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Jerry Saltz, Israel’s oldest art school and Vermeer

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13 February 2023

Episode 592

30 minutes


Photo: Margareta Svensson / Johannes Vermeer

In this arts special, we visit Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and catch up with legendary art critic and Pulitzer Prize winner Jerry Saltz to discuss his book ‘Art Is Life: Icons and Iconoclasts, Visionaries and Vigilantes, and Flashes of Hope’. Plus: Tracy Chevalier, author of ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’, joins Robert Bound to discuss the new Vermeer exhibition at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum and her own special connection with the works.

13 February 2023

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