Ivory’s value results from its scarcity, as well as its association with the elephant, a symbol of power and strength. Ivory bracelets...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
ART OF WRITING
Both of these works, separated by many centuries, use the human body as a platform for expressing and displaying scrip...
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