Tony Robbin on the Painter of Pech Merle

Tony Robbin on the Painter of Pech Merle

Pech Merle Cave, 25,000 BCE, Village of de Cabrerets, Lot county, France 25,000 years ago an artist who looked a lot like you and me (except without the haircut and the Uniqlo clothes) climbed down 150 feet below the surface of what is now called France, wending...
Dennis Congdon on La Pittura di Giardino

Dennis Congdon on La Pittura di Giardino

La Pittura di Giardino (The Garden Fresco in the Villa di Livia), Circa 30 – 20 BCE Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome Italy On my second trip to Rome I came upon the frescoes of Livia’s Garden Room, an experience for which I was, to say the least, unprepared. The...