Monthly Archives: January 2012

Four is more – a Vermeer feast

Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence While I am looking at a Vermeer it is as if the world has stopped and all of the normal daily distractions have been suspended. Before me is calm, clarity and harmony, even if I’m … Continue reading

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Building the Revolution – Soviet Art & Architecture 1915-1935

The Royal Academy has built this exhibition around a collection of photographs taken by Richard Pare. Oddly he is given no credit apart from a small footnote. Taken in 1999 and 2000 the photos show the decayed state of many … Continue reading

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What does the ‘i’ in iPhone stand for?

According to Steve Jobs biography it all started with the first iMac, you remember the one with a CRT display and a semi-transparent case in white and aqua blue. Well, it was the first computer that was ready to connect … Continue reading

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