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John Wootton

Few circumstances are more frustrating than reading about an interesting, even historically important, painting and…

On the Road With the Unstoppable Albert Bierstadt

As a kid growing up in Manhattan, I went to nursery school down the street…

Lou Pasqua

The meticulously conserved furnished rooms and artwork in the Elisabeth Ireland Poe Gallery at Pebble…

Congressional Gold Medals for Arthur Shilstone’s WWII Unit

If only well-known watercolor artist and sportsman Arthur Shilstone (1922-2020) were still alive!

In Praise of the Sardine

When my darling niece and her sweetheart’s family begged us to take them on safari,…

Tracking Down Frank Stick on the Outer Banks

If, in 1977, I was the leader of our first quest together – sighting red-cockaded…

Terry Mathews’s Elephant – a Football Icon

by Brooke Chilvers You haven’t lived if you haven’t been to a Durty Nelly’s Irish…

Tracking Tigers in Life and in Art

The first tiger in my life was Shere Khan, the “chief among tigers” in Rudyard…

What’s in a Name?

I miss bookstores. Not mall bookstores with 50 shades of the same thing, but independent…

From the Clairière de l’Armistice to Franz Marc

Virtually every French king, and two self-proclaimed emperors, hunted stag, roe deer and wild boar…