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8 Bizarre Things You Might Not Know About Christianity
I'm a Hindu. I confess that I know more about Christian art and iconography than Hinduism. And that's completely okay with me. Over the last two years, I have written some 100+ articles exclusively on historical Western art and trivia. In fact, I'm trying to carve my niche in this genre, and learning about Christian art and hidden symbolism absolutely fascinates me.
Dali's Obsession with Nazism and Fascism
Salvador Dali is inarguably one of the most renowned surrealist painters of the 20th century. Famous for his precise draftsmanship and bizarre images, his artistic repertoire included painting, sculpture, photography, and collaboration with other artists.
The Vatican Doesn't Want You To Know About This Gay Romance
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born more than five centuries ago, 6 March 1475 to be exact. As a young man, he was a magnificent block of marble that was throughout his life broken down steadily by people around him. First the pope and the church, next by his thievious assistants, and finally by his own flaming love for young men.
This Freemasonry Art Is Riddled With Symbolism - Try Finding Some
Are you familiar with the fascinating portraits of glamorous women or femme fatales by Bohemian artist Alphonse Mucha in 19th century Paris? Do you know that Alphonse Mucha was the father of the Art Nouveau period?
Why Japanese Erotica Is More Than Just Nudity and Porno
Can you guess the second most searched word on the British Museum website? The museum blog 29 things you (probably) didn't know about the British Museum says, the first was Egypt, considering the number of mummies in the museum.
Who Is This Naked Man Confronting the Canadian Founding Daddies?
Canada was officially born on July 1, 1867. The Canadian government commissioned Robert Harris, a prominent Canadian artist, to paint 'The Fathers of Confederation'. Unfortunately, the painting was destroyed in the 1916 parliamentary fire.
Ukrainian Artist's Dystopian and Surrealist Art
Authoritarians attack art that does not conform. It is about restraining intellectualism and creativity - two traits of human nature that challenge and pose a threat to power structures. It is about making sure that propaganda reigns, and dissent, if any, is silenced.