2017年12月14日 星期四

into, triptych, diptych, high place, in place


Republican commissioners Ajit Pai, Michael O’Rielly and Brendan Carr voted in favour of repealing the net neutrality rules, while Democratic commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn voted to keep the rules in place. 


The Disney-Fox Deal Has Friends in High Places




Our Book of the Month for December is 'The Wilton Diptych', a beautifully produced book giving a comprehensive account of one of England’s greatest surviving medieval treasures, on display in Room 53 of the Gallery. With rich illustrations and exquisite details, author Dillian Gordon dives into the painting’s history. You can purchase it from our online bookshop for only £14.95: http://bit.ly/2zIl0oB

In Daily Shouts: "For instance, some people say that they don’t like country, but, to me, as long as it’s a *good* country song, I’m totally into it."


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation with this incredible altarpiece. Having just entered the room, the angel Gabriel is about to tell the Virgin Mary that she will be the mother of Jesus.


Featured Artwork of the Day: Workshop of Robert Campin (Netherlandish, ca. 1375–1444) | Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece) | ca. 1427–32 http://met.org/1U6RQ6x

The Cimabues are teamed with four other small works, all from local museums. But there is plenty to look at, not the least because each involves multiple images. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has lent a triptych by a Florentine contemporary of Cimabue, known only as the Magdalen Master, and a diptych by Pacino di Bonaguida, a younger follower, also represented by four images on vellum from the Morgan Library and Museum.

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Ivory consular diptych of Areobindus, Byzantium, 506 AD,Louvre.


high place

高い〉・高所
雲居; 



into
informal (Of a person) taking a lively and active interest in (something):he’s into surfing and jet-skiing




triptych 

Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪptɪk/ 

NOUN


1A picture or relief carving on three panels, typically hinged together vertically and used as an altarpiece:a triptych depicting the Crucifixion
1.1A set of three associated artisticliterary, or musical works intended to beappreciated together:a triptych on the theme of the holocausthis triptych of one-act operas is unfairly neglected





Origin

Mid 18th century (denoting a set of three writing tablets hinged or tied together): from tri-'three', on the pattern of diptych.




diptych 

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪptɪk/ 

NOUN


1A painting, especially an altarpiece, on two hinged wooden panels which may be closed like a book.
2An ancient writing tablet consisting of two hinged leaves with waxed inner sides.




Origin

Early 17th century: via late Latin from late Greek diptukha 'pair of writing tablets', neuter plural of Greek diptukhos 'folded in two', from di- 'twice' + ptukhē 'a fold'.

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