MIA Trip - Lee Samuelson Mkt.350 Minneapolis Institute of...

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Lee Samuelson Mkt.350 Minneapolis Institute of Arts On the field trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, an exhibit that interested me was the library in the Studio of Gratifying Discourse. I chose this object rather than an art piece because of the sense of spirituality I had when examining the study. The study itself is made of darker wood and has elaborate dark wood carved doors on two sides which contain doors to access the library. Next to the wood doors are stone tiled walls, on one wall hangs a portrait of some kind. In one corner, hangs a bird and cricket cage which indicates to me that this studio would have been in a businessman's yard in ancient China. When I first saw the library, I thought it was a kind of tomb with the dark tone and the peaceful setting. After a second glance, I noticed the furniture, a desk and books. There are several chairs spread throughout the study and surrounding them is a lounge chair without cushions. Some chairs have a foot stool which have some kind of bamboo or similar material woven into the middle. Different parts of the library give me a feeling of a spiritual and meditative place for people to
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MKT 350 taught by Professor Watson during the Spring '08 term at Augsburg.

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