Endnotes: Combat ready

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When visiting the International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Fair in New York in October, I was struck by the imposing arms and armor on display in the booth of Peter Finer of London—enormous poleaxes, a beautifully ornamented Italian half suit of armor, a bronze cannon on its field carriage. It made me stop and wonder idly about how you …

Philadelphia Museum announces new director and CEO, Timothy Rub

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art announced today the election, by the board’s unanimous vote, of Timothy Rub as the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer, replacing the late Anne d’Harnoncourt. The director and CEO of the Cleveland Museum of Art since 2006, Rub received a bachelor’s degree in art history from Middlebury College, a master’s degree in art …