Archive for March, 2011

Standing for Hours Increases Miscarriage Chances

Posted by Lloyd on March 28, 2011
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Standing may be hazardous to your reproductive health. Women who stand for seven hours at a time at work have four times the risk of miscarrying, according to research published in Epidemiology.

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Posted by Lloyd on March 16, 2011
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Post-Impressionism
“Post Impressionism” is a convenient label used to refer to a group of diverse artists who admired the Impressionists, yet believed the style was limited by its concentration on surface appearances. They sought to reintroduce a concern with emotional and symbolic values. It is not a moniker the artists ever used to refer to themselves, nor did they exhibit together. They did, however, all separately pursue new directions. Artists included in this group include Vincent van Gogh , Paul Gauguin, Georges Seurat, and perhaps the most complex and influential of the Post-Impressionists, Paul Cezanne. Expert recommendations Post-Impressionism
Related article Emotional Landscapes: van Gogh and Gaugin

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Posted by Lloyd on March 11, 2011
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Neoclassicism
The artistic movement known as Neoclassicism arose in France near the middle of the 18th century, in reaction to the preceding aristocratic style and subject matter of Louis XVI’s court. Influenced by archaeological excavations of Rome and Pompeii, Neoclassical artists and writers became inspired by the art of Greece and Rome, declaring it a model of perfection. The leading Neoclassical painter in France was Jacques-Louis David, whose painting “The Oath of the Horatii” was a statement of heroism and patriotic virtue. This painting, with its powerfully believable realism, created a sensation and became a symbol of pre-revolutionary passion. It established a new artistic style that became the official standard in France, influencing all artistic matters for the rest of the century. Expert recommendations Neoclassicism

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