The Fascinating Ceramic Tile Art of the Anatolian SeljuksDecember 30, 2020
The ceramic tile art of the Anatolian Seljuks dazzled with its mystical turquoise hues, fantastical creatures, and figural depictions. So, who were the Anatolian Seljuks and what inspired them to create such wildly, imaginative ceramic tiles? Who Were...
Global Landmarks Viewed from High in the SkyDecember 19, 2020
If you are someone who does not deal well with heights, perhaps proceed through this article with caution. Because even though they are only images on a computer screen, these depicted landmarks from around the world are still...
House with Chimaeras: Facts and Legends About an Unusual Art Nouveau Building in KyivDecember 7, 2020
House with Chimaeras (or Horodecki House) is one of the most extraordinary buildings in Ukraine in the Modernist era. Its construction is asymmetrical and concrete animals, birds, and fishes live there something which, despite its gloom, attracts many...
John Ruskin: Painter, Prophet, Pervert. ‘Unto This Last’ by Rebecca LipkinDecember 3, 2020
We review the novel Unto This Last by Rebecca Lipkin and investigate the myth behind the great John Ruskin. Which Ruskin camp do you fall into? Are you fascinated yet repelled by his private life? Or do you...
Mirror Mosaics and Monir Shahroudy FarmanfarmaianOctober 14, 2020
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (1922-2019) was a contemporary, Iranian artist who became a living legend while she was still alive. Her oeuvre included multi-disciplines: drawing, painting, monotypes, textiles, collage, and large-scale sculptures. Monir is best known for her mirror...
Art Travels: The Ruins of HampiOctober 13, 2020
Near the banks of the Tungabhadra river in southern India are an ancient group of monuments known as the Hampi. These grand ruins were once part of a much larger, sprawling metropolis known as Vijayanagar or the city...
Puzzles with the Shade of Communism: 10 Great Soviet Mosaics in RussiaOctober 12, 2020
In the conditions of the rigid USSR system of control, impersonality of buildings was practically inevitable. However, there was one way of escape: Soviet mosaics. Here are the 10 great Soviet mosaics in Russia. In 1925, two mosaic...
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