Tagged: contemporary

Machiavelli: still shocks 5 centuries later

CC201 has started off the semester by dabbling, among other things, in Machiavelli’s The Prince. Many were acquainted with the work from their high school years, and many were not - all admit it remains potent and relevant today. This post for The National Interest highlights the way in which The Prince still shocks today. A sample: […]

Boston’s Role In Contemporary Art

On Boston’s role in the instigation of a new thinking about contemporary art, is an intriguing post by Christopher Shea for the Boston Globe. Here is an extract: New York’s dominance in producing art can’t be denied—there was no Boston Jackson Pollock, and there were significant delays before modern art hit Boston gallery walls. But Boston […]

MassMoca Trip in March

The Core encourages students to join the BU Art History Association on a trip to MassMoca on Saturday March 2nd. MassMoca is one of the largest centers for contemporary visual and performing arts in the country (for their official site, visit http://bit.ly/XwXaBv). The cost of the trip is $10 and includes transportation, guided tour, and box […]