Arts & Culture
Brandscovery Sep 16, 2020 3
The Death of Socrates is a masterpiece by French painter Jacques-Louis David in 1787. It depicts the story of the execution of Socrates as told by Plato in his Phaedo.
Biasho Sep 15, 2020 15
So, what’s your dream vacation like? Is it sunbathing in white sandy beaches? Is it a break from your normal homemade food or same cereals to scrumptious bites of our signature Nyama Choma (Grilled Meat)? Is it spending your evenings watching the last rays of the sun strike your face gently during sunset? Or is it listening to amazing mythical folklores behind every community and culture?
Brandscovery Sep 06, 2020 8
Reaching Within: What traditional art offers the heart
Brandscovery Aug 31, 2020 5
Gustave Moreau was a 19th-century symbolist painter in France. The symbolists believed that the art of the 18th century was too scientific and had discarded spirituality from its subject matter and execution.
Exclusive Fashions Worldwide Aug 25, 2020 30
There's A time in life that comes where you have to be strong and move on with your life for a better future then staying in a bad relationship.
Brandscovery Aug 21, 2020 21
As we come close to the middle of 2020, I’m left asking “What else will happen?” It’s been an eventful year so far, to say the least. I’ve been thinking deeply about the events that have occurred this year, and I believe the time is ripe to reflect on ourselves and question what it means to be good human beings. I, myself, was encouraged to reflect when I came across the illustration by William Blake titled “The Casting of Rebel Angels Into Hell,” based on John Milton’s “Paradise Lost.”
Brandscovery Aug 16, 2020 182
At a time when it seems that more and more people hold to a grandiose view of themselves, we would do well to look into how the trend originated. Maybe we can take a lesson from history by examining the first man afflicted with self-love, a certain Greek mythological figure — Narcissus.
The BL Jul 21, 2020 16
“La Damnation de Faust” is a renowned opera by Hector Berlioz, one of the most influential European composers of the 19th-century. The main protagonist is Faust, a familiar figure in German folklore based on the historical figure Johann Georg Faust who lived across the 15th and 16th centuries.
DSF Antique Jewelry May 28, 2020 55
Be it for yourself or as a gift, and you can't go wrong with the exquisite craftsmanship of the jewelers of the past.
Vintage Lifestyle Apr 30, 2020 3
Today's spotlight is on St. Roch Healing the Plague-Stricken a legendary painting by Jacopo Tintoretto. Saint Roch is said to have saved the people of Italy. Because of his great and noble deeds, local residents have held annual St. Roch festivals since 1589. So what exactly did he do for people to hold parades and events in honor of him for over 400 years?