Art history at its best

Here is one clever project…  Emory University professor Bonna Westcoat gets the great idea of using the Parthenon replica in Nashville to settle a long-running debate in art history circles.  It is well worth watching the video she and her students made of the project.Screen Shot 2013-05-12 at 4.39.26 PM

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I heard about this on the heels of another cool art history project, this one encapsulated in a show at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles.  It traces one curator’s search for the identity of a man in a Peter Paul Rubens drawing — as you can see from my review, I thoroughly enjoyed the quest.

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