ART/ARCHITECTURE: Andy Warhol

ART/ARCHITECTURE: Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol Was the most Glamorous Figure of 20th Century American Art Born in Pennsylvania in 1928 to czech parents he lived most of his life in New York Much about his life was eccentric

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Andy Warhol Was the most Glamorous Figure of 20th Century American Art Born in Pennsylvania in 1928 to czech parents he lived most of his life in New York Much about his life was eccentric

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ART/ARCHITECTURE – Edward Hopper

ART/ARCHITECTURE – Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper is a painter of gloomy paintings that don’t make us feel gloomy. Instead, they help us to recognize the loneliness that so often lies, at the heart of sadness. In his Automat women

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Edward Hopper is a painter of gloomy paintings that don’t make us feel gloomy. Instead, they help us to recognize the loneliness that so often lies, at the heart of sadness. In his Automat women

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Illustrator Maira Kalman Explores Art and Existence

Illustrator Maira Kalman Explores Art and Existence

MAIRA KALMAN: Half the time I don’t know what’s going on, but I love it. MAIRA KALMAN: [READING FROM BOOK] How do you know who you are? Half the time I don’t know who I

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MAIRA KALMAN: Half the time I don’t know what’s going on, but I love it. MAIRA KALMAN: [READING FROM BOOK] How do you know who you are? Half the time I don’t know who I

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HISTORY OF IDEAS – Capitalism

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Capitalism

Today, pretty much every economy in the world is organized along capitalist lines but at the same time, capitalism is almost everywhere regarded with disappointment, frustration and suspicion. Interestingly, none of the criticisms are new.

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Today, pretty much every economy in the world is organized along capitalist lines but at the same time, capitalism is almost everywhere regarded with disappointment, frustration and suspicion. Interestingly, none of the criticisms are new.

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EASTERN PHILOSOPHY – Lao Tzu

EASTERN PHILOSOPHY – Lao Tzu

It’s difficult to know much for certain about the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. Even his name can be a little confusing; it is also sometimes translated as Laozi or Lao Tze Lao Tzu is said

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It’s difficult to know much for certain about the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. Even his name can be a little confusing; it is also sometimes translated as Laozi or Lao Tze Lao Tzu is said

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Why Socrates Hated Democracy

Why Socrates Hated Democracy

We are used to thinking very highly of democracy – and by extension, of Ancient Athens, the civilisation that gave rise to it. The Parthenon has become almost a byword for democratic values, which is

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We are used to thinking very highly of democracy – and by extension, of Ancient Athens, the civilisation that gave rise to it. The Parthenon has become almost a byword for democratic values, which is

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Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy

Alain de Botton on Art as Therapy

thank you so much for that that was fantastic and this song apart from being one of my favorites I sing like this everyday I am not joking the reason i picked this song is

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thank you so much for that that was fantastic and this song apart from being one of my favorites I sing like this everyday I am not joking the reason i picked this song is

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PHILOSOPHY – La Rochefoucauld

PHILOSOPHY – La Rochefoucauld

There’s a belief that philosophy, when properly done, should sound dense, forbidding, a little confusing, as if it might have been awkwardly translated from the German. But at the dawn of the Modern age, lived

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There’s a belief that philosophy, when properly done, should sound dense, forbidding, a little confusing, as if it might have been awkwardly translated from the German. But at the dawn of the Modern age, lived

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POLITICAL THEORY – John Locke

POLITICAL THEORY – John Locke

The 17th century English philosopher, John Locke, is to be remembered for his wise and brilliant contributions to three great issues that continue to concern us to this day: how we should educate our children,

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The 17th century English philosopher, John Locke, is to be remembered for his wise and brilliant contributions to three great issues that continue to concern us to this day: how we should educate our children,

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National Forum on the Literary Arts

National Forum on the Literary Arts

We have invited a broad range of interests to the talking circle, including creators, publishers, librarians, booksellers, educators, funders, and others serving both of Canada’s official language communities. Everyone in this room has a stake

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We have invited a broad range of interests to the talking circle, including creators, publishers, librarians, booksellers, educators, funders, and others serving both of Canada’s official language communities. Everyone in this room has a stake

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