This blog is still officially moribund, but I did want to draw visitors' attention to the Rijkmuseum's new Rijkswidgets--now, for blogs as well as desktops.What is Dutch for "very cool"?
Due to professional and personal concerns, I have not been able to return to this blog for some time. And now that I've begun a push on getting an academic blog started on a subject completely different from this one, I simply won't have adequate time that a blog like this deserves. So: this will be the last post here, at least for the foreseeable future. I see, though, that people visit and,
. . . and live in or close to New York and/or can afford a visit there, you'd be foolish not to try and see this.
The blog lives! A new post! And, to boot, the revival of what I'd hoped would be a weekly feature of this blog!(Well, a variation on the feature.)Though the subject matter in each of these paintings is different, I hope it will be immediately apparent why each appears here. Also, the selection is a way of beginning a response to Robert's comment in the previous post regarding the influence of
Still getting my land-legs from the upheaval of getting the new half-semester started. In the meantime, though, have a look at this: a zoomable image of Andrea Pozzo's magnificent 1685 ceiling painting, La Gloria di Sant'Ignazio.Hat-tip: Clusterflock.
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