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Fountain is perhaps best known for the huge historical scandal it sparked in the art world: the Richard Mutt Case.
Greben notes the bisexual nature of Fountain when she writes that Duchamp "wittily positioned the phallic receptacle on its side to suggest female genitalia." She further sites independent curator Debra Bricker Balken as explaining that "[Duchamp] aimed to scramble, confuse gender..." (105).
The response to this Readymade was heated at the time it was made public nearly ninety years ago and still continues to annoy viewers to this day.
arthist.binghamton.edu /duchamp/fountain.html   (1187 words)

  Chicago Park District
The fountain has remained intact except for a brief theft of two carved fish heads from the fountain, weighing several pounds each.
The bottom pool of the fountain is 280 feet in diameter, the lower basin is 103 feet, the middle basin is 60 feet and the upper basin is 24 feet.
Kate Buckingham envisioned a fountain whose effect was that of "soft moonlight." She worked many nights with technicians, testing the various colors of the glass filters and currents to produce an ethereal, mystical aura.
www.chicagoparkdistrict.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/buckinghamfountain.fountainhome   (609 words)

  Fountain Pen Encyclopedia Article @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Filling the fountain pen reservoir with ink involves replacing a disposable ink cartridge, filling the pen with an eyedropper, or using one of a variety of internal mechanisms which suck ink into the reservoir from a bottle through the nib.
During the 1940s and 1950s, fountain pens retained their dominance: early ballpoint pens were expensive, prone to leaks and had irregular inkflow, while the fountain pen continued to benefit from the combination of mass production and craftsmanship.
Together with the mass-manufactured pencil and the introduction of cheap wood-based paper, the fountain pen was responsible for a major transformation in writing and in the nature of paperwork during the 19th century.
www.stardustmemories.com /encyclopedia/Fountain_pen   (2881 words)

 Fountain (Duchamp) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In defense of the work being art, Beatrice Wood wrote "The only works of art America has given are her plumbing and her bridges." Duchamp described his purpose with the piece as shifting the focus of art from physical craft to intellectual interpretation.
For example, Fountain can be seen as a commentary on the Venus of Willendorf's exhibition as art: the purpose of the Venus is unknown and could also have been an everyday object.
Fountain brings us into contact with an original that is still an original but that also exists in an altered philosophical and metaphysical state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fountain_(Duchamp)   (980 words)

 Fountain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Early fountains depended on the natural gravity flow of water, from a spring or aqueduct supplied by a distant and higher source of water, which provided hydraulic head.
An offshoot of the Fountain of Life was the legend of the Fountain of Youth, which Juan Ponce de León sought in Florida.
In many circumstances fountains obtain their water from a closed, recirculating system that must still be filled at the start from the local water supply system and also topped up through its life to offset the effects of evaporation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fountain   (2007 words)

 Fountain History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fountain stage stop (313 South Main), originally built of adobe and later fancifully reconstructed, was built with a trap door in the front as a probable precaution against Indian attack.
Fountain was incorporated as a town in 1903, and remains as one of the oldest incorporated towns in the Pikes Peak region.
Fountain Creek itself was, and remains, a major determinant in the growth and evolution of the town.
www.ci.fountain.co.us /fountain_history.htm   (439 words)

 Trevi Fountain Encyclopedia Article @ AllTheSights.com (All the Sights)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Trevi Fountain (in Italian, Fontana di Trevi) is the largest — standing 85 feet high (25.9 meters) and 65 feet wide (19.8 meters) — and most ambitious of the Baroque fountains of Rome.
The fountain at the juncture of three roads (tre vie) marks the terminal point of the Aqua Virgo (in Italian: Acqua Vergine), one of the ancient aqueducts that supplied water to Rome.
The Trevi Fountain was finished in 1762 by Giuseppe Pannini, who substituted the present bland allegories for planned sculptures of Agrippa and "Trivia", the Roman virgin.
www.allthesights.com /encyclopedia/Trevi_Fountain   (906 words)

 Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce > Our Town > The Fountain   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is the Centerpiece and landmark of Fountain Hills, a community of rolling hills and spectacular mountain views located just east of Scottsdale, Arizona, thirty miles from downtown Phoenix.
The Fountain utilizes re-circulated and reclaimed water from the 28-acre lake at its base, water which is also used to irrigate the surrounding park.
The Fountain operates 15 times a day, as weather and wind velocity permit, on a schedule of 10 minutes operation every hour on the hour between 10 a.m.
www.fountainhillschamber.com /FhChamber/Default.aspx?tabid=47   (733 words)

 What is Fountain?
Fountain is a world-wide community healing project based on the simple concept that communities, like people, suffer from dis-ease, and may be healed.
By tuning-in one's thoughts to an agreed point of focus in one's own community for just a few moments of each day, it is possible to radically improve the health of the community, and ultimately, we believe, the health of the world.
Fountain Groups are so called because of the first one, which was formed in Brighton (UK) in 1981 using a beautiful fountain as its focal point or Hara.The fountain, in the Old Steine, is well known and positioned on a main 'ley line', on what may be called the spinal column of the town.
www.fountain-international.org /whatis.htm   (356 words)

 Major Fountains of Rome
The fountain and piazza is named after the five rabbinical schools that exist in the Ghetto.
Fountains of St. Peter's Square - located in St. Peter's Square, a matched ppair, one by Maderno (1614) (Fontana del C. Maderno), the other, on the northern side of the square, is by Bernini and was added later.
This fountain is built in the wall near the Vatican on Largo di Porta Cavalleggeri.
www.stuardtclarkesrome.com /fountains.htm   (1556 words)

 The Fountain - Rotten Tomatoes
The Fountain may be a deeply flawed film, but at least it is unlike anything else in mainstream theatres right now.
The Fountain's message is that life is short, so we should make the most of it, and that's a message which should take one of two centuries, and one or two hairstyles, at most.
The Fountain is either innovative science fiction or overwrought melodrama; I can't quite pinpoint which.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/the_fountain   (998 words)

 History of the Jischke/Schmenk Cylinder on the Purdue Engineering Fountain
In April 2001, students noticed that the fountain was still off, which was unusual after the spring thaw had completed Soon, an article appeared in the Purdue Exponent announcing that administration had decided to place fences around both the Engineering fountain and the Loeb fountain for safety reasons.
The fountain was turned on for special events, but a Purdue staff member stood by with a two-way radio, ready to have the fountain turned-off at a moment's notice if anyone (small child, student, or otherwise) was having too much fun in the fountain.
Administration felt the tiles around the fountain were unsafe for bare feet (true, but common sense would prevent me from walking on sharp stones without shoes) and that low-pressure water jets were still unsafe for the hordes of unsupervised children around campus.
cobweb.ecn.purdue.edu /~mdpowell/fountain.html   (1102 words)

 Fountain Builder... Fountain Pumps, Accessories and Instructions - Choosing the Right Pump   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For this fountain you only need the water to go up and then down without all the splashing that is "allowed" as in an outdoor fountain.
The pump only has to move the water from the bottom to the top of the fountain head and be able to make the fountain head operate properly.
The fountain head will be right on top of the (T) and the part of the (T) will go to the waterfall.
www.fountainbuilder.com /choosing_the_right_pump   (639 words)

 Fountain: Fountain
Fountain is a node monitor component for the SciDAC Scalable Systems Softare project.
The master Fountain daemon is assumed to run on the head node of a cluster, it is responsible for maintaining the n-ary tree structure of all the slave Fountain daemons.
The slave Fountain daemons run on all the other nodes of the cluster and connect to each other in a n-ary tree topology as directed by the master daemon.
www.scl.ameslab.gov /~samm/fountain/docs/index.html   (592 words)

 Vicious Venues: Sinister Fountain
The sinister fountain actually is a conjuration device that was created to help guard an evil temple, tomb, or perhaps to serve an evil spellcaster.
The fountain generates its own water, which flows from the head's mouth and eyes, dribbles into the upper basin, and then into the lower basin, where it overflows into the next one and so on, until it reaches the lowest basin, where it seems to drain away.
A summoned creature always appears adjacent to the fountain (or as close to the fountain as possible if all the space adjacent to the fountain is occupied) and it cannot move more than 120 feet from the fountain.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=dnd/vv/20041119a   (2492 words)

 Fountain Inn - The History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fountain Inn takes its name from the old inn with a fountain that attracted travellers seeking a rest from the tiresome stagecoach journeys between Greenville and the Low Country.
History is cherished in Fountain Inn and to honor one of the town's most famous native sons, the Peg Leg Bates Foundation is currently raising money to build a statue of Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates in the downtown area.
Now, Fountain Inn residents plan to immortalize Peg Leg Bates with a statue prepared by a nationally known sculptor, specifically commissioned for this project.
www.fountain-inn.com /history.htm   (361 words)

 Millennium Park :: Art and Architecture :: The Crown Fountain
The towers project video images from a broad social spectrum of Chicago citizens, a reference to the traditional use of gargoyles in fountains, where faces of mythological beings were sculpted with open mouths to allow water, a symbol of life, to flow out.
The fountain, which anchors the southwest corner of Millennium Park at Michigan Avenue and Monroe Streets, is a favorite of both children and families.
A fountain is the memory of nature, this marvelous sound of a little river in the mountains translated to the city.
www.millenniumpark.org /artandarchitecture/crown_fountain.html   (296 words)

 Fountain Inn - The City - Natural Gas System   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mission of Fountain Inn Natural Gas is to improve the welfare of the community by providing quality natural gas at competitive rates in a safe, environmentally clean and efficient manner.
The Fountain Inn Natural Gas System was founded in 1954 shortly after Transcontinental Pipeline routed a major natural gas line through the City of Fountain Inn.
We are privileged to serve the Fountain Inn area.
www.fountain-inn.com /naturalgas.htm   (313 words)

 eBay - Fountain
Fountains are one of the most popular innovations in home décor.
Wall fountains are affixed to any sturdy wall and are comprised of a water-catching bowl, water circulation equipment, and an attractive backdrop.
Both types of fountains may be made of metals, stone, stone-like resins, glass, polished stainless steel, or a combination of these materials.
popular.ebay.com /ns/Home-Living/Fountain.html   (339 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fountain shown below was made with two tubes and a cylinder.
The fountain mateiral is made with Perlin Marble and Stucco maps.
Note that the water is a lavender color to reflect the lavender color of the fountain.
www.maxhelp.com /content/tutorials/fountain/fountain.htm   (607 words)

 (GC762F) Tallest Fountain in the World by GeoRaptor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The fountain sits in the middle of a lake surrounded by a 32-acre park at the eastern end of the Avenue of the Fountains.
Though the fountain is capable of soaring 560 feet into the air, the daily height is generally around 300 feet using two of the three pumps.
The fountain and lake were installed and designed as an effluent (reclaimed water) storage and evaporation system.
www.geocaching.com /seek/cache_details.aspx?ID=30255   (669 words)

 CT DEP: Fountain Solution P2 Info for Printers/Lithographers
Fountain solution is used for dampening the image plate in lithographic or offset printing.
Fountain solution is comprised of water with wetting agents, pH adjusters, corrosion inhibitors, and other additives.
Another area of concern is that fountain solutions have the potential to cause serious pollution if illegally discharged through a dry well or septic system to the ground.
dep.state.ct.us /wst/p2/p2printer/founso.htm   (783 words)

 Fountain, Colorado CO, city profile (El Paso County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Fountain is a city in El Paso County, in the Colorado Springs metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fountain was $15,975, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Fountain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $538.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=9476   (516 words)

 Welcome to Fountain
Fountain is an independent and friendly digital type foundry.
Fountain is based in Malmö, Sweden, but since our designers come from all over the world, there are no limits to what you may find in our collection.
Join Fountain's mailinglist for information on new releases, chance to win stuff and other fun things.
www.fountain.nu   (172 words)

 The Fountain (2006)
The Fountain has three story lines: one set in the past, one in the present, and one set ostensibly in the future.
Bresson once mentioned that he intentionally avoids the obvious in his film; it is the mystery that propels the viewer's interest forward.
The acting in The Fountain is very dynamic but there was not enough breathing room for empathy.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0414993   (1116 words)

 Fountain Powerboats
View the boats Fountain is selling at the factory.
See where Fountain's going to be and what shows are coming up.
Fountain Powerboats Announces Fiscal 2008 First Quarter Results
www.fountainpowerboats.com   (54 words)

 Fountain Art Fair
"Fountain Miami" is a guerrilla-style art fair - under the radar, but highly influential.
"Fountain" was launched in March 2006 in New York, in an effort to leverage support for independent galleries largely overlooked by corporate-sponsored art fairs.
Fountain Miami is currently featuring the galleries: Ad Hoc Art, Bipolart, Buenas Artes, Capla Kesting Fine Art, Front Room Gallery, Steven Gagnon, Gitana Rosa, Glowlab, Grace Exhibition Space, Like The Spice, McCaig-Welles Gallery, Miguel Paredes, VertexList and Yum Yum Factory.
www.fountainexhibit.com   (360 words)

 MAXON Computer Cinema 4D Tutorials: Fountain
XL users will get additional information on how to use emitters to make their fountains work.
Now apply the wet marble material to the remaining Fountain objects with the same settings as the dry marble.
To create a simple look in which water appears to be at rest within the bowls of the fountain, you can create three disks to place at different levels of the fountain.
www.maxoncomputer.com /tutorial_detail.asp?tutorialID=76&site=   (1252 words)

 Blue Fountain Systems — Blue Fountain Systems
At Blue Fountain we develop industrial-strength applications and services hosted on our Linux based blueBox platform.
We use open source technologies and industry best practices to deliver high quality, reliable solutions to all ranges of clients - from the local to the international.
Blue Fountain Systems has been honoured for outstanding achievement at the annual Government Opportunities (GO) magazine Excellence in Public Procurement Awards, part of National Public Procurement Practitioners Day (N3PD) 2007.
www.bluefountain.com   (267 words)

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