Van Gogh and Maggs: A Visit to the National Gallery   > read more...

Saturday 14 July 2012

Van Gogh's “starry, starry night” is the night of mega-stardom. Our view of his art is inevitably coloured by his celebrity.

Vincent van Gogh Almond Blossom, 1890 
Oil on canvas, 73.5 x 92 cm
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)


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Friday 6 July 2012

The Globe and Mail wins the prize for obscurity.

Letter from San Francisco: Amazon, again. by Guy Tiphane   > read more...

Sunday 1 July 2012

We need to move on, see the wave coming, and ride it. (Warning: it may be like a tsunami.)

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