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This BLOG was created at the invitation of Eduardo Miretti, diverse cultural maker, tireless explorer of the continuous present. To him, my thanks. TO THE

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Van Meegeren Was there only one Vermeer? Work, authors, forgery and language: Diary of an impostor

Van Meegeren Was there only one Vermeer? Work, authors, forgery and language: Diary of an impostor

Van Meegeren understands that he can show that his paintings are not mass reproductions; they have the knowledge and justification that philology finds in traditions. His work, –as a novelty– is framed in a concrete event: the historical appearance of an artistic subject, something that must keep him safe from crime; and in any case –the work– be part of the same culture that he himself gives continuity to. In the end, his comments are nothing more than an unstoppable historical and cultural succession.

Ludovico. The White Mosquito Pudding, banquets to taste imaginary environments.

Beatrice. The White Mosquito Pudding, banquets to taste imaginary environments.

Mosquito pudding shamelessly absent its main ingredient: the insect. The conjecture offers an imaginary perspective and a real one. In one, the mosquito has been dwarfed to the point of disappearing: Can a tiny insect intermixed with the rest of the ingredients become visible? Could it be a confusing memory, the drag on a forgotten Renaissance flavor?