Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World in AP World History

In preparation for my NEH Summer Institute last summer, Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Culture through the Arts, I received a package in the mail. This package contained your usual welcome forms and letters along with a book of poetry and a DVD, Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World. I decided to plop down [...]

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 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. [...]