Shakespeare in Art

To celebrate the 400th anniversary since the passing of “The Bard”, we’ve put together some of our favourite images to which his plays have given rise: including Wi…more

Sourire d’Avril (1906)

Translating as Smile of April, this is a waltz composed by the French composer Maurice Depret performed by The Columbia Symphony Orchestra….more

Six and a Half Magic Hours (1958)

A Pan Am promotional film marketing transatlantic air travel at the dawn of the jet age, including their pioneering Flight 1000, with gourmet meals and spacious pow…more

The American Woods

a selection of pages from Romeyn Beck Hough’s epic fourteen volume work The American Woods, a collection of more than 1000 paper-thin wood samples representing more…more

D.O.A. (1950)

A film noir — starring Edmond O’Brien and Pamela Britton — about a man who has been poisoned and, with only a few days left to live, sets out to find his killer…more

Francis Bacon on Gardens (1902)

Featuring artwork by Lucien Pissarro, this is a beautiful art nouveau edition of an essay on gardens by the Renaissance philosopher Francis Bacon (1561-1626)….more

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