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Grant, Hughes and Hogg: A Vision of History

 

Every once in a while we find an item in the attic that is as perplexing as it is interesting and requires some serious investigation to decode its meaning. 788 more words

Angelica Garnett Gift

Illustration History: Online Educational Resource & Archive for the Art of Illustration

Online Resource Provides Close-Up Look at the Art of Illustration

All children are familiar with illustrations, even if just from noticing an illustrator’s name noted on the cover of a favorite picture book. 432 more words

Art

The Poet of the Forest

Ivan Shishkin (1832-1898) was a late nineteenth century Russian landscape painter. He is revered in Russia and has steadily become better known in the West. Shishkin received a classical painting education in Moscow and St. 113 more words

Art History

New York, I Love You

I have never been a “people person,” but in March I thought it was a good idea to move to New York City. After saying my goodbyes in Virginia, a place that felt like home, I packed my bags, drove 600 miles, and moved into the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood in Manhattan.  264 more words

Life

Preserving a Mediterranean Heritage: The MOSAIKON Initiative

MOSAIKON is a collaborative, regional initiative dedicated to improving the conservation, presentation and management of mosaics in the southern and eastern Mediterranean region. A partnership of the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) in Rome and the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM). 22 more words

Antiquities

Where it all began...

It all started in 2006, (I was just 13 years old) when my family and I went in a short trip in Italy, our first one abroad. 390 more words

History