Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Joins the Google Art Project
Partnership Provides Global Access to High-resolution Images of 160 Artistically and Historically Important Objects in the Colonial Williamsburg Collections. Check the blog post at ArtFixDaily.com.
A Windfall of Warhol: Rediscovered Photos of a Pop Art Legend.
Where early photography meets extreme hotness
via My Daguerreotype Boyfriend
Well, I’m not too sure I should be feeling anything for these young men. They were born c. 1845 and those featured in this poster–for sale–may have died horrible deaths or survived the Civil War, perhaps with awful wounds. Anyway, I’m offering it as [...]
I’m an avid fan of this show, and in Season 3, Episode 2, “Love Among the Ruins,” it touched on the controversy that raged in the early 1960s about the demolition of McKim, Mead and White’s Beaux-Arts Pennsylvania Station (itself modeled on the Roman Imperial Baths of Caracalla–a ruin–get it?) to make way for the [...]
Last year and over the summer, the local collection of digital images, which began on a test server at https://npvrc.newpaltz.edu, has grown to over 9,000 images. Recently, the data was copied to a new server at https://mdid.newpaltz.edu, and the logistics and space for storing the image files were resolved by Academic Computing. Many of the [...]
To enrich your enjoyment of the Hudson River School exhibition on loan from the New-York Historical Society on veiw at the SDMA on campus…. [...]