Monthly Archives: April 2013

Here and There

Classicism these days mainly denotes a tradition immersed in the Antique. 50 to 100 years ago, it carried a pervasive rhetoric of central political and financial power by reference to the trophy temple. Here in Lyon we see remnants of … Continue reading

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Coming Into Language

I’m back from my third visit to look at The Reading by Henri Fantin-Latour at the Beaux-arts Museum in Lyon. I’ve finally located whats been puzzling me in it. The listening female figure isn’t really listening, she’s hearing the reader … Continue reading

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