Posts Tagged ‘Houston’

The Botched Spanish Fresco Restoration: Ageism in the Art World?

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Blog, NY Press Exclusive

“Despite Good Intentions,” states the headline of a New York Times piece about the elderly woman in Spain who performed an amateur “restoration” of a century-old church fresco, “a Fresco in Spain Is Ruined.” Good intentions or not, the woman destroyed a priceless, irreplaceable work of art. 80-year-old Cecilia Gimenez took to the more than [&hellip
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Blackboard Awards: Lisa Harrelson, She Cheers Students and They Return the Favor

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

By Teresa Tomassoni For six years, Houston native Lisa Harrelson worked 90-hour weeks as an accountant and an extra two hours as a Sunday school teacher. When she realized those two hours were the best part of her week, she decided to make a career switch. Since earning her master’s degree in education from the [&hellip
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