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2010-09-16 17:39:00

VILNIUS, Lithuania, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Illegal Living: 80 Wooster Street and the Evolution of SoHo is a new book about the first successful artists' cooperative located in the area of New York City now known as SoHo. Reborn after seven decades of life as a manufacturing building, it assumed a vibrant new identity when it became the headquarters for George Maciunas, Lithuanian-American founder of the FLUXUS avant-garde art movement. Maciunas bought the building in 1967 and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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