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Notes on Neo-Classicism and Art of the 19th Century

The famous Cardinal Albani commissioned Anton Raphael Mengs to paint the Parnassus Ceiling for the Villa Albani in Rome. The Villa Albani, not particularly suited as a permanent residence or for hosting guests, was a showcase for Cardinal Albani’s rich and extensive collection of classical antiquities. 559 more words

Art

Mare

She bleeds another’s dreams,
holding her white hands reverently to her chin,
preying in the quiet of a fallen night.

Her lips moistened with fear, 146 more words

Dark Corners

"Christabel" and the Gothic

A couple of weeks ago,  as we studied in class John Coleridge’s poem “Christabel”, we noticed several elements of the Gothic movement which reminded me of a painting that I had studied a few times in class the previous years: … 480 more words

LEWD LIMERICKS

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A sad man in London felt bluesily,

Got excited while watching Füseli.

“I’ll drown me mischievously”,

He now said more humorously:

“Quite sudden, my prick spouts profusely.” 73 more words

Lewd Limerick

Fusili with Roasted Vegetables

1 large red onion, halved and then sliced

2 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into 1/2 inch strips

2 yellow bell peppers, seeded and cut into 1/2 inch strips… 89 more words

Food

Review of Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition at the British Museum

Last Monday, I decided to treat myself to the Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition at the British Museum. It was my kind of treat because it covers a subject matter of much interest to me and it was also free. 536 more words

Gothic