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Mummies in the Paint

When Napoleon Bonaparte ended his Egyptian campaign against the British, he brought scores of artifacts back to France. This started a sudden spike in European and American interest in everything Egyptian. Suddenly, historians and scholars began debating interpretations of ancient Egyptian art and architecture, obelisks began to appear in the center of European city squares, and, … 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

The Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation is set to open in 2014

LVMH (Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton) is the world’s leader in cutting-edge luxury, supporting over 60 prominent brands in a comprehensive range of: wines & spirits, fashion & leather goods, perfumes & cosmetics, watches & jewelry, selective retailing, and now has announced they will open their first museum in 2014.  LVMH has always shown a … Continue reading