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My Inner Artist

Hahahaha funny joke. As if I had an inner artist.  I am about the least artistic person ever. My brothers on the other hand? Brilliant artists. I guess I didn’t get the gene. Oh well, I can still appreciate art. At least sometimes. So! This past Saturday I woke up at the crack of dawn (7:45..same thing) to hop on an hour and a half bus ride to the teeny tiny town of Besalu.  Seriously, you could walk this entire town in about 20 minutes.  Long story short, it’s a […]

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What My Art History Research Taught Me About the Western World

When I originally applied for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, I had no idea that my research would change as much as it did through the course of the semester. In general, I was interested in further exploring 19th and 20th Century artwork of the Western World, le monde Occidental as it is known in French. I wanted to look at how the world rapidly developed due to industrialization and how it affected the Art world. After discussing with Professor Patrick Perry at the Beaux Arts School in Montpellier, […]

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Alex: Ta Moko

On November 4th, I got a Maori-style Ta moko. It is the greatest experience I’ve had, in New Zealand or elsewhere. I’m not sure how to talk about this. I’m not sure if I can separate the experience from the well of emotion I feel about this, so I think I may just not try. I apologize if this gets a little too real. It’s no secret that I came to New Zealand to research my final project on Ta moko.  It is also no secret that I love tattoos. […]

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