Please see below for excerpts from Robert Karrow’s review of Dr Stefaan Missinne's The Da Vinci Globe: a thoroughly well-researched and comprehensive biography of one of history's most compelling artifacts. "Missinne demonstrated quite convincingly that the Ostrich Egg Globe (OEG) was actually the original pattern (lost for 500 years) for the mold in which the Lenox … Continue reading New Review of The Da Vinci Globe (Professor Stefaan Missinne) by map curator (retired) Newberry Library: Robert Karrow
Professor Roberto Cantú is the editor of five books with Cambridge Scholars Publishing, An Insatiable Dialectic: Essays on Critique, Modernity, and Humanism (2013), The Willow and the Spiral: Essays on Octavio Paz and the Poetic Imagination(2014), The Reptant Eagle: Essays on Carlos Fuentes and the Art of the Novel(2015), Equestrian Rebels: Critical Perspectives on Mariano Azuela and the Novel of … Continue reading Call for Papers: 2019 Conference on Mexican Muralists: Their Art, Their Lives, and Their Times
The Language of Color in China, authored by Professors Jun Zhou and Gail Taylor, has been reviewed on the Italian site Gingko by Angelo Paratico. The review is available open access here.
The recently published reference publication by Cambridge Scholars Publishing with the Title: The Da Vinci Globe by the Belgian Prof. Dr. Stefaan Missinne, Da Vinci’s expert cartographer, breaks new ground. Based on a very sound methodology, Missinne offers irrefutable evidence for Da Vinci's authorship of the so-called ‘Ostrich Egg Globe’ dating from 1504 and for … Continue reading A new review of The Da Vinci Globe by Elisabetta Gnignera
For any of our Belgian speaking readers, Professor Stefaan Missinne's new book The Da Vinci Globe was recently featured in the Belgian newspaper Nieuwsblad. The piece is also available here (requires subscription).
Art education is not among the primary concerns of the educational system. One of the difficulties, if it may be called so, is the great variety of arts in which one can be educated. The history of art itself is fragmented. Furthermore, modern technology has led to developments toward cinema, photography, video and visual arts … Continue reading Book Review: Current Streams in American Art Education
This month, our Editorial Advisory Board member Professor Clara Sarmento has chosen her ‘Recommended Read’: one of our most exciting publications from 2017. Clara is currently the director of the Centre for Intercultural Studies of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, where she is a Full Professor with Tenure, member of the Consulting Board, and director … Continue reading Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – May 2018