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A Swashbuckling Sunday

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ahoy there, matey! Are ye ready to set sail on an amazing adventure for all ages?Because Pirate Day is returning to the museum this November! Pirate Day is part of PNC Arts Alive’s First Sundays for Families and has been an annual event at the museum for the last three...

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Pictures with a Process

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

After talking about walking with Matthew Jensen, I decided to attempt taking photographs with a similar artistic process.Jensen talked about how his process is based off of his love of walking. In addition to that there is a certain political component to the simple act of...

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“The Wreck,” Howard Pyle, 1892

Monday, September 22, 2014

When the summer has come to an end and everyone is back in school, I long for those hot summer days at the beach, feeling the sand on my feet and smelling the salt in the air.Howard Pyle transports you to that beach in The Wreck, however, it is not that ideal beach scene we are...

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Imaginary Landscapes

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Charles Burchfield was an American painter and visionary artist known for his watercolors of natural scenes and townscapes.Burchfield was born and raised in Ohio in 1893 and many of his early works and journal entries depict that area. His works are often divided into three...

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Talking about walking with Matthew Jensen

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

I had the pleasure of talking with Matthew Jensen, the artist currently working with theBrandywine River Museum of Art, about his upcoming exhibition, Alongside Tall Grasses. When I introduced myself to Matthew Jensen, I was thrilled to hear that he shared my interest in political science as well as art.

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