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Roy Lichtenstein – Pop Art and a Traditional Education

I’ve mentioned before how the Daily Telegraph tends to over-review art exhibitions. Last Saturday there was a preview of the Ice Age Art exhibition at the British Museum, which I discussed in ‘What is Art?‘ On Tuesday Richard Dorment reviewed … Continue reading

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Postscripts – “What Is Art?” and “Portraits Again”

Today’s Daily Telegraph had two reviews for exhibitions I have mentioned before. (If I have one criticism of the art coverage in the Telegraph is that they often cover some exhibitions three or four times in various guises, and ignore … Continue reading

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What Is Art? – Part 87

Well, OK, but it does seem to be an ongoing question. In yesterday’s Review in the Daily Telegraph there were a couple of articles which had some bearing on this eternal question. Starting on the 7th February, the British Museum … Continue reading

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100 (or 20 of them, at least) for 2013

Today’s Seven in the Sunday Telegraph had “2013 – The 100 Things You Should Know”, a nine-page preview of the arts in 2013. It included theatre, TV, music, dance and so on, but I’m extracting the visual arts exhibitions. (As … Continue reading

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Richard Dorment’s Year of Art

Today’s Review in the Daily Telegraph was dedicated to a review of the year in the arts. Richard Dorment looked at some of the various exhibitions which have been on this year, several of which I have visited myself and … Continue reading

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… and some exhibitions in London. No. I – Picasso, Vollard and Hardacre

This post was meant to have been called “… and some exhibitions I’m going to” and was to have been posted at the beginning of last week before we went to London. However, as every blogger knows, occasionally real life … Continue reading

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