ἕν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδέν οἶδα
All I know is that I know nothing
Allegedly said by Socrates
So true, 30 years in Education, and I still feel like a kindergarten student, curious and inquisitive, questioning, interested, prying …

Watercolours by Howard Carter

Under the protection of the gods, marked and dated "Howard Carter 1908 ", watercolour on paper, 62 x 46 cm, private collectionhttps://egyptophile.blogspot.com/2014/12/a-la-decouverte-des-tresors-de-carter.html “...Carter painted Under the Protection of the Gods (1908), a composite fantasy that depicts a vulture — ...

Teaching with Donatello

Donatello, 1386-1466David, c. 1430, Bronze, Height: 158 cm, Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence “Speak, damn you, speak!” Donatello allegedly cried to his sculptures whenever he desired depth in their expression! Teaching with Donatello is a set of student activities and worksheets inspired by the great Ita ...

Émile Gallé

Victor Prouvé, 1858-1943 Portrait of Emile Gallé, 1892, oil on canvas, Musée de l'Ecole de Nancy “Our roots are in the depths of the woods-on the banks of streams and among the mosses.” How do you like this phrase as a "Motto" on your studio door? Émile Gallé loved it,  and used it! https://en.wikiquote.org/wi ...

Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur, 1822 – 1899The Horse Fair, 1835–-55, oil on canvas, 244.5 cm × 506.7 cm, the MET, NY “Ah! If nations could only agree to employ their resources to perfect agriculture and improve transportation, and to bring all their girl children a good education, what an explosion of happiness there would be on ear ...