AP Crossover: Picturing the Little Ice Age

Great short article from The Artstor Blog on the Little Ice Age, aka the "polar vortex" of the 17th & 18th centuries. The Little Ice Age is part of the AP World History standards AND the article includes the painting Hunters in the Snow (below) from the AP Art History curriculum. Double win! Read the Artstor article [...]

AP Art History Hunting in Vatican City

Although Vatican City is surrounded by Rome, and therefore Italy, it's technically another country so that's why I have separated it from my post on AP Art History Hunting in Rome. But when you visit Rome you would be dumb to not also do Vatican... Make sure to do your research about visiting the Vatican Museums [...]

AP Crossover: Virgin of Guadalupe

I've been planning on doing a few posts on the Virgin of Guadalupe with information geared for AP Art History info and a more religiously-based Catholic post. And by "planning" I mean I've been thinking about it for a few days but it's currently Wednesday at 8:42 pm I am just sitting down to type...soooo...."planning"....yeah. [...]

AP Crossover: Great Mosque of Córdoba & Alhambra

Although I currently teach AP World History (& loving it!) my heart is really set in AP Art History. However until I actually started teaching AP World I never realized just how much potential crossover there is between the two curriculums. Unfortunately, a lot of that global crossover will disappear with the AP World redesign, I  [...]