Part 2 of a series on Venice.
Daenerys of House Targaryen, first of her name, the last in this series and with far too many titles for me to include in the title of this piece.
Earlier this year, at the end of April, I was packing and preparing to move to Venice for two months. I’d been hired for an internship with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and I was excited to be going back to Italy: in 2013, I’d lived in Rome for a summer and studied in Bologna, but […]Read Post ›
Falling in love with art, from a bike.
I’m going to jump in on this debate about “Make America Great Again,” largely in order to talk about how we have constructed this idea of a time when the United States was some perfect union. Let’s assume that America has never actually been great, considering the amount of racism, sexism, ableism, classism and xenophobia […]Read Post ›
“Modern” is a word that gets thrown around in our everyday conversations but in the Art World, it means something very specific. A movement that arose at the dawn of the 20th century in Europe, Modernism has complex aesthetic, historical and philosophical implications. Anyone who has taken a class with me knows that I have […]Read Post ›
My first lesson in architecture was that buildings are built by those with money and power. This is a thought that I am sure comforts and flatters Donald Trump immensely, as he seems to think of himself as a powerful man and he has built a lot of buildings.
Cover Image by Kai Ziehl At the end of August, I sat down to write a piece for this blog. This is a process that I know well, I did it every time I had a paper to write in college. It was a topic that united my two loves (architecture and medicine) and we […]Read Post ›