Painting, sculpture, and similar forms of artistic expression.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-23 07:57
Researchers have now verified the secret that made Venetian Renaissance paintings "appear to glow." Art historian Louisa Matthew discovered that artists traded ideas and materials with dye and glass-makers.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-22 08:19
The first exposure many SCA members have had to fantasy and science fiction stories was from author Andre Norton. She died March 17, 2005 at the age of 93.
Submitted by Johnnae on Sat, 2005-03-19 13:00
The British Library web site now features William Caxton’s digital images of two editions of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, probably printed in 1476 and 1483, in an online exhibit called "Treasures in Full: Caxton's Chaucer".
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-03-18 11:23
Are you a "poet and don't know-et?" This week, Dame Aoife takes us on a poetic journey through this fine art that has been the choice of lovers, leaders, and lechers since time immemorial.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-13 08:12
Baron Tibor of Rock Valley recently attended the latest film version of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and wrote a review.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-03-10 09:59
A new controversy involving the love letters of Abelard and Heloise has members of the literary and academic communities buzzing.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-05 10:24
Columnist Vincent D. Balitas reviews a new book on Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe for the Washington Times.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-01 06:16
Members of the Scottish Parliament are seeking to clear the reputation of the historical Macbeth for the 1,000th anniversary of his birth.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-24 18:29
The restoration of a renaissance painting, "The Adoration of the Christ Child," may have solved a mystery by revealing a fingerprint and stylistic touches that could tie the work to Leonardo Da Vinci.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-24 14:46
A museum in Lornardo Da Vinci's hometown Vinci, Italy, is holding a trial to sort out the facts from fiction in Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-02-18 16:24
"Boating on a River" will be on display at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through August 14, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-17 10:03
City fathers in Milan, Italy have banned a French clothing company's advertisement featuring an all-female version of Da Vinci's famous painting of the Last Supper.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-14 16:31
Natalie Bennett reviews Looking at Lovemaking: Constructions of Sexuality in Roman Art, 100 B.C. - A.D. 250, a new book by John R. Clarke that looks at sexuality and gender issues in Roman society.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-02-03 17:40
Mistress Chai'usun, who is in charge of Information Services for Pennsic War 34, is seeking donations of artwork for this year's site medallion on the theme "Ships, Sailing, and Seaports."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-03 11:09
Disturbingly fascinating, a collection of plastic sculptures of figures from paintings by Renaissance artist Hiëronymus Bosch can be viewed online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-29 14:41
Sometimes it just sounds better in Latin!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-25 21:16
The non-profit Montefiascone Project is offering summer 2005 courses related to the scribal arts in a medieval setting north of Rome.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 11:51
The Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland will present "The Impact of Islamic Culture on the Arts of the Renaissance," a day-long workshop, on February 4, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-17 16:47
New York Times reporter Cori Ellison looks at the influence of the "Kalevala," Finland's national epic, on modern culture.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-15 14:55
Please join us for a day and night full of dancing as the Shire of Inner Sea presents: Northshield Dance Seminar XIX, March 19, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-23 17:56
A chemist working for Washington's National Gallery of Art may have discovered the secret to the bright, translucent colors of European Renaissance paintings: ground glass.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-19 08:01
A newly-translated Anglo-Saxon epic casts a whole new light on noble warriors. Enjoy!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 18:20
England's National Portrait Gallery has added a rare porait of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, to its collection. Howard was a powerful courtier during the reign of Elizabeth I.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 13:01
The Kermesse of St. George, by Pieter Brueghel the Younger, was among the paintings auctioned at Sotheby's recently.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-12-14 07:49
"Flemish Fantasia: Invention and Imagination in Sixteenth Century Flemish Engravings" is on display at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts through February 27, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 20:04
An intensive summer school seminar co-sponsored by University of Washington, Seattle and Harvard University will offer a number of classes designed to aid scholars in Turkish and Ottoman studies.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 10:14
An exhibition, funded by the European Union, of arts and artifacts from the Crusades has opened at the Municipal Arts Centre of Nicosia in Cyprus.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 09:32
The Seattle Art Museum is currently running several exhibits of interest to medieval and renaissance researchers including Spain in the Age of Exploration 1492-1819.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 11:27
The Online Medieval and Classical Library presents its 12th offering, "The Song of Roland."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 11:08
An article by Cassandra Franklin-Barbajosa for National Geographic traces the history of tattoos, including the use of the Jerusalem cross during the Crusades.