‘The Fallen’ has become synonymous with the act of remembrance, but the origins of the poem are less well-known.
Posts Tagged: Art
Unlike statues of Confederates in the US, the memorials to these icons of British history should stay.
The art treasures must be put on display.
It is kept in a vault – as it is too valuable to display.
This week, a stone bearing his name will be added to Westminster Abbey’s Poet’s Corner.
In Ipswich we have a wonderful collection of Chinese porcelain which has never seen the light of day.
Bulging state cellars are not in the interests of taxpayers or art lovers.
What can be more political than the collision of fact and fiction?
Has political correctness gone mad to the point of eating itself?
Opera is good for you – but that’s different to saying it should be subsidised.
The art world should be grateful for politicians who don’t take too close an interest in culture
Of course, plays can be used to peddle myths and propaganda. But acting is concerned with truth and sensibility in ways that politics cannot be.
Welcome to the silly season. The Lib Dems have called for a curse to be placed on Northampton Borough Council…. Read more »
Now here’s a curious story, concerning an artwork by ‘Banksy’ – the anonymous, but highly successful, street artist. It concerns… Read more »
Socialists (of all parties) like to caricature the debate about arts subsidies as being pro or anti the arts. The… Read more »