- Articles: 5
- First: Jul 01, 2011
- Last: Jul 29, 2011
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Friday Jul 29, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Washington DC. I like walk-in tours. The Freer & Sackler on Independence SW does them better than most. This one’s The Buddhist Cave Temples at Xiangtangshan. To me that’s ancient Chinese sculpture - an extraordinary display of artifacts in a...
Friday Jul 22, 2011 20:00 PM ET
London. Oh dear, oh dear. Lucian Freud, OM, CH, painter, born December 8,1922 died on July 22, 2011 aged 88. Freud, was one of the great figurative painters ever. Like all true artists, he lived to paint, working daily to...
Friday Jul 15, 2011 05:00 PM ET
London. Guillaume calls from Paris to say that his lover has run off with a priest. I say, don’t they all? Guillaume’s humour level is fragile. I tell him that romance is not dead. Sotheby’s has just sold an unfinished...
Friday Jul 8, 2011 50:00 PM ET
London. But only just. I was heading for the Eurostar and the David Shrigley opening at the Yvon Lambert gallery in Paris. On the platform yet and Ronnie called. Ronnie comes through London for Wimbledon or to see her alimony...
Friday Jul 1, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Paris. Du café. Du croissant. Du affiche pop art - $144. Or as Guillaume sneers, “For you English” (Scottish please! He shrugs so what) “something for everyone”. Guillaume’s the last waiter in Paris to still smell of Gitanes. Maybe it’s...
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