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Leonardo da Vinci: Art and Science in Florence

This summer I had the unique opportunity of going to Florence, Italy, and joining a group of other scholars to study the theme of art and science in the work of Leonardo da Vinci. National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute. This was a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, directed by Francesca Fiorani […]

Community College Professor Studies da Vinci in National Endowment for Humanities Institute in Italy

Peter Beal, an art history and humanities faculty member at Front Range Community College-Larimer Campus, took part in a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute titled “Leonardo da Vinci: Between Art and Science.” The program was in Florence, Italy. Beal researched the ways that Leonardo’s verbal and visual depictions of mountains expose his concepts […]

A Time-Honored Tradition in the Arts

In 1866 the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) was founded. The rest of the story is a well-known history of a world-class museum of art and school of art established together in 1882. SAIC is among a handful of professional art schools that continuously produce professional artists who very often are the […]

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