Details on my forthcoming paper on Frantz Reichel and French sports history at the Institute of Historical Research.
I haven’t got round to my full Estorick post yet, in fact I’d like to go back before I tackle it, so in the meantime my art focus falls on the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea Park. This is my third art bunfight of the year after the RA’s Summer Exhibition and the Venice Biennale…
A quick post and for once not about food! A quick visit to see the Bram Bogart show at Vigo Gallery is a must if you're around Oxford Circus.
Vague memories of eating soup, spuds and fish. D for effort.
Lancret, Marivaux and Ric Lindley
Comparing the modern Crouch End Players to the Comedie-Italiennes may be a first but it isn't without justification.
There are two temporary offerings at the National that any self-respecting art lover finding themselves with an afternoon in London should get to. Catch Cagnacci while you can. His masterpiece, Repentant Magdalene, leaves town tomorrow! But also catch Ofili's jewel-like tapestry.
Getting down in the basement of the National Gallery springs a welcome memory of an overlooked children's classic.