Picking cotton, the American south, 1873-74.
The idea of Black History Month is debated the world over. And indeed, it’s time to think differently about heritage.
The chips are down.
In between the legal and the illegal there’s a grey area in poker.
Magdalene in Ecstasy.
The art world is reeling at the discovery of the apparent original Magdalene in Ecstasy. But the jury is still out on whether it is the real thing.
Boris plays dress up.
(L) public domain, (R) Anthony Devlin/PA
The Churchill Factor is a work of history in the same way the Beano is a treatise on moral philosophy.
The Red Baron with other members of his unit.
In Germany today the concept of a national war hero is still highly problematic.
WW2 blockbuster Fury brings tanks to the silver screen – but what was it really like for those serving in them?
Up close and personal.
Laura Poitras' new film about Edward Snowden has a scary significance for UK audiences.
Two Girls Embracing (Friends), 1915.
Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest
There are currently four major museum exhibitions around the world that explore and demonstrate the work of the Austrian artist Egon Schiele (1890-1918).
On the lash in Germany, 500 years ago.
Barthel Beham, ‘Village Fair’ (German single-leaf woodcut, c. 1530).
With a bit of perspective, we’d stop panicking about the “drinking problem”.
Despite the flocking naysayers, you can and should teach people how to write.
If we must dispose of London’s ‘ghost stations’, let’s realise their enormous cultural and heritage value.
You’re in a gallery looking at Dani Marti’s It’s All About Peter. What do you do next? Photo: Jamie North.
Image courtesy of the artist and BREENSPACE, Sydney.
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