Monthly Archives: March 2011

Making up the Renaissance! How beauty was perceived and achieved in the Renaissance

I spent yesterday at a workshop organised by Jill Burke (History of Art, Edinburgh University), Patricia Allerston (Head of Education, National Gallery of Scotland) and Jackie Spicer, a postdoctoral student also from Edinburgh, which aimed to examine how beauty was … Continue reading

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World Book Night 2011 and Happy Birthday Gabo!

Most of my own little box of World Book Night books went in a trice.  Yesterday I picked up 48 copies of Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Love in the Time of Cholera, in Edith Grosmann’s brilliant translation.  It’s exciting that this … Continue reading

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