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Mixing heritage with Hockney

Mixing heritage with Hockney

Susannah Glynn explores the modern arts phenomenon that is sweeping through our country houses If you keep half an eye on the heritage world you might have noticed something a little different about some of our most revered historic properties this year. Contemporary art, once the preserve of the sterile white space, has been blazing [...]


Can private philanthropy fill the shortfall in UK arts budget?

Can private philanthropy fill the shortfall in UK arts budget?

Susannah Glynn examines the implications of government cuts to The Arts sector For those involved in the art world, the abolition of the UK Film Council and the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council in July were simply the latest in a series of blows to have fallen on the culture sector since May. In just [...]


Irving Penn a master of portraiture

Irving Penn a master of portraiture

Giles Huxley-Parlour on the National Portrait gallery’s homage to a master of portraiture The Irving Penn show at the National Portrait gallery (18th February – 6th June 2010) marks the latest in a run of welcome photography exhibitions in London, and pays homage to the recently deceased master. It had been planned, of course, while [...]