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24 of 366: Tiny Furniture

Lena Dunham’s Tiny Furniture (2010) is different from her show Girls in that the characters are younger and it’s centered on one family as much as it is 20-something problems and relationships, but its plot points also lead into the story of Hannah, Shoshanna, Marnie and Jessa that would be born on HBO years later. 369 more words

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On Art and Artists: GREGORY CREWDSON: BRIEF ENCOUNTERS

Gregory Crewdson’s riveting photographs are elaborately staged, elegant narratives compressed into a single, large-scale image, many of them taken at twilight. Set in small towns in western Massachusetts or in meticulously recreated interior spaces, his strange tableaus call to mind the haunting worlds of Alfred Hitchcock, David Lynch, and Edward Hopper. 151 more words

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Context and Narrative Part Five Project 1 Setting the Scene - Exercise and Research

Context and Narrative Part Five Project 1 Setting the Scene – Exercise and Research and Reflection

The course now moves with deliberation into the realm of make-believe and/or scene setting and/or pure fantasy. 2,597 more words

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Laurie Simmons: How We See (The Jewish Museum- NYC)

The Jewish Museum has always interested me because of the way it interprets art as belonging to its central theme. Sometimes this means Jewish artists, and other times it refers to the art itself. 480 more words

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