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SJS4488 A Rake's Progress III: The Rake at the Rose-Tavern by Hogarth, William (1697-1764); 62.2x75 cm; Courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum, London; (add.info.: portraits of Roman Emperors defaced except Nero;); English,  out of copyright
Art, Culture, History

Hogarth: A Rake’s Progress

Sex, Booze and Debauchery in 18th-Century London William Hogarth (1697-1764) grew up in the less than salubrious streets around Smithfield meat market in London.  The British artist knew the underbelly of the metropolis from an early age and created a series of paintings satirising contemporary customs. A Rake’s Progress (1733) tells the story […]

JConstable Hove Beach c 1824-28 c. Victoria and Albert Museum_ London
What's On

Constable and Brighton exhibition

A new exhibition, Constable and Brighton, curated by artist Peter Harrap at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery (8th April to 8th October 2017) explores John Constable’s time in Brighton between 1824 to 1828 through his paintings – with an accompanying book published by Scala. In October 2010 I left London with my partner […]

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Art, Culture, History

Artists on Film

One of the beautiful things about the invention of the camera is the preservation of fleeting, real moments on film, which have provided us with a richer understanding of the past 100 years: its movements, its people and their achievements. Fine art has played a vital role in shaping history […]

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Lee Campbell Art Exhibition

Visit Bridgeman Studio artist Lee Campbell’s solo show at The Baxter Gallery, Kingston Grammar School in London Lee Campbell has been showing her colourful paintings nationally and internationally for over 20 years. Her works particularly embrace the hazy atmosphere of England’s landscapes and its haunting, misty mornings. She seeks a variety […]

Ashbourne football (leather), English School / National Football Museum, Manchester, UK
Culture, History

Football: Our Beautiful Game

Dive into the history of England’s football glory with the National Football Museum’s collection of memorabilia. Preparations are underway for a 1966 World Cup exhibition.     Manchester United is not the only reason for a football fan to head northwards; Manchester is also the new home to the National Football […]