illuminate history

Curiosity: forget “Cherchez la femme” (Look for the woman.) “Cherchez l’histoire.” (Look for the story.)

Happy Birthday to me

  I was gripped by curiosity on December 18, 2012, as art handlers carried our donated painting of Adèle de la Lanceau off to Portland Art Museum. It was an … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Headlong into history II

Other fascinating recovered fragments from Delphi: Portion of a frieze representing the gods who supported Troy: Ares, Aprodite, Artemis (my favorite, of course, since her Roman name is Diana), Apollo … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment