The linked art-icle gives an interesting overview of the various blue pigments used over the years, including Ultramarine (as in the depicted works of Sassoferrato and Vermeer), Klein blue, and the latest YInMn. Many of the fireplace manufacturers from this era have disappeared leaving Minsterstone, with its 120-year history as a lone survivor from a time when the gap between rich and poor was much larger than it is today. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but I could see it being a better all round option than straight history for a lot of people and ditching it feels like a backwards step.
In the History of knitting, one of the most noted collectables was Queen Elizabeth’s stockings made in this century. But…the school also had quite narrow ideas about arts or sciences and looking back I think our options were narrowed down far to early. Additionally, learn about the history and methods of the discipline and have the opportunity to take courses in curatorial studies.
Majors benefit from this vibrant community of contemporary art and architecture, and many take courses in studio art and architectural history. Erin Benay, Assistant Professor of Art History and Catherine Scallen, the Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor in the Humanities and Chair of Art History and Art, have received Diekhoff awards.
King ShÅ Hashi who united the Okinawa and other neighboring islands supported adopting anything Japanese or Chinese that would help develop his country, so martial arts continued to develop. The inglenook had been a popular revival feature of Arts and Crafts’ fireplaces as it created seating around the fire – often the only warm part of the house.
Dr. Carol Ockman, curator-at-large with Selby Gardens and Rob Clark Professor of Art History at Williams College, Williamstown, MA. discusses this first of its kind exhibition of Marc Chagall’s love of flowers and the natural world. As a way to increase their physical condition he is reputed to have taught them a method of conditioning called Shin Pa Lo Han Shoo He is also credited with having a major influence on Chinese fighting arts.