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35 European Countries & their most recognizable artworks

We all love art, and we all love Europe, so I hope you'll enjoy the following list.

01. Austria - The Kiss, Gustav Klimt, 1908.


02. Belarus - The Fiddler, Marc Chagall, 1913.

03. Belgium - The Son of Man, René Magritte, 1964.
04. Bosnia & Herzegovina - Mountain Landscape, Karlo Mijić, 1924.
05. Bulgaria - Rachenitsa Dance, Ivan Mrkvička, 1894.
06. Croatia - Roman Woman Playing A Lute, Vjekoslav Karas, 1845-47.
07. Cyprus - Cyclist in a Landscape, Stelios Votsis, 2005.
08. Czech Republic - The Absinthe Drinker, Viktor Oliva, 1901.
09. Denmark - The Little Mermaid, Edvard Eriksen, 1913.
10. Estonia - Half Nude in Striped Skirt, Adamson-Eric, Year Unknown.
11. France - Impression Sunrise, Claude Mon

Adorable new book: Where am I from?

When I first heard about this new book by Elisavet Arkolaki, it immediately intrigued me, as the title reminded me about one of my favourite paintings by French post-Impressionist artist, Paul Gauguin. The painting I’m referring to is; Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?


Elisavet Arkolaki is a mother, a professional writer, and also runs www.maltamum.com which is the top parenting blog in Malta.


Where am I from? is a new children's book featuring 12 illustrations-murals, 1 mural for the book cover, and a wonderful message. To put it simply, it wants to bring a message of peace & unity while teaching children about different countries, and the beauty of street art & graffiti. In fact, the artist will paint on walls, and then proceed with taking high resolution pictures with a professional camera. The murals will be painted in Athens by Platon, a most well-known street artist in Greece, and his pictures will accompany the story. This is the very first time,…