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Arts & Culture, Travel

Fondazione Prada, Milan

Fondazione Prada, Milan

It would be very easy to visit Milan and miss the Fondazione Prada. Since its opening in May 2015, when it received much coverage, mostly in respect of its architecture – the online travel pages of the major publications appear to have declined to add the foundation to its list […]

by × February 16, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Bowie/Collector Sothebys London

Bowie/Collector Sothebys London

Any passing thought that David Bowie was a casual collector of art disappears within moments of viewing his remarkable collection, shortly to be sold at a special three-part sale in Sotheby’s London. In his own words David Bowie was an an ‘addictive and obsessive’ collector observing that it can “change […]

by × November 5, 2016 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Le Surréalisme Et L’Objet, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Le Surréalisme Et L’Objet, Centre Pompidou, Paris

“Objects with a symbolic function which lend themselves to a minimum of mechanical functioning, are based on the fantasies and representations that can arise from the performance of subconscious acts”. – Dali Le Surréalisme Et L’Objet is the first important large-scale exhibition dedicated to Surrealist sculpture. From Marcel Duchamp’s ‘ready […]

by × January 23, 2014 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Travel

Shakespeare and Company Bookshop

Shakespeare and Company Bookshop

– Be not inhospitable to strangers, lest they be angels in disguise – I first fell in love with Shakespeare and Company – the mythical English-language bookstore on the Left Bank opposite Notre-Dame – as a student, and now every time I visit Paris, it’s usually my first point of call. And […]

by × September 9, 2011 × 0 comments