When talking about revolutionary artists or avant-gardes, names like Van Gogh or Picasso are the first ones to come to mind. But there are also equally talented women in the field of art – many of them popular and well respected in the art circle but still relatively unknown to us ‘art’ novices. According to the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 51 percent of visual artists today are women. But when it comes to exhibitions and gallery representation, the numbers tell a less optimistic story. And even though women in history have made an equally impressive mark in art, they are still misrepresented. Here are five women who were able to make unspoken but equally powerful history in the field of art.
Nobody wants to buy plain and simple clothing items. We would rather buy trendy and unique pieces that make us feel stylish. But in our rush to grab the latest clothing pieces, sometimes we overlook staple items that should make the foundation of our wardrobe and style. If you have these key pieces in your closet, we guarantee you can get ready for any event without fretting over what to wear. Here, The Week lists a few basic clothing pieces whose importance might have escaped your notice. These are pieces you absolutely must have in your wardrobe.
Houses and their structures aren’t supposed to be generic. The type of house should depend on the climate, culture, and the quality of the ground it is being built on. These factors hugely influence the kind of structure that will be sustainable in a certain area.
Most of the time when we talk about global or impactful fashion events, we only speak about (what are considered) the top four (or five if you consider Victoria’s Secret as well) – New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week, and London Fashion Week. But we often overlook our own continents’ big and poignant fashion related events. The Week brings to you some of the most prominent fashion events that happen annually in Asia. These events are as interesting and fashion forward as the popular fashion weeks around the world minus the media frenzy.
Burns are nasty. Most ailments are but burns more particularly so. Your skin is never the same once it has been moderately or severely burnt. Sensitivity, itchiness and tightness of the skin never really go away. And then there are the scars – a painful reminder of a painful episode. Even long after the burn, these scars are susceptible to itching and the skin dries making appear rough and scaly.
As a child, Rochelle Tuladhar, now 23 years old, dreamt of becoming a nurse. However, when she received a big box of color pencils as a birthday gift, her plans took another turn. From making colorful scribbles as a child to coming up with fun and quirky illustrations as a graphic designer and illustrator, Tuladhar has certainly come a long way.
For most of us, someone with good schooling or a cool profession is impressive but nothing holds a candle to a person who can keep a conversation flowing, be it through eccentric anecdotes, general knowledge or some quirky skill. Even though these are small things compared to one’s education or profession, in the end, it’s these little things that make us remember and appreciate that person. And it’s never too late to further refine your social skills by learning these easy-to-master but unusual skills.
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of compilation videos of dishes and feasts featured on anime on YouTube. Such compilations rack up millions of views and how could they not? Did you never wish to jump into the screen when Sophie (from Howl’s Moving Castle) was searing bacon, tossing in plump sausages when making that magnificent breakfast? Or find yourself with a grumbling stomach before the One Piece feast?
Historical figures are quite amusing, aren’t they? They have their own resume of spectacular achievements to their names – some helped bring democracy and abolished useless cultural practices while some invented automobiles and many things that we use today to make our lives a little more comfortable.