TYMNHS: Voilà by Barbara Pravi

For this edition of Things You Might Not Have Seen, I will talk about the song lyrics for Voilà by Barbara Pravi. I rarely watch tv, but when I do, I somehow stumble upon gems. This year I caught the Eurovision song contest and the song represented by France. Let us just say that myContinue reading “TYMNHS: Voilà by Barbara Pravi”

TYMNHS: Descent into Hell (artworks and animation)

Today, in this edition of things you might not have seen, I showcase artworks (and one animation) depicting Hell. Art, book, movies relating to the other demonic world has always held my captivation. I don’t know what it is about artists thinking about Hell and spending years to draw it, sculpt it, write it thatContinue reading “TYMNHS: Descent into Hell (artworks and animation)”

TYMNHS: The painting Yellow Cow

Today I want to highlight to you the painting Yellow Cow by the German artist Franz Marc, dating to 1911. Just look at this image! Have you seen anything more whimsical than this picture? I certainly had not when I first came across it in my High School art class. I had considered art toContinue reading “TYMNHS: The painting Yellow Cow”

TYMNHS: Nocturne in Blue and Silver; the Lagoon Venice by James Whistler

One of my favorite paintings, that I had the pleasure of seeing in person at an Art gallery, was the Nocturne in Blue and Silver; the Lagoon Venice by James Whistler (Oil on Canvas, 1879-1880). When I was growing up, my teacher asked the class to sketch two professions that we wanted to be inContinue reading “TYMNHS: Nocturne in Blue and Silver; the Lagoon Venice by James Whistler”

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