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#EidGhadir is widely celebrated not just by #Twelver but also #Ismaili and #Zaydi #Shia - the impact on the arts is also considerable 1/ Image
Extensively in painting (and let’s not even bother with the so called prohibitions on figuration) such as classic illustrations on manuscripts and #Farschian 2/ ImageImageImage
But one of the best ways in which the actual words of the event are memorialised and enacted is the #qawwali in #Hindustani culture #من_کنت_مولاه_فهذا_علی_مولاه 3/
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Dear @realDonaldTrump @DHSgov @VP @attorneygeneral & @PortlandPolice:

GREAT NEWS! PORTLAND - US GRAFFITI PROBLEM SOLVED!
Legal Scholars confirm #1stAmendment right to the commons grants citizens UNLIMITED USE of public areas for #freespeech using REMOVABLE SIGNS! (thread!) Image
Apparently, since 1789 #USCitizens have had the constitutional right to use public property nationwide to post REMOVABLE political (non-commercial) speech!
And thanks to the precedent set by flags on overpasses after 9/11 & #BrownvCalTrans, this extends to freeways! (cont.) Image
The ramifications of this are HUGE! For Portland & Federal Govt. No messy, time-consuming clean-up! Say Goodbye! to strenuous clubbing, stinky #teargas, crowd-control & endless litigation! Say #Hello! to #Art, more interesting commutes & good old Civic Participation! (cont.) Image
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Happening in less then 10 minutes. Join us for this important conversation hear from Metrolinx representative Phil Verster. Community member Symone Walters and others RSVP communitybenefits.ca/jane_finch_tow… #communitybenefits Image
TCBN is so grateful to have all of the disparate groups in this space coming together for this conversation. Let's ground equity diversity and inclusion. We want legally binding agreement that will be accepted by the community.
The community needs a legally binding agreement committing to this land for the community. Community member Symone Walters see the vision of this space as critical to the future of #janefinch
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India office library has a manuscript, accession number 40- Guru Nanak's Life (Janamsakhi)It is the oldest extant manuscript of punjabi language, c1733, consists 57 paintings, they Constitute a unique achievement of art
Painter: Alam Chand Raj. #gurunanak #baba #Punjabi #History
Guru Nanak grazing Buffalos. #janamsakhi #B40 #baba #nanak #Punjabi #art #History #Punjabi
@jvalaaa Appreciate if you can translate the ladiwaar from this sakhi. Couldn't read it end to end.
ਬਿਰਛ ਦੀ ਛਾਂ ਖਲੋਈ
The unmoving shade of a tree. #janamsakhi #B40 #guru #baba #nanakdevji #Punjabi #art #History #Punjabi
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This thread looks at Dmitry Yevgenyevich Rybolovlev, a Russian billionaire and associate of Donald Trump. As of April 2019, Rybolovlev is ranked 224th on Forbes's list of billionaires with a net worth of $6.8 billion. #OpDeathEaters forbes.com/profile/dmihtr… Image
Dmitri Rybolovlev made most of his fortune from the sale of two potash fertilizer companies for a combined US$8-billion in 2010 and 2011. He held both companies — OAO Uralkali and OAO Silvinit — through Cyprus-based Madura Holding Ltd. financialpost.com/personal-finan…
Rybolovlev owned the potash producer Uralkali, Russia's largest producer of potassium fertilizers. He sold part of his controlling stake in Uralkali in 2011, pocketing $6.5 billion overnight.
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Day Ahead Börsenstrompreis, CO2-Zertifikatspreis & Nettostromerzeugung aus Braunkohle in Deutschland jeweils im ersten Halbjahr von 2015-2020.
Wenn der CO2-Preis so hoch ist wie der Börsenstrompreis, wird die Stromerzeugung aus Braunkohle unwirtschaftlich
#Corona-#Pandemie: Wie verändert sie unsere Gesellschaft?
bpb.de/politik/innenp…

#Gefahren und #Chancen Corona, #Kultur und Gesellschaft mdr.de/kultur/corona-…

phoenix plus - phoenix
phoenix plus. #CoronaKrise: #Spiegel der #Gesellschaft.
phoenix.de/sendungen/erei…
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1. Ilham Tohti
2. Rahile Dawut
3. Halmurat Ghopur
4. Tashpolat Teyip
5. Chimengul Awut
6. Arslan Abdulla
7. Dilmurat Ghopur
8. Jemile Saqi
9. Abdukerim Rahman
10. Abduqadir Jalalidin
11. Zulpiqar Barat
12. Alim Ehet
13. Nurbiye Yadikar
14. Mutellip Sidiq Qahiri
15. Gheyretjan Osman
16. Abdurehim Rahman
17. Ababekri Ablet
18. Perhat Behti
19. Abdusebir Shukri
20. Tursunjan Behti
21. Dilmurat Tursun
22. Erkin Omer
23. Qurban Osman
24. Kamil Metrehim
25. Nijat Sopi
26. Sattar Sawut
27. Abdurahman Ebey
28. Abdurazaq Sayim
29. Abduletip Abdurehim
30. Hebibulla Tohti
31. Muhemmed Salih Damolla
32. Gheyret Abdurahman
33. Qurban Mamut
34. Tahir Nasir
35. Ehmetjan Momin
36. Alimjan Memtimin
37. Ablimit Bilge
38. Ilham Weli
39. Kuresh Tahir
40. Tursunjan Hezim
41. Omerjan Nuri
42. Muhtar Rozi
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#Epstein #Maxwell #Wexner #Rothschild #HowardGutman #embassies #art #pedophilia #satanism #childtrafficking #NYAA

Art, Galleries, human shipments, trafficking, coverups>>

In my book 'Jeffrey Epstein: Predator, Spy' I include a chapter on Howard Gutman a former U.S. Ambassador
to Belgium. Gutman was outed as a child molester by a whistleblower and when I pieced it together it looked like another "Watergate" cover-up.

Break-ins into the whistleblower's attorney's office, harassment by the State Department, with the expected "nothing to see here"
statement, replete with computer hacking of emails, and with applied pressure from Patrick Kennedy (who was the Assistant Secretary of State during the Bill Clinton/George W. Bush White House from 1993 to 2001) who, as per the 2nd whistlebower (YES, there were two), made the
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WDR aktuell. 24.06.2020 37:42 Min bis 01.07.2020
#Corona-#Liveticker: #Belüftung bei #Tönnies könnte #CoronaAusbruch #verstärkt #haben
Der #Hygiene-#Professor Martin #Exner von #UniBonn war zur #Ursachenforschung am Wochenende in #Fleischfabrik #toennies
www1.wdr.de/nachrichten/th…

Bei Tönnies, wird weiter Fleisch in den Kühlhäusern verarbeitet.
Es kann ja nicht der FIRMA zugemutet werden, per Kühltransporter das Fleisch in andere Schlachtbetriebe zur Weiterverarbeitung zu transportieren!
"Warum nicht?"
Fleisch ist nicht ansteckend
#Corona-#Schutzmaßnahmen in #NRW
Kuhle (FDP): #Lockdown "so lokal und regional wie möglich" halten

Lokale Corona-Schutzmaßnahmen in den Kreisen Gütersloh und Warendorf – für FDP-Innenpolitiker Konstantin Kuhle sind sie "der richtige Weg"

deutschlandfunk.de/corona-schutzm…
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1/n) This announcement has been posted on the front door of the house of Chinese calligrapher and painter Li Jinshan @20203316biwang in Beijing a few days ago: The AnnouncementLi Jinshan
2/n) He is being forced out of his only home and art studio during the second wave of the #CCPVirus outbreak in Beijing, and soon to be 2000+ other families of the common people, or “old hundred names” as #SteveBannon always says.
3/n)After Li & other villagers had been fighting for their rights & properties for almost 3 years, Li had to abandon his house and beautiful garden that he had been tending to for many years.
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Wow.
The story behind this amazing painting.

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According to a 19th-century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day.
The Lie says to the Truth: "It's a marvellous day today!”
The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day WAS really beautiful.
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They spend a lot of time together, ultimately arriving beside a well.
The Lie tells the Truth: "The water is very nice, let's take a bath together!"
The Truth, once again suspicious, tests the water and discovers that it indeed is very nice. They undress and start bathing.
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Suddenly, the Lie comes out of the water, puts on the clothes of the Truth, and runs away.
The furious Truth comes out of the well and runs everywhere to find the Lie and to get her clothes back. The World, seeing the Truth naked, turns its gaze away, with contempt and rage.
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Music accompanied nearly all aspects of Ancient Greek life: religion, funerals, the harvest, military marches & of course poetry! Today’s #MuseumsUnlocked #thread highlights archaeological evidence for Greek #music & an excellent regional museum!
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#archaeology #greece #art
The study of Ancient Greek music is a large field on its own, with scholars focusing on everything from musical theory to notation and everything in between!

Songs are preserved in texts and inscriptions like these from Sounion, Vrasna, & Volos, each with its own notation style!
What were the instruments of Ancient Greek music? There’s an excellent exhibition of artifacts and reconstructions at the Archaeological Museum of Arta in Western Greece, which give us the opportunity to see what the most common instruments looked like. Let’s do a quick review!
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#ShortStory :

THE TRUTH COMING OUT OF THE WELL
The world famous painting, The Truth Coming Out of the Well, by Jean-Léon Gérôme, 1896.
According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day. The Lie says to the Truth: "It's a marvellous day today"! The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was really beautiful. They spend a lot of time together, ultimately arriving beside a well.
The Lie tells the Truth: "The water is very nice, let's take a bath together!" The Truth, once again suspicious, tests the water and discovers that it indeed is very nice. They undress and start bathing.
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When my talented and beautiful youngest sister offered to paint me something, for some reason the image of Miles Davis at Birdland popped into my head. A cool New York jazz club back in the day… a scene that made me wish I had a time machine. She loved the idea and... ImageImageImageImage
with the extra time due to Covid-19 lockdown started working on it. That was at the end of April.
I read more about the Birdland sessions and quickly realized this was where Miles was assaulted and unlawfully arrested in New York City. He took a break after a set (an Armed Forces
Day broadcast) and walked a white girl upstairs to get a taxi, he then stayed outside to smoke a cigarette. A white police officer approached and told him to "move on" and when Miles said, "For what?" and explained he was working downstairs pointing to HIS name on the sign,
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At St Cadoc's, Llangattock Vibon Avel, when it came to stained glass, no expense was spared.
Every window in this medieval church bursts with Victorian vibrancy, with examples from some of the very best makers of the era.

Hands up who's ready for a stained glass trip?

#thread
Charles Eamer Kempe created the window in the Rolls Chapel: a four light line-up of superstar saints. But the luminous St Michael in golden armour steals the show. His wings shimmer with peacock feathers, and a blood-red creature - half man half beast watches from his feet.

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Earlier in his career, Kempe crafted an orchestra of angels to fill the double tiers of the west window. They play under starry skies with a fantasy citadel behind them.
One angel plays the triangle, an instrument first documented in the 10th century.

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THREAD OF MY ARTWORKS.
Instagram :@prithvi.prabhu.art
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Starting with my most favorite ❤
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||MAHISHASURAMARDINI||
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Oil On Canvas
3 feet by 2 feet.
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#durga #oilpainting #hindu #hinduart #art #painting #hinduism #india Image
||BHARAT RATNA Smt. M. S SUBBULAKSHMI ||
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The legendary singer, a voice so divine even Lord Venkateshwara wakes up to her Suprabhatam everyday.
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Color Pencils and Soft Pastels on A3 Sized Paper.
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#mssubbulakshmi #sketch #art #painting #hindu #hinduism #hinduart #krishna Image
||DEVI LAKSHMI AND DEVI SARASWATI ||
In Kalamkari Art using Micro Tip Colored Pens.
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#lakshmi #saraswati #hindu #hindus #hinduism #Hinduart #kalamkari #art #painting #artist #india #red ImageImage
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A THREAD OF THREADS!
An index to various #threads from my TL — recommended light reading material for those enduring the varying side effects of #lockdown & #quarantine 😀
Stay Safe ! #COVID19
Secrets from The Vitruvian Man - Da Vinci Study
#THREAD #ART #DAVINCI

Began as an experiment one day AND days turned into weeks, months — to conclude that none can come close to portraying Indian women like #RajaRaviVarma

ALERT : A monster thread (150+ tweets)
Take with a dollop of salt.,not a PhD thesis. #ART #THREAD
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Paris, 1900, Eugene Atget #photography
Two girls posing in front of a painted background of the Cliff House in San Francisco (version built in 1896, burned down 1907), c1900 #photography
Hotel du Marquis de Lagrange, rue de Braque, Paris, Eugene Atget, c1901 #photography
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" A Window House on the Hudson River", c.1863
Thomas Worthington Whittredge (22 de mayo de 1820 - 25 de febrero de 1910) fue un artista estadounidense de la Hudson River School.
#art #arte #twittercultural #twitart
" The Athenaeum", un hogar en el Hudson.
Thomas Worthington Whittredge era un artista muy respetado de su tiempo, y era amigo de varios artistas destacados de la Hudson River School, incluidos Albert Bierstadt y Sanford Robinson Gifford .
#art #twitart #arte #twittercultural
Retrato de William Merritt Chase (1 de noviembre de 1849 – Nueva York 25 de octubre, de 1916) pintor impresionista estadounidense, relizado en 1890 por Thomas Worthington Whittredge (22 de mayo de 1820 - 25 de febrero de 1910 )
pintor estadounidense .
#art #twittercultural 🎨
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La terraza frente a la bahía de St. Tropez.
Henri Le Sidaner (Port Louis, Isla Mauricio, 7 de agosto de 1862 – París, 16 de julio de 1939) fue un pintor francés postimpresionista.
#art #arte #twitart #twittercultural
El pabellón de Versalles, c.1912
De niño Henri Le Sidaner se trasladó a Francia con su familia; residió en Dunkerque hasta que a los 18 años se mudó por unos meses a París para estudiar en la Escuela de Bellas Artes, donde fue alumno de Alexandre Cabanel.
#art #twittercultural
Las puertas de la liberación del mañana
Durante una década se centró en pintar paisajes en el pueblo costero de Étaples En esos años Le Sidaner se mantuvo fiel a un realismo sentimental con influencia de Camille Corot, mejor asumido que las novedades de Georges Seurat y Gauguin
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Mujer leyendo por la ventana
Carl Holsoe Vilhelm (Aarhus, 12 de marzo de 1863-Asserbo, 7 de noviembre de 1935) fue un artista danés que pintó principalmente interiores. #art
En el comedor
Carl Holsoe Vilhelm nació en Aarhus. Su padre era el arquitecto N. P. C. Holsøe; su hermano menor, Niels Holsøe, también era pintor. #art
En el piano
Holsøe era amigo de Vilhelm Hammershøi, a quien conoció en el Frie Studieskoler y que lo retrató junto con su hermano, Svend Hammershøi, Jens Ferdinand Willumsen, Madsen y Thorvald Bindesbøll en Fem portrætter (Cinco retratos). #art
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The "Isolation" Facebook group where Russians stuck at home impersonate famous paintings is by far the best thing to come out of the #coronavirus lockdown. I'm going to post my top 3 facebook.com/groups/izoizol…
Russian #Covid_19 self-isolation art #3
Russian #Covid_19 self-isolation art #2
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A #thread of some of the surreal nude photography of the great #AndreDeDienes Image
#AndreDeDienes was a Hungarian born photographer who is known for his dramatic juxtapositions and often darkly romantic themes, like this one from 1949 Image
Though his art photography was often of nude models, easily his most famous work were the photographs of a young #NormaJean, later and better known as #MarilynMonroe—who did not usually pose nude. The two would collaborate together many times over their careers. ImageImageImageImage
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