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Full-Text Articles in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture

Wired! @ 5 (Years): Visualizing The Past At Duke University, The Wired! Group, Duke University May 2015

Wired! @ 5 (Years): Visualizing The Past At Duke University, The Wired! Group, Duke University

VRA Bulletin

Wired! is a learning community of faculty, staff, and students at Duke University committed to exploring how digital technologies prompt new approaches to teaching and research in the humanities. Wired! was founded to explore the potential of digital visualization tools for the study of art, architecture and urban space. Digital projects focus on communicating humanities research to a broad public through websites and digital applications.

Wired!’s special focus is the study of visual and material culture: art, architectural, and urban history. Research projects and teaching are based in the Wired! Lab at Duke University, where faculty, staff, and students ...


Special Bulletin #6: Iconographic Contents And Diagrams For Descriptive Cataloging Of Complex Works Of Art Jan 2000

Special Bulletin #6: Iconographic Contents And Diagrams For Descriptive Cataloging Of Complex Works Of Art

VRA Bulletin

This publication gathers diagrams and cataloging descriptions in order to produce consistent content descriptions for complex iconographic cycles to facilitate logical and easy-to-browse shelving arrangements. The purpose is to create a guide that will provide iconographic contents, as well as diagrams of the physical arrangements, for these works of art to assist with the development of more accurate and consistent catalog records for the images in these compositions.

This publication includes identifying information on cycles and altarpieces, including for the Brancacci Chapel, the Baptistry Doors in Florence, the Ghent Altarpiece, and the niches at Orsanmichele, to name a few.