The Heat Treatment of Bevel Gears

Bevel gear is one important type among all the different categories of gears. It is a gear where the axes of the two shafts intersect and the tooth-bearing faces of the gears themselves are conically shaped. This kind of gears are most often mounted on shafts that are 90 degrees apart, but can be designed […]

His Most Famous Illustration (The Peacock Skirt) – Aubrey Beardsley

English illustrator, caricaturist, and author Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (1872- 1898) was born in Brighton, Menton, France on August 21, 1872. The frontrunner of ‘Aestheticism’ and ‘Art Nouveau,’ Aubrey’s accentuation for erotic components is displayed in many of his drawings. The most daring and audacious representation could be seen in his famous illustrations Lysistrata, and Salome, […]

The Evolution of Kickboxing

Kickboxing is a sporting martial art very similar to boxing, except for the fact that it uses both arms and legs for striking. It can be practiced either as a full-contact combat sport or for general fitness. While the term refers to various forms of combat sports, it is generally associated with Japanese and American […]

Art Enrollment in Nigerian Tertiary Schools

The history of modern art in Nigeria started around 1920s. During this period, most parents abhor their children to study art courses in the higher institutions. The ones that dare to do otherwise as insisted by their parents may face certain sanctions that are not conducing for their age and future as well. This means […]

Michael Andrews’ Famous Soho Colony Room Mural Sold

A complete mural from the famous Soho drinking den the Colony Room by Michael Andrews sold for £38,400 at Lyon & Turnbull’s Modern and Contemporary Art and Design sale in London on September 27th 2008. The famous Soho Colony Room was frequented by artists such as Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Damien Hirst. Michael Andrews’ […]

The History of Bonsai in Buddhism

All over the world people have been growing and collecting bonsai trees as a hobby and a form of artwork. These tiny trees have long been cultivated in decorative containers, thus giving them their name; bonsai literally means tree in a pot. While many think of bonsai trees as Japanese, the art of bonsai originated […]

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