Cinema Inspiration

How All of Us Are Changed by the Movies That Entertain Us

In the early part of the 20th century, Italian film theoretician Ricciotto Canudo argued that cinema was “the Seventh Art,” following the five originally defined by the philosopher Hegel (architecture, sculpture, painting, music and poetry) as well as a sixth Canudo named — dance. The late film critic Roger Ebert…

Art Connoisseurship in a Digital World

Collecting art has long been a passion for those who wish to own and display a piece of work that captures emotional and intellectual connections. Perhaps the work or artist evokes strong positive memories, or they feel the piece speaks to the design, mood and aesthetic of their home.  The…

Redefining Luxury

Is luxury a term that suggests things worthy of our desire?  For those accustomed to the finer things, this has become a valid question.  Traditionally, the luxury designation indicated a product, service, or experience that was, due to the quality of materials, workmanship and intellect, clearly superior. If that definition…

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