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Europe Trip 2015-Day 5 Paris

We got up again around 5am local time, anxious to be at the Louvre in line prior to opening. We managed to find the underground entrance around 7am but found that it would not open until 8:30 so we found a cafe nearby for breakfast, an omelet with potatoes and cheese with salad and Eliel got a coffee while mom and I had orange juice. 628 more words

The Nude in Art and Artlessness

From “Town Talk”, Vol XXXVIII, No. 1490, San Francisco-Oakland, January 1, 1921.

“The Spectator has heard some talk not in favor of all the plans that were made for the Soldiers’ Memorial. 589 more words

1921

This Mermaid's Gotta Swim

On a sunny summer day in 1908, on the crowded Revere Beach in Boston, Massachusetts, Australian swimming sensation Annette Kellerman tangled with the law. As young ladies splashed among the waves with their pretty bathing dresses and bloomers, the 21-year-old Kellerman set out for a swim in a one-piece men’s bathing suit that revealed a good portion of her thighs. 624 more words

History

Greece in the News: Venus' spindle

Everyone loves a good Aphrodite. Especially when her arms have been lost. It’s probably fair to say that the Louvre’s version is one of the most famous out there. 305 more words

Reception

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

Art