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ArcelorMittal Orbit in London, the sculpture with the slide

The ArcelorMittal Orbit tower is a sculpture of 90, 5 meters high and a observation tower in Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which is the Olympic park. A few meters away from the Olympic stadium, it is a permanent legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in London of 2012. Now famous for being …

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The flagship M&S store in Oxford Street might be demolished

The M&S department store on Oxford Street is expected to be demolished, but national heritage and conservation leaders have called for the execution to be suspended before it is torn down. Heads of planning meet on Tuesday evening to decide if Marks & Spencer can send the bulldozers to tear down the building of Marble …

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Do you have to record what you do every day in order to qualify as a diary writer?

Diaries can be intended to be private entries for the writer’s own benefit, in which case it is a grave breach of trust to read someone’s diary without permission. Emily Bronte’s poems were a sort of dairy, in which she expressed her innermost thoughts. She was outraged when her sister Charlotte found the manuscript and …

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Chiaravalle, the first 800 years of the Medieval Abbey in Milan

2021 is the 800th anniversary of the consecration of the Abbey of Chiaravalle, in 1221. It is also important as one of the first Gothic buildings in Italy. The centuries have passed and have left few traces of their passage: the splendid colours frescoed on the walls are ageless. For those coming from “outside”, coming …

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Little Moreton Hall in Cheshire, a truly unique Tudor home

It’s called Little Moreton Hall, a well-known Tudor house that you can find in the historic town of Congleton in Cheshire at about 50 km south of Manchester. It’s difficult to believe, looking at it now, that the building is still here. It was built on marshy land and never designed for anything other than …

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Modern art galleries in London, which one should you visit?

When one thinks of modern art galleries in London, the Tate Modern will immediately come to mind , fair enough, but London offers so much more. You won’t find much modern art at the National Gallery , British Museum much less the Science Museum of London, but London has not only these museums. In addition to …

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Exhibition on Nicholas Poussin and dance at the National Gallery

Underground station: Charing Cross When: from 9 October to 2 January 2022 Tickets Nicholas Poussin is not a painter particularly known for his easy-to-understand paintings. Its  work was considered intellectual, difficult and often cold. The National Gallery wants to change this perception, presenting this previously unanalysed area of ​​his work in the warm and accessible …

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Canaletto in London, the 1700’s version of Photoshop

It’s no coincidence that many Canaletto paintings can be found in places like the National Gallery in London or other galleries or houses in England. Canaletto spent most of his life working for affluent English clients. Canaletto spent years in London, which were crucial to his art, thanks to English patrons who allowed him to …

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