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Bokor CAMBODGE Un castello che non e` propriamente un castello, una villa che non e` propriamente una villa. Qualunque cosa s esto palazzo di meta` Ottocento, quel che ne resta ora non e` che una celebrazione della decadenza, della rovina, della vanita` delle fortune umane. Lost & Least © 2004 - all right rsvd. Bokor Ghost Thermal-Station (Cambodia) In the middle of the Preah Monivong National Park, in Kampot province, on the top of a hill you can find a ghost town, called Bokor.

The Harvard Classics: Download All 51 Volumes as Free eBooks Every revolutionary age produces its own kind of nostalgia. Faced with the enormous social and economic upheavals at the nineteenth century’s end, learned Victorians like Walter Pater, John Ruskin, and Matthew Arnold looked to High Church models and played the bishops of Western culture, with a monkish devotion to preserving and transmitting old texts and traditions and turning back to simpler ways of life. It was in 1909, the nadir of this milieu, before the advent of modernism and world war, that The Harvard Classics took shape.

Culture - Striking images of America’s dark side For artists at the dawn of the 20th Century, the modern world must have seemed like a bright, shiny and inspiring place. Think of FT Marinetti, whose rhapsodic Futurist Manifesto, published in 1909, extolled factories and shipyards, bridges and railway stations, locomotives and racing cars. “A roaring car that seems to ride on grapeshot is more beautiful than the Victory of Samothrace,” he wrote. ̶ Car photos that capture a century ̶ Heartstopping photos of beauty, joy and loss 24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites When we compiled our original list of the 24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites, we thought we were creating an index that would be useful for readers and for ourselves. Little did we know it would become the most popular feature we've ever published. We're doing things a little differently in 2017, asking previous winners of the Blogs & Websites feature to nominate their favorite travel sites. has moved to a NEW domain! Figure Drawing Reference (Scroll down for Head Drawing Reference Gallery) Photography credits below Do you want more images? Subscribers get exclusive access to my personal library of reference images, including scans of Pose File 7 and premium images from Enter your email below and click the blue button to join. Head Drawing ReferencePhotography Credits Christ of the Abyss USA Christ of the Abyss is a submerged bronze statue of Jesus, the first & original statue is located in the Mediterranean Sea right off San Fruttuoso in the Italian Riviera. In 1954 the sculpture was placed 17 meters underwater. Christ’s statue is 2½ metres tall. What's New 25 Hottest Urban Legends A list of the 25 hottest urban legends currently making the online rounds. Labor PainsFACT CHECK: Did Scott Walker say that Labor Day should be replaced with Patriots Day? (7 September 2015) DognosisFACT CHECK: Are dogs’ noses used to manufacture the thumbsticks on Nintendo GameCube controllers?

Historical Jesus or Jesus Myth: The Jesus Puzzle Early Christian Writings Peter Kirby has created a very useful web site filled with information on all the Christian texts of the first two centuries. There is an entry for each document which includes all the translations of that document that are online, all of the scholarly online resources that are available, and titles of relevant books as well as commentary and quotes provided by Kirby that detail the dating, provenance, and significance of the work. Early Christian Writings Kirby has also written an essay on the authenticity of the references to Jesus in Josephus and a survey of various contemporary theories about the historical Jesus.

Vintage Inspired Skirt: A tutorial by Anna of Noodlehead You all know Anna, right? If you do, you know her as soon as we say Anna. If you don’t know her, there are lots of reasons you should. I’ll give you five. Firstly, she’s a doll. Animation & Cartoons : Free Movies This collection contains short format cartoons and animation (full length animated movies can be found in the Feature Films section). by Internet Archive Watch classic animated cartoons from the 1930's and 1940's! These cartoons are from the Film Chest collection, a leading source of film and video programming and stock footage.

Underwater Sculpture MEXIQUE In 2009 a monumental underwater museum called MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte) was formed in the waters surrounding Cancun, Isla Mujeres and Punta Nizuc. The project founded by Jaime Gonzalez Cano of The National Marine Park, Roberto Diaz of The Cancun Nautical Association and Jason deCaires Taylor consists of over 450 permanent life-size sculptures and is one of the largest and most ambitious underwater artificial art attractions in the world. The Museum aiming to demonstrate the interaction between art and environmental science forms a complex reef structure for marine life to colonise, inhabit and increase biomass on a grand scale. Each of the sculptures is made from specialized materials used to promote coral life, with the total installations occupying an area of over 420sq metres of barren seabed and weighing over 200 tons. The Museum is divided into two galleries called Salon Manchones and Salon Nizuc.

Download 448 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to download it at MetPublications, the site offering “five decades of Met Museum publications on art history available to read, download, and/or search for free.” If that strikes you as an obvious choice, prepare to spend some serious time browsing MetPublications’ collection of free art books and catalogs. You may remember that we featured the site a few years ago, back when it offered 397 whole books free for the reading, including American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life, 1885–1915; Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomical Drawings from the Royal Library; and Wisdom Embodied: Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Manifesto (2015 film) The film integrates various types of artist manifestos from different time periods with contemporary scenarios. Manifestos are depicted by 13 different characters, among them a school teacher, factory worker, choreographer, punk, newsreader, scientist, puppeteer, widow, and a homeless man. The film consists of 13 segments, each 10:30 minutes long. In each, a character recites parts of manifestos of various political or artistic movements.

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