Gettysburg Cyclorama reopens on Friday

Cycloramas were a popular form of entertainment in the late 1800’s, both in America and Europe. These massive cylindrical paintings were displayed in special rotundas and enhanced with landscaped foregrounds, life-size figures, and realistic lighting. The result was a three-dimensional effect that surrounded the viewers who stood on a central platform, placing them in the … read more… “Gettysburg Cyclorama reopens on Friday”

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The Bard’s Self-Appointed Flack

“Marketing Shakespeare: The Boydell Gallery (1789-1805) and Beyond,” curated by Ann Hawkins and Georgianna Ziegler. The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC. Through Jan. 5, 2008. In the Washington Post, Philip Kennicott reports: “Boydell opened his gallery, a 4,000-square-foot space in a very good neighborhood, as part of concerted campaign to promote Shakespeare, commission art and … read more… “The Bard’s Self-Appointed Flack”

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