• The Origins of Interest in Aerial Views

    (From time to time I have an overwhelming desire to write about my first great love, the History of Western Art. In a sneaky way I thought I would insert yet another small essay, as I had done in my previous post on fortifications, but ideas and pictures kept popping into my head at such a rate that I decided to make this survey of dreaming to fly a separate post – for the joy of it, as a distraction from the plague, and as an Easter 2020 celebration. One year later – today is Easter 2021 – the desire to insert tiny essays off-topic is still as strong, as…