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Michelangelo's 'David' Turns 500 Years Old
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William Morris And The Art Of Design
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Over 20,000 Feared Dead In Iran Earthquake
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'The Photograph And The American Dream, 1
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~~~~~~ Actual Journal Beginning I am just updating my journal, deleting the older, previous one. Life has been hectic, but a good hectic. ~~~~~~ I keep 1-2 journals on deviantART, maximum, at any given time, usually, just one...and have done so for over two years. ~~~~~~ Book Recommendations: ~~~~~~ Film Recommendations: DVD: ~~~~~~ I thought this would be good for a laugh, the link was on my daughter's website  You have to try this, it is a riot.  I made it to 323.4 feet.  I am still going to try to get a few feet more.  Start by clicking the abominable snowman at the bottom, and hitting the penguin. http://n.ethz.ch/student/mko
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Michelangelo's 'David' Turns 500 Years Old
To celebrate the birthday of Michelangelo's David, the people of Florence, Italy, kicked off a celebration of events that will last for one year.  The events celebrating David's 500th birthday will be celebrated with artistic flair.  From fireworks to exhibits, from seminars to concerts, the year will host a multitude of events for both citizens of Florence, and tourists alike to view and to participate in. According to Antonio Paolucci, superintendent of city museums, "We want David's 500th birthday to spark debate, to be controversial, to challenge people about what art is today, not just what it was 500 years ago". For all of the deviant
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William Morris And The Art Of Design
The Beauty of Life: William Morris and the Art of Design, featuring 250 pieces of Morris' art, is an exhibit currently on display at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA, through April 4, 2004. Morris was a 19th Century artist who was born in England.  His artistic achievements are known world-wide, spanning a wide variety of art forms, that include interior design and creating wallpaper patterns, book printing, poetry, weaving tapestries and textiles, calligraphy, embroidery, and stained-glass design and production.  He was especially interested with the Medieval period, and much of his art reflects
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Over 20,000 Feared Dead In Iran Earthquake
KERMAN, Iran Friday, December 26, 08:46 PM ET-By Parisa Hafezi BAM, Iran (Reuters) "Entire blocks of buildings lay crushed and survivors lined up blanket-wrapped bodies in the street after a devastating 6.5 earthquake leveled nearly three-quarters of the Iranian city of Bam on Friday." According to local authorities (latest report), they fear the death toll could reach up to 20,000 people, or more, and say that it has already claimed almost 12,000 lives, and injured over 30,000 people.  The figures are expected to grow, due to the fact that many people are buried under the rubble. Rescue operations continue to be slow going, due to darkne
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'The Photograph And The American Dream, 1
"The Photograph And The American Dream, 1840-1940", is a current photography exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, that continues through January 4, 2004. The exhibit includes a varied blend of photographs, spanning one hundred years, imagery from across the entire United States, including images of the Depression, labor conditions, social rebellion, the human condition, and the settling of the west. It is an impressive display of images, in which the photographers (some well- known, some not-so-well-known) skillfully show their bold perspectives and expressive statements within their unique images. I had the good fortu
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