Author Archives: Assistant Professor, Humanities

About Assistant Professor, Humanities

Michael Bobo is a Humanities Assistant Professor with twenty years of teaching experience in Humanities, English as a Second Language, and Religious Studies. Upon completing his B.A. from Vanguard University in History and Political Science, he worked four years in a Refugee Settlement as a teacher and humanitarian aid worker for Sudanese living in Uganda. His many international endeavors for educational and public speaking include England, Israel, Malawi, Mexico, Uganda, South Korea and Sudan. He earned an M.A. in Humanities from California State University at Dominguez Hills and a M.L.A. from Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include: History of Ideas, World Religions, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy, Art History, and Historiography. Mr. Bobo travels often with his wife and son. He also loves reading, watching movies, and having philosophical discussions.

Vincent van Gogh, Lallee des Alyscamps c.1888

Image | Posted on

Vincent van Gogh, Starry Night Over the Rhone c.1888

Image | Posted on

Vincent van Gogh, The Potato Eaters c.1885

Image | Posted on

Piero della Francesca, Discovery and Proving of the True Cross c.1455

Posted in 15th Century, della Francesca, Renaissance | Leave a comment

Antonio Pollaiuolo, Hercules and Antaeus ca. 1475

Posted in 15th Century, Pollaiuolo, Renaissance | Leave a comment

Marcel Duchamp, Nude Descending a Staircase 1912 C.E.

Posted in 20th Century, Duchamp, Modern

Marcel Duchamp, Large Glass 1915 C.E.

Posted in 20th Century, Duchamp, Modern | Leave a comment

Marcel Duchamp, Fountain 1913 C.E.

Posted in 20th Century, Duchamp, Modern

King John the Good ca. 1356-59 C.E.

Posted in 14th Century, Medieval, Portraits | Leave a comment

Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Nursing Madonna ca. 1340 C.E.

Posted in 14th Century, Lorenzetti, Medieval | Leave a comment

Limbourg Brothers, February from Very Precious Hours ca. 1413-16 C.E.

Posted in 15th Century, Limbourg Brothers, Medieval | Leave a comment

Jean Pucelle, Hours of Jeanne d’Evreux 1325-28 C.E.

Posted in 14th Century, Medieval, Pucelle | Leave a comment

La Cité des Dames de Christine de Pizan c. 1410 C.E.

Posted in 15th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

Crucifixion and Deposition of Christ, Psalter of Blanche, ca. 1235 C.E.

Posted in 13th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

Upper Chapel of Saint Chapelle 1245-8 C.E.

photo credit: Didier B – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 13th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

Royal Entrance of Chartres Cathedral 1140-50 C.E.

photo credit: Nina Aldin Thune – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 12th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

West Facade of Chartres Cathedral ca. 1194 C.E.

photo credit: Roby – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 12th Century, Medieval

Georges Seurat, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte 1884-6 C.E.

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, Seurat | Leave a comment

Leonardo da Vinci, the Benois Madonna 1478 C.E.

Posted in 15th Century, da Vinci, Renaissance | Leave a comment

Caravaggio, Supper at Emmaus 1606 C.E.

Posted in 17th Century, Baroque, Caravaggio | Leave a comment

Simone Martini, Annunciation 1333 C.E.

Posted in 14th Century, Martini, Medieval | Leave a comment

Hieronymous Bosch, Last Judgment 16th c. C.E.

Posted in 15th Century, Bosch, Renaissance | Leave a comment

Hieronymous Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights 16th c. C.E.

Posted in 16th Century, Bosch, Renaissance | Leave a comment

Hieronymous Bosch, The Temptation Of St Anthony 16th c. C.E.

Posted in 16th Century, Bosch, Renaissance | Leave a comment

Dover Castle 12th c. C.E.

credit: Webzooloo – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 12th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

The Ascension, Sacramentary of Archbishop Drogo of Metz, ca. 842 C.E.

Posted in 9th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

Ardagh chalice early 8th c. C.E.

credit: K Glavin – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 8th Century | Leave a comment

Book of Kells Folio from Matthew’s Gospel ca. 800 C.E.

Posted in 9th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

Palatine Chapel Interior 732-805 C.E.

Posted in 8th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

Court of the Lions, Alhambra Palace 14th c. C.E.

image credit: Jim Gordon – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 14th Century, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Cordoba Cathedral-Mosque prayer hall 784-987 C.E.

image credit: Mihael Grmek – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 8th Century, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius ca. 173 C.E.

Posted in 2nd Century, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Arch of Titus (inside view) ca. 81 C.E.

Posted in 1st Century, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Spoils from Jerusalem Temple from the Arch of Titus ca. 81 B.C.E.

Posted in 1st Century, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Colosseum interior 72-80 C.E.

Posted in 1st Century, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Colosseum exterior 72-80 C.E.

Posted in 1st Century, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Maison Carrée in Nimes, France ca. 19 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Giovanni Paolo Panini, The Interior of the Pantheon ca. 1734

Posted in 18th Century, Graeco-Roman, Neo-Classical | Leave a comment

Pantheon facade ca. 118-125 C.E.

Posted in 1st Century, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Pont du Gard in Nimes, France ca 20-10 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Augustus of Primaporta 1st c. C.E.

photo credit: Till.nierman – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 1st Century, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Bust of Julius Caesar 1st c. B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Flavian Woman ca. 89 C.E.

photo credit: Tetraktys – Wikimedia Commons

Posted in 1st Century, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Laocoön and His Sons 2nd c. B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Nike of Samothrace ca. 190 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Apollo of the Belvedere 4th c. B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Zeus or Poseidon ca. 460 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Amphora by Exekias, Ajax and Achilles ca. 530 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Discobolus ca. 450 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Kroisos from Anavyssos ca. 525 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Graeco-Roman | Leave a comment

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi c. 1500

Posted in 16th Century, da Vinci, Renaissance | Leave a comment

Bull leaping fresco, Palace of Minos ca. 1500 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE | Leave a comment

Male Head, Nok culture ca. 500-200 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Karnak Temple Obelisk ca. 1220 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Egyptian | Leave a comment

Egyptian canon of proportion

Posted in BCE, Egyptian | Leave a comment

Queen Nefertiti ca. 1355 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Egyptian | Leave a comment

Pharaoh Akhenaten ca. 1353-1336 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Egyptian | Leave a comment

Seated Scribe ca. 2400 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Egyptian | Leave a comment

Stepped Pyramid of King Zoser ca. 2630 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Egyptian, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Great Sphinx at Giza ca. 2450-2514 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Egyptian, HUM 10, HUM 4, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Tutankhamen and Queen ca.1360 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Egyptian, HUM 4, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Francesco Triani, The Triumph of Death, c. 1350

Posted in 14th Century, Medieval | Leave a comment

Pallette of Narmer ca. 3100 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Egyptian | Leave a comment

Europe Map

Posted in Map | Leave a comment

North America Map

Posted in Map | Leave a comment

Africa Map

Posted in Map | Leave a comment

Asia Map

Posted in Map | Leave a comment

Near East Map

Posted in Map | Leave a comment

Queen of Heaven (Inanna or Ishtar) Relief 1800-1750 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Standard of Ur (War Panel) 2700 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Stele of Hammurabi 1750 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Khorsabad Palace Winged Bulls 720 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Eannatum’s Stele of Victory 2450 B.C.E.

   

Posted in BCE, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Rosetta Stone 196 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE, Middle Eastern | Leave a comment

Female Cycladic II Figure 2600-2400 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE | Leave a comment

Venus of Willendorf 25,000-20,000 B.C.E.

Posted in BCE | Leave a comment

Claude Monet, Women in the Garden c.1866

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, Monet | Leave a comment

Vincent van Gogh, Starry Night c.1889

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, van Gogh | Leave a comment

Cézanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire c.1887

Posted in 19th Century, Cezanne, Impressionism, Landscape | Leave a comment

Cézanne, Harlequin c.1890

Posted in 19th Century, Cezanne, Impressionism | Leave a comment

Cézanne, Olympia c,1873

Posted in 19th Century, Cezanne, Impressionism | Leave a comment

Claude Monet, Arrival of the Normandy Train c.1877

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, Monet | Leave a comment

Renoir, Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette c.1876

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, Renoir | Leave a comment

Renoir, Luncheon of the Boating Party c.1881

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, Renoir | Leave a comment

Edouard Manet, Portrait of Emile Zola c.1868

Posted in 19th Century, Manet, Portraits | Leave a comment

Edouard Manet, Execution of the Emperor Maximilian c.1867

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, Manet | Leave a comment

Claude Monet, Sunset on the Seine c.1880

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, Monet | Leave a comment

Vincent van Gogh, The Night Cafe c.1888

Posted in 19th Century, Impressionism, van Gogh | Leave a comment

Eadweard Muybridge, Horse jumping c.1887

Posted in 19th Century, Muybridge, Photography | Leave a comment

Eadweard Muybridge, Buffalo sequence c.1887

Posted in 19th Century, Muybridge, Photography | Leave a comment

J. M. W. Turner, Rain, Steam and Speed c.1844

Posted in 19th Century, Landscape, Turner | Leave a comment

J. M. W. Turner, Interior of Tintern Abbey c.1794

Posted in 18th Century, Landscape, Turner | Leave a comment

John Constable, The Haywain c. 1821

Posted in 19th Century, Constable, Landscape | Leave a comment

Washington Allston, Storm Rising at Sea c.1804

Posted in 19th Century, Landscape | Leave a comment

Jean Antoine Houdon, Seated Voltaire c.1778

photo credit: Wikimedia Commons – Yair Haklai   

Posted in 18th Century | Leave a comment

Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin, The Silver Goblet c.1728

Posted in 18th Century, Rococo | Leave a comment

Antoine Watteau, Pilgrimmage to Cythera c.1717

Posted in 18th Century, Rococo | Leave a comment

Palace of Versailles

Posted in 17th Century, Baroque, Neo-Classical | Leave a comment

Hyacinthe Rigaud, Portrait of Louis XIV c.1701

Posted in 18th Century, Portraits | Leave a comment

Peter Paul Rubens, The Fall of the Damned c.1618

Posted in 17th Century, Baroque, Rubens | Leave a comment