Archive for April, 2009

Lets get started!

By • Apr 29th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

OK, well to start off on our research adventure I would like to introduce you to the works in question. Throughout around six years Andy Warhol produced some 400 film portraits called Screen Tests. The sitters included all of Warhol’s superstars and just about anyone who visited the Factory from 1963 to 1969. So that you […]



Guernica In the News – BBC News Magazine

By • Apr 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

The BBC News Magazine recently released an in depth article on the meaning of Picasso’s Guernica . The article, published in the light of the recent unveiling of the Guernica tapestry at London’s Whitechapel Gallery, highlights the painting’s specific figures and Gijs van Hensbergen, a Picasso expert, provides explanations. Click here to read the article. 



Guernica In the News – Democracy Now

By • Apr 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

72 years ago today, the small basque town of Guernica was tragically bombed. Democracy Now, a radio program recently released this interview with a survivor of the bombing and an art museum director. According to Democracy Now, Boise, Idaho, where the speakers reside, has the highest concentration of Basque people in the United States. In […]



Guernica – A General Introduction

By • Apr 26th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

 72 years ago today, on April 26, 1937, the Nazi Condor Legion bombed the small basque town of Guernica. Days later, Picasso, who was commissioned to create a piece to represent Spain for the 1937 Paris World’s Fair, began the creation of what would become an icon for the Spanish Civil War.While in Madrid, my main […]



Fun times in Tashi Palkhel

By • Apr 23rd, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Since my research began on April 7, I have now visited all four of the Tibetan settlement camps in Pokhara.  On April 20, I decided to spend a few days in Tashi Palkhel, a camp 3 km outside of the … Continue reading



And so it begins. . .

By • Apr 21st, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Hello all, this is my first post on the blog of my summer research project sponsored by the Charles Center at the College of William and Mary. Below I will be posting brief description of my research project. I will be spending the summer in New York City researching my honors thesis. In my thesis […]



Tashi Delek!

By • Apr 19th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

I have been in Nepal now for nearly a month and a half.  After spending a month in Dharamsala, India, the seat of the Tibetan government in exile, I traveled with my study abroad program to Kathmandu to finish my … Continue reading



Hello world!

By • Apr 19th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research

Welcome to Blogs @ William and Mary. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!



Hello world!

By • Apr 19th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Welcome to Blogs @ William and Mary. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!



Hello world!

By • Apr 19th, 2009 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Uncategorized

Welcome to Blogs @ William and Mary. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!