The famed old saying goes, “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.” When we interact with people of different cultures, we need to be sensitive to their cultural norms. 202 more words
Tags » Mannerism
I experienced some pains this week of relearning social norms and basic manners in this culture. I am no longer new here, but it did remind me that because I wasn’t raised here there will continually be situations where I am needing to learn. 1,364 more words
When I was in college, I remember that I had taken a Art History 101 class as an elective and was totally sucked in by the experience. 437 more words
How can a stairway start an architectural revolution?
When it’s designed by Michelangelo.
Construction on the Laurentian Library of Florence began in 1525, and plans for the vestibule and stairwell to the reading room were conceived by Michelangelo when he was 50 years old. 446 more words