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EVOLVING ENGLISH – HOW ONE LANGUAGE BECAME MANY

| March 22, 2011

The current exhibition at London’s British Library – Evolving English: One Language, Many Voices – is the first ever to explore the English language from Anglo-Saxon runes to modern day rap. English is spoken by a third of the world’s population, but how did a tongue used by just a few hundred Germanic settlers become […]

NORMAN ROCKWELL – DOES IT MATTER IF IT’S ART?

| March 12, 2011

Norman Rockwell, the famous American illustrator, is the subject of his first ever exhibition in the UK at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, south London. He causes some art critics to bristle with indignation when he is described as an artist, but even if he wasn’t, does it matter as long as we enjoy his work? […]