Medieval Sourcebook Update Information 2006: In 2006 the Internet Medieval Sourcebooks and associated sourcebooks are undergoing a major overhaul to remove bad links and add more documents. 2. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient. As a result there is a process called "link rot" - which means that a "broken link" is a result of someone having taken down a web page. 2. 3. Note: This site aims to present medieval sources. Sourcebook Contents The Internet Medieval Sourcebook is organized as three main index pages, with a number of supplementary documents. Selected Sources This is the main entry to the resources here. Full Text Sources Full texts of medieval sources arranged according to type. Saints' Lives Devoted to Ancient, Medieval and Byzantine hagiographical sources. Supplementary Documents Help! Internet Sourcebook: Multimedia
most popular artists The most popular artist searches last month: a not-to-be-taken-too-seriously measurement of which famous artists have the greatest "mindshare" in our collective culture. Moving up: Edgar Degas (#22 to #12), Titian (#28 to #18), and realist painter Janet Fish (appearing for the first time on the list at #29). Moving down: Joan Miro (#13 to #19), Wassily Kandinsky (#11 to #24) and Paul Gauguin (#21 down to #32). How we measure popularity: In order to eliminate any kind of selection bias due to search engine ranking, external links, etc., we only count internal links from our own search box and our artist listings.
The National Gallery, London: Western European painting 1250–1900 Lisa Gold: Research Maven aremisia gentileshi Artemisia GentileschiThe Art History Archive - Biography & Art This Website is Best Viewed Using Firefox Biography of Artemisia Gentileschi: (Born July 8th 1593, Died 1653) Artemisia Gentileschi was the most important woman painter of Early Modern Europe by virtue of the excellence of her work, the originality of her treatment of traditional subjects, and the number of her paintings that have survived (though only thirty-four of a much larger corpus remain, many of them only recently attributed to her rather than to her male contemporaries). Artemisia Gentileschi was born on July 8, 1593 to Orazio Gentileschi, painter and to Prudentia Montone, who died when Artemisia was young. Like many other women artists of her era who were excluded from apprenticeship in the studios of successful artists, Gentileschi was the daughter of a painter. Orazio painted frescos with the artist, Agostino Tassi, whom he asked to teach her daughter perspective. Paintings by Artemisia Gentileschi:
The Most Famous Paintings Journalism Warning Labels & Tom Scott Contents Not Verified It seems a bit strange to me that the media carefully warn about and label any content that involves sex, violence or strong language — but there's no similar labelling system for, say, sloppy journalism and other questionable content. I figured it was time to fix that, so I made some stickers. The articles these stickers are attached to are used strictly as an illustration: I'm not passing judgment on the specific articles or journalists. Let's start with the obvious one. I'm not sure how these newspapers would fill their pages without these. Oh yeah, that's what they use. The Daily Mail's attempt to classify everything as either 'causing' and 'curing' cancer is already well documented, but there are plenty of wacky medical claims in all the newspapers. This sticker's mainly for celebrity articles: Starsuckers did a good job of showing just how little verification is frequently done. ...and we all know what happens when you do this. Enough said, really. Make your own!
van gogh: between peace and madness Is there anything new to say about Vincent van Gogh? Only a fool would try, but the Kunstmuseum in Basel has come up with something unique. Before the end of September, should you be anywhere near this “Dreieck”, as the Germans call it (the busy corner where France, Germany and Switzerland meet), you cannot afford to miss this articulate, inspiring exhibition: “Between Earth and Heaven: The Landscapes”. An alternative title might've been “Between Peace and Madness”. Although it is well known that Van Gogh was unstable--he tragically shot himself in the chest in July 1890--the cause or severity of his illness remain unclear. The 70 canvases in this show suggest that whatever chemical imbalances he might have suffered (however much absinthe he quaffed and however many sexual diseases he might have picked up) he was afflicted principally with the condition of seeing too intensely into things. But it is the work near the show’s end that confirms the force of Van Gogh’s vision.