Archaeologists Uncover a Lavish Marble Floor from Ancient Rome in Southern France

 History #archaeology #floors #marble March 3, 2021 Grace Ebert Image © Bertrand Houix, Inrap . All images courtesy of Inrap, shared with permission Developers of an apartment building in Nîmes,...

Ancient Egyptian Brewery Identified by Archaeologists – ARTnews.com

The remains of what may be the world’s oldest royal beer factory have been the subject of research by archaeologists in Egypt for...

Archaeologists Find 45,500-Year-Old Pig Painting in Indonesian Cave – ARTnews.com

As a craze for contemporary figurative painting continues on in the art world, archaeologists have uncovered what may be the world’s oldest representational...

Archaeologists Have Uncovered an Impeccably Preserved Food Stand in Pompeii

 Food History #archaeology #Italy December 28, 2020 Grace Ebert All images via Pompeii sites Mallard to go, anyone? Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient thermopolium—aka the Roman equivalent of a...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Snack Bar in Pompeii Excavation – ARTnews.com

After two preserved human skeletons were uncovered at Pompeii in Italy last month, archaeologists have made another fascinating excavation at the ancient site....

Archaeologists Unearth 5th-Century Roman Mosaic in Britain – ARTnews.com

Archaeologists have unearthed a 5th-century Roman mosaic in Britain, marking what experts called a “tremendously exciting” discovery that may upend long-held assumptions about...

Archaeologists Unearth a Nearly 2,000-Year-Old Cat Geoglyph Lounging on a Peruvian Hillside

 Art History #archaeology #cats October 20, 2020 Grace Ebert A new discovery on the side of the Mirador Natural Hill in Peru reveals that common feline activities—namely...

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Great Reads in Photography: March 7, 2021

Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy! The 12 Photographs That Shaped This MoMA Curator’s Career –...

A Daguerreotype Multiple Exposure Method

In early spring 1839, Paris was abuzz with excitement in connection with a recently published letter, in which the invention of photography was confirmed by reliable sources. The world was now waiting for the French government to work...

Claudia Kinmonth, Maverick Furniture Scholar – Lost Art Press

Claudia Kinmonth is a woodworker and scholar who has focused her research and writing on the vernacular furnishings of rural Irish homes, primarily those belonging to people of little means. One ironic result is that much, though by...

Pissarro Restituted from Paris Museum Show For Sale at Sotheby’s Paris – ARTnews.com

In June 2018, a Paris appeals court ruled that American Philadelphia-based collectors Bruce and Robbi Toll must return an 1887 Camille Pissarro gouache titled La Cueillette des Pois (“Picking Peas”) to the heirs of Simon Bauer, the original French-Jewish...

Playing with Macro Photography at the Kitchen Sink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdS60JALqNs Here’s a quick, easy idea for something you can try in your kitchen with a macro lens. Yesterday as I was doing the dishes, the water stream hit an egg cup and bounced up in a concentrated jet,...