Category: Art

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The Magic of Borobudur

As a kid, I dreamed of being a travelling explorer, yesteryear style. The thought of stumbling through a jungle in search of a long-forgotten temple appealed to my young brain. The notion of doing a Grand Tour of Europe, or arriving in Istanbul on a rickety steam train, […]

The Unexpected Chagall

Of all the artists that are and ever have been, without any question my all-time favourite is Chagall. Marc Chagall was born in Vitebsk, Russia (today part of Belarus) in 1887. He moved to Paris in 1912 and, apart from a seven-year interlude in America during the 1940s, lived […]