The isolation of the urban individual
Location: Des Moines Art Centre
Artist: Edward Hopper
I have always enjoyed good realists.
It’s easier for me to understand their work and relate to their stories than the cubists or abstractionists. (I often struggle with abstractionism).
When it comes to realism though, I…
“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
The Quotatist is a publication where I curate insightful quotes and passages from interesting books and historical letters
About “The Conquest of Happiness”
The Conquest of Happiness is Bertrand Russell’s prescription for good living…
The hype is real, but should you?
I started thinking about this after I “minted” my first “artwork” as an NFT with minimal effort and, might I add, minimal hopes of it ever getting sold. I was curious to understand the process, more so because I, am no artist…
Liquidity is a term used in the security market. It defines how easily a company can convert its assets into cash. An essential factor when it comes to the value of a company. …
NFTs are changing the way we understand ownership on the internet. Community managed ownership has a ton of benefits, but what happens when a creator wants earnings in perpetuity for his/her creation?
In other words, wants to earn royalties to retire in the sun and sand of the Bahamas.
So exactly, what is Ethereum halving?
At the heart of this question are three fundamental pillars
So let’s dive in for an…
Many believe it could have been Vermeer’s daughter.
Painting: Girl with a Pearl Earring
Location: Mauritshuis Museum, Netherlands
During the mid-17th century, the Dutch Republic became increasingly prosperous due to trade routes established during the Eighty Years’ War. As a result, Amsterdam grew into a significant trading centre where merchants…
Jennifer Connely’s virtuoso performance
Review in Haiku:
Haunting and yet beautiful.
She makes you breathe in the surreal through her passion and in her pain
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