BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Canadian Museum of Cultural Heritage of Indo-Canadians

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 2007
Creator: Papadopoulos and Pradhan Architects
Description: This view shows the administration and educational building adjacent to the temple.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Breaking Outside: Narratives of Art and Hawaii

Breaking Outside: Narratives of Art and Hawaii

Date: May 2013
Creator: Davidson, Allison B.
Description: This research examines the personal narratives of two contemporary non-native artists living and working on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Issues related to narratives, power structures, artistic processes, insider/outsider dynamics, Hawaiian culture, island life, surfing, and the researcher's own experiences are woven together to formulate realizations surrounding alternative knowledge systems and the power of multiple or hidden narratives to the practice of art education.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Palacio de Cortés]

[Palacio de Cortés]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Palacio de Cortés in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The palace is visible in the left side of the frame. Cars are parked beside the palace. A red building is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Stele in Museum]

[Stele in Museum]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of white stele lining a hallway in Xia, China. The left side of the hallway is visible stretching from foreground to background. A window is visible in the background at the end of the hall.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Greenhouse]

[Greenhouse]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the greenhouse in the Jardin des Plantes of Paris, France. In the foreground, a gray walkway sits in front of the greenhouse. The greenhouse is constructed of metal and glass. The exterior is visible in the foreground. Some vines grown around the structure.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Jardin des Plantes]

[Jardin des Plantes]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, France. In the center of the image, a pathway leads from foreground to background. A man is visible walking on the pathway with his back turned towards the camera. The pathway is lined with rows of flower beds and trees. Smoke is visible coming from one of the flower beds in the right middle ground. The Gallery of Evolution is visible in the background at the end of the pathway.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Jardin des Plantes]

[Jardin des Plantes]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, France. In the foreground, a greenhouse is visible. Trees are visible behind the greenhouse.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[View from Pavillon de Flore]

[View from Pavillon de Flore]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Louvre as seen from the Pavillon de Flore in Paris, France. In the foreground, a garden is visible. A carved stone arch is visible at the end of the garden. The opposing side of the Louvre is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Metropolitan Museum of Art]

[Metropolitan Museum of Art]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a sculpture exhibit in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York. In the foreground, a two-story exhibition hall is visible filled with brown pedestals displaying small sculptures. Two stories of colonnaded archways are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Les Invalides]

[Les Invalides]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of Les Invalides in Paris, France. In the foreground, a bridge is visible with a row of street lamps. Coulples walk on the sidewalk. Les Invalides is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Bamboo exhibit]

[Bamboo exhibit]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a bamboo exhibit in Kyoto, Japan. The image is lined with sticks of bamboo organized by type.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Louvre ceiling]

[Louvre ceiling]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the ceiling of the Louvre in Paris, France. A hallway is visible in the foreground. The hall is filled with people. The walls and ceiling are decorated with paintings and gilded moldings.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Louvre Palace]

[Louvre Palace]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Louvre Palace in Paris, France. In the foreground, flower beds are visible. A stone monument stands between the flower beds and the palace.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[WCC Sculpture]

[WCC Sculpture]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a sculpture in China. In the foreground, a white geometric sculpture is visible with the letters W and C printed on it. The sculpture sits in a stone courtyard backed by a gray building. A family is visible in the courtyard on the right side. Trees and buildings are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[View from Capitoline Museum]

[View from Capitoline Museum]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the view from the Capitoline Museum in Rome, Italy. In the foreground, two marble statues are visible on either side of a walkway. These two statues of men with horses are considered to be of Castor and Pollux. The rooftops of Rome are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Venus de Milo]

[Venus de Milo]

Date: 1965
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Venus de Milo sculpture in the Louvre of Paris, France. The sculpture is visible in the center foreground on a black pedestal. People are visible in the background in front of a stone wall.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Roman sculptures]

[Roman sculptures]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a room full of Roman statues in the Louvre in Paris, France. The sculptures are displayed on pedestals in a room with many sculputres. The ceiling arches and caryatids support a balcony in the rear of image.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
The North Texan, Volume 23, Number 1, November 1971

The North Texan, Volume 23, Number 1, November 1971

Date: November 1971
Creator: North Texas State University
Description: The North Texan includes articles and notes about North Texas State University students, faculty, and alumni activities.
Contributing Partner: University Relations, Communications & Marketing department for UNT
Museum Dilemma: Nazi-era Art Restitution

Museum Dilemma: Nazi-era Art Restitution

Date: February 2013
Creator: Wiskera, Emily
Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Award for 2013. This paper discusses Nazi-era art restitution. The author examines the unique history of the World War II art plunder and the dilemma and issues that heirs and museums face.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Trends in Exhibitions in Four Texas Art Museums, 1940-1950

Trends in Exhibitions in Four Texas Art Museums, 1940-1950

Date: 1951
Creator: Carpenter, Willard Clifton
Description: The problem of this thesis is to determine just what part the museum is playing in the cultural development of Texas. This study presents a detailed investigation of the exhibitions offered by four of Texas' major art museums for the period from 1940-1950. Each of the museums will be discussed separately and then compared so that an over-all picture can be achieved.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Libraries, Museums, and Digital Humanities

Libraries, Museums, and Digital Humanities

Date: September 19, 2014
Creator: Anderson, Sean P.; Northam, Adam; Giannetti, Francesca; Rushton, Lynn; Outhier, Sara & Hahn, Michelle
Description: Video recording of a presentation session at the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this session, presenters discuss libraries, museums, and digital humanities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Curious Collection of Visitors: Travels to Early Modern Cabinets of Curiosity and Museums in England, 1660-1800

A Curious Collection of Visitors: Travels to Early Modern Cabinets of Curiosity and Museums in England, 1660-1800

Date: May 2014
Creator: Puyear, Lauren K.
Description: The idea of curiosity has evolved over time and is a major building-block in the foundation and expansion of museums and their precursors, cabinets of curiosity. These proto-museums began in Italy and spread throughout Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Cabinets of curiosity and museums transformed as visitors traveled to burgeoning collections across the Continent and England. Individuals visited curiosities for a variety of reasons. Some treated outings to collections as social events in which they could see others in their social circles and perhaps rise in social status if seen by the correct people. Others were merely curious and hoped to see rare, astonishing, monstrous, and beautiful objects. Scholars of the era often desired to discover new items and ideas, and discuss scientific and philosophical matters. The British Isles are removed from the main body of Europe, but still play a major role in the history of collecting. A number of private collectors and the eventual foundation of the British Museum contributed seminally to the ever-increasing realm of curiosities and historic, cultural, and scientific artifacts. The collectors and collections of Oxford and London and its surrounding areas, drew a diverse population of visitors to their doors. Individuals, both ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Date: Summer 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the life and career of Martin Heinrich Klaproth, including his discoveries of uranium and zirconium. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: Thallium, Crookes, and Lamy

Rediscovery of the Elements: Thallium, Crookes, and Lamy

Date: Winter 2011
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the nearly simultaneous discovery of thallium by William Crookes and Claude-August Lamy. Tourist information is included for areas in London, England, and Lille, France, that are significant to the lives of these two men.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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