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Calligraphy across cultures

16/02/2018 Σχολιάστε

Across the world different cultures have combined handwriting and art to create aesthetic works of text. These differing traditions across communities and timespans are fascinating to compare.

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Discover Europeana Collections, a Portal of 48 Million Free Artworks, Books, Videos, Artifacts & Sounds from Across Europe

28/01/2018 Σχολιάστε

MNAC 72

 

January 27th, 2016

 

«Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?,» asked T.S. Eliot in lines from his play «The Rock.» His prescient description of the dawning information age has inspired data scientists and their dissenters for decades.

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The Guggenheim Puts Online 1600 Great Works of Modern Art from 575 Artists

14/01/2018 Σχολιάστε

Kandinsky Composition II

 

October 1st, 2015

by Josh Jones

If you were to ask me in my callow years as a young art student to name my favorite painter, I would have answered without a moment’s hesitation: Wassily Kandinsky. His theoretical bent, his mysticism, his seemingly near total creative independence….

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The Beauty of Rain: 10 Artworks from Rembrandt to Gerhard Richter

15/12/2017 2 Σχόλια

William Turner, Rain, Storm and Speed, 1844

Written by Andrea Buckland

 

“Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.”

Rabindranath Tagore

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Stranger Sculpture

29/10/2017 Σχολιάστε

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The poor stone is trying to «hang on» to its friend,  who is at the verge of floating away!

 

 

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Charlie Chaplin’s Speech in The Great Dictator: A Call for Decency, a Statement Against Fascism

15/10/2017 Σχολιάστε

Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για charlie chaplin the great dictator

November 10th, 2016

 

When we featured this famous scene on OC five years ago, Sheerly Avni wrote: “Charlie Chaplin is said to have added his 4 1/2 minute final speech to The Great Dictator (1940) only after Hitler’s invasion of France. The speech both showcases the actor’s considerable dramatic gifts and makes a prescient, eloquent plea for human decency.”

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Reading, drawing, painting or writing

13/10/2017 Σχολιάστε

By Picasso - The painter

By Picasso – The painter

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