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"You cannot get a grip on blue... blue is sly, slick, it slides into the room sideways, a slippery trickster"*...

Michelangelo couldn’t afford ultramarine. His painting The Entombment, the story goes, was left unfinished as the result of his failure to procure the prized pigment.

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Words, Pictures, You (*Empowering Art Series)

We’re all familiar with the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Today, in an age predicated on technology and social media, this may be more true than ever. 676 more words


Museum of the City of New York Mellon Curatorial Fellowship 2017-19

Deadline: November 30

Length: 2 years

Comments: “he Museum seeks applications from recent PhDs in the fields of urban history, American Studies, architectural history, or related fields who wish to gain hands-on experience in curatorial work and to pursue an independent research project related to the Museum of the City of New York’s collections or programs.” Seeking candidates who ” have demonstrated research interests in one or more of the following areas and be interested in pursuing them in relationship to a project in New York City history: History of architecture and the built environment; History of urban political and economic development; … 40 more words

Multiple Ethnicities

Histories in Conflict: Cities | Buildings | Landscapes

EAHN 2017, Jerusalem: Call for Papers

Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Jerusalem
13-15 June 2017

The European Architectural History Network is pleased to announce its Third Thematic Conference… 163 more words

Architectural History