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Published Date: 7/6/2015
Frida Kahlo’s deeply introspective self-portraits put her into a class of her own. Here, we explore the symbolism behind four works of art.
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Published Date: 7/6/2015
Frida Kahlo's best-known paintings are self-portraits – with flowers, with monkeys, and always unflinchingly depicting her famously heavy eyebrows. Kahlo explained her frequent self-portraits by saying, "I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the...
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Published Date: 6/17/2015
M.C. Escher is famous for his art, mind-bending landscapes that convince our eyes to see things that couldn't possibly exist in real life. Stairs twist like Moebius strips, two hands draw each other, birds metamorphose into fish. The artist strove to make his subjects...
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One of New Zealand's most important artists, Ralph Hotere was renowned for his minimalist Black Paintings, in which he used the colour black almost exclusively. Hotere's minimalism extended to discussions of his art. "There are few things I can say about my work that...
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Published Date: 12/17/2014
Actress Jennifer Jones, who died five years ago at age 90, made a name for herself in the 1940s and '50s with successful films such as The Song of Bernadette, Duel in the Sun and Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing. She was nominated for five Oscars, and won one for best...
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Published Date: 12/13/2014
It's been 50 years since Grandma Moses' death, but she still stands as a great inspiration for following your dreams, no matter your age...
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