US News: 'The girl you were warned about': Paris 2024 logo mocked online - - PressFrom - United Kingdom
  •   
  •   

US News 'The girl you were warned about': Paris 2024 logo mocked online

10:15  23 october  2019
10:15  23 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

Theme park to be prosecuted over death of 11-year-old Evha who fell from ride

  Theme park to be prosecuted over death of 11-year-old Evha who fell from ride The schoolgirl died at Drayton Manor in Staffordshire.Evha Jannath died after the incident on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor theme park in Tamworth, Staffordshire, in May 2017.

Paris 2024 will be about sharing the best that we have to offer: Our city, its soul and its passion. About sharing the spirit of human achievement seen in the Games. This is what we were made for. Paris 2024 .

Paris revealed the logo for the 2024 Olympics, and it is debonaire. The French Olympic logo tumbles out of bed on a Parisian morning. The logo combines three elements associated with the Olympics and France: the shape and color of a gold medal, a flame in the negative space, and an overall effect

a group of people standing in front of a television: The new 2024 Olympics logo has earned online ridicule for its apparent resemblence to a stereotypical Parisian woman © STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN The new 2024 Olympics logo has earned online ridicule for its apparent resemblence to a stereotypical Parisian woman

The new 2024 Olympics logo is supposed to evoke French history but has instead earned ridicule online for its apparent resemblance to a stereotypical Parisian woman.

Unveiled on Monday, the design incorporates the art deco style in vogue the last time Paris hosted the Games in 1924, depicting an Olympic flame within a gold medal.

It also incorporates the lips and outline of Marianne, the personification of liberty and the French Republic since the revolution of 1789 -- an addition that some mocked for adding an unnecessarily seductive character to the motif.

Gardai rushed to school in Co Galway after online shooting threats

  Gardai rushed to school in Co Galway after online shooting threats Gardai rushed to school in Co Galway after online shooting threatsThreats were made online on Thursday evening at St Raphaels College in Loughrea.

The logo for the Paris 2024 Olympics has been revealed, and it's made up of three symbols that will be familiar to most. There's the Olympic rings, naturally "Its pure, understated lines and its original typeface take their inspiration from Art Deco, the first complete artistic movement, which reached its

“The Paris 2024 Olympic logo would like to speak to the manager,” one user joked. Mocked or beloved, the logo — which took a year and a half to create — will still be used for both the Olympics and Paralympics, marking a change from the colorful Eiffel Tower design used in France’s bid to host

"The French Olympic logo tumbles out of bed on a Parisian morning," wrote Paris-based journalist Megan Clement on Twitter.

"She tousles her messy bob, dons breton stripes and ballet flats and whisks down the stairs from her fifth-floor apartment to grab a baguette before enigmatically texting two men who are pursuing her romantically.

"(She) has an expresso and a cigarette for lunch. She hops on a vintage bicycle and pedals past the Eiffel Tower on her way to a cafe where she will sit and read Baudelaire with her fluffy white dog at her feet."

Others compared the flame motif to the logo of dating app Tinder and suggested the silhouette of Marianne brought to mind the retro hairstyle made popular by Jennifer Aniston in the American sitcom "Friends".

Elderly woman is millionaire after painting in her kitchen sells for record fee

  Elderly woman is millionaire after painting in her kitchen sells for record fee An elderly woman unaware of the importance of a long-lost painting in her kitchen has become a multi-millionaire after the artwork was sold at auction for €24m (£20.7m). Christ Mocked, a masterpiece measuring just 20cm by 26cm, went for more than four times the pre-sale estimate of €4-6m in France.The painting by 13th-century Italian artist Cimabue was discovered earlier this year and experts said the price was a "world record for a primitive, or a pre-1500 work".

The logo for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games has been unveiled to both praise and mockery on social media. The new design at once depicts the Olympic flame within a gold medal, and the hair and lips of Marianne - the personification of the French Republic since the 1789 revolution.

The newly unveiled logo for the 2024 Olympics in Paris has people seeing everything from the Olympic flame to a potential Tinder date. The French Olympic logo tumbles out of bed on a Parisian morning. She tousles her messy bob, dons breton stripes and ballet flats and whisks down the stairs from her

"The artist's muse, the poet's dream, and the girl your mother warned you about. She's fashionably late for everything. She'll make out with your husband at a party and then wonder why you're mad," said one Twitter user.

"I want to follow the French Olympic logo on Instagram," wrote another.

Parisians got their first glimpse of the new logo when it was unveiled at the French capital's famous Grand Rex cinema on Monday.

burs-gle/qan

Woman spared jail for ‘unimaginable cruelty’ in posing online as missing toddler .
Katrice Lee went missing in 1981 near a British military base in Germany.Wirral Magistrates’ Court heard Heidi Robinson, 40, set up a Facebook profile under the name of Katrice, who vanished on her second birthday on November 28 1981, on the outskirts of Paderborn in Germany, near the British military base where her father Richard Lee was stationed.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 3
This is interesting!