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A taste for portraits

A taste for portraits

Nicholas Cranfield sees a legal firm's collection

Perugia’s master of elegance

Perugia’s master of elegance

But was Raphael really his pupil, asks Nicholas Cranfield

The extras and the ecstasy

The extras and the ecstasy

Thinking of putting on your own peripatetic Christmas drama? Pat Ashworth  sets out her experience of what such a project entails

Telling late Rembrandts’ tale

Telling late Rembrandts’ tale

Nicholas Cranfield sees the big show - plus one intriguing portrait

Weeping over the ruined cities

Weeping over the ruined cities

Nicholas Cranfield sees Picasso's Guernica studies and works by other moderns

Photos: Too modern?

Photos: Too modern?

A work commissioned for St Chad's, Rubery, by the architects Lavender, Twentyman & Percy, in 1959, installed, but then removed at the behest of the diocese shortly before the church was consecrated, has been acquired by the Ingram Collection

Once upon a time in Britain

Once upon a time in Britain

WHEN the artist Paul Nash published his gazetteer to Dorset in 1935 as one of the first Shell Guides, he dedicated it "to all those Courageous Enemies of 'Development' to whom we owe what is left of England". Edwin Smith (1912-71) was one of the photographers invited by John...

Gloucester does it again

Gloucester does it again

GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL has followed up the success of the exhibition "Crucible", which in 2010 brought to the cathedral 76 contemporary sculptures and helped to attract 136,000 visitors in two months

Today’s take on memento mori

Today’s take on memento mori

Nicholas Cranfield sees contemporary art in a new gallery, and calls in on some exquisite medieval manuscripts

Venetian treasure house

Venetian treasure house

Nicholas Cranfield on Old Masters close to the English Church

Death and a dancer

Death and a dancer

Stephen Brown: Beheadings are not a thing of the past. Al Pacino's film Salomé is released at a time when audiences may feel that the grim denouement of Oscar Wilde's play, on which it is based, calls to mind an all too gruesome current reality

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Lecturer in Biblical Studies

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THE COLLEGE OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST LECTURER IN BIBLICAL STUDIES (known as 'The Sir Paul Reeves' Lecturer') St John's Theological College (An Anglican Seminary of the Province of Aotearoa, New ...  Read More

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I was there when the tsunami struck

I was there when the tsunami struck

Ten years ago, Maxwell Hutchinson and his wife were on holiday in Sri Lanka when it was torn apart by the tsunami. He tells how they survived  Subscribe to read more

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There is no divine right of managers

Business should be learning from the Church rather than the other way round, argues Justin Lewis-Anthony  Subscribe to read more

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