Category: Great Photograph

WPA Literature-Related Poster #4

The Core would like to share an interesting source of literature-related art: The Federal Art Project, the visual arts arm of the WPA program from August 29, 1935 until June 30, 1943. The FAP commissioned unemployed artists, including Jackson Pollack, to create public service posters, murals and paintings. The paintings depict various programs and projects sponsored […]

WPA Literature-Related Poster #3

The Core would like to share an interesting source of literature-related art: The Federal Art Project, the visual arts arm of the WPA program from August 29, 1935 until June 30, 1943. The FAP commissioned unemployed artists, including Jackson Pollack, to create public service posters, murals and paintings. The paintings depict various programs and projects sponsored […]

WPA Literature-Related Poster #2

The Core would like to share an interesting source of literature-related art: The Federal Art Project, the visual arts arm of the WPA program from August 29, 1935 until June 30, 1943. The FAP commissioned unemployed artists, including Jackson Pollack, to create public service posters, murals and paintings. The paintings depict various programs and projects sponsored […]

WPA Literature-Related Poster #1

The Core would like to share an interesting source of literature-related art: The Federal Art Project, the visual arts arm of the WPA program from August 29, 1935 until June 30, 1943. The FAP commissioned unemployed artists, including Jackson Pollack, to create public service posters, murals and paintings. The paintings depict various programs and projects sponsored […]

The Cosmic Gallery

Relating to CC105′s study of astronomy is an article from The Guardian titled ‘The Cosmic Gallery – In Pictures’. It gives beautiful depictions and descriptions of some of our galaxy’s landmarks. Here is a sample: For the full article, visit bit.ly/10vKZ62.

William Blake’s ‘The Tyger’

Relating to CC202′s study of Blake’s work, here is an image from ‘The Tyger’      

What did YOU read on spring break?

Prof. Hamill took this photo on the beach in St. John, Virgin Islands, during her vacation there last week.

The Beat Generation, Allen Ginsberg & ‘Howl’

The Core encourages students to explore the arts and dip their intellectual toes in diverse fields – one such extraordinary field is that of Beat writing. A quick look into Wikipedia gives an equally quick description of this movement: The Beat Generation was a group of American post-World War II writers who came to prominence in the 1950s, […]

‘Myanmar Awakes’ by David Eckel

David Eckel, Professor and Director of the Core, has released a new piece of work based on his visit to Myanmar in January, 2012. Here is an image from his work: Here is an excerpt from his work: Myanmar lacks the elaborate tourist infrastructure of neighboring Thailand, but it is possible to experience the country […]

Picturing a Core discussion

In May 2011, a photographer visited Prof. Eckel’s CC102 seminar classroom. His pictures capture, vividly, the thrill and pleasure of deep, intellectual engagement that shows in the faces of Prof. Eckel and his students as they discuss Socrates. Photos by Kal Zabarsky (c) BU Photo Services. Click here to see the full set of photos […]