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Body Politics: Charles Brandoin's France England, 1772 published

I decided recently to publish this material as an article. It was my first sustained piece of writing on 18th century national satire and it was produced for the first year PhD monitoring exam at the Courtauld Institute. 187 more words

British Art

today Birthday: Louis Daguerre (1787)

Louis Daguerre (1787)

Originally a scene painter for the opera, Daguerre was a French inventor who devised one of the first practical photographic processes—the daguerreotype. He, in collaboration with Nicéphore Niépce, found that a permanent image could be formed on a silver iodide-coated copper plate if it was exposed to light, then fumed with mercury vapor and fixed by a solution of common salt. 20 more words

this day in the yesteryear: Steamboat Willie Released (1928)

Steamboat Willie Released (1928)

In 1928, Walt Disney created cartoon icon Mickey Mouse, who made his debut in the silent film Plane Crazy. That same year, Mickey also appeared in Steamboat Willie, written and directed by Disney and animator Ub Iwerks. 44 more words

Handmade memories

One of my friend (Robin) will be at his 21st this coming November 21. I wanna surprise him by giving this illustrated art as a memory of our friendship. 91 more words

Digital Arts