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Miss Venus, tell me about your modelling career

She modelled for hundreds of artists. Her first-hand experience of art is invaluable. It took me some years to arrange an interview, given her extremely busy schedule, and the fact that her personal assistant behaves like a 9-year-old boy who just got a toy bow for his birthday. 2,066 more words

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Classicism to Surrealism: Dali’s Venus with Drawers

On the 8th of April 1820, the statue of Venus de Milo was discovered by a peasant called Yorgos Kentrotas within a buried niche in the ancient city ruins of Milos (currently Tripiti) in the Aegean. 865 more words

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This Week In History: April 6-12

April 6, 1808: John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company, which would eventually make him America’s first millionaire.

April 7, 1827: John Walker, and English chemist, sells the first friction match. 74 more words

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Spring Break Part 5: the last of Paris

So this post ended up being longer than expected, but anyway, here’s the last of Paris! Starting with the Louvre and the view down the Champs-Elysees… 154 more words

Joy's vision of Venus

Joy (my 3 year old daughter) impressed me once again with her artwork. She drew this picture (far left) for me to take to work and I immediately thought it was beautiful. 96 more words

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