To learn more about the origins of porcelain in China and its cultural and economic impact upon Europe, please read
How was porcelain first created in China? Please see Porcelain, Part 1. In 1271, seventeen-year-old Marco Polo began a five-thousand-mile journey
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science, said
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in performance is sculpted into something. – Frank Zappa Music
In 1879, Auguste Rodin entered a competition to design a war memorial honoring the Parisians who defended the city while it
(Above: Rue de Rivoli, Paris; 1871) What makes a war memorial appropriate or inappropriate? Whom or what should be remembered?
Vulcan thought his ex-wife was out of the picture. Then one day while he was at work, she suddenly appeared