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Van Gogh: How the Post-Impressionist’s Work Evolved During His Short Life

The work of <b>Vincent van Gogh</b> is among the most recognizable art in the world. Completed in the second half of the 20th century, the Post-Impressionist‘s collection of drawings and paintings illustrates his artistic interests and the evolution of his practice.<p>While Van Gogh has found a significant …

Art

10 Essential Watercolor Techniques All Painters Need to Know

Watercolor painting has long been a favorite medium of expression for enthusiasts and professional artists alike. Although you only need a brush and pigments to get started, watercolor is a material with many creative possibilities. By incorporating household supplies into your painting, you can …

Watercolor Painting

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Banksy's Most Iconic Images Go On View, Courtesy Steve Lazarides

July 8, 2018<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Streetwear

Catalog Your Books, Games and More Into Your Own Searchable 'Library' With Libib

Despite my constant claims that I’m going to move to an all-digital library, I still buy a ton of books. I’ve started to embrace the fact that I like …

Books

Under-the-Radar Italian Towns to Visit

1 Populonia, Tuscany<p>You might not have heard of this tiny town on the Tuscan Coast, but it was once the site of one of the region’s most important …

Look at art for the deep connection between Europe and Islam | Kenan Malik

The<i>Adoration of the Magi</i> is an early 15th-century altarpiece painting by the Italian painter Gentile da Fabriano. Housed in the Uffizi gallery in Florence, it is considered by many art historians as Fabriano’s finest work and as the culmination of the International Gothic style of the late 14th and …

Life and Work of Joan Miró, Spanish Surrealist Painter

<b>Joan Miró I Ferrà</b> (April 20, 1893 - December 25, 1983) was one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century. He was a leading light of the …

Bullies At Work: Stamping Out Abuse In The Workplace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Ted, a senior VP at a large media company, was famous for publicly deriding and humiliating others. Working for him was like walking on eggshells, …

Psychology

UBC Museum of Anthropology receives $1.4 million Northwest Coast art donation

Janet SmithRare early works by famed Haida artist Bill Reid are part of a $1.4 million Northwest Coast art collection that's just been donated to the …

Rare white raven seen on Vancouver Island

<b>Mike Yip – Special to Black Press</b><p>A few years ago I dubbed the Qualicum region of Vancouver Island as the “White Raven Capital” based on about 20 …

The Most Beautiful Cities In Canada 2018

Canada has the best urban life in the world and enjoys the highest living standards among western countries.<p>When most people think of beautiful …

Slices of Japanese Life that Keep me Coming Back for More

My first Japan holiday was like the most seductive blind date. I arrived with scant preconceived notions and was electrified by an intoxicating …

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Employees Every Month

As a leader, it is your responsibility to check in with your employees on a regular basis. In doing so, you can give your employees a voice and keep a pulse on morale and development within your organization. The frequency of those meetings will depend on a lot of different factors, but they should …

Banksy is back with 9 new fiery murals in Paris

A load of new Banksy murals have popped up in Paris, France, in the past week.<p>The works — which are Banksy's first in the French capital — have been …

How we discovered three poisonous books in our university library

Some may remember the deadly book of Aristotle that plays a vital part in the plot of Umberto Eco’s 1980 novel The Name of the Rose. Poisoned by a …

5 Signs of a Toxic Workplace That Should Be Stopped Immediately

If these things are happening at work, try these coping strategies to keep your sanity.<p>Much has been written about hiring and developing top performers in the workplace, but less attention has been paid to the effects of toxic workers on their organizations.<p>The term "toxic workers" is in vogue. The …

Adorable Fat Cat Invades the Most Famous Paintings in Art History

Artist Svetlana Petrova finds a creative muse (or “mews”) in her ginger cat, Zarathustra, and the adorable fat feline has made its way into some of the most well-known works of art history. With crazed cat eyes, a fluffy belly, and a penchant for flowers, the creature seamlessly invades paintings …

Art

Hunting for a lost Dutch masterpiece looted by the Nazis... and finding it 70 years later

In September 2015 a small party assembled in Mansion House, London, for a private tour of the institution's world- renowned collection of Dutch and Flemish paintings. Among the group was a sprightly 94-year-old Dutch woman, Charlotte Bischoff van Heemskerck, along with members of her family and …

Inside the highest grossing single collection auction of all time

A collection of artwork put together by the billionaires David and Peggy Rockefeller has become the highest grossing auction by a single owner, …

Your resume should tell three stories

You may think of your resume as a list of places you’ve worked. A more effective approach is to think of your resume as a story you are telling about your experience.<p>Like all good stories, your resume should have some structure, with a clear path that shows how each stage of your career builds upon …

Employment

French Museum Discovers More Than Half Its Collection Is Forged

A museum in Southern France has discovered more than half its collection of paintings thought to be by a celebrated local artist are counterfeit. And investigators say that works attributed to other regional artists could also be fakes.<p>The quaint French village of Elne near the border with Spain is …

Art

Forget the Year-End Performance Review: This Feedback Technique Is Far More Effective

A few simple words can have a big impact on someone's mindset and performance.<p>Many years ago, I had a colleague who had a particular talent for giving frank, unembellished, on-the-spot feedback.<p>Immediately after a meeting --or sometimes even just midway through a one-on-one conversation with …

I Tripled My Salary in 4 Years—Here's How

<i>MyDomaine's new career series,</i> Raise the Bar<i>, invites women to open up about a topic that's still considered taboo: salary. In an honest, anonymous</i> …

The 1 Email You Should Never Ever Write (Or, If You Do, Don't Send It)

Why do people do this?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's still happening.<p>I thought people were over this by now.<p>I thought they'd realized that it represented everything wrong about communication.<p>It appears not.<p>Which is odd, …

Corita Kent, the pop art nun

On a summer’s day in 1962 a nun in her mid-40s went to see Andy Warhol’s breakthrough exhibition of soup can paintings; later, she recalled that “coming home you saw everything like Andy Warhol”. It was a seminal moment in the transformation of Sister Corita Kent from a convent school teacher into …

Art

'You're Perfect For The Job -- But You're Too Expensive'

Dear Liz,<p>What’s the correct response to, “You’re perfect for the job — but you’re too expensive!”?<p>I wouldn’t mind hearing, “You’re too expensive” when I’m discussing a job opportunity on the phone. That wouldn’t bother me.<p>That’s not the way it’s worked out, though. I’ve only heard, “You’re too …

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.Is that really the best career guidance?People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Employment