My Valentine To You: The Evolution Of The Kiss In Art.

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Ah, the kiss. The most romantic expression of love and tenderness. You may think that kissing as a subject in fine art is trite or cliche, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t been depicted beautifully by many of the world’s most well-known and respected artists. As my Valentine to you, I have rounded up some of the most interesting and iconic expressions of “The Kiss” (Le Baiser, Der Kuss) by established artists over the past 150 years. (more…)

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Remembered Through His Films, Quotes and Photos.

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photo by Mark Abrahams

All of a sudden my blogging about Super Bowl spots seems so shallow and insignificant. That’s because we lost one of the greatest actors of all time this Sunday Morning. (more…)

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A Very Moving Olympics Ad You’ll Probably Never See, But Ought To.

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This simple but powerful minute long Olympics commercial created by BBDO New York for their client Guinness Beer, illustrates the power of words. (more…)

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Inspiring Little Girls Beyond Disney Princesses – The NOT Just A Girl Series by Jaime Moore.

Wedding and lifestyle photographer Jaime Moore had been searching everywhere for some new creative inspiration for her daughter Emma’s 5th birthday photos. When researching she noticed the prevalence of girls dressing as pretty Disney Princesses and no matter where she looked, 95% of the ‘ideas’ and ‘how-to’s’ featured more of the same. Despite loving Disney Princesses herself (who doesn’t?), after giving it much thought Jaime really wanted to use REAL women as inspiration for her daughter. (more…)

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Meet The 10 Most Heroic and Inspirational Women of 2013.

This year Microsoft / Bing showcased Sara Bareilles’ song “Brave” in their Windows marketing campaign which inspired them to take a different approach to the “Year in Review.” They sought out women who spoke out, stood up, led, persevered and fought their way through adversity and challenge to come through the other side triumphant and created this one minute video and a special website to honor them. (more…)

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