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Kathleen Karlsen
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Color Psychology and Spirituality

Color psychology is closely related to cultural associations with various colors. Color psychology affects nearly every area of life: clothing, interior design, graphic design, computer interface ..
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Archangel Raphael, Angel of Healing

The Archangel Raphael is widely recognized as the angel of healing in the Christian, Islamic and Judaic traditions. The name Raphael means “God Heals" or “It is God Who Heals". Of the ..
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The Art of Earthworks - Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty

The Earthworks movement, a unique part of the history of contemporary art, clearly had something to say about society, technology and modern culture. Rather than utilizing nature motifs and creating ..
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Pop Art - From Soup Cans to Marilyn Monroe

Pop art is one of the most well-known and fascinating art movements in the twentieth century. Pop art was first and foremost a commentary on popular culture and the mass media. The pop art audience ..
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Statistical Sampling in a Nutshell - Understanding Non-Random ..

Understanding the basics of statistical sampling is essential to making sense of the information you read every day in newspapers, online and from other sources. Studies and research are used to ..
(January 09, 2008)
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The Mysterious Power of Art

The power of art to inspire, comfort, and motivate is widely recognized. The more mysterious powers of art reveal that there may be more to art than meets the eye. The ancient Greeks believed that ..
(November 21, 2007)
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Decorating for Health: The Role of Art in Healthcare Facilities

The role of art in healthcare facilities goes back at least as far as the ancient Egyptians. Apparently aware of the fact that images of nature induce healing, they painted murals of nature in their ..
(December 20, 2007)
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Fine Art Decorating and Design Psychology

Design psychology is the use of psychological principles to create positive indoor environments. A growing body of evidence indicates that artwork, interior design and other aspects of the visual ..
(December 20, 2007)
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Feng Shui - Acupuncture for Your Home

Feng shui, a 5,000 year old art aimed at aligning buildings with the fundamental forces of nature, is a unique approach to indoor environments. Feng shui works much like acupuncture. This uses ..
(December 20, 2007)
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Feng Shui, Art and the Five Elements

The five element form of feng shui classifies various aspects of interior design according to their relationship to the predominant forces in nature. The Chinese five element system views wood, fire, .
(December 20, 2007)
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Improving Educational Outcomes Through Classroom Design

Educators are always looking for ways to improve educational outcomes for their students. One often-overlooked area is the impact of classroom design. Children have heightened sensibilities and take ..
(December 20, 2007)
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Cityscapes in Modern Art

For many modern artists, one of the most potent symbols of man's dislocation and separation from nature is the cityscape. For others, the cityscape symbolizes man's new freedom from the drudgery of ..
(November 21, 2007)
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The Cultural Significance of Symbolic Art

Symbolic art is a universal cultural phenomenon. The symbolic significance that man assigns to external objects may reflect more about him than about objective reality. Ultimately all visual objects ..
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Symbolism of the Machine in Modern Art - Technology as ..

World War I brought mechanized death in a measure unimaginable to prior generations. The machine that had promised during the Industrial Revolution to relieve mankind's suffering had created chaos ..
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Symbolism of the Machine as Savior in Modern Art

The transformation of society that began with the invention of the steam engine has been aptly called the industrial revolution. The colossal impact of technology on the formerly rural, agrarian ..
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