hans haacke: all connected

Images & videos from a visit to “Hans Haacke: All Connected” at the New Museum a few weeks ago. Large Condensation Cube, 1963-67 Clear acrylic distilled water, and climate in area of display “I have partially filled plexiglass containers of a simple stereometric form with […]

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orpheus postcard

While Rilke was staying at Château de Muzot in Switzerland, Baladine Klossowska left a postcard tacked over his desk with a drawing of Orpheus. The artist of the postcard was Giovanni Battista Cima da Conegliano. It was during this time that Rilke composed The Sonnets […]

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painting I final

For the final assignment in my painting class, I had to select an artist from a list of master painters and create a replication of a specific work. I chose White Bird of Paradise by Georgia O’Keeffe. Replication of White Bird of Paradise Georgia O’Keeffe, […]

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Hawaii & O’Keeffe

Shortly after I returned from Hawaii in April, I learned that Georgia O’Keeffe also spent some time on the island. During her nine-week stay in 1939, she produced a largely unknown series of paintings and sketches consisting of exotic flora and Hawaiian landscapes. Upon her […]

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sharp tender shock

Etruscan Art and the “Sarcophagus of the Spouses” “The ancient Etruscans prepared extensively for the afterlife, furnishing their family tombs with richly painted walls, precious and imported objects, and elaborately decorated coffins. They practiced both inhumation and cremation, and produced caskets in various sizes, the […]

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St. Ignatius

St. Ignatius was born October 23, 1491 of a noble family in Spain. As a young adult he lead a far from saintly life, vainly dreaming of personal honor and fame. He became a knight and at the age of 30 he was badly wounded […]

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