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Quote of the Day: April 22, 2012

"In less than a century after the barbarian nations settled in their new conquests, almost all the effects of the knowledge and civility, which the Romans had spread through Europe, disappeared. Not only the arts of elegance, which minister to luxury, and are supported by it, but many of the useful arts, without which life can scarcely be contemplated as comfortable, were neglected or lost.
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National Gallery of Art presents The Dying Gaul: An ancient Roman masterpiece

Arts : Artdaily (7 months ago)

The National Gallery of Art, Roma Capitale, and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC, present one of the most famous works from antiquity, the Dying Gaul, an ancient Roman sculpture created during the first or second century AD, t... Read Post

[Createquity Reruns] Public Art and the Challenge of Evaluation

Arts : Createquity (3 days ago)

(Createquity’s summer rerun programming continues this week with a focus on arts research! This instant classic by Createquity Writing Fellow Katherine Gressel spread like wildfire when it was first published in January 2012, and re... Read Post

Quote of the Day: November 20, 2011

Business & Finance / Economics : Grasping Reality with Both Hands (3 years ago)

"In less than a century after the barbarian nations settled in their new conquests, almost all the effects of the knowledge and civility, which the Romans had spread through Europe, disappeared. Not only the arts of elegance, which ... Read Post


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