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Irks and Perks

We all have ’em. Things that just make us cringe, ball our fists, and want to just go all medieval on someone’s tuchus. On the other hand, there are also those things that make you happy that… well, just make you happy. Here are a few of my irks and perks. Keep in mind, this is far from a comprehensive list, just a sampling.


Caryatid – My Favorite Sculpture

Great art can affect you. It touches you. You can see the work thousands of times, and you still feel the power of the message. More importantly, you are drawn into the work and can feel yourself taking the place of the subject. For me, the best example of a great sculpture is Rodin’s image of a pathetic, yet heroic, Caryatid.