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Raising the Eyebrow: John Onians and World Art Studies

An Album Amicorum in His Honour

Lauren Golden


A lavish festschrift to John Onians with contributions by 28 distinguished academics. Any summary as to the direction of these contributions is, perhaps, best left to Martin Kemp and his affectionate preface, “Above all, he (John Onians) reminds us of the researchers’, writers’ and teachers’ true mission, that is the need to be radical in both asking and answering questions, and above all for the historian of visual things to be instinctively radical in every act of looking.”