The old town was formerly a fishing harbour which in 1301 was recorded to have 150 homesteads with 800 inhabitants. A mediaeval wooden lighthouse, known locally as a foïer, was built on a dune and lit by charcoal and faggots but this burned down several times. On one occasion at least it was as a result of the continuous conflict between the English and the French in the Hundred Years War. The chronicler Enguerrand de Monstrelet mentions that during 1414 the English garrison in Calais raided south and burned the town.[7] Eventually the lighthouse was replaced by a stone tower at the side of which a chapel was built in the 15th century, but this did not save it from further mishap. During the second siege of Montreuil in 1544, the English advanced from the south and burned 200 houses, the church and the mill as they passed through Berck. What was left of the place was then burned by the French on their way to relieve the siege.[8]
During World War II the sea front was disrupted by the installation of the Nazi Atlantic Wall and the town suffered from bombing during the allied invasion in 1944.[11] This contributed to the diminishing of the ancient fishing industry, which numbered some 150 boats at the turn of the century,[12] and had all but disappeared by the 1960s. Today, although the hospital sector remains economically important, the town has again promoted itself as a tourist attraction. A seaside bathing station, with an immense beach of fine sand on the Opal Coast, it continues to be a centre for sand yachting and the new sport of surfboarding. The former Berck Plage railway station has been converted into a casino.
In May 2011 Banksy released a lithographic print which showed a smoking petrol bomb contained in a 'Tesco Value' bottle. This followed a long running campaign by locals against the opening of a Tesco Express supermarket in Banksy's home city of Bristol. Violent clashes had taken place between police and demonstrators in the Stokes Croft area. Banksy produced the poster ostensibly to raise money for local groups in the Stokes Croft area and to raise money for the legal defence of those arrested during the riots. The posters were sold exclusively at the Bristol Anarchists Bookfair in Stokes Croft for £5 each.
In October 2018, one of Banksy's works, Balloon Girl, was sold in an auction at Sotheby's in London for £1.04m. However, shortly after the gavel dropped and it was sold, an alarm sounded inside of the picture frame and the canvas passed through a shredder hidden within the frame, partially shredding the picture.[134] Banksy then posted an image of the shredding on Instagram captioned "Going, going, gone...".[135] After the sale, the auction house acknowledged that the self-destruction of the work was a prank by the artist.[136] The prank received wide news coverage around the world, with one newspaper stating that it was "quite possibly the biggest prank in art history."[134] Joey Syer, co-founder of an online platform facilitating art dealer sales,[137] told the Evening Standard: "The auction result will only propel this further and given the media attention this stunt has received, the lucky buyer would see a great return on the £1.02M they paid last night, this is now part of art history in its shredded state and we'd estimate Banksy has added at a minimum 50% to its value, possibly as high as being worth £2m+."[138] A man seen filming the shredding of the picture during its auction has been suggested to be Banksy.[139][140] Banksy has since released a video on how the shredder was installed into the frame and the shredding of the picture, explaining that he had surreptitiously fitted the painting with the shredder a few years previously, in case it ever went up for auction. To explain his rationale for destroying his own artwork, Banksy quoted Picasso: "The urge to destroy is also a creative urge".[141][142] (Although Banksy cited Picasso, this quote is usually attributed to Mikhail Bakunin.) [143] It is not known how the shredder was activated.[144] Banksy has released another video indicating that the painting was intended to be shredded completely. The video shows a sample painting completely shredded by the frame and says: "In rehearsals it worked every time...".[145]
“We are expecting great interest from the public, especially young people and Banksy fans,” Museum Frieder Burda director Henning Schaper said in the statement. “At the same time, we have to resist the temptation to display the picture like a trophy. That would definitely not be what the artist had in mind. Instead, we are trying to adhere to his approach of consistently democratizing art and we are currently discussing how to make the picture accessible to as many people as possible.”
The disadvantages of pre-fabricated murals and decals are that they are often mass-produced and lack the allure and exclusivity of an original artwork. They are often not fitted to the individual wall sizes of the client and their personal ideas or wishes can not be added to the mural as it progresses. The Frescography technique, a digital manufacturing method (CAM) invented by Rainer Maria Latzke addresses some of the personalisation and size restrictions.
The steady sea breezes and the updraft created by the neighbouring dunes once made the town the centre of a number of aeronautical experiments. These began in the final decades of the 19th century with early trials of photography from unmanned kites. Among the first working locally was the English meteorologist E.D.Archibald in 1887; he was followed the next year by Arthur Batut and during 1889-91 by Emile Wenz.[20] The experiments continued until 1914 and some of the photos found commercial use on postcards.[21]

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The steady sea breezes and the updraft created by the neighbouring dunes once made the town the centre of a number of aeronautical experiments. These began in the final decades of the 19th century with early trials of photography from unmanned kites. Among the first working locally was the English meteorologist E.D.Archibald in 1887; he was followed the next year by Arthur Batut and during 1889-91 by Emile Wenz.[20] The experiments continued until 1914 and some of the photos found commercial use on postcards.[21]
The Borderline Mural Project covers a 200 foot long wall in the tunnels under the campus of MIT with murals and magic. The tunnel is a commonly used route between MIT Buildings 66 and E17 during bad weather. A useful connection between point A to point B,  Borderline aims to make the tunnels a destination. The magic comes in the form of augmented reality: viewers can use the Artvive mobile phone app to experience an extension of the imagery.
Banksy's works have dealt with various political and social themes, including anti-war, anti-consumerism, anti-fascism, anti-imperialism, anti-authoritarianism, anarchism, nihilism, and existentialism. Additionally, the components of the human condition that his works commonly critique are greed, poverty, hypocrisy, boredom, despair, absurdity, and alienation.[192] Although Banksy's works usually rely on visual imagery and iconography to put forth their message, Banksy has made several politically related comments in their various books. In summarising his list of "people who should be shot", he listed "Fascist thugs, religious fundamentalists, (and) people who write lists telling you who should be shot."[193] While facetiously describing his political nature, Banksy declared that "Sometimes I feel so sick at the state of the world, I can't even finish my second apple pie."[194]
Kachikwu and Baru have been waging cold war against each other for some time. Their cat and mouse relationship blew open when a memo written by Kachikwu to President Buhari leaked to the public. In the same memo, Kachikwu upbraided Baru for his insubordination, lack of respect for due process in contract awards, among other allegations that revealed animosity between the duo.
PHOTOS DE BATEAUX EN NOIR ET BLANC. Découvrez la mer et la voile en version Noir & Blanc au travers d'une sélection d'images qui se prête particulièrement bien au Noir & Blanc. Vous pouvez commander un tirage photo original parmi l'ensemble des photos présentes sur ce site. Les agrandissements photos sont disponibles en plusieurs formats, le 30x45cm à 90€, le 50x75cm à 130€, le 60x90cm à 160€ et le 65x100cm à 220€, tarifs port compris. Les photos sont livrée sous tube rigide sous 8 jours avec facture à réception du réglement à adresser à l'adresse ci-dessous. Pour toute info n'hésitez pas à me contacter à ce numéro (Erik Brin au 06.68.15.57.94) Dernière choses, les photos présentés dans cette galerie ne sont que quelques exemples en versions Noir & Blanc. Vous pouvez choisir une autre photo dans n'importe quelle galerie de ce site et l'avoir également sous forme de tirage photo Noir & Blanc, l'idéal étant de sélectionner une image assez contrasté pour obtenir un tirage Noir & Blanc éclatant.................................................................................PHOTOS DE BATEAUX NOIR ET BLANC, AGRANDISSEMENT PHOTO, TIRAGES PHOTOS ORIGINAUX, PHOTOS DE MER EN NOIR ET BLANC, PHOTO D'ART, TIRAGES PHOTOS ORIGINAUX, SAILING PHOTOGRAPHY, BLACK AND WHITE, PAYSAGES MARINS, PHOTOGRAPHE DE MER, SAILING PHOTOGRAPHER, PHOTOS DE BRETAGNE, PHOTOS DE LA COTE ATLANTIQUE, PHOTOTHEQUE PAYSAGES MARINS, BANQUE D'IMAGES PAYSAGES MER, PHOTOS DE PHARES, VENTE DE PHOTOS, GRAPHIQUE, PHOTOS DE MER EN NOIR ET BLANC, AGRANDISSEMENT PHOTO, PHOTO D'ART, TIRAGE PHOTO ORIGINAL, PAYSAGES MARINS, PHOTOS DE BRETAGNE, PHOTOS DE LA COTE ATLANTIQUE, PHOTOTHEQUE PAYSAGES MARINS, BANQUE D'IMAGES PAYSAGES MER, PHOTOS DE PHARES, TIRAGE PHOTO ORIGINAL, VENTE DE PHOTOS NOIR ET BLANC, POSTERS, FRENCH LANDSCAPE, FRENCH SEASCAPE, WATERSCAPE, PHOTO STOCK BLACK AND WHITE, PHOTO BANK BLACK AND WHITE, PHOTO SEA, PHOTO LIGHTHOUSE STORM, FINE ART SAILING PHOTOGRAPHS, ERIK BRIN, SAILING PHOTOGRAPHER, REPORT, Contact: [email protected] - Tel: 06.68.15.57.94
Dismaland was a temporary art project organised by street artist Banksy, constructed in the seaside resort town of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, England.[1] Prepared in secret, the pop-up exhibition at the Tropicana, a disused lido, was "a sinister twist on Disneyland" that opened during the weekend of 21 August 2015[2] and closed permanently on 27 September 2015, 36 days later. Banksy described it as a "family theme park unsuitable for children."[3]
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