Two female art historians have made it their mission to help raise the profile of Nordic art to its rightful place alongside the long-lauded paintings and sculpture coming from France, Italy, Spain and Britain during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Graham Humphreys draws blood.
Also known as ‘The Palace of the Peaks’, Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is undoubtedly one of the country’s best-known and best-loved country houses.
The art bookshop magma is something of an institution – a bastion of print in the digital age; it has always pushed to preserve the physical, even if combined with digital technologies.
Listen up literati: there’s a reason to tear your eyes from the page and it’s very swish indeed.
Abandoned Planet Adventures in Urban Decay is the life’s work of intrepid urban explorer Andre Govia who’s love of trespassing on and exploring the secrets within abandoned buildings, blossomed into the pictorial adventure we are privy to in this book.
The duality of the artist rendered pin-up makes it hard for the medium to rise to the realm of fine art, yet it is too distractingly poetic in form and too glamorous to label soft core porn or mar with words like ‘smutty’ and ‘dirty’.