How Winston Churchill saved the National Gallery
Date: 21 Sep 2008 | Views: 5495
Churchill's wartime order to protect the nation's art - yet keep it in this country - meant quarries were blasted, roads were rebuilt and secret convoys of vans set off for Britain's most remote and secure outposts. Suzanne Bosman tells a tale of derring-do on the home front More...
Should Group Sex Be Public Art?
Date: 21 Sep 2008 | Views: 5007
A new sculpture in a southern German town square has tourists snapping pictures and politicians arguing about the role of public art. The work shows Angela Merkel naked, along with other politicians, and the artist is unapologetic. He calls the work his "group-sex relief." More...