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Hieronymus Bosch = Katy Perry (or What I Talk About When I Drink)

You know The Garden of Earthly Delights. Hieronymus Bosch’s insane masterpiece is a real fan favorite, whether you’re analyzing the artist’s views on medieval religious order or you just like that it’s a highbrow “where’s Waldo?” It is important to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Falling Short?

I was thinking about food. No, this isn’t going to be one of those posts about how literally the first part of my moniker should be taken. But I do think about food a lot, and yesterday, I was thinking … Continue reading

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From the Mouths of Patrons

I’m at The Columbia Museum of Art today typing up comments from a recent show.  “Innovation and Change:  Great Ceramics”  was one of our big spring shows.  Guest book comments tend to be a sea of “wonderful!” and “great exhibition,” … Continue reading

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