President Barack Obama didn’t make the cut for the National Portrait Gallery’s “American Cool” exhibition in Washington, 100 curated photographs of some of the nation’s most intriguing people.
This is becoming a habit, or at least an annual event. Another year, and once more I find myself hanging in the National Portrait Gallery.
BP Plc, which last year caused the U.S.’s worst-ever oil spill, today pledged another 10 million pounds ($15.5 million) to four cultural institutions for the next five years.
There is something extremely British about marking the beginning of an era with a political sex scandal.
It was impossible to be a Dadaist in New York, Man Ray believed, because the city itself was the epitome of manic, anarchic Dada.
A Lucian Freud portrait, a prizewinning lesbian film, a Mexican restaurant and an army of jazz stars are our choices for London this weekend.
A communal campfire tent goes up in the courtyard of London’s Victoria & Albert Museum late today.
Here we go again.
Image manipulation is a news story, and a scandal, in the 21st century.
BP Plc , which has shed 45 percent of its market value after causing the U.S.’s worst-ever oil spill , said it will keep sponsoring the British Museum, the Royal Opera House, Tate Britain and the National Portrait Gallery in London.