Greta Kuriger Suiter blogs about GMU Art History Professor Michele Greet’s website Transatlantic Encounters.
Assignment: Examine in detail at least two public history websites, e.g., The March on Milwaukee, at least one of which is from a museum or archive. If you need suggestions, let me know. Add the sites you reviewed, with a few sentences of commentary, to the class Zotero library.
The first public history website I’d like to look at in detail is “Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Paris between the Wars” by Dr. Michele Greet, Associate Professor of Art History at George Mason University. The site has a clear argument and subject – Which Latin American artists were exhibiting in Paris in the time between World War I and World War II and how were they influenced by the art scene in Paris at the time. The subject is ripe for digital investigation since a visual representation of the artists work and the location of the galleries…
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