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London Art News previews art exhibitions in London and reports on anything of special interest in the visual arts worldwide, from ice sculpture to body painting.
CLICK). Commemorations such as this serve to rubbish Holocaust deniers, but I can't help thinking it presents a cosy picture of Man's inhumanity to Man being history. The new child killers, the new Nazis, are Islamists (CLICK).
CLICK). Isn't it appalling that such a wonderful institution should need to protect itself in this way? Muslims create a climate of fear, then have the cheek to complain about "Islamophobia"!
CLICK to read an interesting write-up of East End breweries and the origins of Indian Pale Ale.
CLICK). As an excellent BBC video explains, a shortage of paper after World War II caused the modern size and format of the books to be created, perfect for small hands (CLICK). To mark the centenary Lawrence Zeegen - Professor of Illustration and Dean of the School of Design at the London College of Communication - has written a new book Ladybird By Design, which will be published in March. He also helped curate the free exhibition Ladybird By Design at De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea, showing over 200 original Ladybird illustrations from the late 1950s to the early 1970s (CLICK).
CLICK). The latter is a film, while Anima is a collection of her photos of horses. Shown is Untitled from the series Anima (2012).
CLICK). The trouble with denials is that the more you make them the more people think you have something to hide. His accuser is Virginia Roberts. She released this photo, which I have cropped and refocused, showing Prince Andrew with his arm around her waist. It proves they had a friendly relationship, but is her happy grin what you would expect to see on the face of an under-age sex slave forced into orgies? As for the rest of Prince Andrew's speech, forget it.