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The Most Famous Monobrow

When I mention that I am doing a project on eyebrows and I research Mexico, Frida Kahlo’s name is always mentioned. So, it is no surprise that in a review of an exhibition of her “intimate belongings” at the V&A her “ebony eyebrow pencils that she used to emphasise her monobrow” is included. 48 more words

#WomensHistoryMonth 31 Women Who Inspire Me #2018 Part 2 of 3

2018-03-12 Frida Kahlo FB Post: Frida Kahlo (1907–1954)  This Mexican artist survived childhood polio and later a bus accident that led to seven operations. She began painting to escape her lifelong pain and is considered one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. 1,500 more words

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Ek....what? Writing about art in nonfiction

In my MASS436 Specialized Writing class at MSU-Mankato on Monday, I introduced students to ekphrasis — writing about art. We had been talking about different types of arts/cultural writing and anytime I can bring up ekphrasis, I will! 275 more words


Last words of 22 people that shaped our culture!

Bob Marley, Musician
“Money can’t buy life”

Archimedes, Mathematician
“Stand away, fellow, from my diagram!”
According to the historian Plutarch, a soldier came up to the mathematician and told him to go with him to Marcellus.Archimedes, however, refused to do so until he finished the problem he was working on. 553 more words


Barbie unveils new dolls in 'Inspiring Women' line

Kids everywhere are about to get some new — and some time-honored — heroes to play make-believe with and look up to.

According to HuffPost… 325 more words

The Inspired Life

Prepara las palomitas: Recomendaciones de películas basadas en personajes reales

Para que disfrutes un fin de semana en casa, en familia, tu pareja o tus amigos te dejamos cinco películas que están basadas en la vida de personas reales que puedes encontrar en Netflix y una recomendación nuestra. 400 more words