After the Art – Issue 9 – September 2020

Welcome to After the Art’s ninth issue.

We hope you enjoy these four essays, some of which were written before the pandemic and some during:

“Prose and Passion” by Cheryl Sadowski

“Portrait of a Gentleman” by Helena Feder

“The Ghoul and the Magpie” by David Licata

“In the Grace of the World” by Stephanie Bento

We’ve also started a Facebook page, which you can follow for posts about future issues as well as exhibits, articles, books, essays, and sites that might be of interest.

Art books at home. Photo courtesy of the editor.

After the Art publishes personal review essays that explore the ways reading and art enrich each other.

Because of the coronavirus, most museums are closed.  But here is a list of museums that have extensive online collections:

Brera Pinacoteca – Milan

Uffizi Gallery – Florence

Vatican Museums – Rome…/collezio…/catalogo-online.html

Archaeological Museum – Athens

Prado – Madrid

Louvre – Paris

British Museum – London

Metropolitan Museum – New York

Hermitage – Saint Petersburg

National Gallery of Art – Washington

We’d love to hear how looking at art (online) and reading (at home) can enrich each other even (especially?) during this time of physical distancing.

If you’re interested in submitting, please read our guidelines.

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