Dramatic Progress

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…is the name of a free exhibition currently in the Lyttleton Lounge at the National Theatre.  I enjoyed this, together with Playing With Scale, a fascinating display in the Wolfson Gallery, also at the National Theatre, last week. The full … Continue reading

Edward Burne-Jones

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Tate Britain’s Winter 2018 exhibition brings together paintings, sketches, stained glass and tapestries by Victorian artist Sir Edward Burne-Jones. I went to see it last week. Burne-Jones didn’t fit the usual pattern when it came to Victorian artists. He was … Continue reading

Walking Burne-Jones

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It was a clear evening and cold. A full moon illuminated the streets below, the white stucco of Pimlico and the red brick of Chelsea. Red hazard lights twinkled like stationary fireflies around Battersea Power Station, as the commuter trains … 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