Arts and Crafts

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Hollywood is Moving to China

Hollywood is Moving to China

Something got my attention this week. Filmmaker Martin Scorsese was quoted in the media, causing international headlines. “Cinema is dead,” screamed one headline. I don’t know if was the so-called fake news, or the major press. It was all a blur. First thing is first. What did Martin Scorsese say? “Cinema is gone. The cinema […]

The Rembrandt van Rijn Mystique

The Rembrandt van Rijn Mystique

Ninety times Rembrandt van Rijn asked the question, ‘Who is Rembrandt?’ And ninety times he answered himself for all the world to see. In commemoration of his 400th birthday on June 15, 2006, I spent the 4th of July with Rembrandt, another independent artist who valued his freedom. Criticized often for poor drawing technique, held […]

The Mayan Influence

The Mayan Influence

The Mayan civilization captured the attention of some folks recently with the “end-of-the-world” predictions caused by the ancient Mayan calendar. You can believe the doomsday criers or not, but the fact that the Maya were pretty smart cookies is something that most archaeologists do agree upon. The Maya were interested in mathematics and astronomy and […]

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