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Painting: Materials & Supports : Painting Supports: History

Now historically, of course, the earliest paintings were on cave walls and then ancient ruins show painting architecturally, like the ruins of Pampas for example; ruins of Egypt. So painting was an architecturally element. Gradually painting became more portable. People would work on wooden panels. A tempera really needs to be on a wooden panel …

FSU Art History – What will you do? (Part 1)

FSU Art History – What will you do? (Part 1)

*music* I’m a PhD student in Art History at Boston University and the Education Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Hi, I’m the Public Relations Manager at the Brooklyn Museum. I’m an assistant professor at the University of Alabama. I’m an environmental lawyer and Deputy Director of Florida’s Division of Air Resource Management. …

History of Art: Studying the subject in Cambridge

History of Art: Studying the subject in Cambridge

What a Cambridge degree in History of Art gives you is – you become a member of a fantastically vibrant, very close-knit community. You have access to extraordinary resources – visual resources, library collections, expertise in our Department, but also more broadly if necessary. I think you get a real sense of the ambition of …

A brief history of religion in art – TED-Ed

A brief history of religion in art – TED-Ed

It’s only been the last few hundreds years or so that Western civilization has been putting art in museums, at least museums resembling the public institutions we know today. Before this, for most, art served other purposes. What we call fine art today was, in fact, primarily how people experienced an aesthetic dimension of religion. …