Tag Archives: Art

Comedy in the Classroom

Welcome to our resource and inspiration hub for innovative and engaging teaching in higher education. We are a group of academics at the University of East Anglia, UK, using the performing arts and comedy improvisation as teaching tools to immerse … Continue reading

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Art, Origins, Otherness: Between Philosophy and Art

Though our time is often said to be post-religious and post-metaphysical, many continue to seek some encounter with otherness and transcendence in art. This book deals diversely with the issues of art, origins, and otherness, both in themselves and in … Continue reading

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Italian Renaissance Art

This site presents some of the best-known and most important works of art from the Italian Renaissance period. It is intended to serve students, art lovers, and the general public and provide answers to many fundamental questions about the beloved … Continue reading

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The Making of an Artist – Italian Renaissance Learning Resources

The Renaissance transformation of the medieval artisan into someone closer, though not identical, to the modern conception of the artist is a swelling leitmotif in this unit. The Renaissance marks an important transition in the perception of the artist and … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Art

Now available in a fully revised and updated second edition, this accessible and insightful introduction outlines the central theories and ongoing debates in the philosophy of art. Covers a wide range of topics, including the definition and interpretation of art, the … Continue reading

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Arts in Health: a review of the medical literature

Artists have long been aware of the benefits of their work in healthcare settings and  we know from evaluation reports that the arts can have a positive impact on health. What we have lacked thus far is systematic evidence of some of … Continue reading

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Inca Art

The art of the Inca civilization of Peru (c. 1425-1532 CE) produced some of the finest works ever crafted in the ancient Americas. Inca art is best seen in highly polished metalwork, ceramics, and, above all, textiles, with the last … Continue reading

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