Category Archives: Ad fontes
Reminiscing about people, places, and things that inform my understanding.
This article first appeared in The Mandala Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 1 (July/August 2011), pp. 26-27. Magnificent Obsession It seems as if I’ve always known his name. No, not Houdini’s—Sid Radner’s. That Tony Curtis movie is what first sparked my … Continue reading →
“A non-selective bibliography is the only useful kind!” — Creighton Gilbert Prof. Gilbert (B.A., New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, 1942; Ph.D., New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, 1955) taught at Emory University, the University of Louisville, and … Continue reading →
Creighton Gilbert, the author of many fascinating works of art history, has died. I entered Yale’s graduate program in art history with the idea of studying under Creighton. Although my evolving interests eventually drew me toward a specialization in Northern … Continue reading →