Eighth grader John C. was the winner of the twenty-fourth annual NBS Lectures on Art for his formal analysis of the painting by Elizabeth Murray.
Congratulations to John and to finalists William D. (Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater), William R. (Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton), Will M. (Emanuel Leutze's Washington Crossing the Delaware), and Dylan C. (Vasily Kandinsky's Panel for Edwin R. Campbell No. 4) for the insightful, in-depth analyses they provided of various notable works of art and architecture.
The NBS Lectures competition is the first of four summary projects that our eighth graders complete as part of their interdisciplinary humanities course. The course, taught by teacher and art historian Nancy Iannicelli, is a signature one at Saint David's in which boys refine the art of clear, concise, cogent writing and speaking, in a program that blends art, analysis, rhetoric, history, and writing.