How Artist Claude Monet Was Kind Of Like a Honeybee

How Artist Claude Monet Was Kind Of Like a Honeybee

Of all the things that set humans apart from other animals, of all our inventions and ingenuity, art might be the most unique. In the long history of human art, from cave walls to the Louvre, few can compare to Claude Monet. When we talk about what makes artists like Monet special, we don’t talk […]

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A musical that examines black identity in the 1901 World’s Fair | Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin

A musical that examines black identity in the 1901 World’s Fair | Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin

The archive. One may envision rooms and shelves stocked with boxes and cartons of old stuff. And yet, for those who are patient enough to dig through it, the archive provides the precious opportunity to touch the past, to feel and learn from the experiences of once-living people who now seem dead and buried deeply […]

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Genevieve von Petzinger: Ancient Cave Art | Explorer Academy: The Truth Behind

Genevieve von Petzinger: Ancient Cave Art | Explorer Academy: The Truth Behind

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Conservation of wall paintings at the Palazzo de la Salle chapel

Conservation of wall paintings at the Palazzo de la Salle chapel

The Department of Conservation and Built Heritage of the University of Malta, is taking sponsors for the conservation of the uniquely surviving 18th century wall paintings. of the Chapel of Palazzo de la Salle in Valletta. The magnificent Palazzo de la Salle, was home to Knights of the Order of St John for over 300 […]

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What is art?

What is art?

For over 22 episodes we’ve been asking you guys one of the most fundamental questions in art.. whether or not something is actually.. art. So, it only seems fair to dive a little deeper into this question. And what role do museums play in all of this? We will answer all of these questions by […]

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Music and creativity in Ancient Greece – Tim Hansen

Music and creativity in Ancient Greece – Tim Hansen

We live in a society obsessed with music. We use music to worship, tell stories, to celebrate, to work, exercise, declare our love and sometimes our hatred, and, arguably most importantly, to dance. And, of course, we play music ourselves because, well, it’s a pleasant thing to do. Thousands of years ago in Ancient Greece, […]

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HISTORY: CONSUMERISM

HISTORY: CONSUMERISM

For most of history, the overwhelming majority of the Earth’s inhabitants have owned, more or less, nothing. The clothes they stood up in, some bowls, a pot and a pan, perhaps a broom and, if things were going really well, a few farming implements. Nations and peoples remained consistently poor. Global GDP did not grow […]

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Where did Celts come from? Who were the Druids?

Where did Celts come from? Who were the Druids?

hello there emperor claudius. listen to me. you think you’re a big man with your tin-plated men, with your little frilly little plumage on top. fiddling with the kids! we know what you’re almost get up to! your old boy Caesar, he put a couple of good ones in i tell ya that, I’ll give […]

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[English]음계 2부: 테트라에서 헥사로 가자! Origin of the Scale Part 2, DevelopeTetrachord to Hexachord

[English]음계 2부: 테트라에서 헥사로 가자!  Origin of the Scale Part 2,  DevelopeTetrachord to Hexachord

There are two tetrachords in an octave scale that we are using now. In the medieval age, they didn’t call it “Tetra Scale” They called it “Tetrachord” Why did they call it “Chord” instead of “Scale”? “Chord” means “String” Because Pythagoras orranged the pitch by string vibration when he chose the order of pitches. That’s […]

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Why Roller Coasters Click

Why Roller Coasters Click

Whether you’re a fan of riding roller coasters, or you have simply played way too much Roller Coaster Tycoon, you are probably familiar with the clacking, clicking, or clanking sound that many roller coasters make as they climb the lift hill. What you may or may not know is that this sound is part of […]

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