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 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
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
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
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