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the bull was in the china shop

osiris and isis
were facing down a crisis
the bull was in the china shop
causing fragile art to drop
’til arthur turned the table… 73 more words

Poem; Poetry

The Modern Day Pyramid

Visual culture is explored to determine various styles of type, art, and architecture throughout history.  It is the way we visually communicate with others. Over the course of history and even today, we borrow innovations created by other countries to add to our own technological advances. 476 more words

History Of Visual Communcation

The Gulbenkian Museum

One of the museums in Lisbon which I’d read a lot about is the Calouste Gulbenkian museum. Gulbenkian was a British oil magnate of Armenian origin who died in the middle of the last century. 277 more words

Architecture

Egyptologist on Video

The interview with Valonda, who explored with me the Egyptian Collection at the North Carolina Museum of Art for WNCN’s “My Carolina Talk” a couple of weeks ago, aired this morning. 11 more words

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Sunken Cities: Egypt's Lost Worlds

Today opens at the British Museum a new and very interesting exhibition: Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds.

Sunken below the waters of the Mediterranean for over 1000 years, the cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus as well as their recently recovered underwater treasures are the subject of this blockbuster exhibition.  13 more words

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Interview this morning

Yours truly gave an interview to WNCN (CBS) in the Egyptian galleries this morning. We talked about cool objects in the collection. It’s one of those things you do when you’re a curator.  27 more words

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