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Caravaggio’s Dirty Feet

The affront that many of Caravaggio’s greatest paintings presented to their first audience must have been astonishing: casting a local girl as the Virgin Mary being visited by pilgrims, or the body of a prostitute as her corpse after death; filling almost the entire canvas of Paul’s conversion on the road to Damascus with the horse he’s just fallen from; picturing St. 47 more words

Religion

The Picture Of The Day (Canon EOS RP) + 6 Also-Rans — July 14, 2019.

by Anura Guruge

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Calligram # 1: Ticino

For those of you unfamiliar with calligrams, they are images created out of spatially-arranged text, usually related to the image they create.

I began doing calligrams several years ago, and enjoy the “bite-sized” research involved in gathering facts, history and general information about a subject. 141 more words

Articles

Time

I hear the bells ring,

singing my song tonight.

Time is my companion tonight,

we go back so far,

he’s always at my side.

Please consider the Following: 24 more words

Writing

Playtime is Over

While the history of Six Flags (originally opened as Jazzland) is well known by people who were living in the area at the time of Hurricane Katrina, it isn’t known to others living outside the area. 858 more words

Stories

RE: Consistency

About a day ago, I made a post titled “Consistency”. In it I mentioned that our “beliefs” are just agreements that we have made with other people, things, and ourselves. 42 more words