created some of the most remarkable textiles of the 20th century.
Fortuny's methods of hand dyeing and hand stenciling ensure that no two garments are alike.
Although known today primarily as a textile designer, Fortuny was also a painter, etcher, sculptor, photographer, lighting engineer, set designer, theatre director, inventor and architect.
www.vintagetextile.com /new_page_241.htm   (485 words)

 Prankster posts sex ad replies online - Tech News & Reviews - MSNBC.com
In this case, however, the men who replied to Fortuny's posting did not appear to be doing anything illegal, so the outing has no social value other than to prove that someone could ruin lives online, said Jonathan Zittrain, a law professor at Oxford and Harvard universities.
Fortuny did not immediately respond to e-mails from The Associated Press, and calls Monday to his telephone number generated a message saying the subscriber "is not in service."
Fortuny's liability under Washington state law, he said, rests on whether the disclosures are of legitimate concern to the public.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/14791788   (649 words)

 Archeo Venice Design S.r.l.
It was in Paris where Fortuny was first introduced to the world of art and theater.
An exhibition of Mariano Fortuny's designs opened in Barcelona in 1923, giving particular prominence to his fabrics and silk lamps.
In 1925 the lamps of Mariano Fortuny were apart of the the “Trajes Regionales” exhibition in Madrid.
www.archeovenicedesign.com /fortuny.asp?lang=en   (379 words)

 Meadows Museum: Fortuny to Picasso - News and Communications - SMU
A significant number of painters decided to abandon Spain’s traditional artistic vision and embrace the spirit of cosmopolitanism that was sweeping the Western hemisphere.
Though they continued to be influenced by their native traditions and values, artists such as Fortuny, Madrazo and Picasso left Spain to live, work and exhibit in the great urban centers of Europe and the Americas, andthey generally became better known and appreciated abroad than in their home country.
These painters, whose art will be for the first time comprehensively exhibited in the United States as part of this exhibition, were professors, colleagues, and friends of the young Picasso, and played a crucial role in leading his path to Paris.
www.smu.edu /newsinfo/stories/meadows-fortuny-to-picasso.asp?print=true   (777 words)

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