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 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 →

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 →

The Caryatid of the Erechtheion

In the time around 420 BC in Athens, the creation of one of the world’s most classic pieces of architecture was taking place. The Persians had destroyed much of the Continue Reading →

The Stavelot Triptych

During the Middle Ages, religious travel was becoming popular. As more and more people began going on religious pilgrimages to seek out places that held religious relics, different churches and Continue Reading →