The discourse on French colonialism focuses largely on economic and political policy. However, little emphasis has been placed on the day to day reality of colonial living, particularly the ever-changing […]
Kour Pour is a British-born Iranian artist living in L.A. and creating the most beautiful paintings of Oriental carpets. Each painting is based on a specific carpet that the artist finds […]
I was only just recently introduced to the work of Olga de Amaral, a Colombian textile artist, who since the 1950s, has been weaving the most breathtaking works of art. […]
… Because of their complex affiliations with their real setting, they are more interesting and more valuable as works of art. This excerpt from Edward Said’s Culture and Imperialism serves as the […]
…the distant mountain peaks… are as though painted in magenta, by Dali, on tin-foil. When writing academic papers, one aims for descriptions that are explicative rather than poetic.
Feel like a graduate symposium? Me too! May 16-17 Parsons is hosting its ADHT (Art and Design History and Theory) Graduate Symposium which allows students from the MA History of […]
“Egyptomania” is a term applied to a surge in Western interest in ancient Egypt, which manifests itself in European and North American art and culture with a variety of Egypt-inspired […]