“Gérôme forged narrative practices that would take the cinema decades to invent,” art historian Marc Gotlieb told a packed auditorium recently in a discussion of The Spectacular Art of Jean-Léon Gérôme, which closes this Sunday. Really? How could a 19th-century… More»
Marianne looked with amazement at Edward, with compassion at her sister. Elinor only laughed.
—Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, published on October 30, 1811