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Greek Cross

The Greek cross with four arms of equal length is pre-Christian, and in paganism, represented the four elements: earth, air, fire and water. It has been used for centuries in Christian art. 140 more words


PIERRE PUVIS DE CHAVANNES: "The Sacred Grove, Beloved of the Arts and the Muses"

The art of Pierre Puvis de Chavannes developed such a reputation for the measured nature of his art that the preeminent French Realist author and critic… 883 more words

Art Criticism

The Owl-light Twilight

The Owl, Cailleach-Oidhache will come to you when day turns into night. It is the time of Owl-light, the shimmering time. The Owl teaches us the wisdom of turning a disadvantage into an advantage and this you will need as you wander through earth life. 63 more words

Karen Dowdall

We Stand on the Shoulders of Those Before Us

I finally part watched/part listened to the adaptation of ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ (2004) with Jackie Chan (I still prefer ‘Around the World with Willy Fog’ – 1983… 4,039 more words

Time And Culture

Apollo who?

All this talk about the environment lately, I figured I spin a different direction for a quick post. Symbolism is one of my favorite things to research. 405 more words


How to Stuff a Rabbit

The first knife cut is the most important
Because it decides whether or not you have a hand that is patient
Or one that will ruin the room, that will torment those around you, 153 more words


Thoughts on Tsuritama (Spoilers)

It doesn’t have much flare to it at first glance, and it has the audacity to not put any female characters on the cover(!); Tsuritama is an anime that’s a little more involved than others of its kind. 1,901 more words