Alas, Poor Yorick!
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Alas, Poor Yorick!

Good morning/afternoon/evening (whichever it is where you are). I am the Art Historian’s Apprentice. Every once in a while, I will make an appearance on this blog. I’ll mostly be delivering news in the art history world and whatever else comes to mind. Hopefully I will be able to add another element to this wonderful … Continue reading

Curious, are you?
Art / Art Education / Art history / Curiosities / General / Painting / Sculpture

Curious, are you?

Wun·der·kam·mer ˈvo͝ondərˌkämər/ noun  a place where a collection of curiosities and rarities is exhibited.   Ah the Wunderkammer, or Cabinet of Curiositiess. As the beginning of the modern museum, they are very important in art history. These cabinets were often times whole rooms, and were display cases for the wealthy. By having one, the owner … Continue reading