Painting, sculpture, and similar forms of artistic expression.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-10-26 11:01
A blog by Andrew Blackwood MacBaine the Purple, a noted bard in the Middle Kingdom. Contains original song lyrics and poetry by the man known as "Purple" to friends and audiences around the Known World.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 15:25
Michelangelo's David, long thought to be the model of male perfection, is not as perfect as once believed. He is missing a back muscle.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 15:02
A well-preserved fresco dating to 1370 has been found on the wall of the Santa Maria della Scala hospital museum in Siena, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 08:09
If it weren't for Somerled, Scotland's unsung hero, residents of the country might be speaking Norwegian.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 08:02
The "pestulant" Picts of legend may actually have been "a highly sophisticated people with an intimate knowledge of the Bible and Roman classical literature."
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-10-06 11:36
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum, as well as a searchable database, featuring European painting and sculpture from the 12th-18th centuries.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2004-10-03 11:30
The point of this Themes list is for you to unleash the inner Leonardo da Vinci in the children. He was inventor, writer, painter, scientist and mathematician, to name but a few of his occupations. If we all had just a little Leonardo in us, the world might be a better place.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 14:56
For those with lots of time on their hands, here's your chance to get involved in a new artform: Marshmallow Sculpting.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 12:48
Adam Gopnik, Critic at Large for the New Yorker, offers his opinion on why Shakepeare remains "the necessary poet".
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-17 10:16
Amanda Greene reports on the mythology of the Knights Templars and their portrayal in books such as The Da Vinci Code. Is it fact ot fiction?
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-15 14:43
A collection of more than 600 marble statues and tombs from the Roman period will once again be open to the public.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-12 11:33
The city of Florence is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the unveiling of Michelangelo's statue of David.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2004-09-12 09:10
This week Dame Aoife shares links relating to medieval and renaissance music.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-05 17:46
Computers are being used to help restore several Renaissance paintings by showing how the art works originally appeared.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-03 20:25
The medieval garden at the Hotel de Cluny, France's National Museum of the Middle Ages, was inspired by medieval tapestries.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-08-04 09:48
This week, Dame Aoife offers her links about how to write letters forsoothly and includes links on how to write award recommendations.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-31 19:22
Idaho Falls, Idaho artist William Lloyd gives Denver Post staff reporter Chi-Chi Zhang a glimpse of the world of Renaissance art at the Larkspur Renaissance Festival. Lloyd is an artisan who makes and sells intricately-carved ivory and bone knives and sword handles.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-07-31 08:22
A rare bronze roundel discovered under a stairway in Devon, England, has brought nearly UK£7 million in a recent auction, a record for a Renaissance piece.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-07-23 14:27
The earliest example of a Renaissance painted ceiling in Scotland, originally painted at Prestongrange House in 1581, but later removed for preservation, has been reproduced at a nearby East Lothian pub.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-07-17 10:38
"Palace and Mosque: Islamic Art from the Victoria and Albert Museum," featuring over one hundred of the V&A's 10th-18th century works, will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through February 6, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-09 10:49
A life-size painting of St. George dating from the Middle Ages has been discovered in St Cadoc's Church in Llangattock Lingoed, South Wales.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-07-08 09:02
Spamalot, the musical version of "Monty Python's Holy Grail," is headed for Broadway in February 2005. David Hyde Pierce, Tim Curry and Hank Azaria will star.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-05 17:22
A wall painting of an Anglo-Saxon Saint dating from the 10th century has been discovered at Deerhurst Church near Tewkesbury, England.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-06-29 23:00
A flock of pigeons has led a group of art historians to a lost Renaissance fresco hidden in the ceiling of a Valencia cathedral.
Submitted by Olyane on Wed, 2004-06-23 22:44
A brief review of a newly-released scholarly publication on Tolkien's mythology.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-06-19 12:31
A portrait of Mary Tudor will go on display in Winchester Cathedral June 30, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-06-19 07:54
The public has its first chance to view a medieval Egyptian map showing England as a "tiny, egg-shaped lump." The map is now on display at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, England.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-06-16 10:05
''Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution'' will be on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through October 30.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-02-17 03:35
According to William Congreve, "Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast," so readers will want to calm themselves by checking out Dame Aoife's music links.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-01-21 15:37
Newsletter editors take note as Dame Aoife shares her sources for information on medieval woodcuts.