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My Favorite Altar Pieces at Mariahilferkirche, Graz  
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9/13/14 Posted 9/19/14

There are many interesting churches in Graz and one of them I visited in 2012, Mariahilferkirche and cloister, impressed me very much with its startling altar pieces. The most striking one was an altar of Pietà, whose particularity was that there was a sword piercing into Maria's breast. It was a very disturbing and moving image and hard to forget. I happened to have seen quite a few similar images during that trip; in the very same church, on the side wall, I also saw this standing alone Maria pierced by... [more]

Jose Van Roy Dali to Host "La Grand Exposition Universelle" in Paris  
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9/12/14 Posted 9/12/14

Today I learned that Salvatore Dali's son, Jose Van Roy Dali, will be the host at the opening of the exhibition "La Grande Exposition Universelle", at the Eiffel Tower Salon Gustave, where one of my small sculptures will be included alongside some pretty famous classics. This show will probably be the highest profile art exhibit I've ever been in. So if you are in Paris on the 23rd of October, there is an opportunity to see some very fine art that day in a quite special event. I'm thrilled t... [more]

Resort to Gambling Addiction Help to Get Rid of This Harmful Craving  
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9/12/14 Posted 9/12/14

“Short term, less work, high riches”- this kind of mentality have created rags out of rich man in past and if you still haven’t understood this, then you could be the next. Gambling is one of such short term lucrative options which are completely dependent on your luck and you never know when it will turn you down. This simple addiction towards this game may develop a full-fledged medical condition known as gambling addiction. Better late than never, if you have identified your sh... [more]

Basil Merrett obsessive drawings circa 1945  
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9/12/14 Posted 9/12/14

Basil Merrett was institutionalized at Bethlem Royal Hospital in London as a psychiatric patient. These drawings, each approximately 4" x 6" were done circa 1945-1950. They are a sampling of the some 1,000 works he created of this size, each heavily filled with handwritten text on the reverse. The work was created in series, each numbered, and included authors, musicians, religious images and prominent figures from history. Basil Merrett Drawings Collection Jim Linderman BOOKS AND EBOOKS BY JIM LI... [more]

Event Photography Should Not Be considered a Child’s Play  
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9/11/14 Posted 9/11/14

Over the years photography has been an integral part of different occasions. Event photography is not only restricted to the outdoor events, but it is also required for capturing different moments of the indoor events. Most of the people think that it as a simple process and they least prefer to hire a professional photographer. It is completely false because only a professional photographer can capture the required moments in the event without getting diverted. There are lots of things that on... [more]

New Exhibit  
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9/11/14 Posted 9/11/14

UPDATES 9/11/14 One of the small porcelain scultpures selected for the Paris Exhibits next month has been awarded and will be going to Sicily in November to be included in the Premio Arte Cantania Exhibit at the Ex Manifattura Tabacchi museum, sponsored by the Regional Department of Cultural Heritage. The award will be presented by Art Critic Paolo Levi, and the work will be featured on a page of the magazine OverArt, in addition to the catalogue. The last two Herend porcelains that I have... [more]

Cavellini / MOSTRA RETROSPETTIVA "GAConcettual Poetry"  
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9/11/14 Posted 9/11/14

GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI 1914-2014 / presentazione critica della Mostra Retrospettiva Palazzo Virtuale “GACONCETTUAL POETRY” G.A.CAVELLINI 1914 - 2014 Siglare nelle opere la data che celebra il proprio Centenario è stata una delle peculiarità nell’attività di Guglielmo Achille Cavellini a partire dal 1971, anno in cui decise che attraverso un meccanismo di Autostoricizzazione gli sarebbe stato permesso di incidere sull’identità dell’artista quasi sempre fuorviata e repressa da un si... [more]

Cavellini / MOSTRA RETROSPETTIVA "GAConcettual Poetry"  
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9/11/14 Posted 9/11/14

GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI 1914-2014 / presentazione critica della Mostra Retrospettiva Palazzo Virtuale “GACONCETTUAL POETRY” G.A.CAVELLINI 1914 - 2014 GUGLIELMOACHILLECAVELLINI L’arte tra ironia, utopia e vita “Caro Guglielmo Achille Cavellini, noi tutti abbiamo all’inizio dedicato la nostra fede (il nostro entusiasmo giovanile) a degli schemi che si sono rivelati ingenui. Abbiamo creduto innocentemente che la capacità producesse il merito e che dal merito venisse la gloria. Abbiamo sc... [more]

Cavellini / MOSTRA RETROSPETTIVA "GAConcettual Poetry"  
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9/11/14 Posted 9/11/14

GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI 1914-2014 / presentazione critica della Mostra Retrospettiva Palazzo Virtuale “GACONCETTUAL POETRY” G.A.CAVELLINI 1914 - 2014 BIOGRAFIA / GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI Brescia 1914-1990 Guglielmo Achille Cavellini (o GAC, come si firmava) è stato un personaggio multiforme e geniale che per circa un cinquantennio ha vissuto, come fosse un arbitro speciale, l’arte contemporanea, dal secondo dopoguerra fino al 1990, anno della sua morte. Sta forse qui il cardine per capirlo. N... [more]

Do You Also Want to Know How to Stop Drinking?  
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9/10/14 Posted 9/10/14

So, you are also curious to know how to stop drinking. Many people does want to know the same, but don’t have a clue from where to start with. Best idea is to reach out to any of your family member and tell him/her that you want to get rid of this addiction and ask for help. Even though you might have troubled them in past, they won’t deny you the helping help. Can you imagine now, how cruel or awkward at times you might have behaved with them in your intoxication? Well, past is past... [more]

Drug Addiction Treatment for the Youth  
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9/10/14 Posted 9/10/14

You say people are worse, but learned men say their habits are worst. Certainly, you are living in an age surrounded by many bad habits. Each of these does have a deep negative impact on our lives. You would find cases of drug addiction in college campuses. Sometimes these types of incidents surely make everyone’s heart weep, but ask of time doesn’t need that. Look for drug addiction treatment service as soon as you find anyone with this problem, doesn’t only need to be your ow... [more]

Steven Miller: The Science of Art  
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9/10/14 Posted 9/10/14

http://www.adornomag.com/Articles/2014-07-23-Steven-Miller-The-Science-of-Art?utm_source=Adorno+Magazine+Members&utm_campaign=15ea7b39d8-First_Issue_Blast_advertiser_list9_1_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_76a75b066f-15ea7b39d8-44098277 [more]

Athens Street Art  
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9/9/14 Posted 9/9/14

In Greece, you can see the acronym A.C.A.B. written along with the graffiti dating from 2008, the beginning of the riots against the violent behaviour that resulted in the death of a teenager at the hands of a police officer. "All Cops Are Bastards" is a common hymn in the anarchist-friendly neighbourhood of Exarcheia in central Athens which, incidentally, is the last place you can expect to see any; it's a commonly held belief that Exarcheia is a "no-go" zone for police - and you really can't wond... [more]

Mihail Chemiakin, Sergey Konstantinov. Arttitud San Francisco.  
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9/8/14 Posted 9/8/14

Painting. Mihail Chemiakin, Sergey Konstantinov. Arttitud San Francisco. Painting. Mihail Chemiakin, Sergey Konstantinov. Arttitud San Francisco. Painting. Mihail Chemiakin, Sergey Konstantinov. Arttitud San Francisco. [more]

Why An Individual Needs Alcohol Addiction Treatment?  
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9/8/14 Posted 9/8/14

Addiction of alcohol is the biggest problem in these days. Though it creates physical problem for the addict, it also affects the personal life of the individual. The persons who are deeply addicted towards it will also face some kind of major disease like cancer and failure of liver in later on stage. So, to reduce the chance of facing these dangerous and life taking disease, alcohol addiction treatment is necessary as soon as possible. These days there are lots of private clinic and hospitals wh... [more]

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9/8/14 Posted 9/8/14

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