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April Book Club Selection : Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

Welcome to the Ars Longa book club! Each month, we’ll read something–a novel, a book of poetry, a work of creative nonfiction–that touches upon Early Modern themes. Book Club books are strictly non-academic. This is a space to unwind and explore creative approaches to the past. This April, join the Ars Longa book club as…

Reframing the Frick

Clio and Diderot visit the Frick Madison. The official title of the temporary installation is “The Frick Reframed: The Frick Collection Presents Highlights Reconsidered at Frick Madison.” For the next two years, a “selection of highlights” from the Frick collection will be on view in the Breuer building, the former home of the Whitney Museum….

Old Masters Today #2

A monthly column featuring mostly lowbrow auction highlights and essential Old Masters news and events. March, so we meet again. No matter where you are based, we’ve all more or less hit the anniversary of global lockdown measures. While most of us can’t travel due to the pandemic, I’ve looked across the pond to *curate*…