Foundling Museum exhibit The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead explores generosity, philanthropy, collecting and medicine of physician and art collector.
Archives for September 2014
Ming: 50 years that changed China explores the years 1400-1450, when power was centralised in Beijing, and Chinese goods and art spread across the globe.
Romantic-era poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge embraces supernatural elements in his classic poem about how one sailor’s callous action curses an entire ship.
Hildegard of Bingen – a visionary, writer, healer and composer – wrote about her life and visions, an unusual feat for a medieval woman.
Isabel Allende, Queen of Magic Realism, claims a writer must lie to get at the truth.