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The Milkman – The Cheapskate Art Collector

The Management came out with a corker when we were visiting New Mills recently. She explained that she wasn’t able to buy a particular painting (the one by Lloyd Stephenson which is on the New Mills Art post) due to her … Continue reading

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Front Row’s ‘Cultural Exchange’, Mary Beard And Tracey Emin

I’d heard the trailers for Cultural Exchange on BBC Radio 4’s cultural review programme Front Row. This feature gives creative minds the opportunity to talk about the cultural work that inspires them. Unfortunately I rarely catch Front Row but heard … Continue reading

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Milk Snatcher And The Arts

This morning’s Daily Telegraph had an article by Sarfraz Manzoor entitled “Thatcher, the creative catalyst for a generation”. It had some interesting observations and quotes: “Margaret Thatcher was, the obituaries tell us, a divisive prime minister, but this is not … Continue reading

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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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