Category: Art

Ancient Egyptian dancers

People have always performed and danced as an expression of joy and entertainment and this was no different in the […]

It’s priceless!

Have you ever been to an art show or art auction? I have been to a handful of art shows […]

The Crucifix of San Damiano

Christians can argue and debate amongst themselves all they like, but I believe the San Damiano crucifix is arguably the […]

The Chimera

Mythology often dates back to antiquity. That is where my head is often buried, in a book about ancient Rome […]

The Tale of Pomona and Vertumnus

The Romans worshipped an innumerable number of gods and goddesses. Many of these were first deities of the Etruscans who […]

Anyone for Soup? Andy Warhol and ‘The Factory’ production line!

The expression (and I am paraphrasing here) “everyone wants be famous for 15 minutes” was credited to Andy Warhol. Was […]

The Portrait Statue of the Four Tetrarchs.

In my humble opinion, I believe that more than any other empire in history, both Rome and Byzantium are best […]

Nebuchadnezzar’s Etemenanki ziggurat (Tower of Babel).

Nebuchadnezzar II (604-562 BC) was a king of the short lived Neo Babylonian Empire in Mesopotamia (the region that roughly […]

Van Gogh’s Ear

Vincent Van Gogh is as famous for his painting, a career that spanned just ten years only, in which he […]

The Dance of Death (a brief history of…)

Many amazing works of art have been found painted on the outside walls of cloisters, of family vaults, of ossuaries […]