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Dictionary of Art Historians - Recently Added Entries. Overview: Italian renaissance scholar, Bloomsbury art critic and curator of European painting, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1904-1910. Fry was born to Sir Edward Fry (1827–1918), a judge and Mariabella Hodgkin (Fry) (1833–1930) and raised in a Quaker household. Although headed for a career in science at Clifton College, Bristol, the lectures of John H.

Middleton, Slade Professor of Art, impressed Fry. Fry graduated from King’s College, Cambridge, with firsts in natural sciences, 1887 and 1888. Partially to please his father he dabbled in scientific areas while studying studio painting on the side. Entirely won over to art, he traveled to Italy in 1891 and studied studio painting at the Académie Julian, Paris in 1892. Sources: Sources: [literature on Fry is legion, particularly, see] Woolf, Virginia.

MetPublications. Visigothic script - Littera Visigothica. Google Scholar. JSTOR: University Review, Vol. 2, No. 8 (Winter, 1961), pp. 3-7. Maureen Mullarkey: Drawing Babar, Morgan Library, Jean de Brunhoff, Laurent de Brunhoff, Babar. CABINET // Darkness Visible. Still from Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau's Nosferatu (1919). The Phantasmagoria All those large dreams by which men long live wellAre magic-lanterned on the smoke of hell;This then is real, I have impliedA painted, small, transparent slide. —William Empson In Paris soon after the Revolution, the showman and inventor Etienne-Gaspard Robertson staged a son-et-lumière Gothic moving picture show, under the name of “Fantasmagorie”; coined from Greek, phantasmagoria means an “assembly of phantasms.” Robertson used a projector, the Fantascope, dispensed with the conventional theater’s raised stage, the puppet show box, and the proscenium arch, and concentrated his lighting sources and effects in the projector itself by placing it behind a large flat screen, like a theatrical scrim.

The intrinsic subject matter of phantasmagoria was spectral illusion—morbid, frequently macabre, supernatural, fit to inspire terror and dread, those qualities of the sublime. From Charles H. • Goya y las fantasmagorías - ARTE PROCOMÚN. Publicado en Juan Carrete Parrondo, "De dibujos, estampas y fantasmagorías en la vida de Goya.

Apuntes para un seminario sobre Goya y su contexto", Goya y su contexto. Seminario Internacional celebrado en la Institución Fernando el Católico de Zaragoza. Zaragoza los días 27, 28 y 29 de octubre de 2011. Zaragoza, Institución Fernando El Católico - Diputación de Zaragoza, 2013, págs. 239-246. Trataré que esta intervención se ajuste -dentro de lo posible- al formato de seminario, tratando de unir la investigación y la docencia activa. Ofreceré una información no elaborada, con la finalidad de que los seminaristas puedan elaborar resultados con sus propios medios en un ambiente de recíproca colaboración. En cuanto al contenido me limitaré al periodo temporal muy acotado y a la vez muy complejo, la época en que Goya realizó la serie de los Disparates. 1. 2.

Los dibujos y estampas de Goya podemos considerarlas como su autobiografía en imágenes que a la vez van acompañadas de breve texto.

Le Jugement dernier - Francisco Pacheco (Musées de Midi-Pyrénées

Films | The Haunted Palace. The Gentleman’s Magazine, Monday, 24 November 1735: Margaret Lockwood as the Wicked Lady, 1945 Gainsborough Pictures. “A Butcher was Robb’d in a very Gallant Manner by a Woman well mounted on a Side Saddle, &c. near Rumford in Essex. She presented a Pistol to him, and demanded his Money; he being amaz’d at her Behaviour told her, he did not know what she meant; when a Gentleman coming up, told him he was a Brute to deny the Lady’s request, and if he did not gratify her Desire immediately, he wou’d Shoot him thro’ the Head; so he gave her his Watch and 6 Guineas.”† The term Highway Man entered the English Language in 1617, courtesy of one William Fennor in his work ‘The Counter’s Commonwealth’ and it did not take long for the female highway man to follow.

One of the most colourful and persistent legends of the female highwayman is that of The Wicked Lady. The legend of the Wicked Lady She falls in love with a local farmer Ralph Chaplin and together they continue their reign of terror. Notes. The Valve - A Literary Organ | Phantasmagoria: Spirit Visions, Metaphors, and Media Into the Twenty-first Century. << Better Than Ezra? | Front Page | Kurt Vonnegut, RIP >> Phantasmagoria: Spirit Visions, Metaphors, and Media Into the Twenty-first Century Posted by Jenny Davidson, Guest Author, on 04/10/07 at 08:08 PM This is a guest post by Jenny Davidson. You may know her from her blog, Light Reading. Phantasmagoria: Spirit Visions, Metaphors, and Media Into the Twenty-first Century by Marina Warner (Oxford University Press), 469pp., £18.99 At one point in Marina Warner’s stimulating new book on the history of spirit and its embodiments in modern Europe, the author asks to see a sample of ectoplasm captured from a medium in a 1939 séance and catalogued in the archives of the Society for Psychical Research.

The term Fantasmagorie seems to have been coined by the showman-inventor Etienne-Gaspard Robertson in Paris during the years immediately following the Revolution. Nobody coming across this work without prior knowledge would be able to date it to the late eighteenth century.


Sistine Chapel. Exhibitions. Research. Cultural Institute. Museum. Art. History. Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man of math - James Earle. Pico della Mirandola’s Oration on the Dignity of Man Numberphile did a great explanation of “Squaring the Circle” See James Earle's other Lesson. After Rome was destroyed, people were wary of attachment to physical beauty. As Christianity gained traction, Romans instead began to focus on the metaphysical beauty of virtue, and art began to follow suit. James Earle discusses how Medieval paintings of Madonna were affected by this shift.

The Vitruvian Man is a drawing created by Leonardo da Vinci circa 1490.It is accompanied by notes based on the work of the architect Vitruvius. The drawing, which is in pen and ink on paper, depicts a male figure in two superimposed positions with his arms and legs apart and simultaneously inscribed in a circle and square. The drawing and text are sometimes called the Canon of Proportions or, less often, Proportions of Man. Grumpy Art Historian. A Brief History of Rococo Art: Rococo painting — artnet Insights. Rococo painting, which originated in early 18th century Paris, is characterized by soft colors and curvy lines, and depicts scenes of love, nature, amorous encounters, light-hearted entertainment, and youth.

The word “rococo” derives from rocaille, which is French for rubble or rock. Rocaille refers to the shell-work in garden grottoes and is used as a descriptive word for the serpentine patterns seen in the Decorative Arts of the Rococo period. Pair of Louis XV chairs, sold at Koller Auktionen Zürich on Thursday, March 21, 2013 After the death of Louis XIV, the French court moved from Versailles back to their old Parisian mansions, redecorating their homes using softer designs and more modest materials than that of the King’s grand baroque style. Instead of surrounding themselves with precious metals and rich colors, the French aristocracy now lived in intimate interiors made with stucco adornments, boiserie, and mirrored glass. ARC Home Tab. Art History Publication Initiative (AHPI) / subscribe. Art21 | PBS. The Renaissance in Spain.

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Digitised Manuscripts. Book of Hours, use of Rome (the 'London Rothschild Hours' or the 'Hours of Joanna I of Castile') Content. Top10favourites - [Redirect: back to TOP 10 WRITERS (in every field): ] Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (August 24, 1899 – June 14, 1986), best known as Jorge Luis Borges (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe ˈlwiz ˈβorxes]), was an Argentine writer, essayist, and poet born in Buenos Aires. In 1914 his family moved to Switzerland where he attended school and traveled to Spain.

On his return to Argentina in 1921, Borges began publishing his poems and essays in surrealist literary journals. He also worked as a librarian and public lecturer. In 1955 he was appointed director of the National Public Library (Biblioteca Nacional) and professor of Literature at the University of Buenos Aires. His work embraces the "chaos that rules the world and the character of unreality in all literature [edit] Life and career [edit] Early life and education Jorge Luis Borges was born to an educated middle-class family. [edit] Early writing career [edit] Later career. Latin american art collections - Google Search.