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
After a number of years working in the fashion industry as a designer and pattern cutter, including management of both retail and wholesale elements of the trade, Penelope McElwee decided to follow her passion for art and architecture. She embarked on a BA degree around these subjects with the Open University, UK, and followed this … Continue reading Meet our Authors: Penelope McElwee – March 2018
Leonardo and The Virgin of the Rocks Thursday 8th March, 7.00 PM-9.00 PM Godolphin & Latymer School, Hammersmith, London Katy Blatt discusses her recently published book, ‘Leonardo da Vinci and The Virgin of the Rocks: One Painter, Two Virgins, Twenty-Five Years’ (Cambridge Scholars Publishing). Leonardo completed fewer than twenty paintings during his lifetime, yet he returned … Continue reading Event: Leonardo and The Virgin of the Rocks | London, 8th March 2018
Book: ARCHITECTURAL VOICES OF INDIA: A Blend of Contemporary and Traditional Ethos - a collection of interviews by Ar. Apurva Bose Dutta. Review by Professor Sathya Prakash Varanashi During the recent times, there have been few books and many published articles that cover the design developments in the architecture of India. To that list, an … Continue reading Voicing Architects