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alvar

[′al‚vär]
(ecology)
Dwarfed vegetation characteristic of certain Scandinavian steppelike communities with a limestone base.
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"Good art," says Alvar, "speaks to the world and reflects the artist's origins." Alvar's origins are found in Catalonia, Spain, which lies in the northeastern part of the Iberian Peninsula, bordering France.
In a contrast to the traditional image of Spanish conquistadors, Alvar No[+ or -]ez Cabeza de Vaca stands out as one of the few explorers of the new world to advocate for humane and fair treatment of native peoples.
In 2012, Alvar expanded to other markets including Mulch Colorants and Sealcoacing additives which allows more diversity and value to our current and potential customer base.
Curated by Fitzsu, the Traveling Museum Picnic contains the essentials for entertaining a picnic party of four, including: Timo Sarpaneva dinnerware, Joe Colombo glasses, Peter Raacke flatware, an Ettore Sottsass condiment set, a Marcel Wanders wine coaster, a Eric Magnussen vacuum jug, and an Alvar Aalto vase.
This book does much to redress the lack of attention given to Gunnar Asplund who, following his death in 1940, was described by Alvar Aalto as 'the greatest among architects'.
Fine Art has released a new limited edition bronze sculpture entitled, "Concierto En Las Horas Del Dia" (Concert of the Hours of the Day), by Alvar Sunol.
The Design Museum in London has an ongoing exhibition celebrating chair design over the centuries and Finnish company Artek is marking the 70th anniversary of the classic Alvar Aalto stool with the launch of a special edition in Finnish curly birch.