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I have just finished reading Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel by Andrew-Graham-Dixon and I feel like getting on the first available plane to Rome to see the Sistine Chapel for myself. What an amazing achievement! I’ve just remembered going to see Michelangelo s Dream at the Courtauld in 2010 and seeing some of the most accomplished drawings I have ever seen.

Yesterday I visited the Wellcome Trust to see the Mexican Miracle Paintings. Peoples votive offerings for surviving illness, accidents and general misfortunes (like your tortillas going wrong!). Also, closer to home the work of Felicity Powell, Charmed Life.


"It's almost certainly a star"


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