Judith beheading Holofernes is a biblical story in which a young widow assassinates an Assyrian general who is about to destroy her city. She utilizes her femininity to receive an invitation to his quarters and have drinks with the man, and once he has fallen asleep from drinking, she strikes.
Month: September 2020
If you’ve had the opportunity to set foot in Oakland, California since the brutal killing of George Floyd, I’m sure you’re fully aware of the outstanding “Black Lives Matter” artwork that has come to blanket downtown Oakland’s storefronts and buildings. It’s no surprise however, given that the Bay Area, and
Lana Del Rey is a pop icon for teenagers everywhere who relate to her emotional, romantic, nostalgia inducing songs. Her songs consist mostly of love, drugs, teenage struggles and loss. Her music is self described as being influenced by Elvis, Ella Fitzgerald, and Frank Sinatra, which nods to the classic
“Idle hands work for Hitler!” Thousands of posters declared in World War II-era America. “Our boys need sox! Knit your bit!” Mid-1940s propaganda aimed at women back home was typically used to encourage female involvement in war efforts through domestic craftsmanship and economic stimulation in the absence of male workers.
In the category concerning displays of artistic hypocrisy, the winner is society’s obsession with ‘sustainability’ muddled with our inability to elicit real action. Some know it as a new trend of minimalist values and a romanticization of how things used to be. Others recognize it for its regenerative practices and
Baseball has a certain beauty to it that can not be seen in any other sport. If you fail 70 percent of the time at the plate over the course of a season, you are considered an Allstar. Players are expected to fail at this game, and the ones that
Dance moms is reality television show about young girls training on an elite competition dance team. Although the show has created several young stars, including Jojo Siwa and Maddie Ziegler, it is not always rhinestones, tiaras, and smooth sailing. Abby Lee Miller, the main dance teacher on the show, has
While the most famous Urban Outfitters (UO) scandal is arguably the release of a blood-stained ‘vintage’ Kent State sweater that makes light of the horrific shooting that occurred at the university in 1970, the other UO scandals have seemingly been pushed into the dark once again. With up to thirteen
The auction house Neumeister in Germany held a live auction earlier this year in May for the first time when the country was easing up on their lockdown restrictions. One of the main pieces that was being auctioned was a painting by Carl Spitzweg named The Eye of the Law