10 of the most parodied artworks of all time. By Annabel Sheen Published 31 March 2017 With ‘American Gothic’ in the UK for the first time, we take a look at some of the other iconic works that have attracted moustaches, Muppets and other mimicry across art history.
How is it that a squirrel reaching for a walnut can summon the Sistine Chapel? That a rubber duck can sit in for one of the most famous girls in art history, and be recognised by its pearl earring? Two hands and a mouth is The Scream. This portrayal of an Iowan farmer and his daughter (actually posed by Grant Wood’s sister and his dentist) is surely among the world’s most referenced art works, captivating viewers since Wood painted it in 1930.
Grant Wood, American Gothic, 1930. American Gothique, after Grant Wood, from 'Miss Piggy's Treasury of Art Masterpieces from the Kermitage Collection', co-edited by Michael K. Leonardo da Vinci, La Joconde, portrait de Mona Lisa, c.1505. Mona Liesel (Vin Diesel after La Gioconda) will.i.am, ‘Mona Lisa Smile’ ft. What is the World's Fair? Exploring the World's Fair History. For over 150 years, the public has been inspired by and in awe of the world's fair.
Since making its grand debut in Victorian London, the international spectacle has celebrated the achievements of countries across the globe, including industrial inventions, scientific advancements, and cultural contributions. From the beautiful Eiffel Tower to a beloved ride at Disneyland, many attractions from some of the most significant world's fairs remain prevalent and popular today. Maori in Milano.
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Learn how to contact the Commission when you experience discrimination by downloading our resource list. About the Campaign: Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYC Commission on Human Rights launched this citywide anti-discrimination campaign to affirm New Yorker's right to live, work, and pray free from discrimination and harassment. The campaign, which includes ads, PSA videos, and community events, follows a 60 percent increase in reports of discrimination to the NYC Commission on Human Rights in 2016, a trend that continues into 2017. NYC launches an anti-discrimination campaign to encourage inclusiveness. With reports of discrimination on the rise in New York City, Mayor de Blasio's office and the NYC Commission on Human Rights have teamed up to launch a campaign to encourage more inclusiveness in the city.
The campaign includes PSA videos (like the one above), community events and ads placed on LinkNYC kiosks, subway and bus shelters, local businesses and media outlets. The initiative follows a 60 percent increase in reports of discrimination to the Commission in 2016, and a 30 percent increase in complaints so far this year. The Commission reports that it currently has 1,600 open discrimination cases, compared to 1,200 in May of 2016. “There’s no place for hate or bias in our city,” said City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in a statement. “At a time where bias incidents are rising at alarming rates across our nation, this campaign reminds us that all New Yorkers have a right to feel safe and secure.
Rear window. Commonwealth Class debates. Welcome to part two of this, the first of our new series of Commonwealth Class debates giving your class the chance to engage with their peers around the world.
The Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Malta aimed to unite the Commonwealth around policies to bring ‘a life of liberty, dignity and prosperity’ to the young. But what does that mean in practice? In the second of our new series of Commonwealth Class debates we give your class the chance to engage with their peers around the world in discussing the themes related to the Commonwealth Values. You can start by watching this short film with your class and viewing the comments from last Thursday's debate. The film tells the story of Oli, a young man in Bangladesh who is speaking out against his community’s practice of child marriage which robbed him of his childhood friend.
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