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The Castle by Jorge Méndez Blake

Education with knowledge tears down oppressive walls, ruins hate, and stops tyranny …. no wonder so many fear books and education Artist Jorge Méndez Blake placed a copy of “The Castle” by Franz Kafka into the foundation of his wall. Truly … Continue reading

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Diver by Sophie Dickens

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Edgar Zúñiga Jiménez

Hailing from Costa Rica, this artist has some compelling pieces… enjoy his work through the links included.   Edgar Zúñiga Jiménez http://www.edgarzuniga.com/index.php/en/ Edgar Zúñiga Jiménez. Artista plástico https://www.facebook.com/edgarzunigaescultorpintor edgar zuñiga jimenez’s reclaimed wood and metal columns http://www.dailyartmuse.com/2015/02/23/edgar-zuniga/ Sculpture Artist Edgar … Continue reading

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Medusa

I love the Ancient Art Podcast, always a pleasure to listen to and informative.  Even if you know nothing about art or the ancient world, one can follow along very easily. The speaker Lucas Livingston from the  Art Institute of Chicago. … Continue reading

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Trans ī re by Fredrik Raddum

Busy on the Christmas decorating forefront lately, but wanted to share this pie of art I saw today called Trans ī re by Fredrik Raddum (2017).   The artist is from Norway. Trans ī re means transition, that word could mean so many things … Continue reading

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Get into the Spooky Mood ….. Picture of Dorian Gray, 1943/44 Ivan Albright (American, 1897-1983) The Art Institute of Chicago Picture of Dorian Gray http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/93798 Ivan Albright with his painting “The picture of Dorian Gray” 1944 https://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/items/detail/ivan-albright-his-painting-picture-dorian-gray-4770 Picture of Ivan … Continue reading

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Silver Swan

Just incredible, look at how the swan moves. Note the glass rods moving making the “ripples” in the pond. Simple facts: The Silver Swan is a life size automaton of a swan Dated: 18th Century Located: Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, … Continue reading

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