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64 articles published/printed


Trump's presidency spurs new realm of unpredictable protests

/ Feb 08, 2017

Trump's presidency spurs new realm of unpredictable protests

New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco: the cities are many and so are the anti-Trump protests. Since the U.S. president's inauguration, daily life in multiple metropolitan centers has been carried out with the knowledge that at any moment — and on weekends in ...

Bison return to Canada's oldest national park

Feb 08, 2017

Bison return to Canada's oldest national park

Rangers have successfully reintroduced a herd of plains bison to Canada's oldest national park, officials said on Monday, more than 130 years after the iconic North American animal last grazed the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies. Parks Canada moved 16 bison from a protected ...

The textural flair of Tiziano Vecellio

Feb 08, 2017

The textural flair of Tiziano Vecellio

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Bold in color and expressive in texture, the works of Venetian painters have their own distinctive place within Renaissance art. Taking the lead was Titian (1488/90 -1576), who became official painter to the Venetian Republic, and whose fame spread across the Europe of his ...

Yasuyuki Namikawa: A master of cloisonne color and design

Feb 08, 2017

Yasuyuki Namikawa: A master of cloisonne color and design

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There are two ways that the skill of craftsmanship can be emphasized: by showing it off through masses of meticulous decorative details, or by stripping everything to the bare minimum and bringing into focus just a few perfectly executed qualities. Think of it as ...

/ Feb 08, 2017

'The Baroque in Western European Art'

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Feb. 8-March 28 The Baroque period began during the late 16th century, after the Protestant Reformation led to the Roman Catholic Church feeling a need to reassert itself through grandeur imagery and architecture. The artistic style, often more figurative, dynamic and large scale, later spread ...