Gallery 4, Nottingham Contemporary

The Grand Tour: East Midlands-style, 2015. Part 1- Pablo Bronstein at Nottingham Contemporary and Chatsworth House

The term “Grand Tour’ evokes images of eighteenth- century British travellers exploring Europe, especially Italy and Greece, as part of their cultaural coming-of-age; in this context, the Grand Tour traditionally refers to experiences of living and practices of collecting that transformed elite living in the ealry 1800s. Encountering the term in 2015 is a bit…

tey daughter of time

‘(Truth is ) the Daughter of Time’: Josephine Tey and the ‘reputation’ of King Richard III

The topicality of writing about Richard III in the week leading up to the celebrations surrounding his reburial seems rather obvious- and possibly a bit of overkill, really- but nevertheless, in the hype surrounding the details of the events planned for Leicester between 22- 27 March 2015, and the excitement about Richard III’s updated image,…