Discover John Steinbeck’s heavenly home in England
“The countryside is turning as lush as a plum…..There’s a quality here that I haven’t known for very long. The 20th century seems very remote.” So wrote John Steinbeck in 1959 when he was living in Somerset and researching his book on King Arthur. Later, in an interview, he said that he had been happier […]
More great love (and music) from the 70s
Continued from 1975.
Andy Warhol: the man who opened the Pandora Box of banality in art
Hunger for a culture that reflected consumer values led to discovery of a gay propagandist fashionista called Warhola
The exotic life and death cycle of the Chilean Reisling
Unable to resist the urge to pass on your unwanted New Year party wines? Perhaps you should reconsider. Here Andrew Price reveals the full horror of the Chilean Reisling. AS a licenced exorcist of inferior wines, I felt it my duty to break the evil spell of a bottle which a ‘friend’ brought to my […]
Landscape hunting in Italy – Part 1
Take an art trail that follows the footsteps of Renaissance masters
Plea to help save Syria’s heritage from Isis
Action plan to halt destruction of monuments and sale of antiquities funding terrorism
London’s cultural quarter rivals Venice for visitors
With more than 17 million visitors a year Albertopolis is set for major changes
Homes that come with old residents (and bumps in the night)
Conversions of old lunatic buildings may have problems but it does not deter buyers
Who listens to music from the 70s?
Damn the 70s sounded good. Time to pay your dues.
The questions that Jeff Koons didn’t answer
World’s richest artist talks about Art and Democracy at Greek forum