Touching distance – the fine art of keeping apart

Dr Kathryn Murphy, Associate Professor of English and Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford University, on representations of Noli Me Tangere, touching, distance and the fine art of keeping apart. This article was originally published in the June 2020 Issue of Apollo and reposted with permission. In 1942, when the contents of the National Gallery had been evacuated to a Welsh slate mine to protect them from … Continue reading Touching distance – the fine art of keeping apart