The Influence of Art on History, Part 4: Conclusion

For centuries, people have used art to convey power and authority as well as persuade thinking. This post in a 4-part series ties together the works discussed in the three previous posts and illustrates the power behind art and changing the world. #TBIN Continue Reading →

The Influence of Art on History, Part 3: Oliver Twist

For centuries, people have used art to convey power and authority as well as persuade thinking. This post in a 4-part series examines how Charles Dickens was able to use his life experience and literary talent to bring about change in the British laws governing treatment of the poor. #TBIN Continue Reading →

The Influence of Art on History, Part 2: The Boston Massacre

For centuries, people have used art to convey power and authority as well as persuade thinking. This post explores how Paul Revere used the famous engraving, The Bloody Massacre, to sway public opinion of the British after the Boston Massacre. Take a look at how he used this work to help bring about the American Revolutionary War. #TBIN Continue Reading →

The Influence of Art on History, Part 1: Versailles

For centuries, people have used art to convey power and authority as well as persuade thinking. This 4-part series examines King Louis XIV’s Palace of Versailles; Paul Revere’s engraving, The Bloody Massacre; and Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. #TBIN Continue Reading →

Visiting Bath

Bath was designated by UNESCO in 1987 and is the only city in the UK to be declared a World Heritage site. Once a Roman spa town called Aquae Sullis, the Continue Reading →