Literature

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting – Met Museum’s Collection

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting – Met Museum’s Collection

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An exhibition Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection consisting of 110 works of painting and calligraphy is now on show

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Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

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Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer by The Royal Collection Trust a show at Queen’s Gallery London, Edinburgh and Mauritshuis The Hague

William Shakespeare – All The World’s a Stage, 400 Years On

William Shakespeare – All The World’s a Stage, 400 Years On

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The bard from England’s Stratford on Avon William Shakespeare helped shape England’s sense of national identity as he became the greatest dramatist of all time

Shakespeare in the Royal Library 2016 – 400-Year Celebration

Shakespeare in the Royal Library 2016 – 400-Year Celebration

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Shakespeare in the Royal Library, starting 13 February 2016, is an exhibition at Windsor Castle examining aspects of the playwright and his influence on royalty

Garrick Ohlsson: View From the Summit – Moonlight and Magic

Garrick Ohlsson: View From the Summit – Moonlight and Magic

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There were many passages that reached sublime points as pianist Garrick Ohlsson enticed sweet sounds from a Steinway Grand at Melbourne Recital Hall 2 September

Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces at The Met

Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces at The Met

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Spectacular embroideries made of silk will be on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from 15th August 2015, exploring their cultural significance

Hermitage Masterpieces at NGV: Treasures of the World Part 2

Hermitage Masterpieces at NGV: Treasures of the World Part 2

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A lively portrait in marble of French philosophe Voltaire by Marie-Anne Collot, on display at the NGV, reflects his ideal of progress we inherently follow today

The Prophet – An Awe Inspiring Animated Journey For Everyone

The Prophet – An Awe Inspiring Animated Journey For Everyone

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Author Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet (1923) has become a new journey in film for children and adults to take together, one sure to pack a punch of emotional power

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The Prophet – An Awe Inspiring Animated Journey For Everyone

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Author Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet (1923) has become a new journey in film for children and adults to take together, one sure to pack a punch of emotional power

Australian World Orchestra, Hamer Hall – The Show Must Go On

Australian World Orchestra, Hamer Hall – The Show Must Go On

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Sir Simon Rattle conducted Anton Bruckner’s Symphony 8 to WOW and WIN the crowd in the Hamer Hall Melbourne, and the audience’s standing ovation kept rolling on

Bunyips & Dragons – Australian Children’s Book Illustrations

Bunyips & Dragons – Australian Children’s Book Illustrations

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Bunyips and Dragons are an appealing concept for children and the subject of a delightful exhibition coming to NGV Australia Fed Square 25 July – 4 October 2015

The Celts Art and Identity – British Museum Explores Culture

The Celts Art and Identity – British Museum Explores Culture

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The British Museum has announced their latest exhibition will examine the full history of Celtic art and identity, a story unfolding over a period of 2500 years

Apollo Belvedere in his purpse built Collonade of Columns in the grounds of Pavlovsk Palace, St Petersburg

Catherine the Great – Artful Pursuit of a Russian Parnassus

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Czar Peter, his heirs Catherine the Great and her son Paul, artfully pursued ideals of a Russian Parnassus in the palace complex of Tsarskoe Selo, St Petersburg

Far from the Madding Crowd – A Classic Story About True Love

Far from the Madding Crowd – A Classic Story About True Love

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Far from the Madding Crowd is a sensitive film abounding with images, which find a mirror in every mind and with sentiments to which every bosom returns an echo

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Wolf Hall: Thomas Cromwell – Master of Silences and Secrets

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The television series Wolf Hall adapted from Hilary Mantel’s novels features Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell, servant to King Henry VIII played by Damien Lewis