Rembrandt’s Light at the Dulwich Picture

Rembrandt’s Light at the Dulwich Picture

A great deal is made of the supposition that, if Rembrandt were alive today, he may well have been a film-maker rather than a painter. When this was put to the award-winning cinematographer Peter Suschitzky, who helped in laying out and lighting the exhibition, he neatly side-stepped the old chestnut,...

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Masslighting

Masslighting

“The world’s gone mad,” is an all too familiar cry, and meme, from social media to the 49 Clapham Borisbus. The divisiveness of our politics and public rhetoric and the fact we can never be sure what’s happening with Brexit, our Government, or even the weather, makes everything seem bonkers....

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Cash for Chaos

Cash for Chaos

Psst. Wanna make some money? Sweet dough? Moolah? Now’s the time. Don’t tell no one else, yer know, keep it on the downlow ‘cos this is just for us, the elite like. I’ll give yer the name of a horse that’s guaranteed to lose. Bet against her and you’ll make...

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Why we need a Summit of Minds

Why we need a Summit of Minds

It is all too apparent that the divide between people and politicians is growing rapidly. Lack of trust, belief and hope in our leaders needs addressing. Communication between people and our integration with the government is in serious decline. We need our countries’ sharpest minds to come forward and address...

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Manga at the British Museum

Manga at the British Museum

British Museum Until 26 August 2019 Admission £19.50 britishmuseum.org/Manga   To be exposed to “manga” from a standing start, with very little knowledge about what seems to get millions of Japanese so animated, is like being thrust into an alien culture, with no understandable language, and no real idea of...

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The Summit of Minds – Armenia June 2019

The Summit of Minds – Armenia June 2019

Only the sharpest minds and their cooperation are capable of addressing the global issues we face today. War, money, technology, so many things created by humans to control our world have ironically become insurmountable obstacles to building a clearer and brighter future. While many international conferences meet to address such...

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Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light at the National Gallery

Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light at the National Gallery

This will be the first UK retrospective of the artist since 1908 when Sorolla himself mounted an exhibition at London’s Grafton Galleries where he was promoted as ‘The World’s Greatest Living Painter.’ Some claim! Considering that Gauguin, Matisse, Renoir and Degas were all still alive, and Picasso had already burst...

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