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An index of blog posts tagged ‘art’ here at MarkCz.com.
Racine Art Museum: Free First Fridays

Racine Art Museum: Free First Fridays

Racine, Wisconsin — Visitors investigate the Racine Art Museum during Free First Fridays hours on an August evening. First Fridays is a monthly event in downtown Racine, during which admission to the art museum is free of charge .

Beachside Oasis mural ‘Fiesta,’ Racine, Wisconsin

Beachside Oasis mural ‘Fiesta,’ Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — West facade of Beachside Oasis (formerly North Beach Oasis) at 100 Kewaunee St. in Racine's North Beach Park on the Lake Michigan shore, featuring a Hispanic-themed mural entitled "Fiesta." The mural was created in 2008 by local students and...

Keith Olbermann, Jon Stewart: Out-crazying Glenn Beck

Keith Olbermann, Jon Stewart: Out-crazying Glenn Beck

Keith Olbermann's segments on Glenn Beck's Rockefeller Center lunacy the past two nights have been hysterical. Do not miss these: The clip above is from Thursday night's installment of Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. In it, Keith analyzes Glenn Beck's...

Joseph Campbell: Power of Myth, Hero’s Journey

Joseph Campbell: Power of Myth, Hero’s Journey

Follow your bliss. If you do follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while waiting for you, and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living. When you can see that, you begin to meet people who are in the field...

The Bean, Chicago: A shining, elastic success

The Bean, Chicago: A shining, elastic success

Chicago's latest centerpiece was was dedicated at last yesterday, after a protracted birth process that saw it re-enter the womb briefly for a final polishing. (The photo above was taken before that, on September 5, 2004.) Cloud Gate, more popularly known as The Bean,...

Kenosha HarborMarket: Farmer’s market on the lakefront

Kenosha HarborMarket: Farmer’s market on the lakefront

Last Saturday — and then again today — we visited the Kenosha's HarborMarket. My dad used to take me to Kenosha's Farmer's Markets when I was a kid. He made the best dill pickles I have ever tasted. We would go to the grocery store to get the vinegar, the salt, the...

Michelangelo’s tomb, Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence

Michelangelo’s tomb, Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence

Florence, Italy — The tomb of Michelangelo Buonarroti in the Basilica of Santa Croce, designed by Giorgio Vasari. Above the tomb are three sculptures representing the personifications of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, saddened by the death of the great master....

Scrimshaw whale tooth, Bishop Museum, Honolulu

Scrimshaw whale tooth, Bishop Museum, Honolulu

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — Antique scrimshaw whale tooth artwork depicting "The Sailor Boy" (artifact # 1921.014.050 at Honolulu's Bernice P. Bishop Museum) by an unknown artist from the mid-19th century. Below the etched art on the sperm whale tooth, the inscription...

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre Museum, Paris

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre Museum, Paris

Paris, France — Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, displayed at the Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre). The oil painting, done on a poplar wood panel, is 30 inches high by 20 7/8 inches wide (77 centimeters by 53 centimeters). Leonardo da Vinci is believed...

Louvre Museum: Paintings in the Salon Carré

Louvre Museum: Paintings in the Salon Carré

Paris, France — Visitors tour famous paintings of first Italian Renaissance, from the 12th to 15th centuries, in the Salon Carré (Square Salon) of the Louvre Museum. A few of the tourists — including Dan Falato, center — are admiring the ceiling, which is decorated...

Victory statue, Carnavalet Museum, Paris

Victory statue, Carnavalet Museum, Paris

Paris, France — Victory statue by sculptor Louis-Simon Boizot in the Victory Courtyard Garden (Cour de la Victoire Jardin) at the Carnavalet Museum. It is his original version of the gilded Victory statue which tops the Fontaine du Palmier in the Place du Châtelet.

Carnavalet Museum, Paris: Garden & Victory statue

Carnavalet Museum, Paris: Garden & Victory statue

Paris, France — The Victory courtyard garden (Cour de la Victoire Jardin) at the Carnavalet Museum. Four beds of patterned boxwoods occupy the courtyard's four corners, and a statue of Victory stands atop a pedestal centered on the terrace. The Victory statue is by...

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An index of blog posts tagged ‘art’ here at MarkCz.com.

Racine Art Museum: Free First Fridays

Racine, Wisconsin — Visitors investigate the Racine Art Museum during Free First Fridays hours on an August evening. First Fridays is a monthly event in downtown Racine, during which admission to the art museum is free of charge .

Beachside Oasis mural ‘Fiesta,’ Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — West facade of Beachside Oasis (formerly North Beach Oasis) at 100 Kewaunee St. in Racine's North Beach Park on the Lake Michigan shore, featuring a Hispanic-themed mural entitled "Fiesta." The mural was created in 2008 by local students and...

Keith Olbermann, Jon Stewart: Out-crazying Glenn Beck

Keith Olbermann's segments on Glenn Beck's Rockefeller Center lunacy the past two nights have been hysterical. Do not miss these: The clip above is from Thursday night's installment of Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. In it, Keith analyzes Glenn Beck's...

Joseph Campbell: Power of Myth, Hero’s Journey

Follow your bliss. If you do follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while waiting for you, and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living. When you can see that, you begin to meet people who are in the field...

The Bean, Chicago: A shining, elastic success

Chicago's latest centerpiece was was dedicated at last yesterday, after a protracted birth process that saw it re-enter the womb briefly for a final polishing. (The photo above was taken before that, on September 5, 2004.) Cloud Gate, more popularly known as The Bean,...

Kenosha HarborMarket: Farmer’s market on the lakefront

Last Saturday — and then again today — we visited the Kenosha's HarborMarket. My dad used to take me to Kenosha's Farmer's Markets when I was a kid. He made the best dill pickles I have ever tasted. We would go to the grocery store to get the vinegar, the salt, the...

Scrimshaw whale tooth, Bishop Museum, Honolulu

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii — Antique scrimshaw whale tooth artwork depicting "The Sailor Boy" (artifact # 1921.014.050 at Honolulu's Bernice P. Bishop Museum) by an unknown artist from the mid-19th century. Below the etched art on the sperm whale tooth, the inscription...

Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre Museum, Paris

Paris, France — Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, displayed at the Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre). The oil painting, done on a poplar wood panel, is 30 inches high by 20 7/8 inches wide (77 centimeters by 53 centimeters). Leonardo da Vinci is believed...

Louvre Museum: Paintings in the Salon Carré

Paris, France — Visitors tour famous paintings of first Italian Renaissance, from the 12th to 15th centuries, in the Salon Carré (Square Salon) of the Louvre Museum. A few of the tourists — including Dan Falato, center — are admiring the ceiling, which is decorated...

Victory statue, Carnavalet Museum, Paris

Paris, France — Victory statue by sculptor Louis-Simon Boizot in the Victory Courtyard Garden (Cour de la Victoire Jardin) at the Carnavalet Museum. It is his original version of the gilded Victory statue which tops the Fontaine du Palmier in the Place du Châtelet.

Carnavalet Museum, Paris: Garden & Victory statue

Paris, France — The Victory courtyard garden (Cour de la Victoire Jardin) at the Carnavalet Museum. Four beds of patterned boxwoods occupy the courtyard's four corners, and a statue of Victory stands atop a pedestal centered on the terrace. The Victory statue is by...

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