Freer Gallery of Art

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  • African American Intern Experience

    From Emeka Ogboh’s soundscape in the African Art Museum to the spectacular Freer Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian museums are wonderful places to explore. So a chance to intern at one is an opportunity that cannot be missed. I have the required skill set and mindset called for being a member of the Smithsonian intern team, and the reward for the time put into the program is worth it. School never bothered me. Starting in elementary school, I received all A’s with a few B+’s in the mix. But once I entered sixth grade and switched to a full-time Advanced Academic Program, I had to put in time and effort for superior grades. In the same way rocks must undergo extreme pressure to become diamonds, my teachers’ high expectations and the challenging…

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  • Organizational Analysis: Museum Of Contemporary Art

    Art Organizational Analysis Paper There is such diversity located within Los Angeles that can be seen through the history and current times. Many people, in the community, however do not know the history or cultures of LA and one way to that is to visit museums. All museums have a purpose and mission statement set to bring the guest understanding or guideline on their collection of works. With the field trips into Los Angeles the two museums, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and the Japanese…

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  • The National Gallery Of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink

    The National Gallery of Art, a museum that was started with a donation of 8,000 paintings and drawings, is now the home of over 120,000 works of art. The National Gallery of Art was founded by Andrew W. Mellon, who traveled from Pittsburg to Washington to serve as a secretary of the treasury. Because he believed that the United States should have a national museum as great as museums of other nations, Andrew Mellon proposed the idea to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1936 and offered his very…

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  • Essay On Sandro Chia

    Was Sandro Chia successful or not? Sandro Chia had once felt that in his own right, he was not. Chia wanted to be the rock star of art not just well know. He blamed certain circumstances on others of his ruined reputation and the low value of the work in the art market. But his artwork may not have fit with the shaping of the times and the decline of the short-lived art movement he was associated with. Even, Art dealers said that Chia was not producing masterpieces that others were at the time.…

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  • In Conclusion Brand Jenny Saville Analysis

    Painting is dead. The notion that painting is an outdated and irrelevant medium today has come up in recent years in the art world. Move over painting, it’s the era of installation, video and sculpture. No one proves this statement wrong more so than Jenny Saville. Throughout this essay I will be taking a look at Jenny Saville and one of her earliest yet most stirring pieces - Branded. This is a painting notable for both its brave and outrageous subject matter and its sophisticated technique.…

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