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Review: The Man Who Saves Life Stories BBC Radio4

“Irving Finkel collects ordinary people’s lives. He hoards their life stories in diary form and has amassed a collection of hundreds of handwritten volumes. But Irving has a problem. What should he do with them? The diaries are crammed onto shelves and piled up in corners of his small office. Irving’s day job is Assistant … Continue reading

Review: V&A Collections Website

V&A museum updates website Victoria and Albert museum’s new Collections website aims to be ‘intuitive and informative’ by including user-generated content, video interviews and behind-the-scenes footage. I haven’t been to London’s Victoria and Albert Museum since before the long ten-year refurbishment program began. Even the name reeks of the Age of Empire and the thoroughly … Continue reading

Review: Tate Modern Part II – Collection

“Challenging art – keep an open mind.” Having citiqued the building in Part I, what about the contents of Tate Modern? The Tate Modern prides itself on its unusual grouping of art works by theme rather than by artist, movement, or timeline, so you will find Braque and Picasso works scattered through several spaces, not … Continue reading

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