Tag Archives: renaissance

The Japanese house, Renaissance partners and Exit West

On my March MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: House proud A major survey of post-war Japanese architecture at the Barbican Don’t miss: Brothers in art Michelangelo and Sebastiano’s collaboration explored at the National Gallery Commuter corner Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West and a podcast … Continue reading

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Palladio, Eames and Margaret Atwood

Highlights of my October MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: In our DNA A new RIBA exhibition celebrates the enduring legacy of influential architect Palladio Don’t miss: Pull up a chair The Barbican hosts a survey of design pioneers Ray and … Continue reading

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Thriller asks big questions

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, David Edgar’s 1990s Iron Curtain Trilogy is staged together for the first time, offering wry, nuanced dramatisation of political and social upheaval. Middle play Pentecost addresses post-Soviet reconstruction and the complexity … Continue reading

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The Bard reborn

Shall I compare thee to the Oscar-winning movie? It’s an inescapable association, but one this new stage version embraces wholeheartedly, with faithful re-creations of beloved scenes and the majority of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard’s ingenious screenplay retained. Yet unlike … Continue reading

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