Friday, 05 August 2011
Tarek Osman, the acclaimed author of Egypt on the Brink: From the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak, discusses former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's appearance in a Cairo court on charges of murder and corruption, and the major factors that will come in to play with Mubarak out of power.
Tuesday, 02 August 2011
Alexander Mcqueen: Savage Beauty (which comes to an end this Sunday) is a blockbuster exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York that has taken the fashion community by storm. The accompanying book Alexander Mcqueen: Savage Beauty by Andrew Bolton has been a runaway success, selling out of its original print run within a matter of days. Here the book's author and the exhibition's curator Andrew Bolton takes you on a tour of the gallery:
Wednesday, 27 July 2011
As part of a new series of summer exhibitions drawn from the National Gallery's permanent collection, Devotion by Design (6 July - 2 October 2011) focuses on Italian altarpieces ranging from the 13th century to the end of the 15th century. The Yale book Devotion by Design: Italian Altarpieces Before 1500 by Scott Nethersole accompanies the exhibition.