Monthly Archive: December Worl
In China the colourful and beautiful sounds of the Eurasian Magpies (Figure 1) historically have been described in many poems and throughout literature...
Humans would have been aware of the other creatures that shared their world from earliest times. At first they would have had an eye towards possible predators or competitors, then possible prey as they became hunters. As the cognitive ability of Early Humans developed, they would observe the nature of the animals which co-habited this Earth with them.
Kay Sunahara introduced students to the study of archaeological ceramics using petrographic analysis.
The ROM may be the most romantic place in the city this Valentine’s Day. We scan the collection for signs of Cupid… and find they are everywhere.
So this weekend @ROMToronto? Kind of a big deal. On Saturday we’re covering all things archaeology and Sunday we’re doing the same with palaeontology. Maybe the two best ologies!
ROM’s newest exhibit, “Spirit & Utility: Art from Cambodia and Thailand,” opened over Thanksgiving weekend in the Middle East / South Asia Special Exhibit case, 3rd Floor Lee-Chin Crystal.
By Ka Bo Tsang, Assistant Curator – Chinese Paintings & Textiles
Most people think of Chinese painting as artwork created by artists using special brushes in combination with ink and colour pigments to give shape to ideas on paper or silk through the adroit manipulation of lines, dots, and spots. While this general impression is true, there are exceptions.