September 23rd, 2016
I was in a coach bus full of kids my age, on my way to Philadelphia for a 1-week getaway
to Camp HOPE. This mini vacation that helped me get away from home was made and hos
November 26th, 2016
Development Comes With Risks
Childish Gambino is only a stage name coined by Donald Glover for his rap scene. When
he is not performing songs to huge crowds, he goes over scripts with other famous actors
October 27th, 2016
Lets Talk About Gender
Heath L. Buckmaster writes in Box of Hair: A Fairy Tale, Often, its not about becoming
a new person, but becoming the person you were meant to be, and already are, but
Into the Web
Some tend to have a photographic eye when it comes to seeing and creating images.
Charles Sheeler had this, but what he had in addition to this eye was a photographic mind. With
Noemi Smoliks Review of Inhuman
Smoliks informative portion about the exhibition called Inhuman of the review was for
the most part well done. She did use descriptive language, and so I was able t
College Writing #43278
Response to Introduction to William Egglestons Guide
While reading Szarkowskis introduction essay, I came to find myself relating with a lot
of what he was saying. The way he spoke about photography be
College Writing #43278
In Chapter 1, Barrett talks at first about how critics are portrayed as judges of art in
mass media. And, that their ways of showing their critics constantly reinforces the jud
College Writing #43278
Growing & Cooking
1) Learn to stand out of the way and provide the energy or force the words need to find
their growth process. (pg.24)
2) Make the process of writing into atomic fission, s
Views on the queer community have been ever-changing since the early 20th century,
and change from person to person. It can go from hatred to acceptance, but one thing that stays
Looking back at life, many think to themselves, why dont I live this way today
or why didn't I live that way till this day. Well none of that really matters, what matters is
how you live in
Reintegration of Inmates
The future for many juvenile delinquents is one that is spent in jail or poverty. I
have set out to find out why juvenile delinquents tend to return to jail after release. I
believe that the reason they keep going ba
The horizon is a beautiful, yet mysterious enigma that covers our sky like a
blanket on a cold winter day. Its colors and hues are so mesmerizing that sometimes
you forget where life and the afterlife begin. It is as if some divine being spen
The author develops the strong idea that artist have influences that affect their
craft. Edward Hopper was no exception to this rule. The author does a good job of
comparing other works from Hoppers contemporaries and how they directly and
The Photographers Eye
John Szarkowskis criticism of photography is explained in his work The
Photographers Eye. It goes into detail on the the roles the photographers play
alongside its subjects as well as the medium that the photographs are portrayed on.
Introduction to William Eggleston's Guide Response
John Szarkowski has a clear a present understanding between the thin line that
divides color and black and white photographs. Their functions to invoke feeling are
present to the viewer, however their pur
How does Lethem interpret the color hazel?
Was the article's purpose for him understand the meaning of the color?
Brown and green, the principal colors that make up hazel. It is rare to look upon
the gaze of a persons eyes to find th
Baker, R. C. "Spooks and Aliens: Trevor Paglen Surveils the Surveillance State." The
Village Voice: 1. Feb 13 2013. ProQuest. Web. 22 Nov. 2015.
This political review commentates on Trevor Paglens impact and importance of
his work i
Davide Mosconi. Giro del Mondo. ArtForum February 2015: 251. Print.
The reviewers research on Mosconis works is one that is very informative on his
style of photography in comparison to other contemporaries of his time in the 60s and
70s. The first few pa
Response to Barber Shop by Edward Hopper
This piece has something odd in comparison to other contemporary works in that its
subject is not entirely focused upon.
The painting doesnt capture the full scene of the barber shop, only leaving a small
I. About Art Criticism
a. Critics are writers who appreciate art and choose to spend their time
reflecting and writing about their criticisms.
b. Critics are not all negative about their reception of art, some consider
themselves to be enthusiasts.
Is gold viewed a glamourous vanity or a soul-corrupting curse?
What other benefits and sacrifices does gold personify?
Michael Bracewells didactic article regarding the color gold offers an informative
commentary on its affects on bot
Writing Without Teachers Response
1. This is the situation with writing. We suffer from such a bad misconception about
the process of writing that we are as bad off as the people in the parable. (Elbow
2. 2. You must send that energy or electricity thr
Reader Response Brief
February 2, 2016
Ernest Hemingways Death in the Afternoon is not the easiest read due to his form of
writing. However, there was a sense of familiarity for me because of our similar
March 29, 2016
Abuse of language is a sentimental archaism.
Decline mainly has political and economic causes. The ideas and what we're thinking are
foolish and ugly making the language easier for these inaccurat
February 5, 2016
I am colored but I offer nothing in the way of extenuating circumstances except the fact that
I am the only Negro in the United States whose grandfather on the mothe