For those interested in the history and theory of art
Painted Faces: Documenting the Tradition and Reach of the Renaissance Frescoed Façade in Rome and Beyond In early sixteenth-century Rome, as the architectural language of grand domestic spaces was being further refined, elaborate façade fresco decorations came into incredible popularity. These cycles, some of which were designed to root the st…[Read more]
The first building in Geneva designed to house an international organization, the Centre William Rappard has played host to the International Labour Office since it first opened its doors in 1926, and later to the General Agreement of Tariffs and Trade secretariat and to the World Trade Organization. “Centre William Rappard: Home of the World…[Read more]
Raphael Grazziano deposited Todo objeto é uma imagem: Sauerbruch Hutton segundo Harun Farocki Every object is an image: Sauerbruch Hutton according to Harun Farocki in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
Harun Farocki’s last film, Sauerbruch Hutton Architects (2013), is studied by comparing it to other works by the director and analyzing its scenes. The article elaborates what is the position of this office regarding architecture as a producer of images, and then verifies what is its underlying spatiality. As a result, one can see how the…[Read more]
This essay argues that the changes that occurred in the form, function, material and internal decorative schemes of the Great House before 1660 was less of a transformation and more of a slow evolution. The popularity of plasterwork in the Great House from the Tudors to the Restoration, demonstrates its importance in the evolution of such…[Read more]
This dissertation ‘Inns and Innkeeping in North Hertfordshire: 1660-1815’ addresses the lack of a localised study on this building type and supplements the wider body of work that has been undertaken, on inn form, function and innkeeping lifestyles in other regions of England during the long eighteenth century.
Jose Ángel Salgado Loureiro started the topic International Conference ” The Medieval Eschatology” (Call for papers) in the discussion Art History on Humanities Commons 5 months, 3 weeks ago
International Conference ” The Medieval Eschatology”
(Santiago de Compostela, July 28-29th, 2020)
Eschatology is one of the central components of medieval Christian culture. The end of the world, the Last Judgment, salvation, Messianism, the Antichrist, the Apocalypticism and millenarianism are inescapable elements in what we may generally…[Read more]
Review of “René d’Harnoncourt and the Art of Installation” By Michelle Elligott. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2018. 176 pp. Hardcover. $45.00. ISBN 978-1-63345-050-9.
Illustration of various features in the arrangement of Linear B tablets in the photo plates of Scripta Minoa II, and a proposed rationale in terms of underlying art.
The Fernández Rivero Collection of old photography is a collection of original photographic objects of more than 45,000 pieces of different types. The CFRivero has been formed with a historicist approach so that it could cover museum and teaching purposes. About two thirds of his pieces are from the 19th century, of which most could be described…[Read more]
The brothers Fernando and Edgardo Debas arrived in Madrid in 1872, coming from France, and soon became the main court photographers of Alfonso XII, above Laurent, who was then in full swing of his activity. The article reveals the keys to this situation as well as the details of his previous activities in France, the circumstances of his arrival…[Read more]
At the beginning are described first reports made in Spain on major exhibitions, since the great exhibition of London in 1851. Below is a brief review about the photographers Laurent, Debás and Esperon, who were the authors of the photo album made in 1877 about the «Exposición Vinícola» in Madrid. Finally, the article focuses on the desc…[Read more]
This commentary takes advantage of the provenance established by Hoffman, et al.2018 to explore exclusionary symbol sets in Art, Astrology, and Myth within La Pasiega Gallery C in Spain. Using the One Godz paradigm plus the added parameter of U-TH dating this commentary ascribes meaning to two proximate rock art panels, one homo sapien and the…[Read more]
The discovery of the importance of photographer Luis Leon Masson and the observation that, nevertheless, has been almost ignored in all the temporal space in which the Spanish photohistory has been developing in the last thirty years, has led us to ask ourselves about the circumstances that have concurred so that this character, who was able to…[Read more]
María-Teresa García Ballesteros deposited Spanish Stereoscopic Commercial Photography in the 20th Century: “El Turismo Práctico” and “Rellev” in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Throughout the twentieth century, the two major projects carried out in Spain to commercialize ste- reoscopic photography were those of the Barcelona publishing house Alberto Martín and the photo- grapher José Codina Torrás, both projects with an obvious tourist orientation. During the decade of 1910, the publishing house Alberto Martín lau…[Read more]
Stereoscopic photography begins in the Canary Islands at the end of the 1850s, not only by photographers and news from Peninsular Spain but also through the important English colony. The names of Piazzi Smyth and Jessica Duncan, of photographers such as Luis Marín del Corral, Manuel Sapera, Rafael and Bartolomé Belza or Juan González Méndez and…[Read more]
This monograph explores the ambivalent position of Artigas in the political-cultural debate of the Cold War, during the 1950s, when two principal art movements were opposed. On one side, socialist realist tendencies that emerged in post-revolutionary Russia, particularly after the ascension of Stalin, who intended it to be the new art of the…[Read more]
Koca Mehmet Kentel deposited Hafıza-i Beşer: Osmanlı Yazmalarından Hikâyeler | Memories of Humankind: Stories from the Ottoman Manuscripts in the group History of Art on Humanities Commons 9 months, 2 weeks ago
The opening text for the exhibition Hafıza-i Beşer: Osmanlı Yazmalarından Hikâyeler | Memories of Humankind: Stories from the Ottoman Manuscripts, organized by the Istanbul Research Institute, open between October 18, 2019 – July 25, 2020.
Sergi Küratörü/Exhibition Curator
K. Mehmet Kentel
M. Baha Tanman, Selim S.…[Read more]
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