Monthly Archives: January 2012

‘That’s not Art – that’s Michelle Réage!’

The Tepidarium by Lawrence Alma-Tadema As an 8 or 9 year old kid I couldn’t read big words on tiny labels, so I called this painting ‘Intrepidarium’. I was also mistaken in thinking that it was of Cleopatra because she … Continue reading

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Car Boot Christie’s Lot no.1

The Birth of Venus By Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli Auction valuation: £ Squillions. Car Boot:  £4   o.n.o. (inc frame.) Botticelli’s work is rare and exceedingly beautiful, and mostly in national museums. Museums don’t sell their … Continue reading

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Stars in their skies

Things can remind you of other things, whether they’re supposed to or not. The Origin of the Milky Way, by Tintoretto, 1575 Lady GaGa, by Lady Ga Ga, 2010 Super Mario Galaxy, by Shigeru Miyamoto, 2006 Just to start with … Continue reading

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