Impression elevated
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Impression elevated

“One can do something if one can see and understand it…” – Claude Monet The one of a kind, a history, the overwhelming artist of his time and a primary inspiration for the new art movement of impressionism. Also known as Claude Oscar Monet, he was the founder of French …

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Master Sculptor and Architect- Bernini
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Master Sculptor and Architect- Bernini

While most of us know about the master sculptor Michelangelo, little is known about the man who is regarded his worthy successor- Gian Lorenzo Bernini. It was not until I read Dan Brown’s book Angels and Demons that I came to know about this expert sculptor and architect, who invented …

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FASHION & POETRY: Words & Textiles
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FASHION & POETRY: Words & Textiles

The culmination of hard work and collabo- ration came to the release of the amazing works of Lady Tshawe and AnnieG. As they took their creative works to new heights making a new language of Words and Textile meet and inspire people and the community. Kwantuthu Arts managed to get …

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Let's make a Rangoli
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Let’s make a Rangoli

Diwali is known as one of the most pompous festivals. It is a festival of lights and joy, a pandemonium of a festival of festivities and moreover it is a festival that brings out the good in you. It practically brings out the good in you in every sense, right …

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VISUAL ART: A Beautiful Protest
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VISUAL ART: A Beautiful Protest

Born and raised Godfrey Gifford Makopa in Bulawayo in a family of five, attended my primary studies at 5 different schools and high school at Bulawayo Adventist High School. Godfrey then went to Mzilikazi School of the Arts in 2009 to 2011. The budding artist then moved to the Bulawayo …

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Get impressed by Impressionism
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Get impressed by Impressionism

Impressionism is a 19th century art movement, considered to be one of the earliest radically modern artistic movements in painting. It originally was started and perpetrated by a group of Paris-based artists, who were considered quite the radicals of their time, since they sought to deviate from the hitherto established …

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Musée du Louvre- The Great Louvre
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MUSÉE du Louvre- The Great Louvre

Going to Paris? You cannot afford to miss out on The Louvre, home to world famous paintings like Mona Lisa, Madonna of the rocks, Venus de Milo and historical art pieces from renowned artists! Louvre is one of the largest and most visited museums in the world with great historical …

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The Amazing Pencil Art
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The Amazing Pencil Art

“ART is anything you can get away with”- That’s the simplest plain definition I was able to pull off via the internet. As far as I remember ART was something that I used to relate to a picture on my drawing book, many a times just a scrambled figured and …

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The Life and Times of Michelangelo
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The Life and Times of Michelangelo

  And no, I am not talking about the Ninja Turtle. Michelangelo Buonarotti was perhaps one of the greatest artists and sculptors of all time. With a comparatively small portfolio, he’s managed to enthrall audiences across the globe for centuries, and people still sing his praises. But beyond all of …

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Seeing Red, Out of Blue
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Seeing Red, Out of Blue

Colours, have often been used as a medium of expression. And, with the decades, we have found the reasons as well. We have learnt in our eleventh grade about how they have preferential treatment for their wavelength, and have learnt the distribution of light into seven Newton’s colours. And yeah, …

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