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Some Artwork Worth Noticing

I spotted these interesting works at the Museo Correr today. Here’s a painting by Giovanni Bellini where Jesus actually looks like he’s from the Middle East. Or does he look like he’s from the Planet of the Apes? This one … Continue reading

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“It’s Time to Redefine Beauty”

Check out this new website, which promotes nonfiction books by posting articles about their topics. As NFReads.com says on the site, “Learn something new every week: get weekly updates on interesting articles by nonfiction authors and discover their books.” It … Continue reading

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The Coronation

On this date in 1597, Venice beheld a spectacle like none other. Four hundred ladies, wearing the finest fabrics, pearls, and laces that La Serenissima had to offer, accompanied Morosina Morosini Grimani on her procession to be crowned the dogaressa. … Continue reading

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