A Few Notes on Using These Sources

As a long time student (and now teacher) of the Humanities, I know how difficult it can be to find sources. So, I decided to put this blog together to help my students (and anyone else who's interested) more easily find sources for their research. Keep in mind, however, that there are many different types... Continue Reading →

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Table of Contents: Websites and Videos

While I suggest you browse (or use the search function and/or tags) through the entries to find the websites and videos that are most relevant to your research, I thought it might be helpful to provide a list of links for quicker access. Please note that this list only contains the websites and videos on... Continue Reading →

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Article: The Redemption of Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur was a remarkable 19th Century French artist. She specialized in realistic depictions of animals, and her art was celebrated around the world. Unfortunately, her art has been largely forgotten in her home of France. This article from Smithsonian Magazine discusses efforts to rediscover her art and career. link to The Redemption of Rosa... Continue Reading →

Website: Old English Wordhord

If you are interested in Old English or the Middle Ages, then this may be the site for you. Although many of the resources require payment, there are a couple of interesting free options: the Old English word of the day and links to Medieval Resources. link to Old English Wordhord

Article: Medieval women’s early involvement in manuscript production suggested by lapis lazuli identification in dental calculus

Unfortunately, the degree to which women were involved in Medieval art and bookbinding has been lost to history. This article from ScienceAdvances details a discovery in the teeth of the remains of a Medieval nun that suggests women may have been more involved in the medieval arts than had previously been thought. Link to Medieval... Continue Reading →

Video: MOMA In the Studio

When it comes to Modern Art, it sometimes makes more sense if you can see how an artist made his or her particular works. In this YouTube playlist from the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), you can watch artist and conservator Corey D'Augustine show you how painters such as Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and... Continue Reading →

Website: The Art Story

The Art Story is a website that presents articles on many different artists. It's format is both informative and fun as it shows the progression of their careers through the selection of artwork from various points in their careers. If you need to research an artist, this is a great place to begin to get... Continue Reading →

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