Royal Patrons: “Make Me Look Good”

Having been a fan of Shakespeare in high school, I was well aware that Shakespeare's plays were influenced by his royal patrons. In my senior year of high school I wrote a research paper on how Shakespeare wrote The Tragedy of Macbeth to glorify King James and defend him being the new king of England as…

Art History: Cupid, Make them fall in Love

No one ever plans to fall in love with a specific person. It just happens randomly. It sneaks up on you. And when it does hit, you feel elevated and energized. Who understands love? It’s unpredictable. Cupid is the personification of all these states that make up the predicament of being in love and having…