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  • Warm Yellow Windows Which Look Cosy From a Distance

    Warm Yellow Windows Which Look Cosy From a Distance

    It’s that time of year again in Australia, where the land becomes brown and dusty, I’m stuck inside to avoid the heat, prepping for Christmas, looking at artwork from the Northern Hemisphere, where 90% of humankind live.

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  • Leaded Glass Windows In Art

    PAINTINGS WHICH LOOK A LITTLE LIKE LEADED GLASS I have wondered if stained leaded glass artwork was inspired by the wings of butterflies. The same painting techniques artists use to illustrate butterflies can be applied equally to illustrations of stained glass. There is something otherworldly about all of Sime’s art. Even a simple landscape is segmented by mosaic-like fissures, with…

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  • The Symbolism Of Windows

    The Symbolism Of Windows

    Window symbolism is as old as architecture itself. We can even find mention of windows in ancient mythology. Egyptian palaces had a window in which the Pharoah showed himself. The window itself became equated with the horizon. The sun rises above the horizon, filling the world with light. Many stories feature windows, whether it’s children gazing from windows, opponents framed…

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