Archive for October, 2008

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Public Relations at the Cleveland Museum of Art

October 29, 2008

One of the saddest days of my life was when I found out the Cleveland Museum of Art was going to close for renovation.  The CMA was one of my favorite places to go on a boring afternoon.  I’d spend a few hours visiting the museum then walking around Little Italy and then maybe out to Coventry to check out the bookstores.  I’m definitely a Cleveland girl and proud of it! Read the rest of this entry ?

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Art History and Media Ethics: A Convergence

October 21, 2008

My public relations and art history classes rarely ever come together on an issue but last week it happened.  Unknowingly, the professor for my Media Ethics class and the professor for my Picasso class brought up a similar topic. Read the rest of this entry ?

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What to do about controversy?

October 14, 2008

Art has always been controversial.  Even artists like Monet were not free from criticism for being too “out there”.  When Monet was working, art critics often would joke that his paintings were made up of spots and splashes and weren’t worth looking at.  Art critics even called Impressionist works l’ecole des taches, the school of spots.

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Guerrilla Tactics – Not just for war.

October 7, 2008

When most people hear the word guerrilla tactics it is usually associated with warfare.  The concept of guerrilla ( working with less to achieve the same results as if you had more resources) has become something more than violence between opposing groups.  It is now often being used as a tactic in public relations, marketing and even art. Read the rest of this entry ?