Henri Laurens was a French sculptor and Illustrator, born in Paris, on February 18, 1885, in a worker’s family. Thomas Nozkowski Paintings: 1980-1990 (exhibition catalogue). Text by Charles Hagen. Glenside, Pennsylvania: Beaver College Art Gallery, 1991: illustrated. Anecdotal reports have indicated that karaoke singing (Batavia & Batavia, 2003) and beat-boxing (mouth percussion) may provide benefits for respiratory health (Warms, 2007). A number of research studies have also indicated that regular singing can reduce sleepiness, snoring, and sleep apnoea symptoms by increasing the strength of the pharyngeal muscles (Hilton et al., 2013; Ojay & Ernst 2000; Pai et al., 2008). Other research has found similar effects on sleep apnoea symptoms from didgeridoo playing (Puhan et al., 2006). Didgeridoo playing can also improve respiratory function for people with asthma (Eley & Gorman, 2008; 2010) as does other wind instrument playing (Lucia, 1994) and singing (Wade, 2002). Impressionism: Like Courbet, the impressionists chose … Read the rest

3D abstract art is a form of abstract art which uses the help of modern technology for the purpose of designing and drawing. Artist Colin Wilson’s original work is now sought after by collectors throughout the world and, as well as at the Red Rag Gallery in the Stow on the Wold, he exhibits at a number of leading contemporary art galleries throughout the UK. Catchiness is how easy it is for one to remember a song, tune or phrase. It is often taken into account when writing songs, catchphrases, advertising slogans, jingles etc. Alternatively, it can be defined as how difficult it is for one to forget it. Songs that embody high levels of remembrance or catchiness are literally known as “catchy songs” or “earworms”. While it is hard to scientifically explain what makes a song catchy, there are many documented techniques that recur throughout catchy music, such as … Read the rest

American Abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline was born on May 23rd 1910 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Cash, Sarah, and Terrie Sultan. American Treasures of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. New York: Abbeville Press, 2000. Ockelford, A. (2008). Music for Children and Young People with Complex Needs. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Bois, Yve-Alain, Jack Cowart, and Alfred Pacquement. Ellsworth Kelly: les années françaises, 1948-1954. Exh. cat. Paris: Galerie du Jeu de Paume, 1992. Even if one is not familiar with his name, there would be few that do not recognize da Vinci’s most famous artworks, including the Mona Lisa featured on this lens and The Last Supper. Unfortunately, due to his inclination to experiment with new techniques that often ended in disaster, in addition to his notoriety for procrastination, very few of his paintings survive today. However, despite this, Leonardo was able to incorporate and mix his passion for art with science. … Read the rest