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    Before the mid-twentieth century, museums in Europe and the United States were generally planned in variations of the neo classical style. But, the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao moved the heading of gallery outlines, which gave an extensive show venue to twentieth century and contemporary art, designed by the famous architect Frank Gehry, Architecture is important nowadays to the public, because it offers a physical surrounding environment in where we live in. Moreover, architecture is not only affected by the culture, but also by the economy of the country. Frank Gehry is one of the handful modern architects that are worldwide known by his inventive and pioneering work. The American Canadian architect was born Frank Owen Goldberg in Toronto,…

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    The museum was inaugurated on October 18, 1997, by former King Juan Carlos I of Spain. Built alongside the Nervion River, which runs through the city of Bilbao to the Cantabrian Sea, it is one of several museums belonging to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and features permanent and visiting exhibits of works by Spanish and international artists. One of the most admired works of contemporary architecture, the building has been hailed as a "signal moment in the architectural culture",…

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    A whole range of sizes of the cultural institutions had commissioned stone structures (recognized by pedimented fronts, long colonnades, and rotundas). The galleries of art were arranged into their own individual rows with decorations that matched the artworks presented. The most regarded among the projects was the 1997 branch in Bilbao, Spain. It had a huge venue for all of the 20th century and contemporary art, but shifted the as the direction of museum design did. Frank Gehry had handfuls…

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    particularly remembers are the gas masks he had to wear as a child and he hated them. They made ones shaped like mickey mouse, making it look childlike and cute which really upset Scarfe. He used this memory to create the Frightened Ones in the wall. He gave these creatures gas masked heads and it ties into this whole scene during the film that is supposed to resemble a bomb being dropped. It is a really powerful illustration; you can really feel all of Scarfes’ work. Today, Scarfe has many…

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    2012 was his year, except the next three years after that were horrible for everyone. He had everything a person could want. Fame, money, and power, but he lost it all. His mistake would ruin everything, his cities respect, his city's reputation, his country's reputation, and his reputation. Everyone looked up to him, he gave the people hope, he was loved by everyone, so sad all the power he had, went to his head. When he wasn’t so famous and powerful, he was simply, humble. When the people…

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    Metaphor and Symbolism in Langston Hughes’s My People My people is one of Langston Hughes’ poems which is about working class black African American people. In this poem, he compared the beauty of nature to the beauty of his people. My people is a very short poem, built in three stanzas which consist of two lines in each stanza. This poem was written in simple language, therefore, the readers can easily understand what he is trying to convey. I believe, beneath its simple words, this poem…

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    He’s not dead, he’s sleeping forever: Characterization in “A Small, Good Thing” In “A Small, Good Thing”, Raymond Carver describes the events of a small boy, Scotty, getting injured and being hospitalized. His parents, Ann and Howard, then need to internalize the situation each in their own way until they finally accept Scotty’s death after meeting with a baker that has been giving the parents foreboding calls. Carver uses characterization in “A Small, Good Thing” to convey the idea of how Ann…

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    The Road of Rejuvenation exhibition transmitted from the Museum of Chinese Revolution separated into 5 parts, 17 sessions in total. This exhibition talks about the story from 17 century “China as an abyss of semi-imperial and semi-feudal society” to the “Road of socialism with Chinese characteristic” in the People's Republic of China. First few sessions of the exhibition meant to emphasis particularly on the history of the Communist Party of China’s fight for the people’s liberation and…

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    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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    Museums as Learning Environments Museums serve as learning environments by providing information about specific subjects through exhibits. People visit museums to learn and experience new information. Every museum is focused on a particular subject, whether that is natural science, history, or culture. One visits a museum based on what one wants to learn about. If a particular person is very interested in the history of Native American’s then he/she will seek out a museum that provides…

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