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Events Old World Season Two USA

World’s Fair at St. Louis – Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904

Estimated read time 47 min read

The first thing the newcomer hears from the visitor who has spent several days at the World’s Fair is: “It is simply immense. The grounds cover 1,240 acres.” And the newcomer thinks: “Mercy, how shall I ever get around to see it all?” For the robust, healthy American, whether man or woman, the best means of transportation is that which nature has provided.

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Art Season Two Switzerland

The Dying Lion of Lucerne

Estimated read time 4 min read

Thorvaldsen’s fame was such that he was often asked to produce commissions for works that seem far removed from his cold Classicism. A example of this is the monument of the Swiss guards, commissioned by the city of Lucerne at the instigation of a former officer of the Swiss guards.

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Art Paintings Season Two

The Art of Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel

Estimated read time 4 min read

Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel was twenty-two when he began his studies with the academic painter, Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904). Like many aspiring painters, he hoped to follow in Gérôme’s footsteps as a history painter of scenes from ancient Greece and Rome.

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Doors Introduction Season Two

Old World Doors

Estimated read time 3 min read

They say doors act as gateways or portals, transporting us from one environment to another. Like it or not, the simple door can tell the viewer a lot more than you would initially think, from the inlay of the door frame to the material coverings, the story of the building begins. This was something our forefathers understood and gave great reverence to.

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Architecture Energy Season One

“AETHER” Part III: Power Generating Plants as Unparalleled Works of Art

Estimated read time 4 min read

Our Previous Civilization was so advanced that they built its power generating plants as unparalleled works of art. All main buildings from our Ancient Civilization worked as energy resonator-generator, transforming […]

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Historical Figures Origins Season One

The Horns of Moses: An Error Due to Translation?

Estimated read time 1 min read

Did Michelangelo really make an error due to translation? I guess we’ll never really know. Art historians love to debate the horns of Moses. Michelangelo’s famous statue of Moses at Saint […]

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Architecture Introduction Season One

Old World vs New World – Before & After Gallery

Estimated read time 1 min read

Welcome to our first Gallery Article. Since the great year of change in 2020, we have amassed over 600 before and after photos in our archive. We have reviewed each […]

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Art Paintings Season One

The Enchanted Castle

Estimated read time 3 min read

Threatened with marriage to a monster Psyche, a mortal, is blown away by the West Wind. She awakens near a magical palace and falls in love with Cupid. He makes Psyche promise not to look at his divine face, but she breaks this promise and Cupid abandons her.

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France Maps Season One

Turgot’s Map – 1739 Detailed Aerial View

Estimated read time 2 min read

Plan of Paris, known as Turgot’s Map – 1739 Michel-Étienne Turgot (1690-1751), at the head of the Parisian municipality as provost of merchants, decided to commission a new plan of […]

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Artifacts Season One

The Piano Maker’s Tool Box

Estimated read time 3 min read

Commonly known as the Studley Tool Chest, this intricate showcase of craftsmanship was created by master carpenter and stonemason Henry O. Studley. Studley was born in 1838 in Boston and […]

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Cymatics Energy Season One

Introduction to Cymatics: Power of Healing

Estimated read time 4 min read

Cymatics, the study of wave phenomena, is a science pioneered by Swiss medical doctor and natural scientist, Hans Jenny (1904-1972).

According to Vedic philosophy, every word we speak has a power. When we speak or sing we are sending energy into the external world.