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Shout-out to all students! With the exams approaching, sometimes I find myself spending more time in the library than at home… Or do you know this feeling of outrage when you have your favorite seat and somebody dares to...
Rothko Chapel – In Search For A MeaningOctober 20, 2017
The Rothko Chapel is a non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas, founded by John and Dominique de Menil. We wouldn’t be interested in it if it wasn’t a major work of modern art – it is quite interesting architecture-wise, as...
The Art of Mihrab – little masterpieces of Islamic artOctober 11, 2017
What is a mihrab? It’s a typically semi-circular niche in the mosque. It’s usually inserted in the centre of the Quibla wall, the wall which points towards Mecca, the holy direction of Muslim prayer. With time, mihrabs turned from...
Art Creating Art: Old Westbury GardensJune 19, 2017
cWhen Jay Phipps and Margarita Grace married on November 4th, 1903, they wed at Battle Abbey in East Sussex, England. There the 1066 Battle of Hastings ended with the Saxons’ defeat at the hands of William the Conqueror,...
10 Unexpected Paintings Of New YorkJune 8, 2017
There are many reasons to fall for New York. The City that Never Sleeps was also a source of endless inspiration for many famous artists. Some of them portrayed it from an unexpected angle. Here you are: 10 unexpected...
Painting Human Desire For Happiness – Klimt’s Beethoven FriezeJune 6, 2017
When we think of Gustav Klimt we see beautiful women portraits, sensual and dangerous compositions, gold and decorative motifs. But if you have ever been to the famous building of Vienna Secession building (which is now a gallery of...
The Most Beautiful Anatomical Theaters in ItalyMay 5, 2017
Anatomical Theaters where one of the most important institutions in the history of medicine. They were used in teaching anatomy at early modern universities. In most of the cases – illegally, as they were forbidden by the Catholic...
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