Monthly Archives: July 2011

Good Lord, I Shrunk the Marys

How have the women fallen! Jesus and the disciple on the right are full size while the artist has shrunk Mary Magdalene to a womunculus. The above mosaic, from St. Mark’s in Venice, was completed between 1200 and 1250 CE. … Continue reading

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THE STORM I MISSED

During the month of June, I took a course called Building an Audience (primarily on the internet) at the University of Toronto. Around 7:30 on June 8, some of us became aware of a swishing sound coming in through the … Continue reading

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