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  • Brooklyn Museum Analysis

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Brooklyn Museum are organized in a style that shows a developing history of the United States through social and cultural representations. The iconic work that seems to unify both museums is the Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington which significantly highlights the spirit of American history painting through the later parts of the eighteen hundreds. Being the American icon he is, George Washington and his portraits reveal that he is one of the influencing factors for American Artists pursuing to define American identity. We also see the works of other artists such as Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole and Asher Brown Durand that utilize the sizes of their paintings to invoke a sense of individuality…

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  • Feminism In Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party

    Author Sally Deskins stated that in the recent installation (Feb, 2016) the piece no longer included the International Honor Quilt, consisting of 539 quilts and thousands of patches, as it was donated to Hite Art Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. Further, the acknowledgement panels containing the names of the volunteers are no longer displayed, and the documentary panels were sold to the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. Finally, the Heritage Panels are also absent,…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To The Brooklyn Museum

    INTRODUCTION: Today is an usually warm day being that we are still in winter, really nice day to hop on my motorcycle and take a ride from the Bronx to Brooklyn and visit the museum. However this wasn’t a casual trip, this trip was a part of an assignment given by my art professor. He instructed the class to visit the Brooklyn museum’s Egyptian Gallery area, carefully observe and specifically describe and analyze a piece of Art from this section of my choosing. Upon my arrival I felt…

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  • Abortion In Saturday Night Fever

    Saturday Night Fever, the iconic 1970’s disco film is really a tale of two cities, Manhattan and Brooklyn. It’s a depiction of people trying to break out of dead end lives. While both Manhattan and Brooklyn are a part of New York City, in the 1970’s they were worlds apart. Manhattan was White Collar while Brooklyn was blue collar. Manhattan was a borough full of hopes and dream while Brooklyn, the setting of the film, was the home of broken dreams. The characters in Saturday Nigh Fever, most…

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  • Rent Gap Theory

    rents even on units that are not considered to be luxury. This increase in rents can be explained by Neil Smith’s rent gap theory, which focuses on how landlord and investors will try to raise the current value of their real-estate to the best potential value when the area experiences gentrification (Smith, 1987). In the case of Williamsburg, when the area’s average rents started to increase, landlords realized that by renovating their existing apartments they could take advantage of the…

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  • Swot Analysis Of Couleurs Du Monde

    The first tier of target segment for “Couleurs du Monde” focuses on the 18-29 age range, with an income of $30, 000-$50,000 living in and outside of the Williamsburg area. The second tier are individuals between 30-44 age range with an income in the range of $40,000-$80,000, living in and outside of Williamsburg and in the surrounding boroughs. The final tier is 45 and over with an income in the range of $55,000-$90,000 in the surrounding boroughs of New York. Williamsburg is located in the…

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  • Francie Nolan's A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

    A Tree Grows In Brooklyn is a story about the life of Francie Nolan, a girl living in Williamsburg in the early 1900s. Although the novel focuses on Francie, it may also be a story about Brooklyn itself. Francie, though her experiences, describes the life of all the people in this city, and is a representative of Brooklyn life herself. Towards the end of the novel, a young girl Florry is sitting on the fire escape, watching Francie get ready for her date with Ben just as she watched people…

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  • New York City: Historic Preservation

    Preservation Commission is fighting this by working to appear as inclusive. According to the LPC designation is more about preserving neighborhoods than communities. They dispel the notion that “historic districts are where all the rich white folks live”. Stating statistics about the racial breakdown of NYC’s historic districts. When compared citywide, the historic districts have a larger white population and a correspondingly smaller share of minority populations than the rest of the City.…

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  • A Tale Of Two Globals: Pupusas And Red Hooks Analysis

    Red Hook since the 1970s, but only gained massive attention during the recent years. Their rise to fame could be attributed to local wikis and blogs, who discussed how delicious, cheap, and authentic their food was. Some bloggers like Allison Bojarski on admired not only the authenticity of the food but also the authenticity of the neighborhood regarding the “out-of-the-way corner of Brooklyn" and "hardscrabble housing projects" and artists. Essentially, foodies shaped Red Hook’s…

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  • Hell On Earth Analysis

    Brownsville, Brooklyn is not fair. Murder capital of NYC. 40% of our tenants live under the poverty line, 30+ years serving as Brooklyn’s lead example of an active urban war zone, an inevitably steady barrage of violence that punctuates all idle hours, and a constant over abundance of police officers, cars and helicopters that are flat out 2016. There’s no coincidence many Nas, Jay Z, and even Mobb Deep classics are still audibly relevant in content as you casually dodge 10…

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