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A Portrait of America

A Portrait of America

By Jack Feldman On a beautiful day in D.C., a group of Drake students including myself decided to see what the National Portrait Gallery had to offer. I had been to the gallery before and I knew that I had to see a few of my favorite paintings again. However, I was surprised at how … Continue reading

Painting a Picture

Painting a Picture

By Riley Fink Visiting the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery today, it was great to see a mix of famous figures from all sectors of culture collide in works of art. The top level of the building showcased a number of works of famous comedians and entertainers, in an arrangement entitled “Bravo!” Portraits and busts of … Continue reading

Portraits of Our Nation’s Past

Portraits of Our Nation’s Past

By Kylie Jacobsen While walking in the halls of the White House this morning, I noticed a bunch of familiar faces staring down at me. The portraits of our past presidents and first ladies were so elaborate and beautiful, I instantly felt drawn to each one. I constantly looked to the walls and would point out … Continue reading

Painting the White House

Painting the White House

By Neal Walters Art has always been a means of expression from happiness and a painting of a sunny day on the beach to death and a dark, rainy painting of open fields. Art tells stories that can’t be clearly heard by words and are carried on from generation to generation. As our Drake in … Continue reading