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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, National Portrait Gallery

The  NPG’s Sargent exhibit opened last week and successfully challenges preconceptions that the artist was merely a portrait painter of the wealthy.  As the FT notes, the exhibit contains intimate, idiosyncratic works that often stretch almost to abstraction.  Some of … Continue reading

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THE TURN OF THE SCREW, by Henry James at Barons Court Theatre – 15 Nov 2011 to 27 Nov 2011

I have mentioned the intimate Barons Court theatre before, and there are a few things on their fall schedule that look interesting.  The Turn of the Screw which is one of the great supernatural novellas of all time will be … Continue reading

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