Category Archives: Art history

Smarthistory: a Kickstarter success story

Image via WikipediaI was really glad to see that people have stepped up and supported Smarthistory – this is a really amazing site that needs and deserves our support. Their Kickstarter page is here, but PLEASE contribute; this is an … Continue reading

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Of Concept Maps and Crucifixions

I visited the National Gallery earlier this year and I spent a lot of time looking at a few paintings of crucifixion or passion paintings. I was particularly interested in a few early renaissance paintings. These paintings come from a … Continue reading

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The Art of Describing

Image via Wikipedia There are often connections between my artistic life and my work in education that are surprising. I am reading a book called “The Art of Describing” by Svetlana Alpers. It is a book about Dutch art in … Continue reading

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