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When Experts Fail: The Sacred and Profane in Art

An article published yesterday in The Art Newspaper regarding some important frescoes in Rome piqued my interest, and at the same time made me raise an eyebrow as I did further reading.   994 more words

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Where Art meets Fashion: "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" at the Met

Read this review online at Metro.us or in print in Metro New York

If you haven’t been to the Met to catch “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” it’s time to go. 392 more words

Art

The Forgotten Abstractions of Ana-Eva Bergman

On the 24th of July 1987, Norwegian painter Ana-Eva Bergman, wife of Tachiste abstract artist Hans Hartung, died in Grasse, on the French Riviera. Whilst Bergman’s talent was recognized during her lifetime, she held a marginal position in the European avant-garde during her life. 719 more words

Art

University of Delaware Assistant Professorship in American Art 1945-Present

Deadline: September 12

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” We seek candidates who approach the history of American art within a global context.” “The University of Delaware offers many opportunities for interdisciplinary outreach, including partnerships with the departments of Art, Art Conservation, … 57 more words

2014 Deadlines

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Assistant Professorship in Art History

Deadline: January 9

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “the ability to teach Art Survey, Ancient and Medieval, Renaissance to 1879, Modern Art, Theory of Art, Native American Art, Far Eastern Art, Ethnic Art in America, History of World Architecture, History of Design, and… 9 more words

Explicitly Gender

Departure

Dan: I’m older, and I’m much less friendly to fuckin’ change.
Al Swearengen: Change ain’t lookin’ for friends. Change calls the tune we dance to.

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Art History

The Story Of Art

The book I read to research this post was The Story Of Art by Sir Ernst Gombrich which is an excellent book which I bought from a car boot sale. 267 more words

Books