Archeology

Is this our Chauvet Cave, is this our Lascaux? The Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes 375,000 Images of Fine Art Available Under a Creative Commons License

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes 375,000 Images of Fine Art Available Under a Creative Commons License* On February 7, 2017, The Met announced, “As of today, all images of public-domain works in The Met collection are available under Creative Commons Zero (CC0). So whether you’re an artist or a designer, an educator or a […]

The White Marble Sculptures of Ancient Greece

December 21, 2016 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday The Colors of Ancient Greece Tracing the Colors of Ancient Sculpture- Science and Art – Getty Museum Using ultraviolet and raking light, archaeologist Vinzenz Brinkmann examines marble sculptures of Athena and Paris from the Temple of Aphaia, now in the Glyptothek in Munich. […]

“DAD, CAN WE GO TO THE GRAND CANYON THIS SUMMER?” “SURE, NO PROBLEM.” TAKE A LOOK AT THIS FROM GOOGLE STREET VIEW

July 8, 2015 NewPost Goes UP Every Wednesday Ah, summer. What’s better than packing the kids in the old van and heading out to the Grand Canyon ? Re-blogged from Open Culture TOUR THE GRAND CANYON VIA GOOGLE STREET VIEW “With Google’s Street View we can amble through New York City’s High Line Park, around the […]

DID THE NEANDERTHALS INVENT ABSTRACT ART [SOME 39,000 YEARS AGO] ?

February 25, 2015                                   New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. OH NO … In a previous post, “DID ABSTRACT ART EXIST 35,000 YEARS AGO? – THE CHAUVET CAVE“,  it appears that abstract art existed some 35,000 years ago. Then, in […]

E-MUSEUMS: THE VERSAILLES / GOOGLE PARTNERSHIP

GOOGLE ART CONTINUES TO ASTOUND In a unique partnership with Chateau Versailles, GoogleArt and Google Cultural Institute have produced one of the highest examples yet of Fine Art in the New Media. Just take a look at this:

ART, ARCHITECTURE, AND ANCIENT HISTORY- London under Roman Rule

WILL THIS EVER MAKE IT INTO THE HISTORY BOOKS? The Roman occupation of London lasted for some 300 years.The Museum of London has joined with AETN UK ’s flagship channel HISTORY™ to develop a new app which gives users the opportunity to see Roman London as it was 2,000 years ago. Museum of London The […]