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5 Interesting Facts About Vincent Van Gogh

By | 2018-06-21T21:26:22+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

The fame of the post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh goes behind the streets of Montmartre and the walls of the Musée d’Orsay. His most famous piece « The Starry Night » is recognized all around the world, as the work of a true genius. But [...]

Hermes: The Messenger God

By | 2018-06-07T12:41:05+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Music|Tags: , , , |

The many opposing qualities that embody Hermes include friendliness, helpfulness, sneakiness, and cunningness. Often depicted as an athletic young man with winged shoes, he is the God of many aspects, including travelers and merchants. However, he is best known as the "Messenger Greek God." In [...]

Goddess Saraswati: Goddess of Knowledge, Music, and Arts

By | 2018-05-30T10:22:56+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Goddess Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती, Sarasvatī) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom, and learning. She is a part of the trinity of Saraswati, Lakshmi, and Parvati. All the three forms help the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva to create, maintain and regenerate-recycle the [...]

The Origins Of Theatre And The Cultural Evolution

By | 2018-05-08T12:11:39+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge, Music|Tags: , , , , , , |

The origin of theatre can be traced back to 8500 BCE when rituals, tribal dances, and rites of passage served as special kinds of human interactions created to represent, celebrate, and make sense of our lives and surroundings. Ritual performances included music, dance, chanting, and [...]

10 Reasons Why You Should Go To Music Festivals

By | 2018-05-06T12:20:43+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , |

Learn to fall in love with life through music... There's definitely something in the air (and probably something in the water) at music festivals. 1. You have a reason to get a group of your friends together for a crazy weekend. Music brings people together. [...]

MC Escher – The One-man Art Movement

By | 2018-04-28T11:43:52+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , |

It’s an artwork that has been reproduced countless times in popular culture. But behind the familiar picture is a mysterious figure. Alastair Sooke goes in search of MC Escher. It must be one of the most familiar images in modern art: a space-distorting interior that [...]

The Evolution of Abstract Art

By | 2018-04-09T01:54:31+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , |

Originating in Europe in the late 19th century, Abstract artfully emerged in the early 20th century when a decline in the appreciation of Realism became more common among Avant-garde artists of the period. Likewise, the Abstract art movement which followed called for works which allowed [...]

Surrealism Movement History

By | 2018-06-13T22:25:57+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Surrealism, as we know it today, is closely related to some forms of abstract art. In fact, they shared similar origins, but they diverged on their interpretation of what those origins meant to the aesthetic of art. At the end of the First War World, [...]

The 5 Stages of Soul Evolution

By | 2018-02-03T00:25:32+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Each person comes into this world with a specific destiny – he has something to fulfill, some message has to be delivered, some work has to be completed. You are not here accidentally, you are here meaningfully. There is a purpose behind you. The whole [...]