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Robin Day Steam Engine Seats. London New Year’s Parade

The London New Year’s Day Parade snaked around Piccadilly, Pall Mall and Whitehall yesterday, an exotic mix of old fashioned floats from the London Boroughs, vintage vehicles and American high school marching bands – plus¬†donkeys, clowns,¬†Pearly Kings and Queens… A … Continue reading

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Ming Furniture in the Shanghai Museum

One of the surprises for me in the Shanghai Museum was the collection of Ming hardwood furniture. These pieces date to between 1368 and 1644. Although some pieces have elaborations and carved decoration the majority of pieces are quite simple … Continue reading

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Marcel Breuer in Bristol – Arnolfini

The Promise is the title of the current show on at the Arnolfini in Bristol. The show makes links between international contemporary art and the city both by showing new works and by drawing attention to the design history of … Continue reading

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