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Philippe de Champaigne's Vanitas (c. 1671) is reduced to three essentials: Life, Death, and Time

Memento Mori and Vanitas

Día de Muertos (day of the dead) recently passed and reminded me of Memento Mori, which I thought was made famous by Roman Generals but can’t find proof, however I did find the cool painting called Vanitas (below) and more nuggets of knowledge about life, death and time. A memento mori (Latin ‘remember that you must die’) is […]

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Haida Gwaii Eagle

First Nations Art in Canada

“The Spirit of Haida Gwaii” – The Jade Canoe First Nations Art is something I want to learn more about, so I decided to create this page and begin gathering information about the various artists and mediums of art from Native Artisans in Canada. Anyone who knows me, knows that I like the work of […]

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Niccolò Machiavelli and Money for Nothing

Money for Nothing

Niccolò Machiavelli Australia (Oz) taught me so much and I was so green in my twenties that looking back, I consider my years from the age of twenty one to twenty five to have been my college education. Also, it was the years leading up to the move to Australia, where I worked in the […]

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Street Art & Graffiti (Francis Street area Of Dublin)

When all else fails, Create Art

When I think about Brazil I think about art, I think about music, the people and the feeling of love. Once you have Brazil in you, it will never come out. It’s the art of life in the tropics, and living there to create art, that’s what I miss most about Brazil as a muse. […]

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Chinese Opera Veil

Kitsilano Beach to the Chinese Opera

I met a beautiful women from Beijing, at Kitsilano Beach. On an impulse I invited her to the Chinese Opera and to my delight she said yes. It wasn’t completely planned or by accident, the tickets had been given to me by friends, one of whom was singing in the cast of performers. To protect […]

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Lion of Judah on a Rasta Van

Lion of Judah

Lion of Judah on a Rasta Van Once upon a time, I was in Haight-Ashbury of San Francisco and bought a huge fabric mural wall hanging of Bob Marley with a smile, which adorns an entrance wall in my home. It completely covers the wall with Rasta colors, and has a Lion of Judah in […]

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South Beach Palms by Robbi Robbins

Peace in Chaos and The Star-Spangled Banner

Peace in Chaos Peace in Chaos completely captured my attention, from the first second I saw this image I was drawn to it. I have a thing for roses lately but also I think the name fits the collage and represents the feeling I get from meditation and bike riding along the Pacific, after a […]

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One More Lost Soul

Art for Virtue and Beauty

The Coit Tower murals were carried out under the auspices of the Public Works of Art Project, the first of the New Deal federal employment programs for artists. Ralph Stackpole and Bernard Zakheim successfully sought the commission in 1933, and supervised the muralists, who were mainly faculty and student of the California School of Fine […]

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the Whales and the Hopi corn connecting with the Blue Star

Blue Kachina Rising over Red Earth

Kachina Painter by Robert Lindneux Amazing myself that Blue Star Kachina hadn’t been entered into this Blog, as you know the main purpose of my posts is to begin topics for further research and/or to keep references, videos and links for later (to myself). My hope is to return to pages and improve, update and […]

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snowy owl watches crop circles

Truth About Crop Circles

Do we categorize crop circles under Art, Design, Projects or Mind? Maybe it involves all? How do you begin to explain these magnificent land tattoos? Naughty Beaver and other people can read these things like breakfast cartoons, so perhaps we should listen to what they are saying about them, besides who does not want to […]

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