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Jean-Julien Lemordant: The “Painter with Closed Eyelids”

There have been many artists who suffered from visual impairments and disorders, such as Piero della Francesca, or Claude Monet. For most, physiological aging was the cause of blindness. However, for Jean-Juliean Lemordant there was a very different cause. He … Read the full article

Self-portraits in the work of Cesare Pavese

Flaubert declared of his best-known character, Emma Bovary, that: “Madame Bovary, c’est moi.” While Pavese never explicitly made a similar claim, there are undoubtedly elements of self-portraiture in both Clelia and Rosetta in Among Women Only. Clelia’s return to her … Read the full article

Diets for a Complex World: The search for wholeness

At the beginning of 2019, the EAT–Lancet Commission published Food in the Anthropocene, a consideration of healthy diets from sustainable food systems.1 The authors observed that “A healthy diet should optimize health, defined broadly as being a state of complete … Read the full article

Data-driven dietary developments

In an upcoming contribution to Sight and Life Magazine, Jonathan Steffen explores the search for holistic diets in a constantly evolving world, featuring findings from the EAT-Lancet Commission published in January 2019. The EAT-Lancet Commission launched quantitatively calculated guidelines designed … Read the full article