Posts Tagged ‘delicate’

Schumer’s Israel rebuke leaves AIPAC in a delicate position

When Majority Leader Chuck Schumer took to the Senate floor on Thursday to issue a sharp rebuke of Israel’s leadership amid that country’s war with Hamas, he broke with longstanding precedent in American foreign policy. But so far, the reaction from the most prominent pro-Israel group, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, has been largely […]

18th-Century Statue Has a Delicate Net Carved From a Single Slab of Marble—Check Out the Details

A marble statue carved in the 18th century has become world-renowned for an “impossible” feature: a delicately draping fisherman’s net with detailed knots, rendered by hand entirely from marble, that looks so authentic it could be the real thing. Il Disinganno, or “The Release from Deception,” is the magnum opus of the Genoese artist Francesco […]

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