Ancient Music Wednesday : Gregorian hymn on Hieronymus Bosch Garden of Earthly Delight painting.
Art / History / Music

Ancient Music Wednesday : Gregorian hymn on Hieronymus Bosch Garden of Earthly Delight painting.

First of all, you can laugh. A student was one night examining an image of painting by Hieronymus Bosch and to her amusement she found “…music written upon the posterior of one of the many tortured denizens of the rightmost panel of the painting which is intended to represent Hell.” The finding went viral and it became … Continue reading

Behind the museums’ storage doors : 16th C fruit trees and spices of Java
Art / History / Culture & Curious Habits / Indonesia / Museums / Netherlands

Behind the museums’ storage doors : 16th C fruit trees and spices of Java

Since the dawn of the Internet, the idea of digitising, well, everything, became an obsession for many including museum and other collecting privates and institutions. And then as these datas being digitised there is also desire to make available for the public, or, what we know these days as Open Data. For example today, thanks to … Continue reading