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Arts Everyday Living: The Art of Reading—Visionary Librarian & A Link to Dali?

Reposted blog.      THE ART OF READING A LINK TO DALI? Would you like to make the acquaintance of The Librarian or Wolfgang Lazius, director of the Imperial library circa 1562?  Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s quasi-human portrait of this prominent bibliophile and scholar is constructed of printed treasures: the hair literally an open book, topping a […]

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