My Favourite Artwork: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus
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My Favourite Artwork: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus

What: Hermes and the Infant Dionysus (also known as Hermes of Praxiteles or Hermes of Olympia) Artist: Praxiteles Type: Sculpture  Year: Fourth century BC Medium: Parian Marble Subject: Hermes holding Dionysus Where: Archaeological Museum of Olympia Why: I like this work for its historical values. I often ask myself: what does any specific artwork tell … Continue reading

My Favourite Artwork: The Garden of Earthly Delights
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My Favourite Artwork: The Garden of Earthly Delights

What: The Garden of Earthly Delights Artist: Hieronymus Bosch Year: Early 1500’s Type: Triptych, painting Medium: Oil on wood Subject: Religion Where: Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain Why: I can’t remember how I first came across Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights but it is an absolute masterpiece of the bizarre. As one glances across its … Continue reading

WOMADelaide Day #4: Daft Punk Helmets, Frida Kahlo Flower Crowns, and British Ska
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WOMADelaide Day #4: Daft Punk Helmets, Frida Kahlo Flower Crowns, and British Ska

William Crighton. Photo credit: Rachel Wong Welcome to our coverage of the final day of WOMADelaide! These last few days have been such spectacular fun and today should be no exception as Fuel Fandango, Nattali Rize and The Specials take the stage. William Crighton Armed with a ukelele, this heavily bearded blues musician enthralled the crowd with … Continue reading

WOMADelaide Day #3: Marvellous Maraca, Perfect Piyut, and Ridiculous Rain
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WOMADelaide Day #3: Marvellous Maraca, Perfect Piyut, and Ridiculous Rain

Aurelio. Photo credit: Rachel Wong We are here at WOMADelaide Day #3! Aurelio, The Piyut Ensemble, and the Philip Glass Ensemble are some of the acts we are looking forward to seeing! Despite today’s rain and strong winds, we will persevere to get you exclusive photos and the latest updates. Aurelio The spitting rain was momentarily forgotten when … Continue reading