Category Archives: Art History

The Renaissance YouTube Channel

The podcast now has a YouTube channel. Here is a brief look at some of the work we discuss during the podcast. I am working on adding each episode with appropriate slides for those who would like to follow along … Continue reading

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Artsy – Online Resource

Here is a very interesting new art resource I have discovered. I say new because it is new to me but I have been fascinated with the site and exploring the various artists. Here is a link to their page … Continue reading

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Episode 6 Paolo Uccello

Episode 6 is posted on The Renaissance podcast page. I am really pleased with this episode and I hope you will be too. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes for the latest updates. http://www.therenaissancepodcast.com/episode-6-paolo-uccello/  

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Episode 3 of The Renaissance

The latest episode of the Renaissance is now available. You may listen at www.therenaissancepodcast.com or subscribe through iTunes. If you are enjoying this podcast please consider writing a review on iTunes to helps spread the word. Episode 3 – The … Continue reading

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Howard Carter, the artist

It was only recently that I recently discovered that the man most famous for his discovery of King Tut’s tomb was also an artist. He first traveled to Egypt as a painter there to document the discoveries being made in … Continue reading

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The Renaissance Podcast

I have been working on a little side project after my trip to Italy. I am producing a podcast on Renaissance art entitled the Renaissance. The first episode is up on iTunes. You may download it there through your iTunes … Continue reading

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Ancient Rome Part 2

Finally, I am getting to the second part of the post on the ancient quarter of the city after a brief detour through the Borghese Galery and our adventure trying to reach the Spanish Steps. Returning to the Coliseum, this … Continue reading

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St. Peters and the Sistine Chapel

I took a solo trip to visit St. Peter’s Basillica. When I arrived the security checkpoint wound around St. Peter’s Square and was a four hour wait just to get in. Determined that there had to be a faster way … Continue reading

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Borghese Gallery

I realized as I was writing that I needed to break up my trek to the Parthenon from the Coliseum and the Forum. After visiting the Pantheon we headed to the Borghese Gallery. Since I was unable to get my … Continue reading

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Ancient Rome

It is impossible to to take a single step anywhere in the city of Rome without encountering visible remnants of the old empire. You are literally standing on layer upon layer of history. As we walk from Termini, the main … Continue reading

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