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Art Space , Then and Now

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Art Space November 2017 ‘Then and Now’   In 2007...

Borg/McEnroe – Reviewed by Jamie

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You’re probably thinking; “a biopic film about tennis, not exactly...

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Walter Strachan (1903-94): the man on a bike

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

There was little to suggest that the genial Bishop’s Stortford College languages tutor, often seen cycling round the town (when he was not gallivanting in France or Italy), was a major figure of his day in the arts world. Beneath the suit, tie, pullover and bicycle-clips, was an intriguing man. Out of College hours he was an international cultural figure, a friend, colleague and contact of artists and writers across Europe. His appreciation was for modern creativity and his passion was for books by significant authors and poets of the day and the artist-illustrators who put pictures to their words....

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Collections Management in Greece

Friday, July 1, 2016

Collections management in Greece, or What I did on my holiday! Background: Patras is the third largest city in Greece, and it is joined to the north of Greece via a huge new multi-span bridge 2.25 km long. A motorway is being built to join Patras and the bridge with Athens, along the south (Peloponnese) side of the Gulf. The roadworks are immense, and the resulting traffic jam will probably last at least another 5 years! Don’t go that way!! Even in ancient times, Nafpaktos (formerly called Lepanto) on the north side was an important port and defensive site. During...

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