Mini-Epic Poetry: Agency and Free-Will by Nicole Coonradt
Greece / Poetry

Mini-Epic Poetry: Agency and Free-Will by Nicole Coonradt

Special mini-epic poetry feature by Nicole Coonradt. I teach Great Books at a small liberal arts college. In the first of a two-course sequence, students read texts from the Ancient to Medieval periods, beginning with Homer and concluding with Dante. Those questions regarding human agency and divinity continue to inform our understanding of literature, but … Continue reading

The Muddy and the Clean, Gapu Murnuk
Art / Cultural Heritage / Indigenous & Aboriginal

The Muddy and the Clean, Gapu Murnuk

Gapu Murnuk, the coming together of freshwater and saltwater, the muddy and the clean. The unity of which demonstrates the perfect balance and harmony in nature being connected, one, and alive. The Milingimbi Art and Culture of Australia brings Gapu Murnuk, an exhibition of bark paintings, weavings, and painted poles, to Washington, DC exhibiting the designs … Continue reading

The ART in SCIENCE
Art / Science

The ART in SCIENCE

The Incredible Inner Space exhibition currently on display at the Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C. presents the micro patterns in nature and innovative material with an unexpected result, art. Developed by the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Facility (AMMRF), the traveling photography exhibition reveals the human quest for knowledge and curiosity of structures, space, and perspective. Each … Continue reading

German Initiative Forges New Chapter in Nazi Looted Art Restitution
Art / Cultural Heritage

German Initiative Forges New Chapter in Nazi Looted Art Restitution

(March 7, 2017, Berlin, Germany) German academic and cultural institutions announce a unique and exceptional agreement in the creation of the Mosse Art Restitution Initiative (MARI) to collaborate on the search and restitution of over 4,000 Nazi looted art objects that were once owned by Berlin media mogul, philanthropist and art collector, Rudolf Mosse. Mosse’s … Continue reading