Category Archives: Art History

La Movida MadrileƱa

My current Spanish project is about the Movida in Spain, the crazy decade after the end of years of dictatorship. Similar to the free-love, beatnik period of the 60’s an 70’s in the US, a previously conservative Spain was able … Continue reading

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Tapestries as DIY sound insulation

In the Middle Ages, many cavernous halls displayed woven tapestries as symbols of status. However, living in a time of fiberglass insulation and central heating, we often forget the lack of sound-deadening qualities these large, cold halls exhibited, making large … Continue reading

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