The Catacombs of Paris

The French buried about six million people’s remains underground because of disease.   Port-Mahon Sculptures They were made from 1777 to 1782 in order to represent the Port-Mahon Palace in Minorca in the Balearic Islands. They were sculpted in memory of Decure, one of the first workers in the Quarry Inspections, who was killed from… Continue reading The Catacombs of Paris

Pompidou

At the Pompidou, a Modern Art museum, I learned about Herve Telemaque. He is a Haitian artist. There was a revolt against state. Haiti was in this situation because it is one of poorest countries. He basically incorporates black culture through his work, even though he was a white man. “The Country” protests against United… Continue reading Pompidou

Paris Museums

During my trip in Paris, I saw many museums with artwork from famous artists. Artists include: Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Paul Cezanne, and Edgar Degas. I learned about the type of painting called reality, which shows in paintings people enjoying and the pleasures of life, like music. I also learned about Pointillist painting, and neo-impressionism.… Continue reading Paris Museums

Barcelona

The study abroad trip with Northwood University was one of the greatest experiences I have ever had. I met so many amazing people, saw beautiful cities, learned about other cultures and histories, and gained a better understanding of art and the artists behind the work. Basilica The Basilica is a Roman Catholic church designed by… Continue reading Barcelona