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Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Bassano is easily the least known of the great painters of sixteenth-century Venice—a galaxy that includes Giorgione and Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese, and Lorenzo Lotto. Why this should be so is not altogether clear, for he was an artist of remarkable originality and in his lifetime enjoyed a European reputation. However, the fact that he chose to remain in his native Bassano del Grappa, northwest of Venice, and there established a family practice that included his sons Francesco... More »

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Historical Texts Collection : History Department : Hanover College The Hanover Historical Texts Collection makes available digital versions of historical texts for use in history and humanities courses. Search by keyword, or browse by subject heading. The faculty and students of the Hanover College History Department initiated the Hanover Historical Texts Project in 1995, at a time when few primary sources were available outside of published anthologies. To make primary texts readily available for classroom use, they selected important documents, scanned print versions that were out of copyright, converted the scans into HTML format, proofread the resulting documents to correct OCR errors, edited them to provide page breaks, page numbers, and bibliographical information, and posted them online. We have since expanded the collection to include transcriptions of manuscript material from the Hanover College archives.

15 Things You Didn't Know About Renoir's 'Luncheon of the Boating Party' Luncheon of the Boating Party is one of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's most famous works. It's also one of the most well-known depictions of an alfresco lunch outing in art history. Set in a Paris cafe overlooking the Seine, the painting captures a joyous moment among friends. But the history around this iconic Impressionist work makes it all the richer.

This really might be the most important election ever Trump a working-class hero? A blue-collar town debates his credentials. Arlie Hochschild goes inside the head of a Trump supporter: Mike Schaff’s community was destroyed by the failures of a private company, but he’s voting for America’s most notorious businessman — why? History Map Archive Browse the Map Archive The art and history of cartography, aka mapmaking, goes back to ancient times. Or at least what they thought it could look like. The Etymology Dictionary informs us that our English word map derives from the Latin word mappa, meaning napkin or cloth on which maps were drawn. The Map Archive This map collection is indexed chronologically and by continent.

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Getty Museum offers new arts ed teaching tools The J. Paul Getty Museum has produced a new video series aimed at helping educators work the arts into their teaching based on new standards known as the Common Core. The 19 videos, released as a free online resource this week, were produced in partnership with the nonprofit website Teaching Channel. Trump a Working-Class Hero? A Blue-Collar Town Debates His Credentials YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — “Is this idiot for Trump?” Mark Wasko asked, his voice booming across the parking lot of an out-of-business supermarket. It was a late weekday morning in a troubled, shrinking Rust Belt city that is fed up with being known as a troubled, shrinking Rust Belt city. The man Mr. Wasko was calling an idiot — perhaps seriously, or playfully, or both — was his friend Vincent Archangelo Strines. Mr.

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Medieval art history and the web 2.0. A selection of online resources for medievalists This simple overview of Internet resources for historians of medieval art is a “work in progress”, which can already help scholars and students. The current list of principally open access resources will be completed, modified, reshaped (as well as the proposed categories) and your ideas are important to make this tool a useful one for our daily scientific activity. I thus welcome any suggestion for improvement ! The web links cover the fields that I know best and only reflect my own (French) practice : medieval art (mainly stone sculpture, ivories and wall painting), medieval architecture, cultural and built heritage, archives and libraries of particular interest to medievalists.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world as illustrated by the museum's collection. Browse by work of art, timeline, thematic essay, and more. by nda_librarian Apr 28

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