Sunday, 14 September 2014

Numerology - Number 1


Number 1
Number 1


Among all the nine digits and zero, one(1) is very special and have many divine symbolic meanings. One symbolize the prime beginning or creation. Its the symbol of first cause. 1 is energy, symbol of

Numerology

Magic Square
Magic Square


From ancient times many civilizations and cultures have tried to explain the past and predict the future with numerology. Numerology is actually the study or knowledge of the numbers and their power to affect our lives in various ways. Every number or different number system has certain

Friday, 12 September 2014

Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo Brunelleschi

Born: 1377, Florence, Italy
Died: April 15, 1446, Florence, Italy
Full Name: Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi
Periods:The Renaissance

Filippo Brunelleschi
Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo Brunelleschi is commonly famous as one of the earliest leading architect and engineer of Renaissance period. He is honored as the first modern engineer. He was born on 1377, Florence, Italy. Historians could not find much about his early life. Its been known that his father was a notary in Florence. He had two brothers.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Giorgio Vasari

Giorgio Vasari

Born: July 13, 1511, Arezzo, Italy
Died: June 27, 1574, Florence, Italy
Period: Renaissance
Parents: Antonio Vasari, Maddelena Tacci

Giorgio Vasari
Giorgio Vasari


Giorgio Vasari was a famous polymath of Renaissance period. Girgio Vasari was a painter, architect, historian and writer. He was born on July 13, 1511 in Arezzo, Italy. His father was "Antonio Vasari". Who was potter. His family name "Vasari" came from vases. Vasari means the maker of vases. His mother was "Maddelena Tacci".

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Cuckoo

Cuckoo

Cuckoo
Cuckoo

Cuckoo are slightly different from other birds. They are known for their selfish nature. They don't build their own nest. They lay eggs on other bird's nest. Usually the young cuckoos are raised by another birds. And when they grow bigger, they push other young birds from the nest. So they symbolize selfishness and infidelity. Cuckoos are traditionally a herald of spring in northern Europe. They represent fertility. There is a word "cuckold". This represent a man whose wife is unfaithful. Some other ancient cultures consider cuckoos as a sacred creature. Some cultures believe that they posses magical powers. 

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Chameleon

Chameleon

Chameleon
Chameleon

Chameleon is a small and beautiful creature. But this amazing animal have many special powers and abilities to link itself with the many aspects of symbolism. Its ability to change color represents inconstancy, change, camouflage etc. It has another special ability to move its eyes independently. So this ability symbolize the divine power to see future and past. Another special thing about chameleon is its tail. Most of the animal have the upper spiral tail. But chameleon has the special downward spiral tail. This represents the time and changing seasons.

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Sacred and Profane Love - Art Analysis

Sacred and Profane Love

Artist: Titian
Location: Galleria Borghese
Dimensions: 118 cm × 279 cm
Created: 1514
Genre: Portrait

Sacred and Profane Love
Sacred and Profane Love


Sacred and Profane Love is one of the masterpiece of the famous Renaissance artist Titian. This rectangular oil painting was painted to celebrate the marriage of Venetian Nicolò Aurelio and Laura Bagarotto in 1514. Titian was only 25 years old when he created this awesome painting.