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History develops, art stands still: An art historian journeys into the Renaissance
Winter 2013

The Tornabuoni family of Renaissance Florence, Italy, were patrons of the arts and, as WSU art historian Maria Deprano explains, appeared in many pieces.

Categories: Fine Arts, History
Tags: Renaissance, Italy, Florence, Art history

What is Art For?
Spring 2009
Art, says independent scholar Ellen Dissanayake '57, is "making special." It is an act that gives us a sense of belonging and meaning. It is passed from mother to child. Its origins lie deep in our evolutionary past. It makes us human.
Categories: Anthropology, Fine Arts
Tags: Evolution, Art history, Dance