Art History

Byzantine Art - Grandeur in the Art History of Eastern Roman Empire

The era of Byzantine Art, awed for the lavish use of gold and silver in artworks, dates back from the fourth century to the fall of its capital, Constantinople, in 1453. Byzantine Empire also referred to as Eastern Roman or Romania, had a Middle Aged, Greco-Roman culture. Several other states, such as Bulgaria, Serbia, and Venice, shared cultures...
Dec 29, 2014 |

The Print Oeuvre of Albrecht Durer and His Role in Art History

Albrecht Durer once said, "I hold that perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all man." For over five hundred years, historians and collectors alike have held the opinion that this perfection and beauty is contained in the sum of his body of work.
Dec 29, 2014 |

The History of Mixed Media Art

Mixed media art is a kind of artwork in which several mediums are employed. There's an important difference between "mixed-media" artworks and "multimedia art". Mixed media mean a work of visual art that mixes numerous traditionally unique visual art media. To provide an example, a work on canvas that mixes paint, ink, as well as collage can...
Dec 29, 2014 |

What Careers are available with a degree in Art History

Like all liberal arts degrees, a degree in art history indicates reflects a comprehensive education with an emphasis on critical thinking, analysis, and communication skills. For those with a bachelor's degree, jobs in exhibition installation for galleries, museums, universities and private organizations are possible.
Nov 10, 2014 |

A Guide to Scottish Art History

There's a great deal to like about the Scottish countryside. Be it the rolling green hillsides or deep, mysterious mists, Scotland's a land of charm and, while it could not be the first European nation that springs to mind when it pertains to the arts, it's indeed well stood for.
Nov 10, 2014 |

Japanese Art History

The earliest settlers according to archaeologists were a tribal people, the Ainu. By and by the Ainu people and their culture were forced to the Northern parts of Japan by the Jomon people (circa 11,000 - ca. 300 BC).
Nov 10, 2014 |

The World And African Art History

The wholeness of the world is never complete without African art history. Its significance has shaped not just cultures but also the people who are joined together despite varying affinities and beliefs.
Nov 10, 2014 |

Hezbollah buries militant Qantar, says Israel will be held accountable

Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Monday that Israel would be held accountable for killing prominent militant Samir Qantar in an air strike in Syria, and accorded him an elaborate funeral of... Read More

Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support... Read More

Exclusive: U.S. glossed over Oman's human rights record during Iran talks

By Jason Szep, Matt Spetalnick and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/MUSCAT (Reuters) - As the United States negotiated this year’s nuclear pact with Iran, the State Department quietly agreed to spare the... Read More