Auguste Rodin: The Crouching Woman

Auguste Rodin’s bronze sculpture Crouching Woman (Femme accroupie) in the Hirshhorn Museum, USA

The Crouching Woman is a bronze sculpture by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). It was modeled during the period 1882-1884, and enlarged during 1907-1911, and cast in 1962. The sculpture can be viewed in the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, an art museum beside the National Mall, in Washington, D.C., the United States. According […]

Cleopatra enters Rome: Video clip from the movie ‘Cleopatra’

The film Cleopatra (1963), directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Walter Wanger, is one of the most expensive films produced ever, at a production cost of $44 million in 1963. Though Spider-Man 3 produced at a cost of $258 million holds the official record for the most expensive film, some reports suggest that […]

Political changes in the Arab world

Here is another video dated Mar 7, 2011 from Russia Today that seeks to have a peep into what is happening in the Middle East/ Arab World/ North Africa. They say the political changes in the Arab world, including Libya, can neither be called revolutions nor battles for establishing democracy. The Nation’s editor and publisher […]

Burning Libya: Video

Here is a video from YouTube that shows the aftermath of being struck by missiles, rockets and deadly weapons. There are burnt remains of cars, trucks, civilian vehicles, armored vehicles, military tanks, oil tanks and what not. All burnt, and some iron and steel parts remaining. Some are still burning. Among them can be seen […]