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C. D. Friedrich at the Far Side

Caspar David Friedrich’s The Chasseur in the Forest is one of the master’s most enigmatic paintings (and, considering the cryptic symbolism of Friedrich’s work in general, that’s saying something…). Showing a lonely soldier in French uniform wandering through a wintery … Continue reading

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How Gothic Can You Get?

So, I was thinking of doing a quick Halloween-related post, you know, maybe just post a picture that was sufficiently spooky and Gothic for the occasion… Well, as it turns out, the most Halloween-y picture I could think of is … Continue reading

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