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This image shows a wonderful lintel from Yaxchilan, a Mayan city. It was made at the beginning of the 8th century AD. The lintel is kept is the British Museum. 321 more words
I wrote a few notes to myself at the beginning of this semester about what I expect from students in my classes. These include a desire that they engage deeply with their work, that they find ways to discuss their progress and their process. 404 more words
Left to right: CHA-P-621-6, CHA-P-598-39, CHA-P-656-R. Photographs © The Charleston Trust.
Family was at the heart of life at Charleston. Home to Vanessa Bell’s young children as well as a host of visiting artists and writers, the house offered a playground in which all – adults and children alike – were encouraged to create and explore. 63 more words
Yesterday, The Metropolitan Museum released the first season in a five season audio program featuring contemporary artists speaking about the collection, creativity, process, and impact. It goes to show that when you give museums and cultural institutions enough money to produce things right, beautiful conversations are literally made audible. 6 more words
Clockwise from top left: CHA-P-728-R, CHA-P-727-R, CHA-P-726-R. Photographs © The Charleston Trust
Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant regularly studied Old Master paintings in museums and exhibitions across Europe, a practice that both enriched their knowledge of art history and provided inspiration for their own works. 75 more words