On the Wild Shotover Ramble on Boxing Day, I found myself musing in front of the oldest oak on the walk, thinking that it was probably just 25 when King Charles held his parliament in Oxford, during the Civil War.
From Russia with Love This landmark exhibition at the Royal Academy (RA) arrived with overtones reminiscent of cold war paranoia. During the on/off period prior to its opening, the Russians exhibited some arrogance. When you see the show lent
One of the highlights of 2008, From Russia, at the Royal Academy, shone a spotlight on Russian art from 1870 to1925. A Russian artist whose work needed no introduction was the well-known and much-loved Marc Chagall (1887-1985).
One of the world's greatest photographers returns to Oxfordshire, writes SYLVIA VETTA.
SYLVIA VETTA visits the Royal Academy's Citizens and Kings: Portraits in the Age of Revolution exhibition.
SYLVIA VETTA welcomes the first exhibition in this country devoted to Hindu art of the Chola dynasty.