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Vija Celmins
Vija Celmins is an acclaimed[1][2] Latvian-American visual artist best known for photo-realistic paintings and drawings of natural environments and phenomena such as the ocean, spider webs, star fields, and rocks. Her earlier work included pop sculptures and monochromatic representational paintings
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Riga
Riga
Riga
(/ˈriːɡə/; Latvian: Rīga [ˈriːɡa] ( listen)) is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With 641,481 inhabitants (2016),[3] it is also the largest city in the three Baltic states, home to one third of Latvia's population and one tenth of the three Baltic states' combined population.[6] The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava
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Sag Harbor, New York
Sag Harbor is an incorporated village in Suffolk County, New York, United States, in the towns of East Hampton and Southampton. The population was 2,169 at the 2010 census.[3] The entire business district of the whaling port and writer's colony[which?] is listed as Sag Harbor Village District
Sag Harbor Village District
on the National Register of Historic Places. Sag Harbor is about three fifths in Southampton and two fifths in East Hampton. The dividing line is Division Street which becomes Town Line Road just south of the village
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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Church World Service
Church World Service (CWS) was founded in 1946 and is a cooperative ministry of 37 Christian denominations and communions, providing sustainable self-help, development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance around the world. The CWS mission is to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice at the national and international level through collaboration with partners abroad and in the US.Contents1 Program areas 2 Participating churches and organizations 3 List of Local Resettlement Affiliates 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksProgram areas[edit] CWS program areas mainly target education and advocacy, both of which are essential components in confronting the root causes of hunger
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Indianapolis
Indianapolis
(/ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/)[10][11][12] is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Indiana
Indiana
and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 855,164 in 2016, Indianapolis
Indianapolis
is the third most populous city in the Midwest and 15th most populous in the U.S.[13] The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis
Indianapolis
metropolitan area, with 2,004,230 residents, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 27th, with a population of 2,386,199
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Yale University
Yale University
Yale University
is an American private Ivy League
Ivy League
research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701, it is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States
United States
and one of the nine Colonial Colleges
Colonial Colleges
chartered before the American Revolution.[6] Chartered by Connecticut
Connecticut
Colony, the "Collegiate School" was established by clergy in Saybrook Colony
Saybrook Colony
to educate Congregational ministers. It moved to New Haven
New Haven
in 1716 and shortly after was renamed Yale College
Yale College
in recognition of a gift from British East India Company governor Elihu Yale
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Giorgio Morandi
Giorgio Morandi
Giorgio Morandi
(July 20, 1890 – June 18, 1964) was an Italian painter and printmaker who specialized in still life. His paintings are noted for their tonal subtlety in depicting apparently simple subjects, which were limited mainly to vases, bottles, bowls, flowers and landscapes.Contents1 Biography 2 Legacy2.1 Exhibitions 2.2 Photography and Giorgio Morandi3 Notes 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksBiography[edit] Giorgio Morandi
Giorgio Morandi
was born in Bologna
Bologna
to Andrea Morandi and Maria Maccaferri. He lived first on Via Lame where his brother Giuseppe (who died in 1903) and his sister Anna were born. The family then moved to via Avesella where his two other sisters were born, Dina in 1900 and Maria Teresa in 1906. From 1907 to 1913 he studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna
Bologna
[Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna]
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Venice, Los Angeles
Venice
Venice
is a residential, commercial, and recreational beachfront neighborhood within Los Angeles, California. It is located within the urban region of western Los Angeles
Los Angeles
County known as the Westside. Venice
Venice
was founded in 1905 as a seaside resort town. It was an independent city until 1926, when it merged with Los Angeles
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California State College
California University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Cal U) is a public university located in California, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1852, it is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). The university offers bachelor's, master's, and, as of July 2015, doctoral degrees.[1] Cal U's enrollment was approximately 9,400 in 2010 and has increased the past few years.[2] The main campus consists of about 38 buildings situated on 92 acres (37 ha). Another 9-acre (3.6 ha) facility is located near the main campus. An additional 98-acre (40 ha) recreation complex, George H. Roadman University Park, is located one mile (1.6 km) from campus and includes a football stadium, various sports facilities, and picnic facilities
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University Of California, Irvine
The University
University
of California, Irvine (UCI, UC Irvine, or Irvine), is a public research university located in Irvine, Orange County, California, United States, and one of the 10 campuses in the University of California
University of California
(UC) system. UC Irvine offers 80 undergraduate degrees and 98 graduate and professional degrees
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Skowhegan School Of Painting And Sculpture
The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture is an artists residency located in Skowhegan, Maine.[1] Every year, the program accepts online applications from emerging artists from November through January, and selects 65 to participate in the nine-week intensive summer program. Admissions decisions are announced in April. The School provides participants with housing, food, and studio space, and the campus offers a library, media lab, and sculpture shop, among other amenities.[2] The tuition for the program is $6,000, however aid is available, ensuring that everyone accepted into the program can attend, regardless of financial need. While on campus, the participants interact with five or six resident faculty artists for the duration of the program, as well as five to seven visiting faculty artists, both of whom are selected by Skowhegan’s Board of Governors
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Soho
SoHo, sometimes written Soho,[2] is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, which in recent history came to the public's attention for being the location of many artists' lofts and art galleries, but is now better known for its variety of shops ranging from trendy upscale boutiques to national and international chain store outlets. The area's history is an archetypal example of inner-city regeneration and gentrification, encompassing socioeconomic, cultural, political, and architectural developments.[3] The name "SoHo" refers to the area being "South of Houston Street", and was also a reference to Soho, an area in London's West End.[4] It was coined by Chester Rapkin,[5] an urban planner and author of The South Houston Industrial Area study,[6] also known as the "Rapkin Report"
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Latvia
Latvia, (/ˈlætviə/ ( listen); Latvian: Latvija [ˈlatvija]), officially the Republic
Republic
of Latvia
Latvia
(Latvian: Latvijas Republika), is an independent republic in the Baltic region
Baltic region
of Northern Europe.[13] Since its independence, Latvia
Latvia
has been referred to as one of the Baltic states. It is bordered by Estonia
Estonia
in the northern region, Lithuania
Lithuania
in the southern, to the east is Russia, and Belarus
Belarus
to the southeast, as well as sharing a maritime border with Sweden
Sweden
to the west
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Manhattan
Coordinates: 40°47′25″N 73°57′35″W / 40.79028°N 73.95972°W / 40.79028; -73.95972Manhattan New York CountyBorough of New York City County of New York StateView from Midtown Manhattan facing south toward Lower ManhattanFlagEtymology: Lenape: Manna-hata (island of many hills)Nickname(s): The City[1]Location of Manhattan, shown in red, in New York CityCoordinates: 40°43′42″N 73°59′39″W / 40.72833°N 73.99417°W / 40.72833; -73.99417Country  United StatesState  New YorkCounty New York (Coterminous)City  New YorkSettled 1624Government • Type Borough (New York City) • Borough President Gale Brewer
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Cooper Union
Coordinates: 40°43′45″N 73°59′26″W / 40.72927°N 73.99058°W / 40.72927; -73.99058The Cooper Union
Cooper Union
for the Advancement of Science and ArtThe Cooper Union's Foundation Building, at Cooper Square
Cooper Square
and Astor PlaceType PrivateEstablished 1859Endowment $738 million (2015)[1]Chairman Rachel L. Warren[2]President Laura Sparks[3]Dean Nader Tehrani
Nader Tehrani
(Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture)[4] Mike Essl (School of Art)[4] Richard Stock (Albert Nerkin School of Engineering)[4]Academic staff57 (full time) (2017/2018)[5][6][7][8]Students 900-950Location Manhattan, New York City, NYCampus UrbanColors Maroon and Gold          Affiliations AICAD, ABETWebsitewww.cooper.eduThe Cooper UnionU.S. National Register of Historic PlacesU.S
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