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Christo Sinking or Swimming

Earlier in the month, the renowned Christo unveiled his latest work that has taken him forty-six years to bring to realization. The Floating Piers have been out on Lake Iseo, in northern Italy since 18 June, and will continue to float out in the lake until 3 July: a bridge dressed in saffron-colored fabric that connects two … Continue reading

New New York

I recently read an article about some of the famous structures in New York City, and about all the little features that no one would have noticed. Little tiny things that you would’ve never noticed were vitally important in the creation of monumental architectural structures. For instance, Times Square got its name in honor of … Continue reading

Colored Gods and Painted Saints

When we all think of sculpture, we think of ancient statuary, perhaps those of the Greeks, or the Egyptians, or the carvings and reliefs of saints upon the tympanum of a Gothic or Romanesque cathedral. All of them are rather naked, referring to some of the nude subjects, but also to the fact that the … Continue reading

Just Say reNOir

We all have things that we’re passionate about, and whether it matters to others or not, all that’s important is that it matters to you. That being said, roughly two weeks ago some people gathered in Boston to voice their opinions regarding the works of one of the most prolific painters in art history. Yes. … Continue reading

Frankophilia

The Pope is here! His Holiness Pope Francis, or Pope Frank as I call him (not to be confused with his predecessor, Pope Benny), has been in the United States for the past few days, traveling to Washington D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia. His trip to the US has been getting so much media … Continue reading

The Selfie Epidemic

My very first article on this website was about Statue Selfies: pictures of marble statues photographed in a certain way to make it look like they’re taking a selfie. To quote the article, “Despite that I’m an American teenager, I don’t like selfies. I’ve never taken a selfie. But I found these statue selfies some of … Continue reading