The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental cradle of true art and true science. He who can no longer wonder, no longer feel amazement, is as good as dead, a snuffed-out candle. Past RA member Albert Einstein
Aaron Rosen is a fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. He is the author of Imagining Jewish Art: Encounters with the Masters in Chagall, Guston, and Kitaj (Legenda, 2009).