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The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar ft. Dr. Oliver Watson

The mission of the museum here is to show the achievements of the Islamic civilization, Islamic culture through great works of art. The building is fitting place in which to show a collection here, which is all of extraordinary good quality. It started off with the royal family acquiring some pieces, then came very soon […]

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Curating South Africa: the art of a nation

If people take away one thing from this exhibition I would like them to take away an appreciation of the depth and richness of South Africa’s history and art. This exhibition tells a long story of South Africa through artworks from some of the earliest artworks that relate to southern Africa as a cradle of […]

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DRAW MY LIFE – Anthony Padilla

I removed my last Draw My Life because so much in my life has changed and I feel like it’s finally time to talk about it. So here we go. I was an accident. My parents had me when they were really young. My mom was 20 and my dad was 22. They broke up […]

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Raphael – Famous Painters Bios – Wiki Videos by Kinedio

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483 – 1520) was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of […]

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Hieronymus Bosch – Famous Painters Bios – Wiki Videos by Kinedio

Hieronymus Bosch (1450 – 1516) was an Early Netherlandish painter. His work is known for its fantastic imagery, detailed landscapes and illustrations of moral and religious concepts and narratives. Within his lifetime his work was collected in the Netherlands, Austria, and Spain, and widely copied, especially his macabre and nightmarish depictions of hell. Bosch painted […]

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Eugene Delacroix – Famous Painters Bios – Wiki Videos by Kinedio

Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix (1798 – 1863) was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic school. Delacroix’s use of expressive brushstrokes and his study of the optical effects of colour profoundly shaped the work of the Impressionists, while his passion for the exotic inspired […]