Art

A few notes on Romanticism

Though sometimes referred to as the “anti-classical” movement in art, Romanticism is a style that focuses on the artist’s individualistic and emotionally wrought point of view, and is found to oppose the art movement known as Neoclassicism. Even though there have been many artists to combine elements of both. Some of the more renowned names… Continue reading A few notes on Romanticism

Excerpts

Free story to download – Four * Divergent * Veronica Roth

As part of the lead-up to Insurgent ’s publication, I agreed to retell a scene from Divergent from a different point of view: Four’s. Part of what makes Four interesting as a character, to me, is this wall he puts up between himself and other people. Writing from his perspective meant taking down that wall… Continue reading Free story to download – Four * Divergent * Veronica Roth

Art

A few notes about Expressionsim

When speaking on buying paintings of the Expressionist movement, it is always a good idea to review what elements make Expressionism unique, and to gain an understanding of some of the artists representative of this particular artistic movement. The agreed upon intention of Expressionist artwork is not reproduce a subject accurately, but to instead portray… Continue reading A few notes about Expressionsim

Places

Everything you need to know about Berlin

Berlin brings to one’s min the great divide (or wall) that divided the city into two different political entities. However, the new rejuvenated and reunited Berlin is marching ahead into the future post millennium. It is casting itself as the most important new and modernistic city of Continental Europe. Berlin’s dark past as Hitler’s capital… Continue reading Everything you need to know about Berlin