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The Failure of the Enola Gay Exhibition Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings
The Enola Gay was Boeing’s B-29 Superfortress plane that was assigned to drop the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, which is believed to have significantly influenced the end to World War II. The Enola Gay exhibition was proposed in 1981 by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum celebrating the 50th annivers...
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An Educational and Enjoyable Trip to the Frick Collection Museum
The art pieces may be the reason one visits, but it is the museum that makes the experience. More clearly stated, the Frick Collection has great artwork, but the museum is one of the most beautiful museums that one can visit. Located on 70th Street and Fifth Avenue, the Frick Collection is a destination that one cannot mi...
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A Review of the Bollywood Exhibit in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
On October 25th, we were taken to the Smithsonian museum of natural history to see the Bollywood exhibit with our ECU and Theta line brothers. The purpose of this trip to see the exhibit was to gain more knowledge of where we are originally from and to learn about the south Asian cultures. Smithsonian museum of natural hist...
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A Reflection on Personal Ancestry after Visiting the Tenement Museum
America is unique, in that almost the entire population was at one point an
immigrant to the nation. History has dictated more electrifying times than
others for immigration surges. After visiting the Tenement Museum and
learning more about the localized history of immigrants, I have a more
accurate representation of what i...
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Primitive Cultures and European Artwork in the British Museum
The British Museum, in London, shows “superior” European artwork, or at least what people believe. According to Preziosi’s The Art of Art History, the British museum is an institution that creates “national mythologies", in which artwork from cultures all around the world are displayed. However, Preziosi notes the partitio...
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