Violence and hate Tools of the state. Compassion and peace Tools of a spiritual humanity. Power and greed Tools of a government out of control Love and equality Tools of a fair progressive society … Source: The tools of life
History and memory – these are the primary themes in the artwork of Martina Grlić – a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, Croatia, who, in large, photorealistic paintings, documents and monumentalises the domestic, political and economic currents of the former Yugoslavia.
As of now, her portfolio is mainly divided into three parts – “Factory” Series, “Product Series” and “Atomic Landscapes”. We find women labouring away in food and garment factories, consumer items like chewing gums and brandy bottles and comic books and toys, a definite preoccupation with nuclear power. Even frolicsome moments from everyday life. Though everything is contained within a limited and specific temporal and geographical framework, there is a grand, epic quality to the scenes. On her creative process, Martina says, “I use a lot of photographs. Some I make myself – like in the Product series. But mostly I use whatever I can find in old books, albums…
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An early morning sky, A blue to match her eyes, With streaks of blond blowing gently, Through an autumn wind of old, Orange leaves except their fate, Finding refuge on the ground below, A rake will… Source: A Poem: Let the sun rest on my face
Many of us have heard the saying, “fake it ’til you make it” and although that isn’t my point of this blog topic, let’s take a minute to hash this out. I wouldn’… Source: Dress The Part: Professionalism & Success
You have to be crazy to understand today’s normalcy. It is the iconoclast and the abnormal that usually change the world not those thinking within the box, so go crazy men and create.
The 3 Days. 3 Quotes Nomination.
I’m still in this challenge by virtue of an awesome friendship with:
Shyma . . .
I kickstart with my nominees.
Three lovely ladies in one fell swoop.
In the lyrical song of Lionel Richie:
“You’re once, twice, three times a lady – And I love you.
Girl you’re once, twice, three times a lady – And I loveeeee youuuuuu”
Now, to the business of the day.
My focus today is as described below.
Born to Nigerian parents, Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel, better known by his stage name Seal, is an English singer and songwriter.
Popularly known for his songs:
Kiss from a Rose (1994) and Crazy (1991)
The quote for today and final day, the third day is:
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