Hobson’s choices

23rd March 2020

John Wyver writes: Childishly pleased as I mostly certainly am with my headline, it's not my only reason for starting a short series of posts about Harold Hobson (1904-1992). Specifically I intend to explore Hobson's television criticism for the BBC's more

Lost encounter

7th September 2013

In March 1958, for the second programme of his ATV series Is Art Necessary?, Sir Kenneth Clark filmed at the British Museum with the sculptor Henry Moore. They did so at night, illuminating the ancient artworks, including the Elgin Marbles, with powerful more