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The Characteristis of Bipolar I Disorder Observed in the Behavior of John F. O'Donnell, an American Stand-Up Comedian
Carrying a duffle bag full of important documents, John F O’Donnell is an American stand-up comedian who finds himself running around Dublin, Ireland. His only belongings are a passport, cell phone, and the duffle bag. In the middle of Dublin, the main character O’Donnell is presented as judging a painted, Leprechaun “sta...
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A Study of the Statue of Eirene, a Goddess Personification of Peace
MUSEUM PAPER ASSIGNMENT The sculpture that I chose to write about is the Marble statue of Eirene. The MET has the Roman copy of the Greek original on display amongst their collection of artwork. This piece dates back to . This piece struck me as particularly beautiful, and almost a little haunting due to the vivid detail c...
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A Review of an Exhibit of Islamic Items
When I first walked into the exhibit, I was surrounded by various Islamic items, but there was one specific item that caught my attention. The men’s agbada robe. Having it by in it’s own little showcase, this robe grabbed my attention by how native looking it was. This exhibit is composed of five themes and the items in th...
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A Comparison between Standing Bodhisattva Maitreya, Buddha of the Future and Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in Water Moon Form, Two Sculptures
On Saturday, our class went to the Metropolitan museum of Art in New York City, and explored the many exhibits The Met had on ancient asian art. The two Bodhisattvas I will be choosing to analyze are ‘Standing Bodhisattva Maitreya, Buddha of the Future,’ and ‘Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in Water Moon Form.’ Bodhisattva Aval...
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The Consequences of Recutting Portraits, a Lecture by Dr. John Pollini
This lecture was given by Dr. John Pollini, Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology at the University of Southern California. He is a member of the National Organization of the Archaeological Institute of America which is the largest of its kind spreading to Canada, the U.S. and Europe. The group members go to various lo...
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The Impact of Claude Garamond on the World of Typography
Claude Garamond was a publisher who made the way for many things in the world of typography. Sadly, in his lifetime, he was pretty much poor and was not as recognized as he is today (Garamond - Garamont's will. (n.d.).). When someone mentions the name Garamond, the font immediately comes to mind. While it is true that it ha...
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A Critique of the Inaugural Concert for Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building
Inaugural concerts may be a traditional way to usher a new concert hall into the family of performance locales at the University of Texas at Dallas, but when one builds a concert hall in a building dedicated to the artistic facets of technology, perhaps a commission is called for: a piece of music that marries the ideas of...
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An Interpretation of Patrick Luber's Art Work
If you were to walk past the North West Art Center Gallery, you may
notice the space looking a bit more metallic than usual. That's the work of
artist Patrick Luber from his exhibit "What Comes Before Words." Luber's
work consists of multiple wall-mounted, metal-covered, sculptures hanging
from the walls. The sculptures tak...
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An Interpretation of Linda Whitney's New Art Exhibit
Mezzotint is a process that isn't very common among artists nowadays,
artists that choose to take it on deserve a lot of credit. That's exactly
the case with artist Linda Whitney in her new exhibition "The Space Between
History & Hollywood." Featured int the gallery are thirty or so mezzotint
images of native americans dres...
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Masochistic Action in Performance Art: Rhythm 5 by Marina Abramovic
Masochistic Action in Performance Art Rhythm 5 by Marina Abramovic was performed in 1974. It began with Abramovic lighting a large five-pointed star on fire until the entire symbolic structure was engulfed in flames. She then proceeded to cut her fingernails, toenails, and hair and circle the fire, throwing the clippings...
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