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Renaissance to Baroque to Rococo, can you handle it?

Before I drool over the Renaissance and Rococo, I just want to apologize for the delay. I’ve been moving and reading Anna Karenina and boy that book hooks you in for awhile (mostly due to its… 753 more words

Tortured Babies and Chained Black Slaves

Now that we have explored the ground floor of the Giovanni Fattori museum and haven’t yet seen anything from Giovanni Fattori himself, we need to get one floor up, to finally get to know the painter. 479 more words


Symbolism and the Appropriation of Myths

Rome, 25th June, 2015: Villa Borghese, Galleria and Gardens

On the Pincian hill overlooking the Fields of Mars in Rome abide two spectacular and very famous Renaissance pleasure palaces: … 1,366 more words

Art Appreciation And Criticism

The Dos and Don'ts of Dialogue

Even if I did nothing but write about dialogue for the next year’s worth of blog posts, I don’t think I could begin to cover everything I want to say about it. 707 more words

Creative Writing Tips

El Greco

El Greco

  • 1541-1614
  • El Greco – the Greek – was born Domenikos Theotocopoulos in Candia (Heraklion) the capital of Crete in 1541


European History

D'Silva & MannerisM - REACH LDN MIX - VOL #1

Reach LDN is a brand new Label & club night that launches on the 7th August at the Garage in Highbury & Islington. Playing on the night, fresh off the back of remixing the reigning kings of chart Drum & Bass Sigma, is label artist D’Silva along with Black Butters Jaded, Sub Slayers & Kool FM’s King Yoof, along with DNB vocal legend IC3. 12 more words


Renewed Chivalry: 20 Lost Traditions

Dating! Instantly upon mentioning that word you probably envision movie tickets, perhaps sitting in a cozy restaurant, or even attending a concert. A mutual awkwardness is almost guaranteed at first, and something embarrassing will most likely occur before the night is over. 360 more words