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Studying the Art and Archaeology of Ancient Nubia

Over the past few months, I’ve successfully passed Live!: A History of Art for Artists, Animators and Gamers, Warhol: Celebrity, Sex, Money, Death, and Marriage and the Movies: A History. I really enjoyed the courses and so on to the next! I’m in week seven of The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Nubia with Emory University. This course examines the development… Read more →

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33 Reasons Why 33 Will Be Awesome

I turned 33 on the 3rd and I suspect this will be another wonderful year for me. Why? Here are 33 reasons why 33 will be awesome: My family is always the number 1 reason any year is awesome. 3 is my favourite/lucky number, so being 33 should be positive. I’m in my mid-mid-thirties, which is a great spot in life.… Read more →

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My Warhol: “Actress Shoots Andy Warhol”

What would you create if you had to make a Warhol-inspired piece? I had to do just that for my Warhol course and I came up with “Actress Shoots Andy Warhol”. Perhaps not the most cheerful title/subject-matter, we were asked to submit three sentences to explain our work (“1, you should explain how you chose the image that you appropriated for… Read more →

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Studying Marriage and the Movies: A History

I’m just finishing up my Live!: A History of Art for Artists, Animators and Gamers course and am zipping right along with my Warhol course. But why stop there? I started Marriage and the Movies: A History with Wesleyan University (through Coursera) at the same time as the Warhol course. Marriage and the Movies is taught by Jeanine Basinger, who is also… Read more →

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Studying Warhol: Celebrity, Sex, Money, Death

As my Live!: A History of Art for Artists, Animators and Gamers winds down, I’m starting a new course next week (April 21, 2014) with the University of Edinburgh developed in partnership with the Tate and the National Galleries of Scotland (again through Coursera). This course, simply called Warhol, focuses on the iconic artist and his work “through exploration of five thematic framings… Read more →