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Go see the exhibition, "Vermeer and The Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry" while staying in temporary housing in Washington DC

While staying in temporary housing in Washington DC, consider spending some time at the National Gallery of Art. Right now there is a special exhibit, “Vermeer and The Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry”. 77 more words

Kaysen: The Rhetoric of Conflict

In the chapter “Of Conflict” in Crafting the Personal Essay, Dinty Moore argues that the center of any essay is a problem or question that the writer seeks to resolve. 1,127 more words

Class Reflection

Life on Earth

Dr 1, a little filler to come, more trees & vista.

Rick thrusts his tool against the turf, steps back and deposits a two foot square of grassland neatly aside the other squares of grass.  568 more words


A Signature Look III

If you’re already a member of the 7 Deadly S[k]ins group, I probably don’t have to tell you that they’ve organised a little pumpkin themed hunt at their main store at the moment. 521 more words

Skins, Bodies & Heads

Gregory Crewdson: Cathedral of the Pines

The silence is almost deafening. Crewdson’s frozen moments in time are peopled views of small town America on the fringes of the mysteries and secrets of the forest. 299 more words

New Toy: 6x17 panoramic pinhole camera

I’ll have results to show from this later this week. This camera has a hemispherical film plane, which does two things: it makes the entire negative area equidistant from the pinhole, so it doesn’t have vignetting or fall-off toward the edges, and it produces a particular form of curvilinear distortion. 122 more words


Vermeer's The Art of Painting

By Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist.[1]

In one of the smaller rooms of the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna there hangs a small painting by Vermeer. It shows an artist sitting with his back toward the viewer, painting a girl dressed as Clio, the muse of history. 393 more words

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