Category Archives: Beauty

Tossed but not Sinking

The collapse of a spire has made me change my plans for this morning. There are tons of chores on my To Do list but Notre Dame has changed all of that. Life without beauty is merely existence. And even … Continue reading

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Springtime in Rome

Springtime in Rome means that the Judas trees (albero di Giuda) are in bloom. Pink flower clusters adorn the streets making urban walks a delight. The legend is that Judas Iscariot hanged himself from a tree of this species (Cercis … Continue reading

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The Age of Decadence

Above are two statues from the Archaic period. The evolution from Archaic to the Classical was aided by the concept of contrapposto where the figure, instead of dividing its weight equally on both legs, has most of its weight only … Continue reading

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A Wreath of Oranges

Orange wreath at Recuerda mi Corazon Why not make a wreath for the holidays? Tutorial HERE

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Gaudy Gods

In the Archeological Museum of Paros, there is a statue of Artemis from her sanctuary at the Parian Delion. It’s dated 360 BC and was discovered in 1899. And, like most all of the Greek statues I’ve seen, it’s white. … Continue reading

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