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My Hermitage Discovery

The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg is full of treasures – over three million paintings, works of art and other artefacts. We spent a couple of hours there a couple of years ago on a Baltic Sea cruise. It … Continue reading

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Russian Guards, the National Gallery and the End of The Great War

Today’s Seven magazine with The Sunday Telegraph had a photograph from Andy Freeberg’s “Guardians” series. It is part of a show at Somerset House which explores the legacy of Henri Cartier Bresson. It shows one of the female guards in … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst and Fakes Part Deux

I know I’ve already discussed the old problem of fakes, and I’ve also written about Mr Hirst. However I am currently reading “Rembrandt’s Secret” by Alex Connor. It isn’t really a spoiler to say that the plot of the book … Continue reading

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