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    Personal Narrative Essay

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    Narrative Essay What do you consider a challenge? Maybe hitting more home runs, running faster, beating your time running barrels, or maybe training an animal. I wanted to train a donkey. Training the donkey would be a challenge, but I had always wanted to make a career of training horses and other equines. This experience taught me to be patient and not give up. Christmas was just around the corner when I was given my donkey. I named him Solomon. He was given to me by my grandmother who had cancer ,and wanted me to have something from her. I had asked for a young donkey so I could make a bigger impression on him. It is hard to believe something so young could be so strong, stubborn, and wild. I hoped he was willing to learn because training him would be the hardest thing I have done. Everyone knows that donkeys are stubborn and strong. Solomon was wild too, he jumped out of his corral into the main pasture. It was rainy and muddy and it took us two days to catch him. After we caught him we put him in a stall for a few days and that is when things started running smooth. During those few days he allowed me to clean the stall he was in .and would eat out of my hand. I think this was the beginning of me earning his trust. Donkeys are trained differently from horses, they are trained more like dogs and they do not trust easily. I tried to gain Solomon's trust by giving him treats, and sitting with him in the pasture. When it was time to eat ,I hand feed him…

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    and we go to Jon’s war tent, where the good stones (Stark markers) are clearly outnumbered by the bad stones (Boltons). The battle lines are drawn in very straight lines, and this is symbolic of the linear thinking of the male protagonists. Go forward, hit things, hope to win. Sansa is – rightfully – pissed off at her half-brother over his lack of creativity. For someone who is supposed to be some sort of great strategic thinker, he seems at a total loss here. The planning does lead to one…

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    Hirshhorn Museum Analysis

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    The Hirshhorn Museum: Rings of Adventure The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has always generated conversation about its choices. Even after it had just been constructed, its architectural choices were the subject of critique. Two days after the museum opened in 1974, Ada Louise Huxtable, of The New York Times, gave the following review: “[The building] is known around Washington as the bunker or gas tank, lacking only gun emplacements or an Exxon sign… It totally lacks the essential…

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    European and Irish fine art. In addition to promoting the gallery and it’s collections through exhibitions, other major functions comprise conservation, preservation, provenance research, education and assistance with investigation of the collections. This study is being carried out in cooperation with art specialists at NGI, facilitating access to their essential expertise and knowledge of cultural heritage. In order to gain an understanding of domain expert practices with respect to curation…

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    debate regarding the responsibilities that museums owe to society. In looking at the Association of Art Museum Directors and the Association of Art Museum Curators ethics and values there seems to be a pattern. Each association’s outlined principle reiterates their mission. Essentially, the ethics and values are being bused the method of achieving over all mission as an organization. For example, the Association of Art Museum Director’s mission statement is “advance the profession by cultivating…

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    In 1941, the director of Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Rene d’Harnoncourt and Fredric Douglas, an anthropologist and curator of American Indian collections established an art exhibition, Indian Art of the United States in the Museum of Modern Art. It was organized by prehistoric art, living traditions, and modern-day Indian art. The exhibit included art from prehistoric carvers in the West, Northeast Coast, and engravers in the Arctic, sculptors of the East, hunters, woodsmen, planters and…

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    Split Complementary

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    The show titled Split Complementary shows a collection of recent works by artist Dianna Frid and Richard Rezac in conjunction with a variety of objects from the DePaul Art Museum’s permanent collection. Rezac’s work in based on sculptural pieces and drawings while Dianna Frid central focus is on mixed media. The objects in the permanent collection vary from books and photographs to historical artifacts. The exhibit explores the idea of juxtaposing the work of both artists while adding the…

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    Baltimore Museum of Art are both reputable venues to observe a multitude of art, the ambiance of each establishment drastically sets them apart. Both museums are located in Baltimore, Maryland and include free admission to all aspects of the building. Baltimore Museum of Art is significantly larger than the Creative Alliance, with a much larger collection of fine art pieces. The Creative Alliance was founded in 1995 and has been considered a contemporary gallery when compared to the traditional…

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    The Museum of Contemporary Art is a contemporary art museum in Cleveland Ohio on Euclid Avenue. It was founded in 1968 by Nina Castelli Sundell and Marjorie Talalay, who started the small for-profit gallery in a former dry-cleaning store on Euclid Ave. The gallery has moved several times since then, before finally finding its way back to a location near its original one on Euclid Ave in 2012. The new building is a thirty four thousand square foot, four story tall building made of black stainless…

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    Rhetorical Analysis of Art therapy in Art Museums Art museums can serve as a therapeutic tool, especially for elders. Paring a museum environment with art therapy techniques can help encourage people to better themselves within a comfortable setting. Art therapy generally has the same amount of benefits as any other therapeutic practice. By partnering art observation with writing or discussion, self-awareness is experienced and encouraged. The article at hand researches the effect art therapy…

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