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Becca Rothfeld

BECCA ROTHFELD is a freelance critic based in Brooklyn. Next year, she will pursue a Master's degree in the history and philosophy of science at the University of Cambridge.

Writing Out of Bounds

In 1457, Renaissance painter Antonello da Messina completed the iconic Portrait of a Man (Il Condottiere). The canvas is dark and unadorned, save for the central, imposing visage of the condottiere in question.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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