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The Elusive Woodcut of Renaissance Italy: The Chiaroscuro

Two “noble, imposing” apostles by Domenico Beccafumi first launched Naoko Takahatake, the curator of prints and drawings on the Los Angeles County Museum of Artwork (LACMA), to the uncommon artwork of Italian chiaroscuro, a kind
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The Sense and Sensibility of a Virtuoso Violin Maker

FLORENCE, Italy—In case you are fortunate, you could hear this workshop earlier than you see it. Dulcet sounds have been recognized to waft from inside this tiny workshop’s partitions, in a means that actually stops