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Child Obesity. Is it an issue? Is it not an issue? Records show that In the United States 14% of children are obese. (Obese Records… 190 more words

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Un dimanche après-midi à l'Île de la Grande Jatte - Georges Seurat

The term of neo-impressionism was invented by Félix Fénéon in 1886 when he was defending A Sunday afternoon on the Island of La Grande-Jatte. This movement followed the principles of the impressionism: they kept the divided brushstrokes and painting on the spot, among other characteristics. 391 more words

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“Slow blue love of delphinium days” – (Derek Jarman)

The environment adds a particular cadence to meeting and memory of meeting,   I think of a particular scene from When Harry Met Sally and the shock of recognition when I found myself overawed in person by the scale of the architecture of both Egyptian exhibit and American that housed it. 167 more words

Sculpture Too Nude For New York Debuts at Art Institute

MICHIGAN AVENUE — The Art Institute of Chicago​’s latest exhibit will feature a never-before-seen sculpture deemed too nude for New York.

The sculpture called “Huck and Jim” is part of the “Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997-2014″ exhibit that will open to the public Friday at the Art Institute, 111 S. 22 more words

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From Dropout to Doctor: Kanye West Receives Honorary PhD

Kanye West received an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago on Monday for his “transformative, genre-defying work.”

The now Dr. Kanye West wore a cap and gown to accept his diploma alongside students who actually earned their degrees, and gave a speech in which he admitted that finishing his education would’ve made it easier for him to pursue his goals. 113 more words

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From Dropout to Doctor: Kanye West Receives Honorary PhD

Kanye West received an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago on Monday for his “transformative, genre-defying work.”

The now Dr. Kanye West wore a cap and gown to accept his diploma alongside students who actually earned their degrees, and gave a speech in which he admitted that finishing his education would’ve made it easier for him to pursue his goals. 113 more words

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