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#Inspiration: Oppression, rebellion and art

Writing, even writing fantasy, involves a certain amount of reality checking. You need to know how things actually worked.

Say you need to know what clothing the common European people wore during the renaissance looked like and how they dressed, both for celebrations, and for working. 1,166 more words


Netherlandish Proverbs - Ravensburger 3000.

Pieter Brueghel the Elder is one of the favorite artists among jigsaw puzzle fans, and many different brands have created puzzles with his paintings. This… 112 more words

Pieter Brueghel The Elder

The Fall of the Tower of Babel (Repeat)

Originally published December 1, 2013.

Source Images:

  • “Oak Fractured by a Lightning. Allegory on the Artist’s Wife Death,” by Maxim Vorobiev
  • “Windy Night Sky,” by Albert Bloch…
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Linz Adagia - Proposal to Ars Electronica / Futurelab

Proposal to Ars Electronica / Futurelab

Title: Linz Adagia – Erasmus Proverbs (Blue Cloak)
Producers: Darryl Georgiou / Jeremy Hunt
Date: August 23 – September 5, 2014…
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Darryl Georgiou

Images for the Fifth Sunday After Pentecost-Lectionary 15A

Isaiah 55: 10-13                       My ways are higher than your ways, my thoughts than your thoughts
Psalm 65: 9-13                          You crown the year with your bounty… 70 more words
Religious Art

Some Untidy Spot

Musee des Beaux Arts

W. H. Auden

About suffering they were never wrong,

The old Masters: how well they understood

Its human position: how it takes place… 837 more words


February 21: Happy birthday, Mr. Auden

In celebration, here is Wystan Hugh Auden‘s poem about Breugel’s painting (above).

Musée des Beaux Arts

About suffering they were never wrong,
The old Masters: how well they understood… 268 more words