For centuries, artists have been plying their trade on the sidewalks of Paris, Milan and Rome. In 16th century Italy, pavement art was an established form of artistry, with painters called I Madonnari, on account of their typical drawings of the madonna.
If you’re a keen traveller, you probably know how powerful a symbol the eye is for many cultures around the world. During your trips, you may have noticed beady blue glass eyes hanging from doorposts, or blue trinkets, shaped like open palms, on display in jewellery stores.
A recent study concluded that during an average conversation, people only make eye contact for 30-60% of the time; a rather shocking figure, considering that many body language experts assert that the eyes are the best gauge of a person’s character.