Why have British museums in the past 50 years collected so little contemporary art?
Liverpool’s mantle as the 2008 european ‘city of culture’ looks increasingly threadbare, as a church with a unique italian baroque interior is closed, while £33m is spent on a new museum that will spoil a world heritage site.
As the Museo Carlo Bilotti opens in Rome, the collector explains to
why he prefers to commission rather than buy works of art, and describes the way artists from Andy Warhol to Damien Hirst have risen to his challenges.
David Linley will be exhibiting at this year’s Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair for the first time. He gives
an exclusive preview of the highlight of his stand: the Mozart Bureau.
presents new evidence about the identity of the carver who provided ornament and furniture for the 9th Duke and Duchess of Norfolk’s London house, unveiled to rapturous acclaim in 1756.