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Art of the Day – 03/14/17 (Music Lesson, Octav Bancila)

Daily Artwork — “Music Lesson, Octav Băncilă, 1914”

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1914 — Music Lesson.  Oil paint on canvas. Impressionism style. Octav Băncilă (1892-1964). Private collection.
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Posted by on March 14, 2017 in Daily Art

 

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Art of the Day – 02/15/17 (Harlequin with Guitar, Juan Gris)

Daily Artwork — “Harlequin with Guitar, Juan Gris, 1919”

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1919 — Harlequin with Guitar.  Oil paint on canvas. Cubism style. Juan Gris (1887-1927). Private collection.

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Posted by on February 15, 2017 in Daily Art

 

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Photo of the Day – 10/20/15 (“In the convict camp in Greene County, Georgia”, 1941)

Daily Photo — “In the convict camp in Greene County, Georgia, 1941”

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1941. “In the convict camp in Greene County, Georgia.” Photo by Jack Delano.

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Posted by on October 20, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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Creative Routines – Infographic

Creative Routines

We often wonder how some of the most successful and prolific people in the world can do all that they do in 24 hours.  We have those same hours in which to work, play, exercise, and sleep, but what makes them different?  Oftentimes it’s their daily routine.  Today’s infographic takes a look at the average daily routine for some of history’s most creative writers, scientists, and composers to see just how they were able to accomplish what they did in a day.

Included in the graphic are:

Gustave Flaubert
Ludwig Van Beethoven
W.A. Mozart
Thomas Mann
Sigmund Freud
Immanuel Kant
Maya Angelou
John Milton
Honore de Balzac
Victor Hugo
Charles Dickens
W.H. Auden
Charles Darwin
P.I. Tchaikovsky
Le Corbusier
Benjamin Franklin

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Posted by on April 30, 2014 in Infographics

 

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Art of the Day – 11/20/13 (Musical Instruments, Georges Barque)

Daily Artwork — “Musical Instruments, Georges Barque, 1908”

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1908 — Musical Instruments. Oil on Canvas. Cubism style. Georges Barque (1882- 1963). Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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Posted by on November 20, 2013 in Daily Art

 

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Music’s Effect on Learning – Infographic

Music and Learning

We’ve all had students who would prefer to read, study, or to work with their music on.  Is there a benefit to this, other than avoiding a battle of wills over the use of headphones?  Studies have proven that some light music can help with memory and focus, but just how does that work and what kind of music is best?  Today’s infographic explores those questions. [VIA]

 
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Posted by on June 3, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Video of the Day – 5/9/13 (Why Music Moves Us)

Daily Video — “Why Music Moves Us

Today’s video from the PBS Digital Studios series examines the affect music has on us biologically.  Learn about the evolutionary advantage music had for humans, how emotions are tied to and come from music and other sounds and situations that may do the same.  Also included are different psychological experiments conducted with music that are very interesting.

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Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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