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A Portrait of America

By Jack Feldman

On a beautiful day in D.C., a group of Drake students including myself decided to see what the National Portrait Gallery had to offer. 486 more words

Day 9 Of DrakeinDC

Gunther on the Differences between Aryan and Semitic Religions

Selections from Hans FK Gunther’s “Religious Attitudes of the Indo-Europeans“:

…it is unmistakably evident that Indo-European religiosity is not rooted in any kind of fear, neither in fear of the deity nor in the fear of death.

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Albert Bierstadt – private collection. Brook in Woods (c. 1860-1900)

Materials: oil on paper laid down on canvas laid down on masonite. Dimensions: 50.8 x 75.6 cm. Inscriptions: ABierstadt (lower left). Sold by Christie’s in New York, on May 30, 2009. 27 more words

Private Collection

Golden Ships of Dreams

Albert Bierstadt, “The Golden Gate,” 1900 , via Wikimedia Commons

On the strange river of my mind

float golden vessels, unguarded,

sailing to places uncharted, 54 more words


Visual Review 10: Among the Sierra Nevada, California

Among the Sierra Nevada, California has been my favorite piece of art in the Smithsonian American Art Museum for as long as I can remember. Since I am from a part of Maryland that borders DC, I have been to nearly every art museum in the area a countless number of times. 489 more words

Visual Reviews