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  • Piombino Apollo Statue Analysis

    can meddle up an art history timeline if a statue is not properly dated to the correct era. This is case the regarding the Piombino Apollo, a statue found at sea in 1832 with a complex history of study where it eventually made its way to the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. The statue looks extremely archaic, like a kouros, but some more advanced stylistic evidence on the statue contradict the earlier claim regarding an archaic date and places it in a later Hellenistic one. The…

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  • International Student Experience

    King 's College London (KCL) is very much focused on the importance of an international student experience. Please talk about internationalization from your own perspective and how having an international experience at KCL would contribute towards you becoming a ‘global citizen’. I was not sure what to expect when I accepted a summer internship at a small law firm in Boston. On the website, there were attorneys for just about every type of practice; you could finance a start-up and begin…

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  • Museum Of Coastal Carolina

    The Museum of Coastal Carolina The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. A man by the name of Stuart Ingram had a vision of sharing his knowledge of the nature and science of the coast of North Carolina. Mr. Ingram turned that into a reality and in May of 1991, the Museum of Coastal Carolina was opened to the public. The organization added a planetarium, a separate museum from the Coastal Carolina museum, focusing on aspects of the earth and the universe…

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  • Canadian History Museum Case Study

    1. Problem description A common problem with museums today is that they place heavy emphasis on reading as a method of delivering information. While effective for many, there are specific groups of people that are either not capable of reading, struggle to read dense blocks of text, or do not have the attention span to read. The museum experience should be able to cater to as many groups as possible, and without reading the descriptive plaques, the experience is stripped to visuals with little…

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  • My Initial Thought For The Museum

    thought for this essay assignment was to choose the website that made me want to visit their museum the most, and compare and contrast it to the site that made me want to visit their museum the least. I planned to write about what attracted me to the museum that I wanted to visit and why I may not want to visit the museum that appealed the least to me. As I began viewing all the websites for the different museums, I did not expect there to be such a huge difference in the appearance and layout…

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  • Museum Observation

    The world sees museums as a place to go to be entertained or to learn about something. One of the world’s most popular museum resides in the upper west side of New York City. Aside from it being a tourist spot, it’s also one of the biggest museums and holds a huge collection of artifacts varying from different times of history. An approximation of the amount of artifacts is, “8 million, but many curators will privately admit that this is most likely a guess.” (Preston, :176). What people don’t…

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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…

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  • Stephen Jones Research Paper

    Wales, Take That, Mick Jagger, Kylie Minogue and Dita Von Teese. “Mrs. Jones was born in Cheshire and schooled in Liverpool, he became a part of the London fashion scene during its explosion of street style in the late Seventies. A student at Central Saint Martins, he was also one of the era's style-blazers at the now legendary Blitz nightclub in London - where he always sported a striking hat of his own idiosyncratic creation. (Bumpus, 2010)” In 1980, Mr. Jones opened is first millinery salon…

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  • The Shard Case

    New building, New Name The Shard, formerly referred to as the London Bridge Tower, is a 95-storey skyscraper in Southward, London. The Shard is currently the 87th tallest building in the world, the second tallest building in the United Kingdom, and the fourth tallest building in Europe. The structure became known as The Shard, after negative criticism that stated that the building is "a shard of glass through the heart of historic London". The Shard was designed in the year 2000 by the…

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  • Big Ben At Night Analysis

    Night London travel is regularly connected with pictures of Big Ben, the acclaimed clock tower from the Palace of Westminster. Worked along the Thames River, Westminster is home to the significant vacation spots in London, including Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral, Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Westminster. During the evening, astounding pictures can be caught from the Westminster connect or the Waterloo Bridge of the enlightened attractions, including the London Eye. London…

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