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AMERICAN BEST SELLER / POSSESSION – Novel by Helen Hardt

Many people loves to read. Our proposal call any web-traveler to sit into Meeting Benches info@meetingbenches.com to share written emotions, observing new creative horizons. Readers enjoy the arts and improve their imagination. Reading makes you smarter, it improves your memory to discover and create yourself. In his book (How to Read and Why), Harold Bloom says that we should read ...

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THE DINNER – Novel by Herman Koch

Born in 1953, Herman Koch it is a Dutch writer and actor, author of novels. When his family moved to Amsterdam. He has written short stories and novelsis, but his best-selling novel (The Dinner), has been translated into 21 languages, and had sold over one million copies throughout Europe. In his subsequent novels, he developed into an ironic writer relating ...

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THE CLASSICALLY-EDUCATED HUMANIST SCHOLAR, NAMED PETER PAUL – Rubens, the man able to be painter, art collector and diplomat

Vitruvian Man created by Leonardo da Vinci is a design, where a man in two overlapped positions (with arms and legs spread wide), is inscribed in a circle and a square. https://leonardodavinci.stanford.edu/submissions/clabaugh/history/leonardo.html Throughout the centuries, that image has become a cultural icon. Perfectly proportioned, the symmetry of the human anatomy is correlated with the symmetry of the universe. That man ...

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ALSO HIS DINOSAURS WERE SOMETHING RATHER SPECIAL – Rob Hefferan and the Pre-Raphaelitism as photos painting

ROB HEFFERAN 1/3 – He was born in the north of England, where began drawing and painting as a small child. During family holidays, he would paint en plein. His art teacher who recognized that his childish drawings of dinosaurs were something rather special. Throughout high school and college, he entered and won many art competitions. This painter, is influenced ...

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LOVERS OF LITERATURE AND MRS GASKELL – The Life of Charlotte Brontë, novel by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Her house on Plymouth Grove remained in the Gaskell family until 1913. http://www.elizabethgaskellhouse.co.uk/ In 2004 it was acquired by the Manchester Historic Buildings Trust, and its exterior renovations were completed in 2011. Now Elisabeth waiting for you, because the house is open to the public. She was encouraged by her father in her studies and writing, and her aunts gave ...

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ITS PEN NAME WAS LEWIS CARROLL – Charles L. Dodgson: write and create games, as a child

He, the young adult Charles, had curly brown hair and blue or grey eyes, was about 1.83 m tall and slender.Throughout his life, he would suffer strange attacks of memory (this sounds like the writer may have suffered from epilepsy). From a young age, he wrote poetry and short stories. He, the Victorian author Lewis Carroll was born in, 1832, ...

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READING SWISS NOVELS – The promise, crime novel by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Friedrich Dürrenmatt was a Swiss author and dramatist. He was born in Konolfingen, and his family moved to Bern in 1935. He began studies in philosophy (German language and literature), at the University of Zurich, In 1943, he decided to become an author and dramatist, and dropped his academic career. His technique, was influenced by Bertolt Brecht, as in the ...

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PAINTING THE REALISM OFTHE SOLIDITY – Albert Anker: the reflex vision of a harmonic world order

ALBERT ANKER 1/3 – Only after his death in 1910 was there a first exposition dedicated to him. He has been called the national painter of Switzerland, because of his enduringly popular depictions of 19th-century Swiss village life. As you can observe, Anker’s portraiture reveals a pronounced desire for individualization. He studied theology, and continuing at the university of Halle, ...

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EXPANDING IMAGINATION CAPACITY – Jean Calogero: unreal worlds that arise listening to classical music

JEAN CALOGERO 1/3 – First exhibitions in 1945 in Sicily, and he is best known for his Surrealistic and Genre pieces. Born in Sicily in 1922, from a modest background he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Catania, and the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, lived and worked for many years in Paris and Italy (also exhibited in ...

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LIVED MOMENT, LIKE REVELATIONS – Natale Scarpa, a brief existential flight inside the hyper-pictorial realism

CAGNACCIO DI SAN PIETRO – His real name was Natale Scarpa, but we know him by his pen name: Cagnaccio di San Pietro. Born in Desenzano del Garda in a January day in 1897, he would become a hyper-realist Italian painter. Initially, his creativity had approached to Futurism, briefly, because the Magic Realism had grown inside him.                               CAGNACCIO DI ...

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