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IN PRAISE OF FOLLY
  • Paul Barolsky
  • Art
  • Source: Notes in the History of Art
  • 1 January 2001
Although in "real life' art historians have a sense of humor, when we prepare our essays for the professional journals or our talks for scholarly meetings, we usually leave our sense of fun behind.Expand
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WHAT ARE WE READING WHEN WE READ VASARI?
  • Paul Barolsky
  • Art
  • Source: Notes in the History of Art
  • 1 October 2002
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The Art of Writing about Art
Language is the essential instrument of art history as it is of all the humanities. It is necessarily the vehicle of art historical interpretation. After all, without words one cannot proceed toExpand
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THE "PLEASURABLE DECEITS" OF BRONZINO'S SO-CALLED LONDON "ALLEGORY"
Year in and year out, scholars of Italian Re naissance art write learned papers in which they attempt to unravel the meaning of Bronzino's so-called London Allegory, also known as Venus, Cupid,Expand
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