Painting, sculpture, and similar forms of artistic expression.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-29 21:05
Fans of the Asterix comic book series will be glad to know that the first book in four years will be released in October 2005. The Sky Falls On His Head is the 33rd book in the series, which features the escapades of the Gallic warrior with the yellow moustache.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-09-28 17:23
"RUSSIA!" is on display at the Guggenheim Museum through January 11.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-24 21:23
Chick-Fil-A™, a North American fast-food chain, has produced a promotional calendar with scenes depicting cows in historical—and heroic—poses.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-23 22:57
Israeli authorities have abandoned plans to remove a 6th century Byzantine mosaic from the Gaza Strip.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-09-20 11:26
"Monumental Sculpture from Renaissance Florence: Ghiberti, Nanni di Banco, and Verrochio at Orsanmichele" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through December 31.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-09-19 19:35
"Secular and Sacred: Scholars, Deities, and Immortals in Chinese Art" is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 8.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-09-18 10:02
Engineers from Beijing University were called upon to construct a special display case for one of China's most famous paintings: a 16+-foot-long silk masterpiece dating to the 12th century.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-09-12 11:46
"If someone says that he’s planning to kill you, believe him."..."Avoid situations where the obvious rhyme-word is 'maidenhead.'" So warns Jim Macdonald in these helpful tips, gleaned from English folk music, that can help you stay alive, healthy, wealthy, and not deflowered.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-09-07 18:50
Mlaf reports on a new song inspired by the valor of the people of Gleann Abhann in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 14:42
On the Cranky Professor blog, Michael Thinkler invites ancient and medieval historians to share information on their latest research projects and ideas.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-30 10:53
No more apologies for that philsophy degree! Harvard historian Warren Goldstein discusses the importance of a liberal arts education.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-08-29 10:30
The Shire of Ad Flumen Caerulum invites all the people of our fair kingdom and of all other regions of the known world to come to the "AFC - Arts & Science Expedition I". Visit some of the most famous Museums of Vienna. Come to the Treasury, the Picture Gallery of the KHM (http://www.khm.at/homeE3.html) and see the special exhibition "One Man's Meat ...Eating and Drinking in the Middle Ages" (http://www.wienmuseum.at/english/frameset.asp). There will also be some merrymaking in the evening with gambling, a bardic circle and A&S Classes.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-08-15 16:15
Engineers from the University of Liverpool in England have created a reproduction of an ancient Iraqi harp, the Lyre if Ur.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-08-10 13:15
New York Times reporter Holland Cotter reviews the exhibit "Hope and Healing: Painting in Italy in a Time of Plague, 1500-1800," which is on display at the Worcester (Mass.) Art Museum through September 25, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 17:35
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend, a traveling exhibition co-sponsored by the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, will by touring the United States between October 2003 and March 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-08-06 10:10
The Gardens of Ninfa, once thought to be one of the most beautiful in Italy, are being restored, thanks to the efforts of three generations of women.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-05 13:24
Mael Patraic (Patrick O'Donnell), author of The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams, will be attending this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-08-05 12:13
Justinian, of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, has announced that there will be a "Omigoditsverysilly" Bardic around the Fools Rest Fire on Sunday, August 14 at Pennsic 34.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-02 16:24
This summer, the Globe Theatre in London will perform an "original production" of Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida using 16th century dialect as close as possible to what the Bard would have spoken.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-31 13:12
But can you dance to it? NPR's All Things Considered covered efforts to teach kids literature, including the works of Chaucer, by using rap music.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2005-06-25 10:13
A small pearl brooch in "La Fornarina" was the clue used by art historian Maurizio Bernardelli Curuz to suggest that Raphael and the woman long thought to be his mistress were actually secretly married.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2005-06-23 18:40
A 15th Century marble masterpiece in private hands for 400 years and now attributed to the Renaissance sculptor Donatello went on public view this week for the first time.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2005-06-22 18:50
The long-lost fresco "Battle of Anghiari," considered Leonardo da Vinci's best work, could lie hidden behind a wall of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence.
Submitted by lilli on Mon, 2005-06-20 15:50
Two Brazilian doctors who are also art lovers think they have uncovered a "secret lesson" in human anatomy in the famous Sistine Chapel frescos.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-06-15 15:04
Olivier de Bayonne, Poeta Atlantiae, will be sponsoring the known World Poetic Challenge at this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-06-13 15:13
Humor is ageless, or so believes John Emerson in his weblog 700 Year Old Jokes, a collection of humorous stories from a 13th century Persian Bishop.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-06-13 11:23
An article in the Galveston Daily News about the Middle Earth museum exhibit also talks about how SCAdians often have more than a passing interest in the works of Tolkien.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-06-05 22:58
This just in... The broadway production Spamalot, based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail has won the 2005 Tony Award for "Best Musical," as well as garnering other honors.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-06-03 21:59
"The Portrait of a Youth," a painting attributed to Botticelli and owned by Scotland's National Galleries, may be a fake.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 15:10
The Brooklyn Museum will present an exhibition of 21 Roman mosaics from an ancient synagogue when it hosts Tree of Paradise: Jewish Mosaics from the Roman Empire.