Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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  • Descriptive Essay About A Museum

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    On September 10 I decided to go to the Hirshhorn museum and sculpture garden located in the national mall in Washington DC. I went along with my family because I would have been by myself on this amazing adventure. The museum was originally endowed through the 1960s with the lasting art collection of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. He expanded his collection of other states such as New York city and Connecticut with extensive area for sculpture. In 1962 Joseph Hirshhorn’s paintings circulated Italy, Israel

  • Digital Archive Analysis : Histories Of The National Mall

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    Digital Archive Analysis: Histories of the National Mall Histories of the National Mall is a digital Public History project backed by the National Endowment for the Humanities, sponsored by George Mason University. and developed by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. There is a search bar at the top and underneath is a section entitled “discover.” Under this heading there are links to maps, explorations, people and past events. The links are sectioned out into squares with

  • The Washington Project Executive Summary

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    of Public Engagement at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Several months prior, the Hirshhorn introduced the local art scene to Melissa Chiu, the new Museum Director. Melissa Chiu has been a high profile focus in the art community having come to the Hirshhorn and promptly moved major fundraising efforts to New York City. She has been a huge success. The Hirshhorn, Smithsonian, is a large organization in many locations and so having fundraising and other museum activities taking place in

  • Martin Puryar Research Paper Outline

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    William Caldwell Sondra E. Martin Contemporary Art 363-01 19 November 2015 Martin Puryear : Artist Martin Puryear is an American Artist from Washington DC, who is known for his sculptures, architecture, and craft. His idea was to have functions between fine art and craft that reflected ones creativity. Martin Puryear graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1963 from Catholic University which, he later joined the Peace Corps teaching for two years, and by 1966 Puryear entered a printmaking program

  • Cecily Brown

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    in Fine Arts from Slade School of Fine Art in 1993. She has lived and worked in New York City since 1995 and has been exhibited in institutions across the United States and Europe such as Whitney Museum of American Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Tate Gallery, and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Her work can be described as tension filled scenes that drift over the border of figuration and abstraction, which often results in her categorization as a “Neo-Expressionist” or a feminist Abstract