Film Review: Human Flow
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Film Review: Human Flow

“Being a refugee is much more than a political status. It is the most pervasive kind of cruelty that can be exercised against a human being. You are forcibly robbing this human being of all aspects that would make human life not just tolerable but meaningful in many ways.” Continue reading

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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