ICONOLOGY

“Venus at a Mirror” We are but spectators of art, valuing and revaluing art and its composition, form, colour and space that it enfolds. With the given title, we are drawn into the ethereal dichotomy, taxonomy or could it be trichotomy between antiquity, social media and diversity (the perception of the Venus Figure vis-à-vis as…

DELAIRE GRAFF ESTATE

Ultimate Luxury accommodation, a paradise to discover in the heart of the Winelands.

GATEWAYS To The AEGEAN

As the eye is the window to the soul, so is the doorway to your next journey … All images credited to Demetrios Voulgarellis owner @ o-live2travel.com © O Live To Travel 2017

AN AMAZING CULINARY EXPERIENCE

GREECE 2017 ATHENS – NAFPLIO – CRETE 10 DAY TOUR Join us and enjoy the Greek traditional cuisine and Greek gastronomy, the wine-making traditions, the great variety of dishes that changes with season and geography and the culinary habits passed down from generation to generation! ♥ Culinary Highlights o  Tastings of more than 15 delicacies only…

CELEBRATE LIFE!

Come and Celebrate Life with O-Live2Travel.com in Greece. Lesvos, The Eden of the North East Aegean

OUDTSHOORN

FEATHER PALACES TO ART NOUVEAU ARCHITECTURE OF OUDTSHOORN

Lesvos – The Eden of The East

Sigh …   This island is my second home, my childhood playground… The place where I first set eyes on and fell in-love with the Olive Tree, it’s silver-green leaf, her fruit, and golden olive oil (unique to Mytilene).  The island of poetry and myth, from the 6th Century BCE poet – Sappho’s, to Stratis Myrivilis,…

Anselm Kiefer – Cultural Healing through Memory

Cultural Healing/Heritage through Memory This paper examines the artist Anselm Kiefer, and the notions of memory as heritage within the work produced by him.  It is therefore suggested that exploring the values and meanings associated with Kiefer’s art works in this way within contemporary society provides valuable insight into the complex relationships of art, memory…

A Burial of Romanticism – Gustave Courbet

Courbet and Schiller:  A Burial of Romanticism In this paper I am going to discuss the revolutionary French painter of the 19th century, Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet through the notion of aesthetic and political freedom, as restated by the German philosopher Friedrich von Schiller in his Letters on the Aesthetic Education of Mankind (1793-4).  Due…