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  1. Turkish Sunrise (Piano Composition)

    Check out Steven Zheng’s original piano composition, “Turkish Sunrise.”

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    Photo by Stephan Seeber from Pexels
  2. Signs of the City

    There is so much character and life in Shari Blaukopf’s watercolor dépanneur, as captured on the streets of Montréal, Canada.

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    By Shari Blaukopf
  3. Weather Words

    Check out Adam Scovell’s short film “Weather Words” — a collaboration with composer Colin Riley, Robert Macfarlane, and Rosalind Jana.

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    A still from "Weather Words" a short film by Adam Scovell.
  4. Richard

    Artist Jess Miller believes that we express our unique, personal narratives through body language. We loved the detail in this bronze cast of Richard with his head resting on his knees.

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    Bronze cast No 1 / 12 of Richard sitting with head resting on knees. By Jess Miller.
  5. White Space: An Annotation

    At Brevity, Jennifer Gravley meditates on possibilities: “White space is neither the moment before or after but the decision itself, the needle pushing through the fabric of time. The writer pulls the thread already in the needle forward.”

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    Photo by Alex Andrews from Pexels
  6. Inktober 2018 – Poisonous

    We loved Melanie Franz’s ominous, otherworldly interpretation of “Poisonous” — the first prompt for Inktober, 2018.

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  7. The Beauty of Antiquity

    Avid traveler and photographer Heather Bean shares a collection of detail- and texture-rich photos from the Greek and Roman galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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  8. John Wayne Gacy and the Birth of the Murderabilia Industry

    “Some people collect out of historical interest, some see it as a natural extension of their interest in true crime, while others may see it as a way of keeping controversial artifacts out of the public eye. And, of course, some collectors just get a kick out of owning something attached to a dark history.”

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  9. Beautiful Things Art Blog

    Interested in learning more about new artists? Rosa JH Berland is a curator and historian of modern and contemporary art. On her site, she showcases some of her favorite artists and publishes essays and reviews.

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  10. Philately. Lately.

    Lovers of all things postal, rejoice! At Philately. Lately., Poland-based blogger Octavian shares treasures from his vast stamp collection, one post (no pun intended. Maybe.) at a time.

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  11. Would the Real Queen Elizabeth Please Stand Up

    Cultural historian Benjamin Wild writes on a newly discovered portrait of Tudor monarch Elizabeth I — one that, unlike previously known depictions, doesn’t show her as a perfectly poised queen.

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  12. Heretics, Plagues, and Forbidden Art

    At Two By Tour, Yvette Benhamou and J. Endress explore the sites and streets of Cuenca, Ecuador. In their latest adventure, they wander the El Museo de Cultura Prohibido, a museum of sacrilege with dubious “artifacts,” see graffiti and street art, and explore a Belgian brewery in the Andes Mountains.

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  13. Majestic Creature

    We love how pen and ink artist Q. Rumbley uses the pointillism technique to create gorgeous detail in this work-in-process sketch of an elephant.

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  14. Should You Become a Photographer?

    Madara Parma, a Latvian photographer, asked six of her peers around the world, from India to Argentina, to share their honest takes on the joys and challenges of a career in photography.

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  15. Williamsburg, Brooklyn Street Art

    Williamsburg, Brooklyn, comes alive through its street art. Take a photo tour, courtesy of photographer Jacqueline M. Hadel.

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