Rachel Cohen

Looking at Poussin

Looking at Poussin

Nicolas Poussin, Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun, 1658. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Website image.


This essay, on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum's Poussin Exhibition, "Poussin and Nature: Arcadian Visions," February 12-May 11, 2008, appeared in the Summer 2008 issue of The Threepenny Review.