Monthly Archives: July 2015

Cambridge

I look up at the sky, wondering if I’ll catch a glimpse of kindness there, but I don’t. All I see are indifferent summer clouds drifting over the Pacific. And they have nothing to say to me. Clouds are always … Continue reading

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Flight

A little surprise gift to my girlfriend, a ride in a helicopter.

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Your own inner voice

Your time is limited; so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner … Continue reading

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Tate Modern- Monday 13th July

When I was told that my second assignment was to take the students to visit Tate Modern I felt quite enthusiastic. Due to the fact that my university took us at least once a week to visit the establishment, so … Continue reading

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Marilyn Diptych 1962

Marilyn Monroe died in August 1962. In the following four months, Warhol made more than twenty silkscreen paintings of her, all based on the same publicity photograph from the 1953 film Niagara, Warhol found in Monroe a fusion of two … Continue reading

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Joseph Beuys 1921-1986, Born and worked Germany

Beuys was highly influential in shifting the emphasis from what an artist makes to his personality, activities and opinions. His charismatic presence was integral to his work and he communicated his expanded concept of art through performance, public discussion and … Continue reading

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Making Traces- Sam Francis and Brett Weston

Two American artists working in different media, painter Sam Francis and photographer Brett Weston each explored the relationship between landscape and abstraction. Francis often painted on an expansive scale, allowing him a freedom of movement across the canvas and highlighting … Continue reading

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Monday 13th July- London

How does someone lead a person, do you stay back and follow their path and correct their decisions or is the correct way to stay in front and guide them? This was the question to which I was confronted with. … Continue reading

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First assigned group- Saturday 11th July- Brighton

Today I was assigned to take my first group of students to Brighton seafront. They will experience the pier as well as the attractions around the assigned location. At first I was quite anxious when it came to interacting with … Continue reading

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Insightful opportunity- growth and development of myself

After completing my four-year course at university here comes the dreading adventure, which all students fear when finishing their academic studies. Searching for a new job placement. For the last few months I have been preparing myself for this journey … Continue reading

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