SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Leticia Ochoa Adams
November 24, 2016
The neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova (1757-1822) had a lifelong passion for dance. During his early years in Rome, he would often go walking in the hills around the city, or wander through the streets and squares of Trastevere so that he could see the peasant girls dancing. As his friend Antonio d’Este later remembered, he
August 26, 2014
The French artist rejected faith as a young man but at the age of 72 everything changed