Category: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

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My Visit to the Museé d’Orsay

Last week, I posted about Norwegian artists Johan Christian Dahl, Nikolai Astrup, and Edvard Munch. Today, I want to look at some of my favorite pieces from the Museé d’Orsay in Paris, literally one of the most amazing museums I have ever visited. The Museé d’Orsay officially opened, as a museum, in 1986. However, the building is a former train station which was built … Read More My Visit to the Museé d’Orsay

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Where Did These Racial Stereotypes Come From?

The Fulbright program has provided me with the opportunity to connect with scholars and students not just in Norway but across Europe as well. Recently, I had the opportunity to travel to Warsaw to speak with students about the life and work of Frank Yerby. During my presentation, I talked about some of the ways Yerby subverts and ultimately reverses stereotypes that present African … Read More Where Did These Racial Stereotypes Come From?