This extraordinary and breathtaking image of a space walk, above, is just one of a group of 22 large-format photographs from various NASA missions, dating from 1965 to the 1980s, being offered as a single lot in Swann Auction Galleries? Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks sale on February 14. Show More Summary
On view until 7 May 2017, Hauser & Wirth Somerset presents a major solo exhibition of sculpture by the late Elisabeth Frink. The exhibition ?Transformation? comprises a selection of Frink?s distinctive bronzes produced in the 1950s and 1960s, alongside a series of drawings that highlight the artist?s skill as a draughtsman. Show More Summary
An exhibition of remarkable classical figure drawings and mural studies by Hans Feibusch (1898?1998) opened in Pallant House Gallery?s De?Longhi Print Room this January. The German émigré artist, who was dubbed a 'Degenerate artist' by the Nazis, settled in England in 1933 and became Britain's most prolific specialist in mural painting in churches. Show More Summary
Artists, poets and philosophers have not paid much attention to Milton Keynes …although comedians have. This urban experiment has been… See the full story of Ideal homes on The Spectator.
The Barbican website warns us that Ligeti’s opera Le grand macabre ‘contains very strong language and adult themes’. The strong… See the full story of Death rattle on The Spectator.
The Kite Runner, a novel by Khaled Hosseini, has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. Now it arrives on… See the full story of Remembrance of things past on The Spectator.
Revolting (Tuesdays) is the BBC2 comedy series that spawned the now-infamous sketch ‘Real Housewives of Isis’. It has been watched… See the full story of Dual control on The Spectator.
In the 1940s Lucian Freud took another young painter, Sandra Blow, up to the top of a bombed church in… See the full story of Great leaps forward on The Spectator.
This week the Southbank Centre began its ‘Belief and Beyond Belief’ festival — a series of concerts and talks claiming… See the full story of Safe and sound on The Spectator.
The purest form of radio is probably sports commentating, creating pictures in the mind purely through language so that by… See the full story of Spot the ball on The Spectator.
The xx is a trio of Londoners whose eponymous first album, released in 2009, has defined the way pop music… See the full story of The xx: I See You on The Spectator.
John Bostock by Isabel Santos Pilot John Bostock. 1808–1872. British
Let’s be clear: Jackie is a better performance than it is a film, although I suspect the performance will carry… See the full story of Acting with a capital ‘A’ on The Spectator.
Jules-Émile Saintin (14 August 1829 – 13 July 1894) was a neoclassic French painter.
Peter Paul Rubens - The Judgement of Paris [1632-36] by Peter Via Flickr: Peter Paul Rubens The Judgement of Paris [1632-36] London NG - wm The composition of this paintig is nearly identical with that in Dresden, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister. Show More Summary
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L. Bertini - View of Santa Maria della Salute by Irina
By Peter Funt Whether you still prefer to hold a printed newspaper in your hands or have become comfortable reading news on a screen, you should hope that the essential journalism remains the same. Increasingly, however, editors are concluding that … Continue reading ?
Louis C. Moeller - The Tea Party by Irina Louis Henry Charles Moeller, American, 1855-1930
Raging Moderate by Will Durst All right everybody; time to slap on a happy face and start thinking positively about the upcoming twelve months. And none of that, “You want positive? Okay. I’m positive this year is going to suck … Continue reading ?