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The InstaPLANET is a great new source for info on Russian Lacquer Art , February 7, 2005, Reviewer: Dave Christensen - USA
"I read with interest your webpages addressing the origin and distinguishing features of Fedoskino and Palekh Russian lacquer miniature art. The InstaPLANET online tour of Palekh and the two Fedoskino Galleries are an excellent educational tool for collectors of Russian lacquer boxes but also for the general public interested in World Art and Art History. I look forward to reading more about Palekh, which is my favorite. Regards, ..."

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"...There is plenty of 'message' packed in here, but without being preachy, which is a big plus in my book. This "InstaPLANET Cultural Universe" leaves you wondering what will show up there next... I find the site to be fresh and intellectually stimulating - a cut above the standard fare. For example, I never knew about the Fedoskino miniature art before. If you believe deeply in artistic freedom, this is the place for you!..."


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The Reverend MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr., Ph.D., Baptist Minister, Nobel Laureate, Civil Rights Activist, Peacemaker and Crusader for Nonviolence (born January 15, 1929, assassinated April 4, 1968), Honorary InstaPLANETARIAN - We urge you to reacquaint yourself with the Life and the Legacy of this exemplary human being, who is and will remain a source of inspiration and of hope.

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Intelligent Quotes Intelligent Quotes

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" Ce n'est pas parce que c'est dur que l'on ose pas, mais c'est parce que l'on ose pas que c'est dur." - Proverbe Senegalais

" Was immer du tun kannst oder wovon du träumst - fange es an. In der Kühnheit liegt Genie, Macht und Magie." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, deutscher Dichter, 1749-1832

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