During my work as a Multicultural Undergraduate Intern at the Getty this summer, I was invited to join colleagues from the Getty Research Institute on a visit to artist Thomas Demand’s studio in Culver City. It was a memorable look… More»
Touched by an angel. Or demon.
The 16th-century alchemist and mathematician John Dee spent years documenting his conversations with what he believed to be angels.
40 years after his death, the scholar Méric Causabon published Dee’s records, arguing that Dee had been talking to evil spirits all along. So what are you reading this weekend?
Title page from “A True and Faithful Relation …,” 1659, Méric Causabon. Getty Research Institute.