Modern Days.As Britain's millennium effort at the illfated Dome peters out, the Barbican BARBICAN. An ancient word to signify a watch-tower. Barbicanage was money given for the support of a barbican. Gallery remembers a conspicuous con·spic·u·ous
1. Easy to notice; obvious.
2. Attracting attention, as by being unusual or remarkable; noticeable. See Synonyms at noticeable. success for the scepter'd isle: the 1951 Festival of Britain The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition which opened in London and around Britain in May 1951. The official opening was on May 3. The principal exhibition site was on the south bank of the River Thames near Waterloo Station. , at which Robin and Lucienne Day decisively established "Contemporary" as the style of the moment. Guest curator Lesley Jackson will present the full range of the Days' activities from the '40s to the present, including Robin's furniture and graphic, exhibition, and media design and Lucienne's textiles, wallpapers, and silk mosaics. Chances are you know Robin's furniture already: His '60s molded-polypropylene designs made for the most widely distributed Adj. 1. widely distributed - growing or occurring in many parts of the world; "a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution"
bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms chairs--ever (Feb. 8--Apr. 15).