Vasari praised Masaccio’s fresco, then six years later painted over parts of it, and put his altarpiece in front, obscuring it for nearly 300 years.
As with any subject, there is a lot of information available about art history, when you know where to look, and how.
Sequestering art in freeports is little different in effect from the Nazis’ looting works of art across Europe.
Why was Vermeer forgotten, or van Gogh ignored, or Western-style painting in Japan suppressed?
Why Apple should be giving more to charity, and how that should include the arts.
This Poussin exhibition may not have attracted the same publicity as the recent “Late Rembrandt”, but this book is a milestone in art history, and an excellent reference in its own right.
An important collection of essays which are extremely well written, and well worth reading, and reading again.