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Art during the Age of Faith
The Age of Faith is the one thousand medieval years from 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. It must be noted though that faith was not a uniquely medieval phenomenon as medieval pursuits were not purely geared towards faith only.
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Poetry & Fable >> Short Stories
14 - Art
The word Art refers to the alchemist art of transforming matter through purification from an imperfect state into a perfect one. This was done by first analysing and transforming the different elements and then mingling opposites in the right proportions. But...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Our Mother Who Art In Heaven
(First some Excerpts from an article by Richard Owen in The Times, London September 10, 1999 ) THE Pope, who this year said that God was not "an old man with a white beard", went a step further yesterday and referred to "God the Mother"....
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
The Tarot Queens and the Kama Sutra
'"Being the source of virtue, woman is the best means of reaching heaven. Man's efforts to be virtuous are impossible outside of conjugal virtue... There is no doubt that women are a source of happiness."' Vatsyayana An ancient principle of Indian...
Tarot Cards >> The Minor Arcana
Ritual - Expression of Will, Art and Creativity
Most of our lives involve traditions, regular observances. These might relate to annual or seasonal holiday, it might just be meeting a friend every year at a particular time to go shopping, or have a beer and catch up. The main thing these informal...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual

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Mexican Folk Art
Mexican Folk Art. Written and Designed by Nicole Mullen. Based in part by the exhibition Tesoros Escondidos: Hidden Treasures from the Mexican.
Mexican Folk Art
Folk art is the art of the common people.
Urban Folk Art
Urban Folk Art. 15045 Dixie Hwy/ Ste. A, Holly MI 48442 ph: (248) 634-4158 * fx: (248) 634-3718 contact@urbanfolkartshows.
Crafts and Folk Art of India
Folk Art Scholarship Application
Folk Art. Scholarship Program. The West Virginia.

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Options Dim for Museum of Folk Art
A cotton quilt with Grover Cleveland's likeness, from 1884-90, was one of the treasures on display at an American Folk Art Museum exhibition in May.
Ninth annual Jug Band Festival features new venue, folk art
27, and has been moved to the grounds of the historic Sutter Creek Inn, in downtown Sutter Creek, with the added attraction of an American Folk Art and Crafts Fair.
Spring Fine Art And Folk Art Auction
A feature of the Folk Art offerings will be an early and rare carousel lion in the manner of Charles Looff. For more details on all items, look for the online catalog which will be available on July 25th.
Can the Folk Art Museum Be Saved? A Look at Three Endgame Scenarios
An uncertain future for American Folk Art Museum
American Folk Art Museum, New York, gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson in loving memory of his grandparents John Williams and Sophie Anna Macy, 1984.33.1.

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Folk art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Folk art encompasses art produced from an indigenous culture or by peasants or other laboring tradespeople.
American Folk Art Museum
Collection and exhibitions in New York City featuring 18th- and 19th-century paintings, quilts, sculptures, and the work of contemporary self-taught artists.™ Home Page
An online museum featuring world class art made by indigenous and creative people.
FolkArt Craft Brand by Plaid Enterprises
Delight in an expansive color palette and explore new painting techniques with FolkArt® premium acrylic paints.
Folk Art Paintings, Art Prints & Interior Decorating Ideas From This

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