If you had 20 minutes to chase down a story on a college campus, where would you go? While others run down students walking to and from class, I rush to the campus art museum–in this case the Brigham Young University Museum of Art (MOA) in Provo, UT. I couldn’t have chosen a better spot;… Read More A Visit to BYU’s MOA
Have you ever thought about the digital world we live in? What are we like today in comparison to others who have come before us? We almost seem like a different species of humans compared to, say, Ancient Phoenicians from the Mediterranean. When we think about our people–who text on smartphones, binge on Netflix, post on Instagram,… Read More Get to Know: The Gutenberg Parenthesis
You see this picture on Pinterest and what’s the first thing you think of? Another “get the body you want” workout series? A “here is a ripped girl you want to look like, but let’s be honest…”? Sports brand ad? Maybe even lingerie–I don’t know you! Well, take another look because
No joke, this is bomb! Experience Bosch’s piece through this “‘interactive documentary’ [that] not only lets you explore the painting in incredible detail down to the most minute brush strokes, it also includes sound design as you move through various sections of the painting and a series of audio essays describing over 40 areas of the painting!”… Read More Northern Renaissance Painting through Bosch
The Mayas were an ancient Mesoamerican civilization who lived in northern Central America–namely modern-day Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. Their original mother language has not been fully interpreted yet, but many branching dialects and cultures are trying to survive in a globalizing world… Learn more at http://www.sorosoro.org/…/presentation-on-the-kaqchikel-lan… Published on Apr 27, 2010 Linguist: Nikte Sis Iboy
Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is claimed to be the world’s #1 most popular painting. But why? Is it that special? This priceless work of art rests in the Louvre Museum in Paris–where it was stolen in 1911! With all her technique, mysterious smile, beloved painter, and origin theories, the Mona Lisa had fame since the 16th century,… Read More Mona Lisa – Why?
BYU’s Virtual 3D Jerusalem Recently available in Beta version since February 2017, Brigham Young University published a new FREE Virtual New Testament App that allows you to immerse yourself into ancient Jerusalem and explore the scriptures in a “detailed visual context” (“Visit Jesus’s Jerusalem with Virtual New Testament App”, http://www.lds.org). Future updates have been said… Read More Virtual New Testament App