The Legend of the Divine Farmer

WELLCOME LIBRARY – Gillian Daniels, Graduate Trainee at the Wellcome Trust, explores the story of Shen Nong, born of a princess and heavenly dragon, and teacher to …more

The Photographs of Hugo Simberg

Photographs from the personal archive of the Finnish symbolist painter Hugo Simberg, offering a fascinating insight into the artist’s working practices and an intim…more

Life and Death Contrasted (ca.1770)

A striking image from the British engraver and publisher Valentine Green, illustrating the idea that life, with all its frivolity and distractions (symbolised by th…more

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