Who in the World is Hieronymus Bosch?

AN EXPLORATION OF ART HISTORY

Art Profile: Louisa Wood Ruby, NYC

  Location: The Frick Collection, NYC Job: Head of Photoarchive Research Favorite Type of Art: Flemish Landscape Art around the 1600s The Frick Collection is a small gilded museum of … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art Profile: Karen Karp, NYC

Karen posing with a Pollock in Christie’s Location: Christie‚Äôs Auction House, NYC Job: International Marketing Director Art Speciality: Old Masters, 19th Century, Russian Karen Karp works with billionaire art aficionados, … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Oculus

Oculus: The round central opening in a ceiling of a dome. Also, a small round window in a Gothic cathedral. The Pantheon was a revolutionary design that used concrete for … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Stupa

Stupa: A large, mound-shaped Buddhist shrine. A stupa is an essential element of Buddhist sanctuaries. It is a circular mound modeled after earlier South Asian burial mounds. A stupa is … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

New York City: A Survey of Museums

On Thursday, May 8th, Ellis and I were able to drive down to New York for a little trip to explore the NYC art scene. Both of us were pretty … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Characteristics of Gothic Architecture

Gothic architecture is important to be able to identify because there are so many cathedrals with gothic elements all over Europe. The Gothic style was a totally new style in … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: Flamboyant Style

Flamboyant style was used during the Late Gothic period. This style was used in creating and decorating architecture. It it known for its unique flamelike appearance and its pointed bar … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · Leave a comment