Lord K, once more

9th August 2014

The Tate Britain exhibition Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation closes tomorrow, Sunday 10 August. I remain thrilled to have contributed to this by curating the television extracts and writing a catalogue essay about the television programmes that Clark made for ATV more

Catching up…

19th May 2014

It has been just over a month since I last posted, for which I can only apologise. Not that I haven't had things to write about. Rather too many of them, in fact. Which in part accounts for my failure more

Anthony Caro, 1924-2013

24th October 2013

I was particularly sorry today to learn of the death at the age of 89 of sculptor Anthony Caro. Like many others, I believe that he was a great artist, and he was also – at least on the evidence more

10 things I love at Tate Britain…

20th May 2013

... and one that I just don't understand - but we'll get to that. The re-hang of Tate Britain is complete and unquestionably and unreservedly is a cause for celebration. The main circuit of the galleries is now more

Links for the weekend

12th May 2013

So you've probably seen this already, even though it was only posted six days ago. Since when it has clocked up more than 3.7 million YouTube views. Yes, it's the video illustrating part of the audio recording of more

Videos for the weekend

12th January 2013

Always looking for the new and different, I am extending this blog's 'Links for the weekend' (see tomorrow) with a complementary post that features just videos. Which doesn't mean that I won't include videos in the 'Links' but rather that more