When is art a tool of war? On the blog BLDGBLOG, a historical anecdote drawn from architectural historian Massimo Scolari’s new book “Oblique Drawing” gives a remarkable example. The story dates from the 1529 siege of Florence:
The art (literally) of espionage
And other recent highlights from the Ideas blog.
By Kevin Hartnett| Globe Correspondent December 30, 2012
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