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5 Love Paintings You Should Not Miss
For even as love crowns you so shall he crucify you. - An excerpt from the poem On Love by Kahlil Gibran Personally, I have been blessed in relationships and love; but I do agree with this quote. In fact, I would strongly recommend checking out the complete poem if you haven't.
4 Life-Changing Aphorisms From Goethe's Philosophy
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (August 28, 1749 - March 22, 1832) was a German polymath - a novelist, dramatist, scientist, poet, and diplomat for more than 10 years for the Republic of Weimar.
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.
How I Re-Engineered My Luck to Land My Dream Job
Often my friends call me "lucky." A few strangers who follow me on Instagram appreciate my "superhuman" persona. And recently, in one of my articles I was referred to as an "entitled one-percenter Indian."
Dali's Bizarre Interpretation of Musical Instruments
Do you know the commonality between Salvador Dali and Sigmund Freud? Well yes, as we all know both of them were geniuses in their respective fields.
8 Weird 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.
The Day I Quit My Full-Time Job
I reminisce a moment while filling a scrapbook in 8th grade that had a question: "What is your aim in life"? I wrote that 'I want to work for an MNC' when I did not even fathom the meaning of Multi-National Corporation (MNC).
History's Most Stolen Art Piece
Have you ever seen an exemplary artwork going through a series of misfortunes? The Ghent Altarpiece or the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb is a classic example of art heist history has ever witnessed.
How Frida Kahlo’s Affair With a Communist Revolutionary Influenced Her Art
Frida Kahlo was born into an era of political upheaval, revolutionary ideas, and the age of world war. In 1910, her native country, Mexico, was plunged into the Marxist movement. As her childhood progressed, she witnessed the armed rebels fighting against the repression of peasant classes and promoting indigenous Mexican culture called "Mexicanidad."
The Female Painter Who Fought Patriarchy Through Her Paintings
Artemisia Gentileschi was one of the rare female 17th-century Baroque painters in the male-dominated art world. Her art was overshadowed for a very long time as she was raped by a famous artist Agostino Tassi when she was young.
The Hidden Meaning of Michelangelo's 'Creation of Adam'
Michelangelo's Creation of Adam is acknowledged as one of the world's most famous art treasures. It is a fresco painting that forms part of the Sistine Chapel ceiling.