Carson LaBute



October 2018

Survey 4: Sakoku, Isolation Nation

Sakoku was an Isolationist policy held by Japan from 1639 to 1853, the policy removed trade from outside countries and limited heavily access to Japan and Japanese culture. However, some trade still occurred with the Dutch, who also gave updates… Continue Reading →

Survey 2: Printing History

Lecture review: Printing in China began and spread through Asia. Chop seals were in use as a replacement to the traditional handwritten signature and a status symbol of professionalism. The Diamond Sutra was created a 16-foot long scroll. In Europe,… Continue Reading →

Jan Vermeer

Jan Vermeer was a painter from the Netherlands who focused heavily interior paintings, as he was not a very successful painter Vermeer was largely forgotten throughout history until the 19th century. Vermeer is most notable for his mastery of light… Continue Reading →

Hieronymus Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch is a name still commonly known and remembered┬áby pop culture. As a painter out of his time or any time Bosch painted horrific images of hell and apocalyptical┬áscenes (His actual time was 1450 to 1516). He is believed… Continue Reading →

Robert Campin

Robert Campin was a Dutch painter who often is credited as the first person to paint realistic oil paintings in the Netherlands. Born in 1378 and died in 1444, Campin realistic paintings gave the works a sense of heft which… Continue Reading →

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