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TagsItalian renaissance art (103), exh catalogue (86), connoisseurship (42), 17th century French art (36), iconography (32), 19th century French art (30), crime fiction (30), Italian baroque art (28), art theory (28), collectors (28) — see all tags
About meI'm a professional art historian in the U.K. I specialize in renaissance and baroque art- though I do teach modern art occasionally. Teach the above as well as classes on looking at art, connoisseurship, aesthetics, and art theory.
About my libraryOver the last year I decided I needed to read more modern fiction, for stimulation and entertainment. So I set myself the challenge of reading through Anthony Burgess's 99 top novels from 1939. Well, I've read a few of them....
Groups1001 Books to read before you die, Art & Books, Art Books, Art History, Art History Reading Challenge, Art is Life, Baker Street and Beyond, British & Irish Crime Fiction, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Museum! —show all groups, Old Mystery & Detective Club
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