Culture
06 February 2006
Modern Times began in the 18th century, the so-called "Age of Reason", when deep, immemorial shadows of ignorance and...
Culture
07 November 2005
On 24 February 1873, a young Jewish artist was prosecuted at Clerkenwell Sessions for "unlawfully attempting...
Culture
29 August 2005
Port Sunlight is what I have always imagined heaven would be like, if heaven were a housing estate. Unfortunately, it...
Culture
27 June 2005
In 1916, Ben Keeling, a New Statesman staff member, wrote: "I am thankful that there has been no good war poetry, or...
Culture
06 June 2005
The Yorkshire-born artist Edward Wadsworth once took his fellow vorticist painter Wyndham Lewis on to the hills...
Culture
14 March 2005
Ireland, and the arts in Ireland, enjoyed something of a golden age during the last quarter of the 18th century, the...
Culture
14 February 2005
William Orpen was a successful outsider, an Irishman who made it to the heart of the British establishment. He was a...