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Burg

 

a fortification or castle in medieval Western Europe. Medieval cities arose around certain burgs, which is reflected in the name of a number of cities, such as Hamburg and Magdeburg.

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Once a salubrious shopping district in the 1900s and a vibrant thoroughfare, the Burges survived the Blitz but is now widely regarded as one of Coventry's most rundown streets.
What the viewer sees is an abstract painting, free of pre-conceptions - the viewer is invited to freely interpret the art - Burges hence invites us to an open, non-verbal dialogue.
Despite Burges' cultural and artistic importance to Cardiff, to date few of his works have been available in Wales' national art collection.
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During her trek, she met numerous hospitable and fiercely independent nomads who have somehow survived Communism and collectivisation, and continue to offer traditional hospitality to courageous foreigners such as Burges Watson.
The collector, as it happens, spent his childhood in the vicinity of two of Burges's greatest surviving architectural masterpieces, both commissions from the Marquess of Bute: the aristocrat-industrialist's Cardiff Castle and the nearby holiday frolic of Castell Coch.
"We believe in helping parents become advocates for their children's education again," says Joyce Burges. "Even if a child is in a public school, the parent needs to come home and spend two to three hours doing homework with the child.
Back in June, the Telegraph revealed the multi-million pound plans to open up the Burges and the city's underground river were moving a step closer.
Mr Vaizey said: "It's my hope that the temporary export bar will allow time for a UK buyer to come forward and ensure this incredible piece by Burges remains in the UK.
Born in London in 1827, Burges came from a wealthy family that could afford to fund his imaginative architecture and his pseudo medieval Gothic and PRERAPHAELITE styles of design.
So much care and money has been spent on Gosford Street, why can't the Burges be given the same treatment?
Burges Salmon's role on the panel, along with five other firms appointed by the PPF, will be to work collaboratively with key stakeholders to efficiently move schemes through the PPF assessment or FAS wind-up periods.