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Each artwork deserves appreciation and through the tags we set we try to keep the artists' brushwork in mind.

ARRIVING IN FERRARA

I’ve travelled for men. I’ve travelled for beaches. I’ve even travelled for particular Airbnb apartments. This is the first time I travel for a...

Historians Who Look Too Much

One of my guiding assumptions has been that if I am going to get my ass kicked while acting in my capacity as a professor...

How the Past Ended

My best TV-watching decade was the 1980s, though this was by no means the best decade of TV.  Indeed, not much was innovative, and...

Past Hands

...the feeling of the Guildhall, and of the tombs, and even of some of the manuscripts I look at, turned out to be a...