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    Captain of Water Music Art Rock's Avatar
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    Art for Art's sake

    As some of you know I have been running a blog on art (visual arts, photography, music, architecture) since over 2 years. This year I really suffered from blogging blues and the blog was nearly dead. So I decided to purge the whole content and start afresh. Result: a wave of inspiration and 90 topics within a month.

    Art for art's sake.

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    Administrator Krummhorn's Avatar
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    Congrats, Art, on the new inspirational start. A very unique and interesting site to peruse. Very nice, indeed.
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    Vice Admiral Virtuoso rojo's Avatar
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    Hi Art

    Looks excellent.

    I'll be checking it out more thoroughly when I have the time.

    Just on first glance, a couple of comments.

    I read Daniel J. Levitin's book This Is Your Brain On Music, and it mentions (if I recall correctly) that both hemispheres of the brain are active when listening to (and playing) music. But I think I still get your point.

    I think Audrey Hepburn's awesome! Nice hommage. Or is it a tribute? Anyway, well done to both of you.
    ''Music, I feel, should be emotional first and intellectual second.'' - Maurice Ravel
    ''The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.'' - Michael Jackson

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    Commodore con Forza Tûrwethiel's Avatar
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    Thanks Art Rock. I've bookmarked your site and will be sure to explore thoroughly as it looks very, very interesting.

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    Commodore con Forza
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    Hi Art Rock, just had a glimpse of your blog. nice pics. i've been trapped by "iimaginary friend"! i saw aclosed eye at once, and of course, i didn't see that there was only one feather... but reality is something hard to grasp!

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    by the way, do you speak chinese? i have started learning, and i'd take any advice or useful tip, if you like of course.

    lata alligata!

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    Admiral Maestoso marval's Avatar
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    Thank you Art Rock, that is very good. I will have a proper look later.


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