The Museum Shop offers a wide selection of local, regional, and specialty items and is a great place to shop for gifts! Many of these collectible Arts and Crafts Lamps or Art Nouveau Lamps that sold for $ 15 – $ 25 in the 1920’s may now sell for many $ 1,000’s and much more. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880-1938) was one of the most prolific and creative members of the German expressionist movement.
This work is a landmark piece of the Baroque era for a myriad number of reasons, being its theatrical and dramatic, movement and fabrics, as well as its inherent sexuality. However you decide to develop your sense of art history and appreciation, look for every opportunity to enrich your life with paintings, prints, mixed media, sculpture, and drawings.
The History of Art program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture. Both the making of art, the academic history of art, and the history of art museums are closely intertwined with the rise of nationalism.
In addition, the critical, analytical, research and presentation skills that Art History students acquire as part of their education are transferable and sought after in other fields as well. In addition to submitting printed materials, applicants must also email a digital copy of their application to [email protected] This digital submission should be sent as a single PDF document.
Take the day’s materials in directions you’d like to go. At Harvard they call Art History Survey ‘darkness at noon’—the moment when you turn out the lights, look at beautiful, old, faraway things, and drift off to dreamland. From cave paintings to a flash website, humanity is constantly improving the way that we express our emotions through the arts.