History

The Only Copy of “Beowulf,” Might Have Disappeared into the Mists of History

July 4, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday BEOWULF “Beowulf is the longest epic poem in Old English, the language spoken in Anglo-Saxon England before the Norm   an Conquest. More than 3,000 lines long, Beowulf relates the exploits of its eponymous hero, and his successive battles with a monster named […]

Through the Louvre Lens

May 23, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Louvre Lens While it may well be said that all art is viewed through the “lens” of the Louvre, this post is about the Louvre Museum in Lens in northern France.  Lens is a former coal mining town that has suffered d greatly […]

Islamic Art in Spain – The Alhambra

April 4, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Islamic Art in Spain This post is the second in a series through 2018 on Islamic Art in Spain. The topic and the output is so vast that even if all the posts in 2018 were devoted to it, it still would not […]

World’s Oldest Cave Art Discovered to Have Been Made By Neanderthals …

February 28, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. ART CREATED BY THE NEANDERTHALS Why write  hundreds and hundreds of words about the discovery, that Neanderthals had the capacity to create art when we can use tools of the New Media to explain this art and the science used in the discovery? […]

Research Team Uncovers Hidden Details in Picasso’s ‘La Miséreuse accroupie’ (The Crouching Woman).

February 21, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. Artists Painting Over an Existing Painting Frequently, new scientific techniques have revealed one painting painted over another painting by the same artist. The painting of a woman has been discovered under Van Gogh’s painting “Patch of Grass, ” as detailed in (Photon Science, “Visualizing a […]

Islamic Art – “Mirror of the Invisible World”

January 3, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday A New Series – Islamic Art Islamic Art is a vast as the areas where it originated. This post is the first in an occasional series in 2018. The series will explore a number of aspects of Islamic Art including architecture, calligraphy, painting,  […]

Is There a Connection Between Science and Art?

December 13, 2017, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. The painting above is from the National Gallery’s collection.  It depicts an Egyptian noblewoman and is a Fayum portrait, a type of painting that was attached to mummies of that time and believed to depict the image of a real person. Science and […]