Who were the women who overcame personal and social limitations and fought for recognition and triumphed? Though there are easily as many brilliant women artists as men, here’s the story of eight outstanding women artists from Germany: Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945) King Philippe of Belgium (l) visits the Käthe Kollwitz Museum to see the artist's paintings on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War in November 2018. Photo: DPA Painter, sculptor and printmaker, Käthe Kollwitz is one of the most well known female artists of Germany. She was the first woman to be elected to the Prussian Academy of Arts. At a time when women had no access to education, Kollwitz studied at an art school in Berlin and later in Frankfurt. Her expressionist works portrayed the life of peasants, workers and women and delineated the ghastly effects of war. Käthe Kollwitz,Woman with Dead Child, 1903, Etching with chine colléIn an era where … [Read more...] about The female German artists who conquered the global art scene
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Child-friendlyMajorca, Spain The largest of Spain's Balearic Islands, with an appealing climate and short flight time, Majorca is an obvious choice for families with younger children. Throw in the soft sandy beaches, particularly Alcudia, Puerto Pollensa and Cala Bona, sheltered coves and limestone mountains, and fine Roman and Moorish remains, and this becomes an all-ages' favourite. Visit the Moorish Almudaina royal palace and 13th Century Santa Maria Cathedral, and the stone-built villages of Pollenca and Fornalutx. Try tumbet, a delicious local dish of fried aubergines, potatoes, red peppers and tomatoes, along with ensaimada, a pastry made with pork lard (sorry vegetarians!). Stay at one of TUI's three Family Life resorts. The four-star Mallorca Mar is right on the seafront, with rooms that include kitchenettes and a balcony or terrace. www.tuiholidays.ie Cantabria, Spain Northern Spain is still relatively low-key as a holiday destination. Which is just the way the Cantabrians … [Read more...] about 50 best holidays for 2019: Get your trips started here!
The average wedding in the UK now costs £32,273, a new survey has revealed. According to Hitched.co.uk, the UK’s largest wedding website, the cost of saying “I do” has hit an all-time high, up by £5,112 – or 19 per cent – from £27,161 the previous year. Now in its 13th year, Hitched’s 21st Century Bride survey – the biggest annual report of UK weddings trends and spend – collected data from more than 3,300 brides to reveal the top wedding expenses. The data found that the amount couples spend on their nuptials varies by region in the UK, with London showing the highest cost at an average £41,521 – 52 per cent more than the average UK salary. In comparison, Yorkshire weddings proved the most budget-conscious, costing the least with an average price of £27,245. The poll also revealed the biggest expenditures couples face with venue hire taking the top spot at £5,221, up from £4,354 last year. Here, … [Read more...] about Cost of average UK wedding hits an all-time high
When people think wedding, one of the first thoughts is how much it will cost the couple to throw the milestone affair. But Jenny and Rob from Raleigh, North Carolina, did not want their wedding to send them into debt like other friends before them. With the help of friends and family, the couple threw an intimate wedding in their backyard for just $2,000. What they created on a budget was a Pinterest-worthy, boho-chic wedding that all came together by the couple getting creative with acquiring must-have elements. Amazing: Jenny and Rob from Raleigh, North Carolina, did not want to go into wedding debt for their special day, so they held the intimate affair in their backyard for $2,000 Stunning: The boho-chic wedding featured Riley wearing an inexpensive lace dress. For pictures, she brought out her jean jacket which her mom embroidered for the day Creative: Jenny and Rob already had a lattice arbor in their backyard, so it served as the perfect piece for a … [Read more...] about Couple throws incredibly beautiful wedding that cost just $2,000
IN PICTURES: The 57 women battling to be crowned the 2018 Rose of Tralee The Rose of Tralee International Festival is as quintessentially Irish as the rain, Guinness and going to Mass on a Sunday and it all kicks off on Friday August 17, 2018. To launch our gallery of photos of all 57 women competing in this year’s competition click on the logo in the bottom left corner of the photograph above or on the link, also above. 2018 ROSE BIOGRAPHIESABU DHABI ROSE – SARA KATE MANGANMy name is Sara Kate Mangan, I am 26-years old, and honoured to represent Abu Dhabi in the Rose of Tralee Festival. At the age of 18 I moved to Liverpool to pursue my dream of becoming a nurse. After three fun filled years living in the city of The Beatles, a leap of faith took me even further afield from my humble Mayo roots to Abu Dhabi. What an adventure it has been. I am a dedicated and caring nurse working in the state of the art Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi where we provide exceptional … [Read more...] about IN PICTURES: Meet all 57 women hoping to be crowned the 2018 Rose of Tralee