- The Guardian - Jonathan Jones
Exhibition of the week Toyin Ojih Odutola Powerful expansive drawings and a Blake-like invented mythology make this Nigerian-American artist’s first British show, titled A Countervailing Theory, seem a
The British have been famous art collectors for centuries. The first systematic art collectors in the British Isles appeared in the 16th century with Henry VIII. By 1800, collecting and trading art had evolved into a profitable business. British monarchs and wealthy members of the elite saw the opportunity and grasped it. From then on, collectors, antiquaries, and art enthusiasts competed fiercely to acquire antiquities, European paintings, and more.
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