France 1500: Pictorial Art at the Dawn of the Renaissance

French Pictorial Art in 1500

SATCHEL PAIGE WAS THE GREATEST PITCHER in the old Negro Leagues before he graced the Major Leagues in 1948. He was fond of advising younger ballplayers: “Don’t look over your shoulder. You might see someone gaining on you.” That comes to mind every so often in Chelsea where it is impossible not to meet waves of artists watching what the next guy is doing. Time out, fellas, please. Monitoring one’s contemporaries has certain career uses. But in today’s anything-goes production climate, there is little for the spirit to feed on. Continue Reading