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Portrait of the writer Dorothy Leigh Sayers c. by Sir William Oliphant Hutchison (Scottish 1889 - Tolkien, Dorothy L Sayers, I Look To You, Agatha, Writers And Poets, National Portrait Gallery, Art Uk, Your Paintings, Historian

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“Dorothy Leigh Sayers by William Oliphant Hutchison c. 1949-50 (@NPGLondon). Writer.”

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Percy Wyndham Lewis (Lady) Naomi Mitchison, 1897 - Author, 'From Nicholas Hilliard’s devastatingly subtle James VI and I to Wyndham Lewis’s hieratic Naomi Mitchison, scowling impatiently, the museum is full of great works of art' Cubist Paintings, Your Paintings, Wyndham Lewis, People Reading, Gallery Of Modern Art, National Portrait Gallery, Art Uk, Lectures, Les Oeuvres

Trent Art (@TrentArtGallery)

The latest Tweets from Trent Art (@TrentArtGallery). Trent Art are specialists in original Modern British Art For all things Framing follow us @TrentArtFraming https://t.co/X3eLA32BYj 01782 610588. Newcastle-under-Lyme, England

About Isms He was Never Wrong: George Orwell at the Café Royal - Josie Holford: Rattlebag and Rhubarb George Orwell, Most Famous Quotes, Henry David Thoreau, Haruki Murakami, Friedrich Nietzsche, Adventure Quotes, The New Yorker, Strong Quotes, Change Quotes

About Isms He was Never Wrong: George Orwell at the Café Royal - Rattlebag and Rhubarb

George Orwell had an interesting chance encounter with a blasé conspiracy theorist at the Café Royal in 1940. (See left). The young man is in the grip of a dangerous fallacy. As always with autocracy and totalitarianism, Orwell nails it. The fallacy is to believe that under a dictatorial government you can be free inside. Quite a number of people console themselves…Continue Reading→

About Isms He was Never Wrong: George Orwell at the Café Royal - Josie Holford: Rattlebag and Rhubarb Most Famous Quotes, Piccadilly Circus, George Orwell, Lip Service, Authors, How To Look Better, Writers, Author

About Isms He was Never Wrong: George Orwell at the Café Royal - Rattlebag and Rhubarb

George Orwell had an interesting chance encounter with a blasé conspiracy theorist at the Café Royal in 1940. (See left). The young man is in the grip of a dangerous fallacy. As always with autocracy and totalitarianism, Orwell nails it. The fallacy is to believe that under a dictatorial government you can be free inside. Quite a number of people console themselves…Continue Reading→

Radical black feminist poets Pat Parker and Audre Lorde from the cover of 'Sinister Wisdom', multicultural lesbian literary & art journal first published in 1976 Audre Lorde, Crochet Necklace, Authors, Lesbian, Wisdom, Journal, Image, Cover, Free

#WOMENSART (@womensart1)

The latest Tweets from #WOMENSART (@womensart1). Celebrating ♀'s art & creativity, curated by freelance writer & art historian @PL_Henderson1. Images are © to respective owners

Glyn Warren Philpot : Portrait of Siegfried Loraine Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. Most Famous Poems, English Poets, Museum, Art Uk, Your Paintings, Portrait Paintings, Portrait Art, Figurative Art, First World

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Lorde (after Audre Lorde), 2017 by Johannesburg based artist Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi, from her recent painting series 'Heroes' Lorde 2017, Audre Lorde, Historian, Female Art, Authors, Creative, Artist, Painting, Image

#WOMENSART (@womensart1)

The latest Tweets from #WOMENSART (@womensart1). Celebrating ♀'s art & creativity, curated by freelance writer & art historian @PL_Henderson1. Images are © to respective owners

John Bailey and Iris Murdoch at their Oxford home in 1986 Iris Murdoch, Authors, Oxford, Fictional Characters, Oxfords, Writers, Fantasy Characters, Author

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George Orwell and adopted son Richard c 1946 George Orwell, Authors, Sons, Adoption, Style, Foster Care Adoption, Swag, Stylus, My Son

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Auden and Isherwoold on their way to China. Copy Editor, Manchester Uk, Photo Editor, Authors, Trains, China, Blazer, Art, Art Background

Simon Thompson (@Tunnelbreeze)

The latest Tweets from Simon Thompson (@Tunnelbreeze). Interested in Architecture, Language, Art, Performance, Writing, Politics, Travel. Photo Editor, Journalist, Copy editor. Mandarin speaker. China researcher. Manchester UK

John Aldridge - Portrait of Robert Graves, 1968 John Aldridge, John Nash, Oil Painters, National Portrait Gallery, Community Art, Lovers Art, Oil On Canvas, Book Art, Romantic

The Portrait Painter

John Aldridge - Stubble Field, Thaxted, 1968 Unlike the artists of St Ives, the Bardfield Group didn’t really end up copying each other’s works and styles. Each of them all having a different...

Author and firefighter William Sansom appeared playing the piano in the propaganda in the film “Fires Were Started” Falling Walls, Firefighter, Authors, Britain, Piano, Poems, War, Film, Movie

Falling Wall - Rattlebag and Rhubarb

I began this post in 2017. The original focus was Louis MacNeice’s’s poem “Brother Fire”. MacNeice was a fire-watcher during the London Blitz which meant that he spent nights on rooftops watching for, and reporting, fires caused by incendiary bombs. The poem expresses a human kinship with the destructive power of fire: O delicate walker, babbler, dialectician Fire, O enemy…Continue Reading→

Mary Oliver (b. right) with her partner of over forty years, photographer Molly Malone Cook at the couple's home in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Mary Oliver, Molly Malone, Berenice Abbott, National Book Award, Great Love Stories, Ways Of Seeing, Portraits, Grief, Feelings

January 2019 – That's How The Light Gets In

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Richard Avedon W. Marks Place New York City, March 1960 From The New York School: Photographs, Mario Sorrenti, Ellen Von Unwerth, Paolo Roversi, Patrick Demarchelier, Steven Meisel, Tim Walker, Peter Lindbergh, Saul Leiter, St Marks Place

W. H. Auden and New York - Rattlebag and Rhubarb

Eighty years ago today – on January 26th, 1939 – the poet W.H.Auden – accompanied by his friend and sometime lover Christopher Isherwood – stepped off the boat and arrived in New York City. It wasn’t their first visit. They had spent two happy weeks in the city in 1938, arriving by train from Vancouver on their way back from…Continue Reading→

“William Blake, “I Want!” Engraving, Butlin 201 40 “By the even the most romantically inclined philosophers no longer believed there was a man in the moon. Yet William Blake,. William Blake, James Blake, Moon Child, Gravure, Stars And Moon, Les Oeuvres, Book Art, Things I Want, Illustration Art

W. H. Auden and New York - Rattlebag and Rhubarb

Eighty years ago today – on January 26th, 1939 – the poet W.H.Auden – accompanied by his friend and sometime lover Christopher Isherwood – stepped off the boat and arrived in New York City. It wasn’t their first visit. They had spent two happy weeks in the city in 1938, arriving by train from Vancouver on their way back from…Continue Reading→