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Creighton Gilbert (1924-2011)

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

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Partial Recall: Phil Leider

Phil Leider wasn’t the best teacher I ever had. He wasn’t the most intelligent, nor the most articulate, nor the most insightful, nor the most attentive. However, he was one of the most consequential to me. He was the first … Continue reading

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