“L’Esprit Nouveau” ​1920-1925 now available online by Dipartimento di Architettura Roma Tre

The project includes a complete digital collection of 28 issues of the magazine and offers a range of search functions developed to facilitate access to this collection. Download is possible, as well as saving and printing medium-resolution images.

 

"L'Esprit Noveau" ​1920-1925 © Dipartimento di Architettura Roma Tre

“L’Esprit Noveau” ​1920-1925 © Dipartimento di Architettura Roma Tre

 

Università degli Studi di Roma Tre ‘s Biblioteca di Area delle Arti has ellaborated a digital version of the prestigious work L’Esprit Nouveau. L’Esprit Nouveau , founded in March 1920 in Paris by Le Corbusier and Amédée Ozenfant and published from 1920 to 1925, is an important magazine for art and French architecture. The term “Esprit nouveau” was coined by Guillaume Apollinaire in 1917 to define the cultural climate of those years in Paris.  (more…)

Sepia-colored Tunisia: photographs from the 1892 European Historical Exhibition

The photographs, which belong to some of the oldest collections in the Archeological Museum in Madrid, feature Tunisian architectures, monuments, cities and landscapes, as well as its society’s traditions.

 

Sepia-colored Tunisia: photographs from the 1892 European Historical Exhibition © MAN

Sepia-colored Tunisia: photographs from the 1892 European Historical Exhibition © MAN

 

The Archeological Museum in Madrid is presenting an exhibition showcasing some of the most representative images and photographs from the museum’s archives, going back to the very first exhibition displayed at the MAN. The name of the exhibition, “Túnez en sepia” (Sepia-colored Tunisia) is a comprehensive collection of original photographs showing the customs and society of nineteenth-century Tunisia which were donated by the Bey of Tunisia himself. (more…)