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Hall of Mirrors

“In normal circumstances, people who turn their backs on reality are soon set straight by the mockery and criticism of those around them, which makes them aware they have lost credibility. 281 more words

Star Scott

At the End of the Day

‘The Forget button purges your history in a single click. Check it out’ suggests my Firefox message today. Only somebody under 35 could invent such a thing – somebody with all the synapses in full working order, convinced of his immortality, and able to remember exactly what he was doing in the morning eleven days ago. 967 more words

At The End Of The Day

"Downfall" (2004) is Disturbingly Good

9.5/10

“Downfall” (2004), which depicts the final days of Adolf Hitler holed up in a bunker in Berlin at the end of the European campaign of World War II, is a frightening film, although I don’t mean frightening in a horror film kind of way. 760 more words

Drama

The Rise of the Private Art “Museum”

From the New Yorker, an interesting look at a number of private art museums in Europe. In the face of the inability of public galleries to compete with private buyers in a market dominated by auction houses and the consolidation of art as commodity it’s no small surprise to see an escalation in the number of private art museums, including our own MONA. 40 more words

Art

St. Florian's WWII memorial

It did not take long for the national World War II Memorial in Washington, designed by Rhode Island architect Friedrich St. Florian, to embed itself as a sacred place in America’s consciousness. 833 more words

Architecture

~Lost "Walking Horses" Of Nazi Germany Found! Josef Thorak~

I just found out about these two sculptures that have been missing for 26 years and were just found on the 21 of May 2015! 475 more words

Artists

Friday Foto: Hitler's Long-Lost Bronze Horses are Found

(NEWSER) – Two life-size bronze horses commissioned to stand outside Adolf Hitler’s chancellery disappeared from their last known location in Germany in 1989. Some 25 years later, the masterpieces have been discovered in an illegal art bust, … 470 more words

Horses