New book claims precious goblet in León’s San Isidro basilica is mythical chalice from which Christ sipped at last supper
Decades before mobile-communication became accessible to the masses. Hans Hollein proposed an inflatable mobile office, introducing the ‘blow-up take-along-workspace’.
Here we see Hans seated in his place of work with drawing board and phone during a stop-over at the airport in1969.
The three Graces in Greek mythology are: Aglaia (beauty), Euphrosynia (joy), and Thalia (charm). However, there are numerous other Graces or Charities who are to preside over the other pleasures of life.
The three Kharites (Charities) were usually depicted in classical sculpture and mosaic as three nude women, holding hands and dancing in a circle.
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
—Henry David Thoreau
Online, check back tomorrow for some high-res eye candy. Our curators and educators picked out some beautiful artworks to share with you digitally.
All will have zoomable options so you can soak in every part of these detailed masterpieces.
Look long, look slow!
The non-stop emails about senior priority registration tomorrow is incredibly daunting. Not that I’m not incredibly happy to graduate in a year, but it means MA/Ph.D. apps need to properly commence soon and I still can’t decide if I want to concentrate on early 20th century French or German art. How am I to choose between Bonnard/Vuillard/Nabis etc. and Klimt/Schiele/Kokoschka/ Dix/etc. !?!?