Fra Angelico and the Story of St. Nicholas

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Share: by Cynthia Close The early Italian Renaissance painter Fra Angelico (1395-1455) is considered one of the giants in the evolution of European art history. His life was surprisingly well-documented. Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574), another great Renaissance Master and art historian, declared Fra Angelico to be “a rare and perfect talent.” […]

RIP Bookforum

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The New York-based literary magazine Bookforum will cease publication, according to an official announcement today, December 12. The news that Bookforum’s current December–February issue will be its last comes just days after the surprise reveal that Penske Media Corporation has acquired its sister magazine and parent company, Artforum. Bookforum was […]