ecology / nature

10 odd facts about pointe shoes

Back in the late 18th century, the ballet world decidedthat female dancers should look ethereal, sylph-like, as if they could fly. A theater man named Charles Didelot came up witha flying mechanism, viaharness and pulleys, that allowed dancers to rise to their toes before becoming wholly airborne, wafting across the stage like a spirit. Audiences at it up.Choreographers…
Read more
art

Abstract Expressionism

“It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academic painting. However, there is no such thing as good painting about nothing.” SUMMARY OF ABSTRACT…