Goodbye Ma’am

Goodbye Ma’am

You have been graciously performing your duties as long as I have been alive. “Death, that hath suck’d the honey of thy breath,” as Shakespeare espoused, will not erase you from history. For history will indeed be more than kind.   I have followed your cortège moving mournfully through Britain  Oh, English Rose, my heart is heavy; I am deeply saddened to know you now walk with the gods. The pantheon in which you held sway is…

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Fernand Leger: Tubist Abstractionist of Machine Age Promulgated Pop Art Movement

Fernand Leger: Tubist Abstractionist of Machine Age Promulgated Pop Art Movement

Fernand Leger, in thought and deed, was a ground breaking artist. His tubist variations of cubism spiked with Machine Age abstractionism spawned highly recognizable idiosyncratic masterworks which fostered the Pop Art Movement. To better understand and appreciate Leger’s art, let us contemplate what he believed, as expressed in his own words: “The feat of superbly imitating a muscle, as Michelangelo did, or a face, as Raphael did, created neither progress nor a hierarchy in art….

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Shi Yan Fan: The Captain of His Soul

Shi Yan Fan: The Captain of His Soul

In the course of his life, he has been poisoned, stabbed, and paralyzed. Attempts have been made to drown him. A poisonous snake was placed in his room. He is, however, very much alive today! Am I talking about 007? Who is he? He is the Historical Venerable Monk Shi Yan Fan, the first Western monk to be ordained in China and assigned to bring Kung Fu to the West. Born Franco Testini, he grew…

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A Talk on Fashion

A Talk on Fashion

Editorial Staff – FVM Global Magazine –  In art’s ever changing landscape, you almost never find the words fashion and technology together. Enter fashion photographer Marty Gottlieb, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineer who has become internationally recognized for working with iconic fashion staples such as Tom’s Sons International Pleating, New York Fashion District’s top couture and silk specialists and with Alien Earth Designs couture, specialist for Hollywood red carpets and runways. Gottlieb’s big break…

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A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

Dear Reader, The Historical Venerable Abbot Shi Yan Fan, First and only Western Jieba ordained monk in 300 years, and personally appointed ambassador for the Shaolin Temple China, has generously created a special opportunity for a group of people: a program and discipleship for committed and serious individuals to learn ancient Shaolin secrets, have unlimited access to Shaolin Temple Los Angeles, train like a Shaolin Warrior, and become a 35th generation Shaolin disciple of Historical Venerable…

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Ladies and Gentlemen: Introducing BEAUTYKWEEN!

Ladies and Gentlemen: Introducing BEAUTYKWEEN!

FVM Global recently interviewed Larry Namer, founder of E! and CEO of world entertainment powerhouse Metan Global Entertainment Group, about the formation and purpose of BEAUTYKWEEN. How would you describe this new project? I’m going to let Mister D, the CEO of this enterprise, answer that: “We have unleashed a cyber beauty world that makeup junkies will live for from the time they wake up to the time they go to sleep. BEAUTYKWEEN is a…

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