Untitled. To experience the grandeur of the 224-foot long, 20-inch tall tapestry, one would have to visit it at the Bayeux Museum in Normandy, France, where it is on permanent display.
Although digital images of the tapestry are available, it is difficult to get a sense of its scale on a normal computer monitor. The Bayeux Tapestry at its home in Bayeux, France. (photo credit: boris doesborg) Over 930 years after the Bayeux Tapestry was commissioned, library staff at NC State were looking for a project that would demonstrate the capabilities of the visualization spaces at the James B. Hunt Jr. and D. In Fall 2014, library staff members Shaun Bennett and Markus Wust approached Dr. With Mell on board, Bennett and Wust worked together to place public domain images of the Bayeux Tapestry on a website which could be accessed from any of the Libraries’ visualization spaces.
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Cindy Sherman: Transformations (excerpt, artnewyork.org) Cindy Sherman: Characters. Cindy Sherman - Nobody's Here But Me (1994) William Kentridge: Peter Gelb, The Metropolitan Opera. Artist Lecture: Shirin Neshat 3/27/2013. Shirin Neshat, Iran and her works. Summer - . Shirin Neshat. Summer - . Shirin Neshat. Shirin Neshat - Women without smiles (Shouts without sound) // full version. Turbulent by Shirin Neshat.
Mexico's street art tells stories of grief, anger and resistance. Nine years ago, as its streets filled with flames, anger and water cannon, the walls of Oaxaca began to speak.
Stencilled commentaries – here a defiant fist clutching a pencil, there a hooded figure lobbing a Molotov cocktail or, more subversively, a book – appeared on buildings in the southern Mexican city as popular fury exploded over the state governor’s heavy-handed response to a pay-and-conditions strike by local teachers. Their creators were Rosario Martínez and Roberto Vega, two young graphic designers who felt the time had come to move past T-shirt slogans and flyers. With Facebook walls yet to achieve their full revolutionary potential, the pair opted to use the real thing instead. “Stencils are harder to remove,” Martínez says. “And painting a wall red says more than a little poster can – it’s like people said at the time, ‘It’s a shout painted on a wall.’”
In one, an accordion player squeezes a tune out of his instrument while a flock of doves attacks a cartel member. American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915—Artist Kara Walker Discusses The Power of Music. October 12, 2009–January 24, 2010 Artist Kara Walker offers her interpretation of the painting The Power of Music by William Sidney Mount, on view in the exhibition American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915.
Transcript Carrie Rebora Barratt: This is Carrie Rebora Barratt, curator—with my colleague Barbara Weinberg—of the exhibition American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The exhibition includes more than one hundred iconic works by many of America's most acclaimed artists, who tell stories about their times by depicting ordinary people engaged in life's tasks and pleasures. American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915—Artist Kara Walker Discusses The Power of Music. Stephen Walter, the artist mapping London's shifts, stories and secrets – in pictures. Investigating Identity. Identity is the way we perceive and express ourselves.
Factors and conditions that an individual is born with—such as heritage, , or one’s body—often play a role in defining one’s . However, many aspects of a person’s identity change throughout his or her life. People’s experiences can alter how they see themselves or are perceived by others. Conversely, their identities also influence the decisions they make: Individuals choose their friends, adopt certain fashions, and align themselves with political beliefs based on their identities.
Many artists use their work to express, explore, and question ideas about identity. Wifredo Lam. Augustus of Primaporta. Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna. Brunelleschi & Ghiberti, the Sacrifice of Isaac. Trajan's Column In Technicolor. Trajan's Column In Technicolor. Trajan's Column - Reading an Ancient Comic Strip.
Trajan's Column - Reading an Ancient Comic Strip. Masaccio, The Tribute Money in the Brancacci Chapel. Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence (left); Brancacci Chapel, with frescoes by Masaccio and Masolino, Santa Maria del Carmine,Florence, c. 1424-7 (right) The Tribute Money is one of many frescoes painted by Masaccio (and another artist named Masolino) in the Brancacci chapel in Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence—when you walk into the chapel, the fresco is on your upper left.
All of the frescos in the chapel tell the story of the life of St. Peter. The story of the Tribute Money is told in three separate scenes within the same fresco. This way of telling an entire story in one painting is called a continuous narrative. A story unfolds and a miracle is performed. Britannica School. Dionysiac frieze, Villa of Mysteries, Pompeii. Masaccio, Holy Trinity. What's Your Story? - finding your voice. Identity - Gender, Herstory, Heritage. Whose truth? The Narrative in Art. Whose truth? The Narrative in Art. Lecture 1, Introduction to History Painting. Art History in a Hurry - Death of Marat. Koryo Buddhist Paintings(고려불화) - 50 Wonders of Korea. Art History Digital Story: Connections Between Indian Art and Buddhism. ALL IN THE MIND - THE SECRET TO DRAWING - Discovery/Art/Artist (documentary) ALL IN THE MIND - THE SECRET TO DRAWING - Discovery/Art/Artist (documentary) The Origin of Cave Images and Paintings - BBC Documentary.
Otis Art History 06 - Introduction to Greek Culture. Greek Studies: Vase Paintings, Telling Stories with Pictures.