Leon Kossoff was a British figurative painter known for portraits, life drawings and cityscapes of London, England. Kossoff was born in Islington and spent most of his early life living there with his Russian Jewish parents. In 1938, he attended the Hackney Downs School in London. In 1939, he was evacuated with the school to King's Lynn, where he lived with Mr and Mrs R. C. Bishop, who encouraged his interest in art. During this time, Kossoff made his first paintings; when he returned to London in 1943, Kossoff went to Saint Martin's School of Art, studied commercial art. He attended life drawing classes in the evenings at Toynbee Hall, he spent three years in military service with the Royal Fusiliers, attached to the 2nd Battalion Jewish Brigade, served in Italy, Holland and Germany. After his military service, he returned to the Saint Martin's School of Art in 1949, at Borough Polytechnic, took special classes under David Bomberg from 1950 to 1952, he was influenced by another one of his teacher's students, Frank Auerbach.
Both young artists dealt with similar emotions and subject matter in their work, employed heavy impasto in their paintings. Kossoff chose his subject matter from the area of London where he was born. From 1950 to 1953, Kossoff's studio was located at Mornington Crescent. Kossoff studied at the Royal College of Art from 1953 to 1956. In 1956, Kossoff joined Helen Lessore's Beaux Arts Gallery, located on Bruton Place in London. In 1959, Kossoff began to teach at the Regent Street Polytechnic, the Chelsea School of Art, the Saint Martin's School of Art, all in London. While teaching, he continued his artistic career, soon started featuring in galleries and shows, along with his friend Frank Auerbach and other artists such as Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Keith Critchlow, a school friend from Saint Martin's. During this time, Kossoff moved his studio to Willesden Junction, in 1966, moved his studio to Willesden Green. In 1995, Kossoff exhibited his artworks at the 46th Venice Biennale and in 1996 was the subject of a Tate Gallery retrospective.
In 2007, London's National Gallery held an exhibition of Kossoff's work entitled "Leon Kossoff: Drawing from Painting". Kossoff declined appointment as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. In 2010, Kossoff exhibited a travelling show of new paintings and drawings, beginning at Annely Juda Fine Art, London travelling to Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, ending at L. A. Louver, Los Angeles. In 2013–14, Kossoff's urban landscapes were shown in a travelling international exhibition, titled "Leon Kossoff: London Landscapes". Kossoff died at the age of 92 on 4 July 2019 from complications of a stroke. 36 paintings by or after Leon Kossoff at the Art UK site List of Leon Kossoff works on Tate Online Leon Kossoff on artnet Leon Kossoff on World Wide Art Resources
List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Cayuga County, New York: This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Cayuga County, New York. The locations of National Register properties and districts may be seen in a map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates"; this National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted February 21, 2020. National Register of Historic Places listings in New York Media related to National Register of Historic Places in Cayuga County, New York at Wikimedia Commons A useful list of the above sites, with street addresses and other information, is available at Cayuga County listing, at National Register of Historic Places. Com, a private site serving up public domain information on NRHPs
"My Love Is the Shhh!" is a song co-written and performed by American contemporary R&B group Somethin' for the People, issued as the lead single from their second studio album This Time It's Personal. It features vocals from fellow contemporary R&B group Tamara; the song samples "It's Been a Long Time" by The New Birth. It reached #1 on the Billboard Rhythmic Top 40 chart; the single was certified platinum by the RIAA on December 17, 1997. The official music video for the song was directed by Rashidi Natara Harper. "My Love Is the Shhh!" at AllMusic "My Love Is the Shhh!" at Discogs Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
Emily Frances Gordy Dolvin known as Aunt Sissy, was an American educator, historic preservationist, political campaigner and civic leader from the state of Georgia. Dolvin was born in 1912 in Richland, Georgia as the youngest of Mary Ida Nicholson and James Jackson Gordy's nine children, her sister Lillian Gordy Carter was the mother of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States. After graduating from the Georgia College for Women in Milledgeville, Dolvin taught primary school. In 1938, she moved to Roswell, Georgia, her husband was an elementary school principal and insurance agent, Dolvin Elementary School in Alpharetta, Georgia is his namesake. In 1951, Emily Dolvin participated in the organization of the Roswell Youth Recreation Committee; this committee created the Roswell Recreation and Parks department. She was the inaugural chairperson of the Roswell Historical Society upon its establishment on October 28, 1971; the Roswell Rotary Club named her a William Watt Fellow, she was the first female member of that organization.
In 1966, Dolvin became involved in the support of the political career of her nephew Jimmy and was referred to as Jimmy Carter's Aunt Sissy. In 1970, she was a staff member and delegate for the Georgia Democratic Party, she was the inauguration reception chairman for Carter's inauguration as governor of Georgia in 1971, served as the volunteer coordinator for Carter's gubernatorial campaigns. Dolvin served as a member of the Commission on the Status of Women from August 11, 1972 to April 1, 1974. During Carter's 1976 presidential campaign, Dolvin campaigned throughout the United States as one of many volunteers that comprised the grass roots Peanut Brigade. However, she was not an official member of the Peanut Brigade, she was campaigning as a member of the family. The Peanut Brigade was a different organization altogether. In 1976, Time magazine referred to her as a “tiny, stylishly dressed, white-haired dynamo” and the secret weapon of Carter's campaign. Dolvin served as the coordinator of docents for the Carter Center from its inception in 1986.
Dolvin's personal home, the W. J. Dolvin house, is located next to Bulloch Hall in the Historic District of Roswell and is referred to as “President Jimmy Carter’s Roswell White House”, it is one of the few examples of late-Victorian architecture in that city. An elder of the Roswell Presbyterian Church, Dolvin founded the Refuge Resettlement Ministry. In 1992, Dolvin married a second time to Hubert “Hu” B. Visscher, but never took his name, she was named to the list of Roswell's 15 Most Remarkable Citizens in 2004. Dolvin died at age 94 of congestive heart failure at her Roswell home on December 2, 2006.'Emily Gordon Dolvin: 1912-2006.
Puente Nicolás Avellaneda is a 1650 metre long liftable road bridge with 2 lanes in Buenos Aires, Argentina over Riachuelo River, built from 1937 to 1940. The 57 metre tall liftable section over Riachuelo River has a length of 60 metres and offers a clearance of 43 metres when lifted, a clearance of 21 metres when not lifted; this section of the bridge carries a transporter gondola and can work like the nearby Puente Transbordador as a transporter bridge. The transporter gondola was designed to allow horse-driven wagons to cross the river without using the long strenuous way over the ramps of the bridge. Puente Nicolás Avellaneda is the only liftable bridge in the world equipped with a transporter gondola; however since 1960, this gondola is only in use when the roadway on the bridge is closed for maintenance work. Http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=94019 https://www.emporis.com/buildings/1406071/puente-nicolas-avellaneda-buenos-aires-argentina http:/ /www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1597611&page=21
Submarine Squadron 7 is a squadron of submarines of the United States Navy based at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Pearl Harbor, HI under the command of Captain Paul Davis Naval Historical Center records show Submarine Squadron SEVEN was first established during the Second World War, organized with two submarine divisions, whose mission was to conduct anti-submarine warfare training. The command was home ported in Bermuda during the latter part of 1942 and consisted of older R- and S- boats. In April 1943, the Operational Training Command, Atlantic Fleet was established with Rear Admiral D. B. Berry in charge. Operational control of Submarine Squadron Seven was shifted from the Commandant Naval Operating Base, Bermuda, to Commander Operational Training Command. Late in 1943 two Free French submarines were made available for the Training Command under United States supervision. Five more were added in 1944. After the invasion of Sicily and the landing at Anzio in January 1944, five Italian submarines came across the Atlantic in February 1944 and were assigned to ASW Training Command.
These foreign submarines were assigned by COMSUBLANT to Submarine Squadron SEVEN. The French and Italian submarines were excellent for training purposes due to their heavy hull construction and they made good substitutes for the newly commissioned U. S. Navy submarines rerouted to the Pacific for combat duty. With the curtailment of the escort program, the activity at Bermuda was no longer needed and was transferred to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Following cessation of hostilities in the Pacific, Submarine Squadron SEVEN was disestablished in 1945; the current Submarine Squadron SEVEN was established in July 1951 at Naval Submarine Base, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The submarines that make up SUBRON 7 include: USS Chicago USS Jefferson City USS Springfield USS Columbus USS Santa Fe USS Tucson USS Columbia USS Cheyenne CAPT Christopher Kaiser - Aug 2008 to Aug 2010 CAPT James Pitts - Aug 2010 to Aug 2012 CAPT Rick Stoner - Aug 2012 to May 2014 CAPT Craig Blakely - May 2014 to June 2016 CAPT Robert "Bob" Roncska - June 2016 to June 2018 CAPT Paul Davis - June 2018 to January 2020 CAPT Michael Majewski - January 2020 to Present History of the United States Navy Submarine Squadron SEVEN US Navy page.
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