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Collaboration between Factum Foundation and CWRU combines machine learning and image analysis

Factum Foundation has initiated a collaboration with a team from the Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, and Art History and Art Departments at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The goal is to apply machine learning methods to surface profilometry images of paintings in order to attribute stylistic components...

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Playing with ivory

Prof. Gertsman is delighted to announce the publication of her article, “Playthings: Ivory on Ivory” in Games and Visual Culture in the Middle Ages, edited by Elizabeth Lapina & Vanina Kopp. The article features two Cleveland objects, the celebrated ivory mirror (1940.1200) and the ivory casket with the scenes of romances (1978.39.b). To learn more about the book, click here. To get a copy of the article, please email Prof. Gertsman directly.

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Prospectus and QP presentations

Please join us for our annual QP and prospectus presentations on November 20th at 1 pm! Angie Verduci will first speak about her dissertation research, focused on late medieval Triumph of Death murals in northern Italy; Annapoorna Moore will follow with a discussion of the gorgeous fourteenth-century silver belt...

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New spring class! Issues in Ancient Art: The Art of Ancient Egypt and Nubia

ARTH 335/435 MWF 11:30-12:30 Meghan Strong, PhD From millennia, the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Nubia developed alongside each other in the Nile Valley. This course will explore the distinct visual and material culture of these two neighbors but also examine the artistic implications of cross-cultural interaction in these regions. We will...

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