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Margaret Jourdain and The Burlington Magazine

In June 1903, when the Burlington Magazine was only 3 months old, it published a detailed article on the lace collection of Mabel Chermside, ‘Mrs. Alfred Morrison’. 1,019 more words

Art Writing

What song I'm listening to: Say you, Say me

Say you, Say Me is Lionel Ritchie at his best.

The song was on the soundtrack of the 1985 movie White Nights and won the Oscar for best original song in a feature film. 58 more words


Museum Liveblog: De Young Museum

This is a very different kind of post, but hopefully an enjoyable one! I’m going to be in San Francisco next week for business and when I’m in the Bay, I can’t resist hitting the museums down there which are some of my absolute favorite. 274 more words

Art Criticism

Guest Lecture: Françoise Vergès

Making Histories Visible is pleased to announce a guest lecture by Françoise Vergès, as part of the Distinguished Visitor Programme, at the University of Central Lancashire on Thursday 13 October. 460 more words


What I'm watching: The Sea of Trees

A curiously interesting film, as it is about two men at the crossroads. Their meeting in a Japanese forest only appears contrived (as seem a few other moments), but paves the way for what becomes a compelling story, about one man’s journey, from discouraged, to an awakening. 150 more words


The art of public art critique

The question of what constitutes public art criticism remains justified in practice, despite identifiable strides made in the formal study of public art aesthetics. Simply put, a problem persists: artists, policy makers, and foundations involved in the creation of public art are often subjected to critiques that resemble the ones written for gallery openings. 720 more words

Art Criticism