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Tour old Dublin - High Street, Christ Church, Wine Tavern & the Irish House.

I nearly called this post “Before the Roads”.  That’s because road widening schemes have been one of the biggest enemies of old Dublin.  Literally hundreds, … 3,712 more words


Il Pantheon

500 years ago, Michelangelo entered the Pantheon and stated that it looked more like the work of angels than humans. The Pantheon is an architectural masterpiece and the most well-preserved building from Ancient Rome.  813 more words


Celebrating Black Visual Artists: Elizabeth Catlett

Elizabeth Catlett is an artist’s artist. Many of the artists I will recognize later this month have studied her but she’s yet another champion who isn’t a household name. 401 more words

Black History

Ali Michael as Caravaggio’s Bacchus by Regina Harris

Definition: "Abstract Expressionism"

Also known as the New York School, or “action painting”, Abstract Expressionism is usually characterized by large abstract painted canvases, although the movement also includes sculpture and other media.  197 more words


Flickr Commons: Around the world.

Last night I spent an evening as I often do: On my computer. However, I found myself falling deep into the Flickr Commons, a sort of collection of archives from various universities and institutions that digitized photographs, documents, postcards, you name it, and put them available for public use. 397 more words