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    Re: Inspiring and Uplifting Art: a gift of grace

    Since he is quoted in the opening post, it seems appropriate to include him here.....

    There is currently an exhibition of some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci (and his school) at the Louvre in...
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    Re: Inspiring and Uplifting Art: a gift of grace

    Bernini was an Italian sculptor of the Baroque era. His sculptures capture movement and myth, transformation and expression.

    Here is a short video about Apollo and Daphne, with a commentary...
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    Re: Inspiring and Uplifting Art: a gift of grace

    The Minoans were a Bronze Age civilisation settled on Crete and other Aegean islands. They created “massive building complexes, tools, stunning artwork, writing systems, and a massive network of...
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    Re: Inspiring and Uplifting Art: a gift of grace

    A couple of years ago, I visited the city of Ravenna, Italy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravenna). It served, for a time, as the capital of the Roman empire and is full of the most wonderful...
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    Re: Inspiring and Uplifting Art: a gift of grace

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/61/Primavera_01.jpg
    Primavera, Sandro Botticelli
    ca. 1482
    Tempra on panel
    80in x 124in
    Uffizi Gallery, Florence

    A short blog post about it...
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    Inspiring and Uplifting Art: a gift of grace

    “Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.”
    ― Leonardo da Vinci

    “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same...
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