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Book Review: The Art Forger blends art history and mystery

Book Review: The Art Forger blends art history and mystery

January 30, 2013

In 1990, two men disguised as policemen broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and stole Edgar Degas’ Impressionist painting After the Bath. The theft sets in motion the backdrop for Barbara Shapiro’s new novel, The Art Forger, part mystery, part romance, part historical fiction...

Book Review: Instant: The Story of Polaroid by Christopher Bonanos

Book Review: Instant: The Story of Polaroid by Christopher Bonanos

January 16, 2013

The Polaroid is a cultural artifact widely referenced in popular media and music. Established in 1937, the Polaroid revolutionized the world of photography by making film accessible to the masses. When the digital wave came in, Polaroid refused to go digital, wanting to retain its original essence. In...

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