‘Does the artist understand their work best?’ That’s the question posed in the Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, Summer 2021. Yes, argues critic Matthew Holman, ‘because they possess a more profound understanding of what they are up to’. No, says … Continue reading
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Vespasian was Roman emperor from 69 to 79. The fourth and last in the Year of the Four Emperors, he founded the Flavian dynasty that ruled the Empire for 27 years. Figure: one of The Twelve Caesars, Italian (Roman) School … Continue reading
To walk at night is to yield to, or embrace, an outlaw status.
‘Out in the street, we become observing entities, “part of that vast republican army of anonymous trampers”.’
‘…walking articulates both physical and mental freedom.’
‘In the contemporary city, the eyes on screens often outnumber those on the street.’
‘…it is both means and end, travel and destination.’