Desmond Shawe-Taylor http://kgou.org en World Views: May 31, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-may-31-2013 <p></p><p>Suzette Grillot reports from Antalya, Turkey, where she speaks with Middle East expert Joshua Landis about Turkey’s booming economy and domestic anxieties.</p><p><a href="http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/press-release/appointment-of-new-surveyor-of-the-queens-pictures-the-royal-collection" style="line-height: 1.5;">Desmond Shawe-Taylor</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><a href="https://www.ou.edu/content/dam/fjjma/ShawTaylorAndCocks/Anna%20Somers%20Cocks-w.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">Anna Somers Cocks</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> join the program to discuss art appreciation in the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">21</span><sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century. Shawe-Taylor is the Surveyor of The Queen’s Pictures, overseeing nearly 7,000 oil paintings and 3,000 miniatures from the </span><a href="http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/" style="line-height: 1.5;">British Royal Collection</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span><a href="https://www.ou.edu/content/dam/fjjma/ShawTaylorAndCocks/Anna%20Somers%20Cocks-w.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">Somers Cocks</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the founding editor and CEO of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.theartnewspaper.com/">The Art Newspaper</a></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Joshua Landis, Brian Hardzinski & Hallie Arias 6999 at http://kgou.org World Views: May 31, 2013 High-resolution Imaging Gives Art New Life Online http://kgou.org/post/high-resolution-imaging-gives-art-new-life-online <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Technology is changing the way we experience art. High-resolution imaging not only allows museum curators to catalog and preserve their collections, it also changes the structure and function of the museums themselves.</span></p><p>“If you look at almost any great museum, it starts either with the collections of private individuals, or else with the heads of state,” says <a href="https://www.ou.edu/content/dam/fjjma/ShawTaylorAndCocks/Anna%20Somers%20Cocks-w.pdf">Anna Somers Cocks</a>, founding editor of <em><a href="http://www.theartnewspaper.com/">The Art Newspaper</a></em>. “If you go around the Met in New York, it's like a kind of series of chapels devoted to various donors – galleries that have not just been financed, but have actually been filled with works of art collected.”</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:21:00 +0000 Hallie Arias & Suzette Grillot 6877 at http://kgou.org High-resolution Imaging Gives Art New Life Online