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Frida Kahlo on How Love Amplifies Beauty: Her Breathtaking Tribute to Diego Rivera – Brain Pickings

Frida Kahlo on How Love Amplifies Beauty: Her Breathtaking Tribute to Diego Rivera – Brain Pickings

As artists, Frida Kahlo (July 6, 1907–July 13, 1954) and Diego Rivera (December 8, 1886–November 24, 1957) each possessed boundless talent bolstered by an unbending will. As partners, they possessed each other with a ferocious love, intense and complicated and all-eclipsing — the kind for which, in Rilke’s immortal words, “all other work is but […]

The Beauty of the Human Body in Motion is Captured in Stunning Figurative Sculptures.

The Beauty of the Human Body in Motion is Captured in Stunning Figurative Sculptures.

Stunning Figurative Sculptures Capture the Beauty of the Human Body in Motion “Clio’s Dream,” bronze, blue patina, 2020 For the Spanish artist duo Joan Coderch and Javier Malavia, the “human being is at the core of their art.” The two founded Coderch & Malavia to collaborate on expressive figurative sculptures that explore movement and emotion […]

The Forgotten Conversation Between James Baldwin and Chinua Achebe About Beauty, Morality, and the Political Power of Art – Brain Pickings

The Forgotten Conversation Between James Baldwin and Chinua Achebe About Beauty, Morality, and the Political Power of Art – Brain Pickings

“Art,” Jeanette Winterson told an interviewer, “can make a difference because it pulls people up short. It says, don’t accept things for their face value; you don’t have to go along with any of this; you can think for yourself.” On April 9, 1980, exactly a decade after his legendary conversation with Margaret Mead, James […]

At Trump’s Impeachment Trial, the Beauty of Jamie Raskin’s America is on Display | The New Yorker is a magazine published in New York City.

At Trump's Impeachment Trial, the Beauty of Jamie Raskin's America is on Display | The New Yorker is a magazine published in New York City.

The first time I remember meeting Jamie Raskin it was dark, and we were standing atop the great steps of Harvard’s Widener Library, looking out over a sea of candles. I was a reporter for the Crimson, the student daily; he was an undergrad organizing against the Reagan Administration’s involvement in Central America and had […]

Despite the threat of imprisonment, Myanmar’s beauty queens stand up to the military.

Despite the threat of imprisonment, Myanmar's beauty queens stand up to the military.

Miss Universe Myanmar Thuzar Wint Lwin stole everyone’s attention during the Miss Universe 2020 pageant, but not with her dress, swimsuit, or runway walk. Instead, it was her simple placard, which read, “Pray for Myanmar,” that captured the world’s attention, a moment of seriousness in an otherwise light-hearted event. While the words on her placard […]

Best 7 Healing Herbs for Healthy Skin And Body

Best 7 Healing Herbs for Healthy Skin And Body

  Healing Herbs Healing Herbs have been utilized for medical, culinary, and fragrant purposes for ages. Herbs provide flavor to your favorite cuisine, garnish elegant drinks, and are frequently used in over-the-counter treatments. These medicinal Healing herbs also serve a vital purpose in skincare, bringing aroma, function, and healing ingredients to many of the cosmetic […]

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