The Royal Academy of Arts is the place to go to see and silently, reverently admire (but not touch and certainly not photograph!) the works of great artists: past and present.  Great artists have worked…

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Catherine Place seemed a suitable address  for Catherine’s Cultural Wednesday to visit, tucked in the corner is the Delfina Foundation.  It is here that Spanish heiress Delfina Entrecanales has brought a house to provide accommodation…

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Companies are big buyers of art and have been since the fifteenth century when the Monte dei Paschi bank in Siena started a collection that still thrives today.  Chances are that if you find yourself…

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Hidden deep below the Guildhall Art Gallery are the remains of London’s Roman Amphitheatre.  Back in AD70 work began on constructing a wooden arena, then around AD 120 the whole structure was upgraded to a…

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