Over the course of nearly six decades, William Eggleston has established a singular pictorial style that combines vernacular subject matter with an innate and sophisticated understanding of color, form, and composition. His photographs transform the ordinary into distinctive, poetic images that eschew fixed meaning. Published on the occasion of David Zwirner's New York exhibition of selections from The Democratic Forest, this new catalogue highlights more than sixty exceptional images from…

William Eggleston: The Democratic Forest Selected Works

Over the course of nearly six decades, William Eggleston has established a singular pictorial style that combines vernacular subject matter with an innate and sophisticated understanding of color, form, and composition. His photographs transform the ordinary into distinctive, poetic images that eschew fixed meaning. Published on the occasion of David Zwirner's New York exhibition of selections from The Democratic Forest, this new catalogue highlights more than sixty exceptional images from…

The OutsideIN house is designed to bring the materials from the out side in. Materials carry ambivalent meanings in vernacular ways. On one-hand OutsideIN ho...

The OutsideIN house is designed to bring the materials from the out side in. Materials carry ambivalent meanings in vernacular ways. On one-hand OutsideIN ho...

Rural health care centre, Bangalore, India by Flying Elephant Studio. The use of local, vernacular material gives the building a place of origin and a sense of identity. In this vein a prominent central gutter catches rainwater to feed a pond. An architectural flourish apparently pertaining to the name of the place; Devara Outhu Pallam, meaning ‘God’s spring – village’.

Rural health care centre, Bangalore, India by Flying Elephant Studio. The use of local, vernacular material gives the building a place of origin and a sense of identity. In this vein a prominent central gutter catches rainwater to feed a pond. An architectural flourish apparently pertaining to the name of the place; Devara Outhu Pallam, meaning ‘God’s spring – village’.

More than 100 pieces of Southern vernacular art from the House of Blues' collection will be showcased in a new exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. 'When You're Lost, Everything's A Sign: Self Taught Art from the House of Blues' opens April 25 and will remain on view through July 21.  The exhibit's title reflects a dual meaning: art used as signs to lure people into a home or store to purchase work, and art used to guide people into the path of God. 'Three Trees and…

House of Blues vernacular art collection

More than 100 pieces of Southern vernacular art from the House of Blues' collection will be showcased in a new exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. 'When You're Lost, Everything's A Sign: Self Taught Art from the House of Blues' opens April 25 and will remain on view through July 21. The exhibit's title reflects a dual meaning: art used as signs to lure people into a home or store to purchase work, and art used to guide people into the path of God. 'Three Trees and…

As a boy's name is pronounced Ayce. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Ace is "number one, the best". A nickname given to one who excels. Also an English surname meaning "noble".In English vernacular, an "Ace" is a very skilled person; it is also synonymous with "cool," in UK usage.

As a boy's name is pronounced Ayce. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Ace is "number one, the best". A nickname given to one who excels. Also an English surname meaning "noble".In English vernacular, an "Ace" is a very skilled person; it is also synonymous with "cool," in UK usage.

This surname was originally derived from the Hebrew personal name SHIMON, and in many vernacular versions of the Old Testament the name is usually rendered as SIMEON. In the New Testament, however, the name is normally rendered as Simon, partly as a result of an association with the Greek byname SIMOS, meaning snub-nosed.

This surname was originally derived from the Hebrew personal name SHIMON, and in many vernacular versions of the Old Testament the name is usually rendered as SIMEON. In the New Testament, however, the name is normally rendered as Simon, partly as a result of an association with the Greek byname SIMOS, meaning snub-nosed.

Vernacular Region: Meaning and Examples

The Meaning of a Vernacular Region Explained Simply With Examples

young woman lamenting in garden holds aloft a stem of bittersweet. The woody nightshade is known more popularly as 'Bittersuess' in German, 'bittersweet' in English -- post-Classical Latin botanical name, solanum 'dulcamara'. But a late medieval German vernacular name for the plant was "ie laenger ie lieber", meaning literally, the longer the better, or 'the longer, the more loved' (?). In this sense it appears punningly in the inscription on this mould

young woman lamenting in garden holds aloft a stem of bittersweet. The woody nightshade is known more popularly as 'Bittersuess' in German, 'bittersweet' in English -- post-Classical Latin botanical name, solanum 'dulcamara'. But a late medieval German vernacular name for the plant was "ie laenger ie lieber", meaning literally, the longer the better, or 'the longer, the more loved' (?). In this sense it appears punningly in the inscription on this mould

The design of Outside IN House consists in bringing the exterior materials to the interior.  The materials carry ambivalent meanings of a vernacular form.  O...

The design of Outside IN House consists in bringing the exterior materials to the interior. The materials carry ambivalent meanings of a vernacular form. O...

La frase coloquial guatita llena, corazón contento, significa que cuando las necesidades del estómago están satisfechas, el ánimo se fortalece y el entusiasmo se acrecienta. The vernacular guatita full, happy heart, it means that when needs are satisfied stomach, strengthens the spirit and enthusiasm grows.

La frase coloquial guatita llena, corazón contento, significa que cuando las necesidades del estómago están satisfechas, el ánimo se fortalece y el entusiasmo se acrecienta. The vernacular guatita full, happy heart, it means that when needs are satisfied stomach, strengthens the spirit and enthusiasm grows.

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