Search results for: June 2012

Napoleon’s hat

The bicorn hat that became synonymous with Napoleon is just a broad brimmed hat with the front and back folded together and pinned. From the front it looks a bit like the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It became so strongly identified …  More

Napoleon and Josephine: Outsiders in Love

Napoleon at twenty-six was a dashing young Officer, whose star was rising fast in the Revolutionary Army. He was born in Corsica into a family of minor aristocracy, but was largely educated in France and, aged sixteen, admitted to the …  More

Top Arts 2012 – Exhibition Design

Designing the Top Arts exhibition can be a little more complex than other exhibitions for a number of reasons.  The primary reason is the checklist – the list of works in the exhibition.  Unlike most exhibitions, where the curator has …  More

Top Arts 2012 – Monique Revel

I did Year 12 at CAE last year – I originally did my last year of school in the Netherlands, but it didn’t crossover to Australia so I did it again. It was really good to go back to school, …  More

Top Arts 2012 – Tim Cummins

I studied at St Leonards in Year 12. It was hard work, but I enjoyed the year; everyone came together and there was no longer any groups, it was just one big year level. I specifically enjoyed Studio Arts – …  More

Top Arts 2012 – Jade Lew

I did Year 12 at Mentone Girls’ Secondary College. I loved Year 12 – it was a lot of hard work, some weeks I barely slept! I had three folio subjects and they were all due around the same time. …  More