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William Forsyth and Herron students in front of the demolished Herron classroom building, ca. 1928
Winning Entry: Yes, Maria, there are reasons why we have safety guidelines in the painting studios. - Rob Bullock
Cinderella I found you!
"Young art student, I forsyth many countless late night hours of you procrastinating for my projects."
C'mon Eunice, really put your bad self into it: "and don't mess around with a demolition man."
You like it? I built it out of spare parts I found in my basement.
"Hail, Hail Freedonia..."
Just look! We're so avant garde at Herron, we were doing dilapidation and wartime-ruin a whole year before the depression started, and a whole decade before the rest of the world was into it...
"This is the building in which you will have your life-altering, financially deficit, depression-era fine arts education. It is magnificent, is it not?"
"And the new parking lot over there, well you wont be able to find an empty spot there either"
Students, the scene presented here is none other than the infamous "Carrie"; and the carnage left in her wake. As we discussed in lecture, not ALL of Stephen King's works are of a fictional nature.
One day, this will be your new student center!
See here kids? NOW look what you've done... THIS is why you don't mix chemicals when painting! Oh my poor classroom....
"You see before us the future, first woman president of the United States! All hail, Hillary."
Lastly we have Jessica Alden, the mother figure of the self-identified gang known as the Boxcar Children. They’ve been living here for years, no one dares enter.
Ah Edith, why, by the looks of your bath robe it appears as if you’ve been hibernating in that dilapidated building!
Alas! With our work not yet complete, we have our purpose.
10 Points for Gryffindor! I have never seen a superior example of the Reductor Curse...
Next up on our tour, here on my right you see an example of modern day "still" art......
What you see here is a chance for a true artist endeavor!
There she is, Miss America.....
Yes, Maria, there are reasons why we have safety guidelines in the painting studios.
"She walks in beauty, like the night"...ah..."Was this the face that launched a thousand ships?"...um...okay cut the camera...look, whaddya say we re-shoot with Miss Spitcurls up there instead?
As George Bernard Shaw said "There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.”
This building and this student are examples of that quote...
The Xavier Institute almost didn't survive its first class of students, but Prof X was proud of them all the same!