Author: Melanie Blake

On the Trail of Caravaggio

On the Trail of Caravaggio

How far would you go to save a painting? One of the people we’ll meet on our upcoming trip The First Modern Artist: Caravaggio in Rome and Malta found himself facing that very question. In December 1984, three men disguised as workers stole the painting St. Jerome Writing from St. […]

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Three questions from “I don’t know”: Conversation with John Riley and Gary Schoepfel

Three questions from “I don’t know”: Conversation with John Riley and Gary Schoepfel

Today Classical Pursuits talks with friends of many years John Riley and Gary Schoepfel, who are leading our upcoming seminar Understanding Conservatism: The Search for Shared Beliefs. All affiliations welcome! Our agenda is simple: working together toward true understanding. In John and Gary’s view, this will make us more patient, […]

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