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  • n  a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

  • What that means is that Pardo has created gently undulating walls and vitrine pedestals, all made from layered sheets of laser-cut fiberboard.
  • One can study a Renaissance bronze or a medieval ivory in a vitrine and appreciate it, though with some loss.
  • One half-expects to find Piers Plowman's left clog in the next vitrine.
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  • The Artist Is Ever Present
    Like Brooklyn don Jay-Z, who commanded the mike for a six-hour music-video recording at Pace, and the spacey sprocket Tilda Swinton, who climbed into a vitrine at the Museum of Modern Art to catch some z ’s, Madonna, the queen of self-reinvention, has been trying her hand at performance art.
    Oct. 7, 2013 - New York Magazine

  • Charles Lapointe in Canada NewsWire (press release)
    Architecture is no longer considered a footnote, but is a fundamental means of engaging and extending the experience of the visitor toward new dynamic leisure horizons. In this way, the entire shopping mall becomes a stage - a veritable vitrine -... Daniel Libeskind World Architecture News Sep 9, 2008 108256 142054 vitrine For a long time we have felt that the Metropolitan area should have a dynamic, effective Vitrine Culturelle to promote Montréal's culture scene," Charles Lapointe noted. "The new Vitrine Culturelle will also help position the Festival...

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