“Listen, my children and you shall hear…” Today is the eighteenth of April-the anniversary of Paul Revere’s famous ride to warn his fellow colonists of the impending invasion by the British. Paul Revere’s ride was vividly commemorated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in a poem that many school children memorized. (I can still recite the…
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Last week, I went with a friend to see the Terra Cotta Warriors at the Minneapolis Museum of Arts. This terra-cotta army of the First Emperor of China (c. 220 BC) is considered one of the most spectacular finds in archaeology. In 1974, a farmer -seeking to build a new well- discovered a pit filled…
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On a recent jaunt to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, I snapped this photo of the marble sculpture, Ganymede and the Eagle. In the above photo, the viewer is drawn into the “story” of the cupbearer and the eagle (Zeus in eagle form). In the next photo, (taken by happy accident) the focal point was…
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