Andrew Wilton

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Monday, 30 March 2020

Picture of the Day: Blake's Fiery Pegasus

Fiery Pegasus, William Blake, 1809, The British Museum For these days of national (not to say international) crisis, I have …

By Andrew Wilton

Saturday, 28 March 2020

21st century Wordwatch - infamy

For some years now I (like several others) have been keeping a check on the current use of our language. …

By Andrew Wilton

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Parklife: the joy of Gustav Vigeland, Oslo

Oslo is not a city high on most people’s lists of places to visit. But anyone interested in twentieth-century art, …

By Andrew Wilton

Saturday, 7 March 2020

British Baroque: Power and Illusion review - mind-boggling and sublime

You go through the door into this exhibition and – boom! In front of you is a two-and-a-half-metre square painting …

By Andrew Wilton

Saturday, 29 February 2020

Why we should resist the incessant spread of muzak

The other evening, I was sitting in a smartish restaurant in Seville, drinking a pre-dinner sol y sombra (a wonderful …

By Andrew Wilton

Saturday, 22 February 2020

Napoleon IV - the Chislehurst native who died fighting in the British army

When I moved to Chislehurst lately I discovered that many of my London friends had either never heard of the …

By Andrew Wilton

Saturday, 15 February 2020

What we can learn from the corrida

We were puzzled by the flyers stapled to the trees and telegraph poles: “Taureaux Piscine,” they read: “Vendredi 22 heures.” …

By Andrew Wilton