It's not called the "Pantheon of the Italian Greats" for nothing! This gem is filled with amazing art, great stories, and the final resting places of many famous Italians!
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This last week the city of Chicago was so fortunate to host the amazing art historian T.J. Clark. You can probably recognize his name if you've ever taken a modern art course- as he is an expert on the subject. I became familiar with his work last semester when I used his book The Painting of … Continue reading Listening to TJ Clark
Everyone in school right now is either dealing with midterms this week or are finally relaxing on Spring Break. Except me. I had my midterms weeks ago (unusually early) and still have a few weeks to wait for my Spring Break. That doesn't mean I haven't been busy though! On the contrary, I have been … Continue reading Midterm Madness
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Art Museums are my second home... and I've just recently visited my 50th!
I love Impressionism. The pastel hues, the lighthearted subject matter. The Art Institute of Chicago has a large collection of Impressionist works. The gallery incudes Manet, Monet, Degas, Pissarro, and others. Which is why I was so suprised to find out that Manet was not an Impressionist. I think every Impressionism book I own includes his … Continue reading Manet’s Modernism
What can you possibly do for three days in Milan? You can visit 8 art museums like I did! Read more to find out how.
Judicial, social, and marriage practices of Renaissance Florence. Oh, and crazy drama.
A reflection on my first two drastically different Couchsurfing experiences.
My take on how Michelangelo portrays Hell with the seven deadly sins and inspiration from Dante.