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Art Cafe...Cartoons to Tapestries, A Tale of Two Raphaels

Did you know that Raphael did cartoons? Well, not in the sense of cartoons today. The cartoons were commissioned by Pope Leo X in 1515 and were the initial designs for tapestries to be hung in the Sistine Chapel. 24 more words


Art Cafe...New York Public Library

On January 6th, the New York Public Library shared over 180,000 items in it’s Public Domain Archives¬†in a very cool way. It’s a mosiac of images that can be sorted by century, genre, collection or color. 49 more words

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Art Cafe...Painting Was a Verb, not a Noun

Elaine De Kooning: Recently came across her and probably the last time I heard her name was during my college years. I conjured up a vague image and then of course, I had to google her. 46 more words


Art Cafe...What you might not know about the Sistine Chapel

With everyone busy with the holidays, today’s post is short and sweet. The 7 Things You Might Not Know about the Sistine Chapel has some interesting notes that I didn’t realize including, did Michelangelo not consider himself a painter? 8 more words


Art Cafe, Fallingwater

Art in a different form this morning. A calming moment of beauty before the holiday craze begins. Be sure to join us tomorrow for the Big Reveal. 7 more words

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Buffet Review: Art Cafe in Raffles Hotel Jakarta

“Expect a virtual tableau of art and cuisine, where the palette of sights, sounds, textures and aromas from open kitchens create a delightful sensory experience. Enjoy an elegant buffet, or Continental and Asian √† la carte offerings, served in chic interiors and a backdrop of vibrant Hendra Gunawan artwork.” – Raffles Website… 850 more words