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And Now...the Art...

Of course the reason why most people visit the Louvre is the fantastic pieces of art it houses.  A museum since the 18th century, when the royal family moved the court to Versailles, there are so many works of art here that it would take you a hundred days to see everything. 171 more words

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Venus de Milo who?

Today I feel like the Venus de Milo.

A bit of background, the Venus de Milo is an Ancient Greek sculpture that has had its arms broken off since the moment of its discovery. 433 more words

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The Louvre

“Paris is always a good idea.”

-Audrey Hepburn

One of the must-see sights in Paris. I’m saddened to say that I didn’t have as much appreciation for art when I visited this museum as I do now.

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Instant cartoons

Why spend time drawing cartoons when the images of great works are just taking up space on the Internet waiting to be downloaded.  Add a caption bubble and wham-O, an instant cartoon!   49 more words

Milos, Greece: The Island of Colors and Venus de Milo

Due to its volcanic origin, this horseshoe-shaped island in the Western part of the Cyclades has over 70 beaches with white and black sand that sit alongside white, pink, and red rocks. 156 more words

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Hello Everyone!

My name is Paige, and I am the new art history blogger for Where Creativity Works! I am a huge art history nerd; like, HUGE. I have  375 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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