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Two Radically Different Exhibits at the Getty Museum

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Getty Museum

Before making plans to personally visit the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, I spent an hour or so researching the museum, Mr. Getty, and some of the issues that this richest of all art museums had recently faced. The assignment calls for finding out what is available to see, and I also found out what was not available to see. One important statue that I would have liked to have viewed was the ancient Greek "goddess of love," Aphrodite, that that iconic statue had been repatriated back to Italy in 2011. My research also showed that the trend for museums that have antiquities on display is to return those art pieces to their rightful countries, if they were purchased from dealers who either stole them or bought them from thieves. In fact the Getty Museum has given back 47 pieces in the last few years (the…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Adams, A. (2014). In Focus: Ansel Adams. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California.

Ensor, J. (2014). The Scandalous Art of James Ensor. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

California.
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Predominantly Latino Gangs Mara Salvatrucha

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Government

Since gang-related crimes fall within the jurisdiction of state, this research will give an insight on the need to find solutions that increasingly include all levels of government. Congress needs to pass legislation that will change immigration enforcement laws and make more aliens deportable. In addition, the federal government should take a more active participation in helping local and state jurisdictions develop anti-gang responses. The local, state and federal governments must take a stand, and combine forces to combat the immigration problem that continue to plague this country into the next generation.

Importance of the Study

The die has been cast, there is no turning the clock back now and the Mara Salvatrucha and 18th Street Gang have established themselves in the United States and far beyond. The origins of the current situation with MS-13 and the 18th Street Gang date back to the late 1980s and early 1990s…… [Read More]

References

Armstrong, W. (2009, February 16). 'Sanctuary cities' protect murderous illegal aliens. Human Events, 64(37), 8.

Bansal, M. (2006) Chertoff: Street Gangs a Threat to National. Retrieved November 12,

2006 from  http://www.CNSNews.com .

Barber, B. (1996). Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping the World. New York: Ballantine Book.
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Louisville Flood the Photograph The Louisville Flood

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Louisville Flood

The photograph "The Louisville Flood" by Margaret Bourke-White is a courageous and accurate representation of the injustices that are perpetuated in American society today and which have been a part of our history for decades. The title of the photograph refers to the Ohio iver Flood of 1937 in which from January to February damage occurred from Pennsylvania to Illinois. One need to only look at the facts to determine how devastating the damage of this flood in fact was: "Seventy percent of Louisville was submerged, forcing 175,000 residents to flee. Ninety percent of Jeffersonville, Indiana was flooded. One contemporary source estimated that damage was done to the tune of $250,000,000 (1937 dollars)...that's over $3.3 billion in current dollars!!" (National Weather Service, 2012). Thus, one can clearly see how residents in this part of the world were in dire need of aid and lots of it. In 1937,…… [Read More]

References

Service, N.W. (2012, June 4). The Great Flood of 1937. Retrieved from National Weather

Service: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lmk/?n=flood_37
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Pevsner Book Visual Planning and

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An Outline of European Architecture is a standard, general text in the history of Western buildings and is an outstanding example of Pevsner's ability to synthesize the general - the totality of the Western architectural experience - with the specific - an exploration of how specific techniques and materials combine to make each building a unique entity within several larger ordering systems. His work on Modern Design (also in Pioneers of Modern Design) shows his avowed interest for what were then the buildings of the contemporary vanguard. He has been criticized for his once-held view that the generation of ultra-modern architects who thrived during his study - Le Corbusier, the designers at the Bauhaus, etc. - were the logical "end point" to the evolution of architecture...in short that "Modern" architecture was almost the last possible word in building design. The thesis remains fascinating.

Major, individual volumes aside, Pevsner's name will…… [Read More]

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Nikolaus Pevsner, ed. Matthew Aitchison. Visual Planning and the Picturesque (Getty Research Institute, 2010)

AAA the Getty Museum Store. Visual Planning and the Picturesque. The J. Paul Getty Trust. Web. 25 March 2011.

Dr Ute Engel, 'The Formation of Pevsner's art history: Nikolaus Pevsner in Germany 1902-33', paper delivered at centenary conference 'Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner', Birkbeck College, 12-13/7/2002 and subsequently published in ed. P. Draper, Reassessing Nikolaus Pevsner (Ashgate, 2004).

Sir Nikolaus Pevsner Biography - ( 1902 -- 83 ), Pioneers of Modern Design, an Outline of European Architecture, the Buildings of England  http://family.jrank.org/pages/3197/Sir-Nikolaus-Pevsner.html#ixzz1Hxl2VVZ3
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Karim Snoussi Christoph Korner Roman

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The architects are not simply referencing a general Neoclassical style but evoking specific elements of Roman architectural style that suggested wealth and success.

The Los Angeles Stock Exchange on Spring St. (which no longer houses the stock exchange) includes the neoclassical elements of symmetry and alternating bands of vertical and horizontal elements. It also features three bas-relief panels carved into the granite over the central entrance that reflect Roman and Greek styles of decoration on public buildings. These bas-reliefs, like the carvings on the Continental Building are meant to summon up a certain kind of wealth and triumph, in this case the capitalist economy. Buildings in the Classical world would not have had to be so direct in broadcasting their function and stature. But the architects of this neoclassical building understood that a 20th-century clientele needed more explicit cues (Hickey). Classical buildings shared a common vocabulary that had been lost…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Brain, David. Discipline and style. Theory and society 18: 807-868, 1989.

Carlihan, Jean Paul. The Ecole des Beaux-Arts: Modes and Manners. New York: Association

of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, 1979.

Christ, Karl. The Romans. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.
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Christianity and Its Place in the Greco Roman World

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Narrative of an Episode From My Travels With Paul

As a traveling companion of Paul, I have seen a number of marvels and the way in which the Christian faith of the Apostle challenges the boundaries between cultures and societies. For example, in Greece, I have seen Paul mix and mingle with Jews, with those baptized by John (and then baptized in the spirit of Christ by Paul),[footnoteRef:1] with Romans, and with every other possible number and variety of inhabitant in the islands. Paul could relate to many because his mission and view were such that he saw himself connected to everyone, even the living and the dead. I mention these latter because even a tombstone of a young girl, depicting her innocence as she holds a dove, could elicit from Paul such reverence and appreciation and praise that you would think he had personally known that girl.[footnoteRef:2] In such…… [Read More]

Bibliography

The Bear Hunt. A Mosaic at Getty Villa.

"Marble Relief with a Young Girl Holding Doves." Getty. Web. 20 Apr 2016.

New Testament. BibleHub. Web. 20 Apr 2016.

Roman Mosaics Across the Empire. Getty. Web. 20 Apr 2016.
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Nude Venus and Adonis in

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That is why Venus and Adonis is chosen, as opposed to some of Titan's other creations. hile the story of Venus and Adonis is tragic, and thus fitting the subject of the book, on first glance, especially for someone not very familiar with the painting or the myth, the central image on the cover is anything but tragic -- it is merely eye-catching. To find out why the painting is tragic, the viewer would have to read the book.

The fact that the painting is being used to arouse interest, rather than awe or pity is reinforced by the fact that the image has been cropped on the cover. This is so the viewer's eyes are drawn directly to Venus's nudity, not the entire, narrative sprawl of the painting. Because the figure of Adonis is only shown in part, the fact that he is dressed in warlike clothing is less…… [Read More]

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Puttfarken, Thomas. Titan and Tragic Painting. New Haven: Yale, 2005.

Sorabella, Jean. "The Nude in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance." In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000 -- . January 2009.

May 21, 2009.

 http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/numr/hd_numr.htm
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Role Americans Disabilities Act 1990 Plays Hiring

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role Americans Disabilities Act 1990 plays hiring evaluation process police officers. 3. The ethical conflicts unique police psychologists.

Exhibition review:

Abelardo Morell At the indow: The Photographer's View

The Cuban-born photographer Abelardo Morell is best known for his photographic work using the technique known as camera obscura. This technique actually pre-dates contemporary photography and was used by the ancient Greeks and Romans as well as Leonardo. Camera obscura involves the use of "light passing through a pinhole into a dark room" which will "project and transpose an image of whatever lies outside" (Di Pero 2013). Morell has adapted this technique to cotemporary photography. He dates his fascination with the method to the birth of his son, in after which he became inspired to look at the world with the eyes of a child and desired to take a more domestic view of life. "I started making photographs as if I…… [Read More]

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"Camera Obscura: The Captivating Work of Abelardo Morell." Apartment Therapy. Oct 2013.

[8 Nov 2013] http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/camera-obscura-150465

Di Pero, W.S. "In a dark room: The photography of Abelardo Morell

San Diego Reader. 30 Oct 2013. [8 Nov 2013]
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Art Titian's Venus and Adonis

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The Renaissance was more than a "re-birth," it was something new and exciting - the ideas and outlooks represented by Titian and the leading lights of his time have continued to shape estern Civilization and the world, helping to create a culture in which we are all - "open-minded and free to take up quarters in an open world."

Meyer-Abich)

It is for these reasons and others that Venus and Adonis is the subject of this paper. Titian's captivating painting style, mastery of technique, color, and movement, instantly attract the viewer to the artwork. The subject matter, too, is appealing and compelling. As it did centuries ago, it does today - it tells a story and imparts a lesson. Yet, Titian's work can be instructive eon a thousand different levels. The master's art speaks to the motions, and makes each of us think about what is happening on the canvas;…… [Read More]

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 http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=89578060 

Cole, Bruce. Titian and Venetian Painting, 1450-1590. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1999.

A www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=108564530

Elkins, James. What Painting Is: How to Think about Oil Painting, Using the Language of Alchemy. New York: Routledge, 2000.
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Athena Sculpture the Hope Athena Sculpture History

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Athena Sculpture

The Hope Athena

Sculpture History

According to the Greek mythology, the people that resided in a place called Attica (Greece) derived the name to the current, capital city of Greece (Athens) in honor of the Goddess Athena. People from Athens built a brilliant temple on the Acropolis, which they then called the Parthenon. The word 'Parthenos' stands for maiden when translated into Greek. An ancient myth stated that the gods established a decree that the goddess Athena was supposed to remain single and virgin. The myth is has been proven true as its perceptions realistically happened. The Hope Athena sculpture was excavated together with another statue (Hygeia) in the year 1797, in the port of Rome at Ostia (Murrin 2007). Thesis- The Hope Athena is a sculpture is a representation of ultimate impersonation, predictability and innovation towards Greek history. The assumption underlain by the sculpture's stylistic nature is…… [Read More]

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Baker, Jenifer P. Goddesses, Greek Athena (Greek deity): Calliope. Vol. 22 Issue 4, 24-26, Jan 2012.

Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. Pg 1. 11/1/2011.

Dobson, Marcia. International Journal of Psychoanalytic Self-Psychology; Supplement 1, Vol. 4, 5-16. April 2009.

Hearst the Collector, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York: Abrams, 2008.
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Green Tara Tibetan Art -

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The most striking difference of this painting is the extensive use of gold leaf. A matured use of shadow and detail can be seen in this tangka, indicating a later, more developed art form. It lacks the detail to symmetry found in the other two examples as well. This piece provides an excellent contrast to the earlier two Tangka that were examined. it's attention to shading, clear outlines, and accents in gold may indicate the Menris school of the 1500s (Tibetanartschool.com).

Conclusion

Tangka paintings are an important part of Tibetian life. Many regional differences exist in the painting styles and techniques that are employed in the paintings. It might be noted that Tangkas in western Tibet take on a Chinese flavor. Tangkas of the religious nature are divided into three major portions. They are the top, middle and lower portions of the painting, representing the heaven, earth and underworld (U-wayttours.com).…… [Read More]

References

Asianart.com. Desire and Devotion: Art From India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe

Ford Collection. <  http://www.asianart.com/exhibitions/desire/tara.html  > Accessed

November 23, 2010.

Rumsey, D. Green Tara.
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Metadata Basically Means Data About Data but

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Metadata basically means "data about data," but the concept itself and all its implications and domains it applies to make this explanation too simplistic. If we add that the term is mainly used when discussing information systems and resources and that it describes "the sum total of what one can say about any information object at any level of aggregation," we may begin to have a clearer image about this concept.

As Anne J. Gilliland-Swetland writes in her essay "Setting the Stage," metadata can be use to describe the three main features of an information object: content (intrinsic to the information object), context (extrinsic to the object) and structure. Let's take for example, a library, and the main feature of a library, its content (indeed, we will assume that, even id all information objects have these three features, many of them are stronger characterized through just one or two of…… [Read More]

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Art Museum Review the George

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Splashes of color like red and several shades of blue are added to the collage in a "dragonfly, wing-like" formation. A cutout photograph of a boy is pasted on the "wing" of a lighter shade of blue, perhaps to note a sense of calm to his surroundings.

The Hawkins' exhibit will consist of 80 objects, a retrospective of his nearly a quarter of a century career. The work is described as "at its core, about the pleasure of intense looking." Third mind is described as referring to another piece of Hawkins' work, "ichard Hawkins: Of two minds simultaneously," which means to be undecided, uncertain or unsure, the description states. Hawkins is aware of the duplicity that this body of work creates, which is stated to be intentional.

The Art Institute of Chicago was founded in 1879 as a school and museum. The museum holds art from African-American artists to silk…… [Read More]

References

1. The Art Institute of Chicago. "The Art Institute of Chicago: Exhibitions." 2 December 2010 the Art Institute of Chicago 2010. .

2. The Art Institute of Chicago. "The Art Institute of Chicago: Exhibitions." 2 December 2010. The Art Institute of Chicago 2010. .

3. George Eastman House. "Current Exhibitions • George Eastman House." 2 December 2010. George Eastman House 2000-2010. .

4. George Eastman House. "Photographs by Jessica Lange • George Eastman House." 2 December 2010. George Eastman House 2000-2010. .
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William Bouguereau Is Regarded as One of

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William Bouguereau is regarded as one of history's true artistic geniuses, and among his unparalleled accomplishments, was responsible for opening French academies to women (Ross pp). He is arguably the greatest painter of the human figure, capturing not only the physical anatomy, but the subtle nuances of personality and mood, as well as the souls and spirits of his subjects (Ross pp). If Rembrandt captured the soul of age, then Bouguereau captured the soul of youth (Ross pp).

Bouguereau once said, "One has to seek Beauty and Truth ... There's only one kind of painting. It is the painting that presents the eye with perfection, the kind of beautiful and impeccable enamel you find in Veronese and Titian" (Bouguereau pp). To support himself while attending the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, he worked as a bookkeeper for a wine merchant and colored lithographic labels for a local grocer (Bouguereau pp). After hours,…… [Read More]

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Steichen Edward Steichen -- His

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(Steichen and Sandburg, 2002) Although the paintings from this period are less well remembered by posterity than his photographs they are still striking in their design and were formative in his conceptualization of himself as an artist and his later arrangement of his photographic subjects. ("Steichen as Painter," National Gallery of Art, 2005)

For instance, like the revelation of a painting, 'true' Swanson emerges in her photograph more vividly through the haze of lace than would a perfect shot of the young actress' beauty, just as the true "George ashington Bridge, 1931's" expanse of loneliness and cold, steely beauty illuminated in the darkness of that photograph speaks deeply about what the surface represents about modern city life, as well as what it looks like to an outsider's eyes. This iconic quality of his photographic work has also caused Steichen to be called an early albeit unintentional pioneer of what was…… [Read More]

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Flatiron NYC on a Rainy Night." Photograph by Edward Steichen. 1924. Image available online at  http://www.allposters.com/gallery.asp?aid=1205661015&c=&search=Edward+Steichen 

George Washington Bridge: 1931." Photograph by Edward Steichen. 1931. Image available online at
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U S Ignorance of Stalin's Crimes

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In many ways, Russia is still recovering from it, trying to deal with the fact that only a few decades ago, it inflicted on itself one of the worst holocausts in human memory" (Hochschild, 1993). Therefore, the purges were used on the one hand to discourage the people and the elites in particular from establishing a dissident opposition or a negative pole of power that could have countered the Soviet regime.

Also, another possible justification of the way in which the Soviet regime acted in that period was the complete elimination of the possible negative influences from the old regimes or more precisely of the opposing forces in Russia. More precisely, "the decade of the 1930s saw the renewal of the Soviet leading stratum. During the period the.regime progressively unburdened itself of its legacy of class prejudice and rose to its full totalitarian posture" (Unger, 1969, 2). The regime of…… [Read More]

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Beichman, Arnold. "Pulitzer-Winning Lies." The Daily Standard. 2003.  http://www.theweeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/002/791vwuaz.asp 

Bernard, Henri. Le communisme et l'aveuglement occidental (Soumagne, Belgium: editions Andre Grisard, 1982)

Boris Bajanov, Avec Staline dans le Kremlin. Paris: Les editions de France, 1930, pp. 2 -- 3.

Connor, Walter D. "The Manufacture of Deviance: The Case of the Soviet Purge, 1936-1938." American Sociological Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, 1972, pp. 403-413.
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Alfred Stieglitz and Minor White

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Alfred Stieglitz and Minor hite - Art of Photography

Alfred Stieglitz and Minor hite are both important figures in the art of photography. Their efforts have contributed greatly to the growth of photography as a recognized art form. Individually, they have created techniques that have revolutionized both the artistic and scientific aspects of photography, techniques that continue to influence photographers today.

This paper presents a comparative study of Stieglitz and hite's work, focusing on photographs that were taken from the 1860s to the 1940s.

The first part of the paper is an analysis of how the prevailing artistic and social climate influenced both photographers. The next part then looks at how these influences are revealed in the photographs created by Stieglitz and hite. In the conclusion, this paper reflects on the two artists' enduring legacies in the field of photography.

Alfred Stieglitz began his career as the leader of pictorialism,…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Naef, Weston. In Focus: Alfred Stieglitz. Photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Publications, 1995.

Stieglitz, Alfred. Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings. New York: Bullfinch, 1999.

White, Minor. "Equivalence: The Perennial Trend." PSA Journal 29(7): 17-21.
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History of Economic of the 4 Periods in Ancient Civilization

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Economics in Ancient Civilization

It is said that "Rome was not built in a day." Indeed, the Roman Empire was the last of a series of civilizations to emerge in the Mediterranean by the First Millennium, B.C. Precursors to the culture most identified as the seat of estern political economy, the Ancient Egyptians, Etruscans, Greeks, Syrians, Carthaginians and Phoenicians all had contact with the Romans, and eventually were incorporated through territorial expansion of the Empire in Asia Minor, Cyrenaica, Europe, and North Africa. Prior to the Roman period, Europe was primarily occupied by Barbarian tribes; societies where no written language, legal system or alternative mechanism of governance was in place. hen we discuss the advancement of Ancient civilizations, then, it is through the transmission of law, literacy and polity that we find source to retrospect on early economic forms. In Feinman and Nicholas (2004), Perspectives on Political Economies, the difficulties…… [Read More]

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Buck-Norss, S. The Dialectics of Seeing: Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1991.

Benjamin, W.(1927). Das Passagen Werken. Notebooks.

Bitros, George C., and Anastassios D. Karayiannis. "Morality, institutions and the wealth of nations: Some lessons from ancient Greece." European Journal of Political Economy 26.1 (2010): 68-81.

Boyazoglu, J., I. Hatziminaoglou, and P. Morand-Fehr. "The role of the goat in society: Past, present and perspectives for the future." Small Ruminant Research 60.1/2 (2005): 13-23.
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Race in Your Community My

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Not everyone is fond of Italian-Americans. Many believe that anyone with an Italian name must in some way be connected to the Mafia, and thus are leery of personal relationships, fearing some godfather figure lurks in the shadows somewhere. And I have seen Asians be the target of several types of discrimination, from hiring practices to business patronage. There has always been discrimination against African-Americans in some form or another. Today, it is the general belief of many that all African-American youth belong gangs, which is much like the idea that all Italian-Americans are Mafia.

Stereo-typing is common. In fact it could be considered normal, since everyone, no matter the color of their skin or ethnic background, is guilty of it. Each group sees the other as different, the same in many respects, but different nonetheless. My great-grandmother may indeed be rolling in her grave over the fact that my…… [Read More]

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City Council: Yonkers, New York. Retrieve July 23, 2005 at  http://www.cityofyonkers.com/government2/council.htm 

Yonkers New York. Retrieved July 23, 2005 at  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yonkers,_New_York 

Yonkers1 New York. Retrieved July 23, 2005 at  http://www.city-data.com/city/Yonkers-New-York.html
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Herodotus Histories

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Aulis and the Ithy-Phallos

Excavation of Entranceway a-b of Pompeii's grandest single residence, the House of the Vettii, which opens onto the Vicolo dei Vettii and is positioned directly opposite the House of the Golden Cupids, revealed a somewhat astonishing wall-fresco (De Carolis, 42). The frankly obscene nature of this painting is at odds with what we might expect for an entrance hallway; it depicts Priapus, the Roman god of the erect penis, weighing his outsize phallus in a balance used by moneychangers or tradesmen. I would like to inquire whether the iconography of this painting bears any relation to other existing Roman artifacts, and finally interpret it in light of research into Roman literary sources.

In analyzing this painting, it is worth recalling Ling's discussion of Roman wall paintings, which he breaks down into four basic points. The first is the ubiquity: by our standards, an individually commissioned mural…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Carolis, Ernesto De. Gods and Heroes in Pompeii. Los Angeles, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001. Print.

Conway, Colleen. Behold the Man: Jesus and Greco-Roman Masculinity. New York and London: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.

Knight, Richard Payne. A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus. Leeds: Celephais Press, 2003. Print.

Ling, Roger. Roman Painting. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. Print.
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Model Resting

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artworks subject matter, the artist (enri de Toulouse-Lautrec), and the art movement. Look for information on the context found most relevant to the artwork (I think which should be biographical). Consider how a visual description and an analysis of the work, using Elements of Art and Principles f design supports discussion of context. In addition, discuss how initial interpretation from assignment 1 was challenged, changed, and/or supported by the research process.

The Artist and his style of painting

enri de Toulouse-Lautrec (24 November 1864 -- 9 September 1901), a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman and illustrator, was a colleague of Cezanne, Van Gogh and Gauguin, and was one of the great artists of the Post-Impressionist period .

Physically handicapped (with child-size legs and an unknown genetic disorder, that may have been pycnodysostosis) and constrained by his physical limitations, Lautrec threw himself in his art becoming a lithographer, are nouveau illustrator, and…… [Read More]

His paintings have often been described as drawings in colored paint; his paint was applied in long thin brushstrokes with much of the canvass showing through.

A Woman Resting (1889)

We see Lautrec's style exemplified most vividly in one his image titled A Woman Resting (1889) (J. Paul Getty museum). The image painted in tempera or casein with oil is of a young woman sitting in a chair that appears to me to be draped with a white furry blanket. We see her from behind, and this viewpoint emphasizes her submissiveness and the spectator's control over subject. A part of her left breast is exposed. It could mean that she's a nude model and she's on the set of the shoot, that she's a prostitute resting from a long day at work (and Lautrec, indeed, became acquainted with one of his famous prostitutes around this time, a woman in Montmartre called Marie-Charlotte (Milner, 1992)) or it could be her way of relaxing. The row of green small round tables and chairs further indicate that she may be a prostitute and that this may be a brothel since the setting seems less of a home and
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Etruscans if Someone Living 2 000 Years From

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Etruscans

If someone living 2,000 years from now wanted to know what took place in the year 2005, it would be necessary to go through impossible amounts of information. Today, scores of individuals with varying agendas write about day-to-day events. Thousands of publications and electronic media maintain records. Before the Common Era the situation was naturally much different. Because so few accounts exist of this time period, anthropologists and historians have to make educated guesses to fill in the blanks. This same problem exists with early ome and Italy. No account written earlier than the late 3rd century exists and no continuous account recorded before the age of Augustus now survives. Thus, most of the information concerning the Etruscan traditions either comes from individuals such as the oman historian Livy, the Greeks, and archaeological finds.

Born in Northern Italy in 59 BC, Livy wrote a 142-book history of ome called…… [Read More]

References Cited

Bloch, Raymond. 1965. Etruscan Art. New York: Cowles. London: Thames

Bloch, Raymond. 1969. Etruscans. New York: Cowles.

Bonfante, Larissa, ed. 1986. Etruscans Life and Afterlife. Detroit: Wayne State.

Bryce, Trevor. 1999. Kingdom of the Hittites. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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Locke or Berkeley

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Locke v. Berkeley

The philosophers John Locke and George Berkeley offer stark contrasts on the issue of various matters. Locke's whose viewpoint can best be classified as based in relativism. He believed that all knowledge come from the senses. As every man's senses are unique, no two individuals will sense the same experience the same and, therefore, all knowledge is different in each individual. By extension, there is no such thing as better beliefs or true beliefs. Everyone's beliefs are their own and based on their individual experience. George Berkeley's viewpoints offer a sharp contrast to those of Locke. In fact, their individual careers ran concurrently and they spent most of that time being contrasted and possessing viewpoints that were diametrically opposed. Berkeley's was an empiricist but one who also possessed a certain idealist twist. Berkeley viewed experience as the source of most knowledge. According to Berkeley's form of empiricism,…… [Read More]

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Starting the Personal Journal I Found it

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starting the personal journal I found it hard, but after writing the journal entries for the past 8 weeks I have learned a lot, and I found myself to have a better understanding of the curriculum than I did before starting the unit. Before I began the unit I would have had trouble even saying or spelling curriculum properly, and it was not something I thought about very much. However, after doing more research on curriculum and also doing the weekly reading, as well as participating on online discussion with other students, I find that everything together has helped me a lot and given me a better understanding of curriculum. Because of that higher level of understanding I was able to complete the weekly questions and tasks. Now I find that I have to carefully consider my ideas on curriculum, where those ideas were a few short weeks ago, and…… [Read More]

References

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Aubusson, P. (2011). An Australian science curriculum: Competition, advances and retreats. Australian Journal Of Education, 55(3), p. 229-244.

Brady, L. & Kennedy, K. (2010). Curriculum Construction (4th Edition). Frenchs Forest NSW: Pearson Australia.

Hincks, P. (2010). Australian Curriculum -- an update. Ethos, 18(2), p. 6-7