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The Beautiful World of Islamic Art

What do you think of when you hear the word “Islam”? Terrorism? ISIS? How about a history of truly beautiful art.

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Architecture that’s Art – and Different

There is so much sameness in the world; cars look the same, clothes look the same, buildings look the same. So to find an

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Hidden Gem in Phoenix

Phoenix is not a city loaded with cultural offerings, but in any major city you visit there is usually a museum worth a visit,

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Adoration of the Magi

There are many versions of the Adoration of the Magi, but the one here by Raffaello Botticini is one of the most amazing; how

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Paris Street: Rainy Day

Why is this picture so attractive? Because the people are well dressed? Because it’s Paris? Because you can see the wet on the cobblestones?

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Organic Zen

This is a fascinating house. Located in the Arizona desert, its design is heavily Asian influenced. Clean lines and an open feel, this house

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Three Worlds

A famous piece may, like the Mona Lisa, be vastly overrated due to the accidents of history and fame. Or famous art may, like the Sistine Chapel, h...

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How To Create Art and Work That Lasts

There comes a time when every artist can believe that the business – whether it’s music or writing or painting or poems – is a terrib...

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St. George Killing the Dragon

Perhaps my favorite piece in the whole museum is the absolutely stunning; St. George Killing the Dragon by Bernat Martorell. Just amazing, and almost

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Three Pierrots and Harlequin

Is it a nightmare? Is it a fantasy? What the heck it is? A very famous painting of course. “Three Pierrots and Harlequin” is

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