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Book Review: Lust for Life

This book is Art, its not a piece of art as often said about any Literature, but Pure Art. You need not to understand painting or know who Vincent Van Gogh is to read this book or make sense of it. 217 more words

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An Odd Trilogy of Tears and Transcendence

I knew that You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me – the title of Sherman Alexie’s  memoir that grapples with his mother’s death – would make me cry. 1,161 more words

July 14 in history

1223 Louis VIII became King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II of France.

1698 The Darien scheme began with five ships, bearing about 1,200 people, departing Leith for the Isthmus of Panama. 523 more words


Irving Stone on an Artist Without Ideas

“An artist without ideas is a mendicant; barren, he goes begging among the hours.”–Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy


Pearls from artists* # 247

* an ongoing series of quotations – mostly from artists, to artists – that offers wisdom, inspiration, and advice for the sometimes lonely road we are on. 242 more words

An Artist's Life

A Lust for Life by Irving Stone

A definitive biography on one of the most celebrated artists of all time.

A Lust for Life is a beautifully written biography that brings alive the life of, perhaps, one of the greatest painter in history- Vincent Van Gogh. 277 more words