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A survey of how money has been altered or destroyed as protest and art, from the suffragettes to Banksy.
Six Ways J.M.W. Turner Painted a Changing World
J.M.W. Turner may have regarded himself first and foremost as a landscape painter, but his art tells us a lot about the volatile and rapidly modernising times that he lived through. His lifelong interest in the inventions, conflicts, politics, society, culture and science of his time influenced many of his most original works and transformed … Continuer la lecture
The truth is out: Britain’s immigration system is racist. Now let’s fix it.
All parties, including my own, have been complicit in making bigoted laws. Acknowledging this is the first step to rectifying it. Diane Abbott Mon 30 May 2022 A protest march in London against the 1971 immigration bill. Photograph: Frank Barratt/Getty Images The unspoken rationale underlying British immigration policy since the second world war has always … Continuer la lecture
Penguin Modern Classics book-covers
How Penguin’s Modern Classics dared us to judge a book by its cover Jackets from the 1960s editions – Penguin After 60 years of the series celebrating contemporary fiction, have the early jacket designs stood the test of time – and how do you create a cover fit for a classic? by Killian Fox Sun … Continuer la lecture
An example of urban design and renewal in London
Blue Market, Bermondsey – how to revive your local outdoor trading hub for £2m Stallholders in south-east London have been instrumental in driving an exemplary urban design project to regenerate the community By Rowan MooreSun 7 Nov 2021 Bermondsey’s ‘charming and relaxed’ Blue Market with the clock tower at its centre: ‘The care and thought … Continuer la lecture
Poetry is not only a question of words…
Enchanted Forests and Magic Worlds British woods and moors at night in pictures by Jasper Goodall Grimoire mon beau grimoire plaquette de l’exposition
G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture
G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture Cornwall art installation created from 20,000 pieces of discarded tech highlights growing threat it poses to environment Mount Recyclemore, the giant sculpture of the G7 leaders, sits on a clifftop near Carbis Bay in Cornwall. Photograph: Hugh R Hastings/Getty Steven Morris Thu 10 Jun 2021 The seven … Continuer la lecture
Anglo-Trivia : how much do you know about the English-speaking world?