Leonetto Cappiello and His Vibrant Caricatures

The Artist: Who Was Leonetto Cappiello? In the Italian resort town of Livorno, the “poster master” was born. His talents were revealed early in life: at the age of eleven he created two oil portraits as well as copied versions of famous works such as Raphael’s Transfiguration. 1 His hunger for the arts evolved into a…

How Do We Feel About Jeremy Thorpe? A Brief Review of A Very English Scandal

Hugh Grant, England’s quintessential bad boy, has risen to a new level of storytelling. His slope-eyed face and easy wit has drawn me in since Bridget Jones. But there’s something about Grant’s most recent dramatis persona that simultaneously fascinates and repels me. Last Thursday, Amazon Prime released A Very English Scandal, based on the novel…