Monocle 24 – The Stack looks at first issues of European magazine titles on the newsstands: ‘Limbo’, ‘Légende’, ‘command+i’ and ‘The White Room’.
|INSIDE THE ISSUE|
|FEATURES | Julio Le Parc interviewed by Gabrielle Schwarz; Glenn Adamson on the MFA Boston at 150; Aaron Rosen on the Rothko Chapel in Houston; Valeria Costa-Kostritsky on rebuilding Notre-Dame|
|REVIEWS | Morgan Falconer on Donald Judd at MoMA; Edward J. Sullivan on Mexican muralism at the Whitney; Maichol Clemente on Renaissance terracottas in Padua; Susan Owens on ghosts in ancient Rome; Craig Burnett on Philip Guston; Stephen Patience on Blake Gopnik’s biography of Andy Warhol; Thomas Marks on F.T. Marinetti’s Futurist Cookbook|
|MARKET | Gareth Harris on online viewing rooms; and the latest art market columns from Susan Moore and Emma Crichton-Miller|
|PLUS | Thomas Campbell and Adam Koszary debate the role of the digital museum; James Wilkes on trompe-l’oeil and artistic trickery; Kathryn Hughes on the image of Florence Nightingale; Timothy Brittain-Catlin on contemporary architectural follies; Thomas Marks in search of art during lockdown; Robert O’Byrne on an exceptional collection of Chinese art|
In this special Covid-19 edition of The Florentine, rejoice in a renewed humanism from Florence, of learning, words, thoughts and creativity, with articles, poems and short stories penned by the city’s international community, plus ideas and considerations for the future from Tuscany’s leaders and institutional figures, all interspersed with iconic photography of Florence at its most restful.