I am a fan of art. I would not call myself an expert or an authority, but definitely a fan.
Anybody that reads about art or various artists becomes aware quickly of the constant threat facing works of art around the globe. 332 more words
Raphael’s Portrait of a Gentleman is a painting with a history. Painted at some point during the first two decades of the sixteenth century by the Italian master Raffaello Sanzio, the divine Raphael himself (a contention which some scholars contest, but that’s a whole other blog post), it travelled from court to court in Italy after the painter’s death in 1520, before heading north to the estate of a Polish aristocrat. 631 more words
by Johnnie Alexander
When I first envisioned my WWII-era novel Where Treasure Hides, I knew a handful of facts. British Army officer Ian Devlin would: 1,270 more words