Monthly Archives: March 2015

Egyptian Theater Then and Now

Originally posted on Eliot Neighborhood:
Egyptian Theater 1933 Egyptian Theatre 1933 This 1933 picture shows the entrance to the Egyptian Theater located on Union (MLK) near Brazee.  The neighborhood theater was built in 1924 and owned and operated by the…

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The Image of Slavery in Orientalist Painting

Originally posted on Eric Edwards Collected Works:
In art historical terms, Orientalism refers to subject matter portraying the Near East by western artists and reflects closer 19th century European political involvement with the Near East. Essentially a 19th century phenomenon,…

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