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Defining Beauty - British Museum, May 2015

My footsteps lead me to the British Museum, again. I am having a bad day. I don’t know why I often end up here, maybe it’s the anonymity I find in the huge crowds of people. 1,312 more words

Museum Reviews

Autism Awareness Day

Today is Autism Awareness Day, and here’s your friendly reminder that the large number of people who experience autism daily (both people who have autism and the people who support them) are all around you. 201 more words

Myron

Council members speak out against Riverside Drive project

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Council members Myron Lowery and Berlin Boyd plan to fight a city plan to permanently eliminate two lanes of traffic and keep a bike and pedestrian lane on Riverside Drive. 284 more words

News

Un Vivaldi de teatro

Antonio Vivaldi puede ser con facilidad uno de los compositores más interpretados, y también queridos, de la Historia. Famoso ya en vida, la frescura y vivacidad -también la lírica y delicadeza- de su música no dejaron indiferentes a sus coetáneos y el paso del tiempo no le afecta más que de forma positiva a su ingente producción. 405 more words

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The Other Side of the Gun: A Lesson in Love

I haven’t written the last two weeks due to travel.  But this Thursday, I could really use a “get out of jail” card.  Yet, I feel obligated to share the current conflict I am experiencing in regards to an unexpected loss.  739 more words

Thursdays With Ify

Lancelotti Discobolus

The Lancelotti Discobolus – “discus-thrower” – situated in the Palazzo Massimo alle Terme is not the only copy of the popular sculpture by fifth-century Athenian sculptor Myron, but it is likely the most accurate. 764 more words

Greek And Roman Art : Art History (2)

Art Periods/ Movements: Greek and Hellenistic (850B.C.–31 B.C.)

Characteristics: Greek idealism: balance, perfect proportions; architectural orders(Doric, Ionic, Corinthian)

Chief Artists and Major Works: Sculpture was a very important aspect of Greek culture.  1,179 more words

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