Myths of the Underground

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The New York Subway has its escaped alligators (the descendants, supposedly, of those creatures once fashionable as up-market pets and flushed down the lavatory when they became too tiresome or their rich owners got bored); Warsaw has its armed resistance … Continue reading

To see Ourselves as Others See Us

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The lines from Robert Burns’ poem To a Louse ‘O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us, To see oursels as ithers see us!’ sprang to mind recently when visiting the British Museum’s FREE display What is Europe, A View From … Continue reading

Nevinson at the British Museum…. Last Chance to See

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One of the British artists who feature in the Tate’s Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One exhibition (see Aftermath) is CRW Nevinson (1889 – 1946). His Paths of Glory is, alongside Gassed by John Singer Sergeant and … Continue reading