“Hagia Sophia” in Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey, was damaged when heavy cleaning equipment cracked the marble floors

The following article reports on the “Hagia Sophia”, a Byzantine-era religious building in Constantinople/Istanbul, Turkey, which was damaged in June 2022 when heavy cleaning equipment cracked the marble floors. It is just the latest incident in recent years that has seen the site damaged. Since 2020, reports have documented other kinds…

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Van Gogh: Poets and Lovers

London’s National Gallery will be mounting a Van Gogh exhibition from October 2024 to January 2025. “Van Gogh: Poets and Lovers” at the National Gallery will be presented in themes, tracing the story of his stay in Provence. https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2022/06/24/londons-spectacular-2024-van-gogh-show-will-focus-on-the-artists-greatest-periodwe-delve-into-the-details

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The history of art

The history of art is filled with lost masterpieces, paintings and artefacts that have been destroyed, altered or even painted over by the artist and discovered centuries later. We have long accepted that works such as these might never be known to us, but in recent years this assumption has…

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The 17th Century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer

Very little is known about the 17th Century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer – or his masterpiece, “Girl with a Pearl Earring”. Who is she? What is she about to say? The following article is about a new research project which hopes to address some of the questions that exist, about…

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AS Photography Coursework project

This article features an AS Photography Coursework project. The work was based on the topic ‘Covert and Obscure’ and was completed in 2014/2015.   For more. you can visit the link below: https://www.studentartguide.com/featured/as-photography-covert-obscure

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C2: Introduction to Arth Theraphy with Sibylle Cseri

Introduction to the values of art therapy: using various art forms as an evaluative and therapeutic tool in a wide range of disorders that occur in both adults and children (because art causes less stress and allows more spontaneous participation with or/and without verbal communication) Historical background of art therapy…

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Measuring the (Im)measurable

This is an article on the spiritual effects of art. It is a research seeking to build a set of experimental frameworks for quantifying how aesthetic experiences relate to spiritual outcomes. https://templetonreligiontrust.org/explore/measuring-the-spiritual-dimension-of-art

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