All posts tagged: art

Italy: Still Life by Nils Peterson

Still Life after seeing DaVinci’s Study of Violets & Welding Methods   The twin reading lamps behind the hotel room bed are imitation Ming vases – green and decorated with white curving plumes.  Their half shades reflect the light back onto the wood paneling behind […]


History Narrated as Art by Anita Lekic

Five years ago, I was walking on the paredão from Monte Estoril towards São Joao do Estoril when right after the entrance by the station, I saw big black letters on the wall, announcing: 28 July 1914 AUSTRIA-HUNGARY DECLARES WAR ON SERBIA. I paused.  Of course!  […]

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The Piero Tour of Italy by Bernie Langs

While familiarizing myself over the years with the pictures painted by the Masters of the Italian Renaissance, I found that one artist stands out as singularly enigmatic in his body of work, Piero della Francesca (c.1415-1492). I have read various summaries about della Francesca in […]

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Metropolis of New York by Tatum Martin

Photos by Tatum Martin: Being born and raised in California, I have always had a wide interest for creative writing and photography, specifically with different types of film. Only being 18 years old, I have experienced both types of art through working with student run literary […]

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