modern, or new: used especially with styles of music to show that they exist in a different form from the past
Renaissance man- noun
a man of any period who has a broad range of intellectual interests. An outstandingly versatile, well-rounded person. The expression alludes to such Renaissance figures as Paul Robeson, Leonardo da Vinci, Imhotep, who performed brilliantly in many different fields.
Nu Renaissance Man - Deep Thinker, Spiritual, Soldier, Architect, Photographer, Environmentalist, Artist, Athlete, Style, Lover of Jazz, Rap, Classical,Soul, Salsa, West Coast Swing- I'd never place myself on the level of a Paul Robeson, Imhotep or Leonardo Da Vinci, however; I'm certainly striving to be a man of EXCELLENCE, maximizing my genetic potential. This blog represents One Man's Pursuit of EXCELLENCE demonstrated through His Varied & Diverse Interest(s), Inspirations & Aesthetics...
Midway Gardens, Hyde Park, Chicago. Built 1914, destroyed 1929.
Midway Gardens was an entertainment venue and beer hall built on the site of a demolished amusement park. Wright designed all of the interior fixtures, including the artwork in the tavern room, above. (The large dark rectangle is a built-in cigar stand.) After struggling for 15 years to survive financial problems, changing tastes, and Prohibition, Midway Gardens was destroyed.