A Journey To Al-Andalus: Part I, The Moorish Stronghold Of GranadaSeptember 3, 2018
Granada, a Moorish Stronghold The fall of Granada to the Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492 marked the end of the Reconquista and the ultimate collapse of al-Andalus, the Islamic territory that had stretched across the Iberian...
Laocoön: The Work of a LifetimeAugust 27, 2018
The subject The statue “Laocoon and his sons”, attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated Frederick Schiller since his early adulthood. It represents mankind (father and sons, adult and youngsters, present and future) being mercilessly struck...
Sculpture Of The Week: Berlin’s Molecule ManAugust 26, 2018
Jonathan Borofsky’s monumental aluminum sculpture, Molecule Man, towers the Berlin skyline at 30 meters (100 feet). Standing in a region once divided by the Berlin Wall, the work embodies themes of unity, connection and modernity. The German insurance...
Is It Fashion, or Is It Art? Roberto Capucci’s Sculpture DressesAugust 20, 2018
Roberto Capucci (b. 1930) is an Italian fashion designer. Or maybe he’s a sculptor. It’s difficult to be sure. Capucci’s sculpture dresses make it seem that he’s a bit of both. Capucci is one of the most important...
The Sound Of Colour: Music Inspired By Visual Art – A Top 10August 11, 2018
This summer Beyonce and Jay Z made international headlines filming a music video inside the Louvre with some of the most dramatic art masterpieces from across three millennia. See Zuzanna Stanska’s article for a fascinating exploration of this....
King Pedro And Inês de Castro – What Life Took Apart, Death Put Back TogetherAugust 8, 2018
Every country has its legends and fairytales and Portugal is not an exception. One of the most known Portuguese tales is a love story about King Pedro of Portugal and Inês de Castro. Their relationship did not end...
Bronzed, Beaten And Bleeding: The Boxer At RestAugust 4, 2018
Coming face-to-face with a piece of art you’ve loved for years is a thrilling, exciting and often times overwhelming experience. Such was the case for me on my recent trip to Rome, when I visited the Palazzo Massimo...
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