Category: Classical Reception

A Cool Misrepresentation

Self-conscious people worry about the way other people think of them. Misrepresentation is a common fear; the idea that other people think of you in a manner that doesn’t fit … Continue reading A Cool Misrepresentation

The Line

According to an ancient anecdote, Apelles once visited the house of Protogenes but did not find him there. Before leaving, he decided to leave a message to alert the host of his presence.

A colourful antiquity

After centuries buried or exposed to the elements, the remnants of classical antiquity reach our museums in monotonous white and grey combinations. However, the classical past was not a place of whiteness, but one of colourful artistic landscapes.