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February 28, 2022

15+ Ukraine Anti-War Protest Signs From People Demonstrating Across the Globe

The fighting in Ukraine has spanned several days after the country was invaded by neighboring Russia. As everyday Ukrainians are battling to defend their home—and the world watches in horror—people from other countries cannot stay silent. In solidarity with Ukraine, folks across the globe have gathered in protest and demanded an end to this conflict. Protest signs are a powerful way to share the thoughts and feelings of those while at the demonstrations.

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February 28, 2022

Tokyo’s 2D Cafe Looks Like an Incredible Manga Drawing

In a-ha's 1985 music video for Take on Me, the lead singer walks through a 2D drawing that eventually becomes three-dimensional. The video was revolutionary at the time and continues to inspire. One look at Tokyo's 2D Cafe and one can't help but think of the iconic video. Located in the Shin Okubo neighborhood, this cute cafe looks like a page from a manga.

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February 27, 2022

How Neoclassicism Rejected Rococo by Reviving Classical Ideas in the 18th Century

Throughout history, art movements have been created in response to their predecessors. So, in the 18th century, while the extravagance of Rococo and Baroque art were still thriving in Europe, another style was born with very different values. Established in the mid 1700s, the Neoclassical movement is defined by an interest in classical (i.e. Roman and Ancient Greece) aesthetics, principles, and subject matter.

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