The widespread digitization of medieval manuscripts has revolutionized our field. But how has it changed the ways scholars relate to manuscripts personally?
This past summer I read Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Goldfinch. It had been recommended to me by a number of people who thought that I, as an art historian, might be particularly interested in the book since the story itself revolves around the title object, a tiny canvas painted in 1654 by […]
This is a meditation on aura and absence, inspired by a trip my family took to Greece this summer.
In trying to pin down Hammond Castle, to wrestle it into some kind of scholarly order, I am finding that I don’t really care about authenticity, and clearly neither did Hammond.