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Concordia University Chicago - Art Lessons Welcome to Concordia University Chicago’s link to Artists and Their Art: Sharing Visual Stories, a tool to promote visual literacy through artwork. Recognizing visual cues in a work of art as well as being aware of the times and conditions in which an artist lived enables students to better interpret its imagery, draw conclusions about its effectiveness, and speak critically about the art. Art education research indicates students enjoy a richer art experience and improved visual comprehension when the following four disciplines are included in the art experience: Art History (the study of past artists), Art Aesthetics (response to art), Art Criticism (discussion of art using art vocabulary), and Art Production (hands-on making of art). Artists and Their Art: Sharing Visual Stories focuses mainly on art history by providing a biographical sketch of the artist, an image of one of the artist’s specific works and details about that work.

Remedios Varo Remedios Varo Biography Remedios Varo's storied life began in 1908 when she was born in Spain. She fled the Spanish Civil War and headed to Paris to further her artistry in Surrealism. The surrealist movement was strong there and she honed her skills along with painters who received more notoriety. The Nazi occupation of France forced Varo into exile. Libraries and archives The Museum collection is available to researchers of all different levels through its galleries, libraries and study rooms, as well as online. Libraries catalogue online Catalogues for all of the Museum's libraries can be searched online – please note not all Museum libraries have their entire collection recorded in the online catalogue. Search the catalogue now Museum archive The Museum's Archive contains administrative records of the Museum dating back to its foundation in 1753, including minutes of meetings of the Museum’s Trustees, acquisitions reports and administration, policy and financial records.

How to explore the British Museum from home When we first opened our doors in 1759, we proudly declared ourselves a place for ‘all studious and curious persons’. It’s a mission we’re still dedicated to – even if you can’t visit us in person yet. With that in mind, we’d like to share the many ways in which you can explore our galleries and the collection online. So, here are 11 ways for you to stay curious, keep learning, and experience over two million years of human history – all without stepping out your front door.

Artist Inserts People From Classical Paintings Into Today’s World, And The Result Is Surprisingly Good Have you ever thought how would those people from classical paintings look if they suddenly started living amongst us? No? We neither! But now we don’t have to because it was already done by Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov who used Photoshop to bring some of them into modern-day world. The ongoing series (previously covered here and here), titled "The Daily Life Of Gods", is mostly set in Kiev and you can see the figures created by different authors many years ago using public transport, sitting at bars, napping in public places, eating at local lunch joints, or selling flowers. These new settings show them in a completely different color so scroll down to witness it for yourself!

Jheronimus Bosch - the Garden of Earthly Delights About this project The interactive documentary Jheronimus Bosch, the Garden of Earthly Delights provides an in-depth tour though The Garden of Earthly Delights. In a web interface the visitor will be taken on an audio-visual journey, including sound, music, video and images to enrich the storytelling. Synopsis The interactive documentary Jheronimus Bosch, the Garden of Earthly Delights provides an in-depth tour though The Garden of Earthly Delights. Accompanied by high resolution images of the painting, the exciting story of this masterpiece unfolds.

Damien Hirst DAMIEN HIRST Isonicotinoyl Chloride, 2005 Household gloss on canvas 84 x 84 inches (213.4 x 213.4 cm) Damien Hirst Listed Exhibitions (81 Kb)Damien Hirst Bibliography (122 Kb) Damien Hirst was born in Bristol in 1965. He studied at Goldsmiths College in London and first came to public attention in 1988 when he conceived and curated "Freeze," an exhibition of his work and that of his friends and fellow students at Goldsmiths.

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas Complementing the museum’s art collection, the research library offers an extensive range of materials on American art, photography, and history from the early nineteenth century to the present. The library provides support to researchers at all levels interested in deepening their understanding of the country’s artistic heritage. A librarian is available at the reading room reference desk during public hours to assist you.Photocopies, computer printouts, and microform copies cost fifteen cents per page beyond first ten (first ten copies are free). Digital scanning to email or flash drive is free (please bring your own drive).Two computers are available for public use.Free Wi-Fi is available.Bags 11-by-15 inches or larger must be checked at security.

Arctic: culture and climate Lead supporter We believe that by understanding the past, we all have the opportunity to define the future. No one brings the past to life like the British Museum, whose permanent collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning two million years of human history. Riding the Pan-American Highway: 17 Months on a Motorcycle The Pan-American Highway is the world’s longest continuous road system, stretching 30,000 miles from the northern tip to the southern terminus. Starting at the very top of North America in the small arctic town of Deadhorse, Alaska, the road ends at the bottom of South America in the city of Ushuaia, Argentina. It crosses a dozen countries and hundreds of ecosystems, while following a mix of pavement and dirt roads. For many road warriors, it’s not just on their bucket list, it’s at the very top of it. James Barkman, a good friend and fellow dirtbag, spent a year and a half riding the entirety of the route on a motorcycle, with two of his closest friends.

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free - Creators If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and formats we've become accustomed to. That's why, when you find vintage posters in flea markets, you find prices that might suggest they were just printed. Many of these posters are available online, but it's often difficult to find high enough quality to print them beyond standard A4 printer paper sizing. Finally, our savior: FreeVintagePosters.Com.

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