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The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols – Infographic

Famous Symbols & Their Meanings

We see symbols everywhere, and they have a language and meaning all their own.  From the more established (and famous) as shown below, to the emojis of today, we use symbols all the time to convey messages in a simple, concise way.  But where did some of these long-established and well-known symbols originate and what do they really mean?  [VIA]

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Demystifying Hula – Infographic

Explaining the Hula

The traditional Hawaiian dance of the hula is performed regularly at resorts in that state and around the world.  Originally meant to honor the thousands of ancient Hawaiian gods and goddesses, the dance is full of symbolism and meaning in every note, step, and hand and body movement.  Today’s infographic helps to explain this multi-layered, ancient traditional dance.  [VIA]

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Artwork

Daily Art (5/11/20) – The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory, Salvador Dali

Daily Artwork — “The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory, Salvador Dali, 1952-54”

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1952-54– The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory. Oil on Canvas. Surrealism style. Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989). Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.

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Daily Art (5/5/20) – Thou Shalt Not Kill, Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach

Daily Artwork — “Thou Shalt Not Kill, Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach, 1902”

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1902 — Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach.  Oil paint on canvas. Symbolism style. Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach (1851-1913). Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany.

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Daily Art – New Planet, Konstantin Yuon

Daily Artwork — “New Planet (Новая  планета), Konstantin Yuon, 1921”

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1921 — New Planet (Новая планета).  Tempera on cardboard. Symbolism style. Konstantin Yuon (1875-1958). Tretyakov State Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

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