By Shane Devine "Ancient Rome" by Giovanni Paolo Panini, 1757 The halls were empty, and the ceiling lights shined brightly. Robert walked to the back of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a brisk pace, feeling pressed for time to complete a university assignment before dinner. His boots left slight prints of slush before they … Continue reading Metropolitan


By Shane Devine "Autumn Rhythm" (Number 30) by Jackson Pollock, 1950. Credit: George A. Hearn Fund, 1957. Joshua Susskind was standing in the bathroom of his Brooklyn apartment, wondering where the time had gone. He was balding; his arms were skinny, but he had developed a gut. His glasses were five years overdue for a … Continue reading Hammers