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The Bookless Library

I. THEY ARE, in their very different ways, monuments of American civilization. The first is a building: a grand, beautiful Beaux-Arts structure of marble and stone occupying two blocks’ worth of Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan. The second is a delicate concoction of metal, plastic, and glass, just four and …

BBC News – Dozens of Caravaggio sketches ‘discovered’

Two Italian art historians say they believe they have uncovered dozens of sketches and paintings attributable to the Renaissance master Caravaggio. The works are believed to date from Caravaggio’s time as a student in Milan, Italian media reports. They were previously ascribed to the archive of painter Simone Peterzano, with …