Artist: Adrian Piper “Adrian Margaret Smith Piper (b. 1948) is a first-generation Conceptual artist and analytic philosopher. She attended the New Lincoln School throughout grammar school and high school, and the Art Students’ League during high school. She began exhibiting … Continue reading
Migrant Mother is a photograph by Dorothea Lange taken of Florence Owens Thompson and her children in February or March of 1936 in Nipomo, California.1 Lange was hired by the Farm Security Administration (FSA) during the Great Depression because of the popularity … Continue reading
excerpt from chapter 6 “How the Portuguese Made a Superb Auto-De-Fe to Prevent Any Future Earthquakes, and How Candide Underwent Public Flagellation” ___________________________ In consequence thereof they had seized on a Biscayan for marrying his godmother, and on two Portuguese … Continue reading
Peter Paul Rubens was connected to many different royals, and he became the court painter of many different royal courts. “In Mantua, he was attached to the court of Vincenzo Gonzaga, then sent throughout Italy to paint copies for him, and … Continue reading
Pieter Bruegel the Elderl’s piece The Tower of Babel was certainly affected by the Reformation. Before the Renaissance and Reformation, religious art was inspired by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. Icons made up a lot of the art, … Continue reading
I spend about a week living in the Salt Flats of Nevada at Black Rock City (BRC) for the Burning Man festival. I still have dust in everything: my hair, clothes, lungs, etc …. It was completely worth it. Actually, … Continue reading
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