My post has been written under Derick Knight’s post influence. In his post we can see the very nice example of real book. Yes, it is an old one and is not in good shape, however, it is still nice book to have and hold it in the hands.
Nowadays different kind of electronic books is just a source of information, nothing else. But real printed book is a piece of Art. The creation of it is a huge amount of love, talent and work of Writer, Illustrator, Editor, Publisher etc. And at the end of this proccess we have beautiful piece of Art which warm up the hands, the soul, and the mind of readers.
There was a nice Artist Boris Zaborov, who embodied the book as a piece of Art in the form of sculpture. Probably in time we can remember the real books only looking at his creation.
The National Gallery of Canada, located in the capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, is Canada’s premier art gallery. The Gallery is now housed in a glass and granite building on Sussex Drive with a notable view of the Canadian Parliament buildings on Parliament Hill.
The Colosseum is listed as one of the New7Wonders of the World.
There are two facts impressed me mostly after visiting this tourist object.
This huge and complicated engineering construction has been built just in seven years. The Colosseum is an immense work of engineering, and needed professional, skilled workers. Slaves would only have been used in the quarries to quarry the stone needed.
Nowadays we can see just skeleton of that beautiful masterpiece. It happened not just because of time and nature disasters but people. All the numerous statues and marble tiles from exterior and interior decor have been robbed by Romans to build their own palaces. Even Vatican took place in that robbery.
Only one’s imagination can draw the real view of this Architectural, Engineering and Art Masterpiece.
Heartbreaking news came from Paris today! There is no anymore Notre Dame like we saw it lately. Hard to imagine if it is possible to revive it again. Probably yes. However it will not be the same anymore. Lucky us to had an opportunity to see it in its magnificence and keep in our memory and heart forever!
For forty five years I’ve been knowing this lovely woman as the person who dedicated her life to children, family and job. Today she introduces her Life inspiration, experience, and feelings as an Artist. Welcome to her Gallery!
Piazza della Repubblica is one of the main squares in Florence and marks the center of the city since Roman times. The Colonna della Dovizia or also known as the Column of Abundance marks the point where the cardus and decumanus maximi met and where the Roman forum stood.