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Architecture and Urbanism of the Southwest
Research Architect John Messina developed this website around the concept that "the human cultures that occupied this space must also be considered when one attempts to understand the architecture. These cultures, Native, Hispanic and Anglo are as diverse as the land and climate, thus forming different and, at times, hybrid architectural expressions." Reviewing the importance of adobe to the region's architecture over the centuries, Messina travels from Pre-Hispanic times to today.
Josias Joesler: An Architectural Eclectic
This website presents Joesler within the context of Tucson’s architectural and community development, his prolific 30-year career with developer/builder John Murphey and his legacy providing lessons for appropriate architecture in Tucson.
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University of Arizona Museum, Samuel H. Kress Collection
Given in the early 1950s, consists of 50 European paintings dating from the fourteenth through the nineteenth centuries. The premier attraction, 26 panels of the Retablo of the Cathedral of the Ciudad Rodrigo, by the 15th century Spanish master Fernando Gallego and his assistants, is complemented by paintings by Vittore Carpaccio, Domenico Tintoretto, Pontormo (Jacopo Carucci), Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, Jusepe de Ribera, Emile Horace Vernet and Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun.