Category Archives: Exploring Culture

  1. In a Land of Queens: Daughters of Yemen

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    March 14, 2017 by katmcdaniel

    Presided over by Queens in ancient and medieval times, modern Yemen has been called the worst place to be female. …
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  2. Portraits of a Nation: The Devastating Beauty of Yemen

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    March 8, 2017 by katmcdaniel

    Challenged by the unknown and unfamiliar, we often turn away. Can our curiosity help us to become better, kinder people? …
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  3. A Question of Currency: Mark Wagner’s Money is Material

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    January 9, 2017 by katmcdaniel

    Reality is shaped by human constructs of which nature never dreamed. Art exposes and reevaluates these things, creating necessary discomfort. …
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  4. Owning Aggression: Sonya Tayeh’s Baggage

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    August 4, 2016 by katmcdaniel

    Many believe art should always emphasize the beautiful and balanced. Can art help us understand and heal our dark side? …
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  5. Beneath the Surface: An Introduction to Underwater Photography and the Human Form

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    March 9, 2016 by katmcdaniel

    Well-crafted portraits capture not only physical attributes, but hint at hidden truths. Underwater photography can provide unique and challenging perspectives. …
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  6. Half Buried in the Sand: Remembering Kolmanskop

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    March 4, 2016 by katmcdaniel

    Humans react profoundly to images of places, natural or man-made. Why are we moved by locations we have never visited? …
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  7. Floating on Water: The Medieval Art of Ebru

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    February 5, 2016 by katmcdaniel

    Traditional art forms remain astounding and disarmingly beautiful in an era dominated by technology. What makes thisĀ art so beguiling? Ebru, …
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