The British Museum's exhibition Inspired by the East has arrived at a propitious moment for the market in Orientalist art (paintings of the Middle East by Western artists in the 19th and early 20th centuries).
With the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings coming up next month, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the vast canon of Apollo histories that are out there. There has been of ink spilled in the last
Heartfelt handwritten lines from the war poet ‘fell into the lap’ of researcher who was trawling through theatre director’s letters It is a poem of only eight lines, but those lines are filled with tender
From Korea to Germany to Nigeria, every culture has its own version of ‘once upon a time’ – and most are more interesting than the English In Tamil, folk stories and fairytales, the sort that grandparents
Long before the Kardashians perfected the art of the image for their own financial benefit, another family introduced the very concept for propaganda and PR purposes. The Tudors, the most famous of all