Tag Archives: Art

Roger Williams in Art

As should be fairly obvious, Roger Williams is one of my favorite historical figures, and certainly my favorite “American,” if I can use that term for someone born in England who never lived in an independent USA.  Unfortunately, he’s not … Continue reading

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Happy Darwin Day and Memento Evolvere

Happy Darwin Day!  I feel since it’s the Year of the Monkey, this year’s Darwin Day is especially important, don’t you?  Out of all of the Chinese zodiacs, they are out closest relatives, after all. (Speaking of, how cool is … Continue reading

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Gustave Doré

I love Gustave Doré.  So, so much.  I’ve mentioned him a few times on the blog before, but I think he deserves an entire post to himself.  He’s a French engraver from the 19th century, and he was apparently just the … Continue reading

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Fenghua Zhong

I’ve come across his artwork before, but I didn’t learn that the creator was Fenghua Zhong until recently.  His first pieces that I saw were some amazing renditions of Son Wukong, the Monkey King from Journey to the West. The last … Continue reading

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My New Chess Set from China

I finally got around to unboxing my new chess pieces!  I was waiting to settle down in my new place before getting them all set up, since I don’t have the room to have it set up in my current apartment, … Continue reading

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Happy X-Day

Happy X-Day Everyone!  It’s March 1, 2015: the beginning of the alien invasion in XCOM: Enemy Unknown! I thought I’d celebrate by sharing some of my favorite XCOM art. Piero Macgowan has a bunch on his blog, but I’d like … Continue reading

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Favorite 007 Covers

  Well, with the new Spectre movie coming up, and a new book about Ian Fleming recently released, I’ve been thinking about James Bond a bit lately.  I really do adore the 007 novels and films.  Maybe they don’t reveal … Continue reading

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