After reviewing the guidelines of the Gallery Review project I knew that just going to any museum or gallery would not get the job done. I understood that I would have to sit down and prepare a plan as to where I would visit. This required me to include many factors, such as where would I feel most comfortable, should I invite someone to come with me, and what type … Read the rest
Gin Lane is one of the strongest didactic engravings by William Hogarth. It is a graphic lecture on the evils of drinking gin which, in his words, produces “idleness, poverty, misery and distress, which drives even to madness and death.” Hogarth makes his point very well by using shocking, horrible scenes.
On the left side of the picture, in front of a pawnshop, a carpenter is trying to sell his … Read the rest
In the movie “Remember the Titans”, T.C Williams High School is integrated which creates tension and conflict between the two races, especially on the football team. Coach Boone, who is colored, is selected to take over coaching duties from Coach Yost who is the fan favorite, and several players refuse to play for Coach Boone. Initially, his players and members of the community treat Coach Boone cruelly and … Read the rest