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Renoir Finds Beauty in the Pain

When French impressionist painter Auguste Renoir was confined to his home during the last decade of his life, Henri Matisse was nearly 28 years younger ...


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Beauty and Grace Feed the Soul

In his book Culture Care, Makoto Fujimura tells a story of valuing art and beauty:

As a newlywed couple, my wife and I began our journey with very little. ...

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Michelangelo Discovers Salvation by Grace Through Faith

Michelangelo, the great Renaissance artist, is known for his statue of David and the incredible Sistine Chapel. But what many don’t know is that ...


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During World War II America Air-Dropped Pianos for Troops in Battlefields

You thought pianos dropping from the sky is a gag for cartoons? Then hear this story out. During World War II, all kinds of production involving metals, ...


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After Hearing Loss, Music Teacher Chants the Psalms

A beautiful article in the Chicago Tribune told the story of a woman named Rachel Long who died in 2017 at the age of 97. Based on the information in ...


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Metropolitan Museum of Art Offers 'Workout' Tour

Maybe you've visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City before—but you've never visited it like this. Right now, the Met is experimenting ...


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The Jazz Musician Who Had to Improvise with Disabled Hand

Unless you're a true jazz aficionado you've probably never heard of Horace Parlan who made news headlines recently (February 2017) because the ...


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The Painful Beauty of Creativity

The musician, poet, songwriter Leonard Cohen used the following image for the creative process of writing (for teachers, artists, preachers, etc.):

[The ...

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Young Artist Sees People in Whole New Light

In his book My Name Is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok's main character is an awakening artist, beginning to see the world with a different perspective. The author ...


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Leader Turns Graffiti Vandals into Artists

In the early 1980s the city of Philadelphia had a huge problem with graffiti. The mayor established the Anti-Graffiti Network, committed to combatting ...


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