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New Exhibition On My Must-Go List

A new exhibition has just opened at the National Gallery, London, which must be a must (you know what I mean!) despite its being portraits (and you know what I think of portraits!) Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna … Continue reading

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London 3 – And Finally…..!

Rosie says she can’t wait for Part 3 of our sojourn in London – and she doesn’t even know she features in this part! Three more exhibitions to tell you about. That’ll take some time, won’t it? Not as long … Continue reading

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Snippets From The Torygraph

There were a couple of art items in yesterday’s Daily Torygraph. In the Obits section (my sister is worried because I look at the obituaries and thinks I need to ‘get a life’) there was a piece about the death … 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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From Saensbury Wing to Sainsbury Wing

(Or “Inspiration at the National Gallery II”) (The story so far: Our intrepid hero, accompanied by his wife, the Management, has visited the Bronze exhibition at the Royal Academy and the Richard Hamilton: Late Works exhibition in the main building … Continue reading

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Inspiration at the National Gallery I

Yesterday I wrote about the Bronze exhibition at the Royal Academy which was the main reason for our trip down to London. Unfortunately, we seemed to be there at change-over time for some exhibitions. We want to go down again … 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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