Alice Jones' Arts Diary
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Saturday 18 August 2012
'We sculptors worked in a shed while the painters had the nice studios'
Saturday 30 June 2012
A stolen Salvador Dali painting has been posted back to New York from Europe and intercepted at Kennedy International Airport, the US Postal Inspection Service said.
Thursday 31 May 2012
A council is appealing for the return of 21 banners that were stolen in Bath when the Olympic flame passed through the city.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
The Stoke City manager, Tony Pulis, has been given the honour of carrying the Olympic torch. The 54-year-old will carry the flame as it passes through Stoke-on-Trent on Thursday. He is the only top-flight football manager to be given this chance.
Saturday 12 May 2012
Tuesday 20 March 2012
Bethan Roberts's My Policeman was initially billed by its publisher as a novel inspired by E M Forster's relationship with a married constable, Bob Buckingham. Now it appears shorn of any reference to the author of A Passage to India, and it soon becomes clear why. Roberts's account of a polysexual ménage à trois has not simply been transposed to Brighton, but reimagined as a very different story. It is more obviously informed by Peter Wildeblood's Against the Law: the 1955 account of being prosecuted for homosexuality.
Monday 23 January 2012
Intrepid fans who made 30,000 mile pilgrimage win prints that could be worth thousands
Thursday 05 January 2012
National Bank denies that Swiss franc currency dealings broke rules
Friday 30 December 2011
The avant-garde work of the saxophonist Sam Rivers was the most accessible free-form music for the general listener. The more prickly practitioners of the Sixties avant-garde saxophone treated their audiences with aggression, but Sam was almost without ego, a brilliant teacher and among the nicest of men.
Sunday 18 December 2011
This addition to Manhattan's Chelsea district encapsulates the gentrification of a formerly commercial area
Thursday 15 December 2011
A sculpture of a "vandalised" priest by the underground artist Banksy has gone on display today alongside 17th-century Old Masters.
Sunday 11 December 2011
The appeal of property in Germany's premier city is outstripping London and Paris
Friday 25 November 2011
The rather jolly Christmas light display beloved of homeowners and local authorities across the land has been given a stunning 21st-century makeover for the Holburne Museum in Bath.
Sunday 21 August 2011
Who are the people that make up modern Britain? It's a question that documentary photographer Jason Wilde is attempting to answer with his ambitious ongoing project, "Free".
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